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Title:  People & Culture Business Partner

Job ID:  37935
Country:  Sudan
City:  Khartum
Professional area:  Human Resources
Contract type:  Permanent
Professional level:  Experienced


We’re JTI, Japan Tobacco International and we believe in freedom. We think that the possibilities are limitless when you’re free to choose. In fact, we’ve spent the last 20 years innovating, creating new and better products for our consumers to choose from. It’s how we’ve grown to be present in 130 countries.

But our business isn’t just business. Our business is our people. Their talent. Their potential. We believe when they’re free to be themselves, grow, travel and develop, amazing things can happen for our business

That’s why our employees, from around the world, choose to be a part of JTI. It’s why 9 out of 10 would recommend us to a friend. And why we’ve been awarded Global Top Employer status, six years running

So when you’re ready to choose a career you’ll love, in a company you’ll love, feel free to #JoinTheIdea. 

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People & Culture Business Partner - Khartoum, Sudan


Purpose of the role

Ensures P&C service delivery throughout the Employee Life Cycle is provided in an effective and efficient manner by consulting the M&S function to identify key P&C challenges and opportunities. Partners the P&C specialists to input into the design and development of P&C solutions relevant in executing the overall Country P&C Strategy to drive business results. Accountable for managing the prioritization and implementation of P&C initiatives and requirements from the Corporate P&C, Country P&C as well as the Business. 
Supports the business function through the implementation and embedding of all P&C policies, procedures and processes while proactively engaging the business to bring P&C to the heart of operations.



  • Proactively supports Heads of Departments and line management in identifying key people & organization challenges and opportunities. Partners with P&CBPs, P&C Specialists and OD Manager where necessary to ensure relevant solutions are developed and implemented. Takes accountability for the implementation of such solutions.
  • Prioritizes and executes strategic & operational P&C delivery through workforce planning, recruitment, Talent Management and development, Compensation & Benefits topics, P&C Services, Performance Management, Line Management coaching and support to ensure smooth running of the business operations.
  • Drive P&C planning and reporting for M&S through ASP, LEs, SPC, monthly and ad-hoc by partnering with C&B and the rest of P&C to provide for accurate consolidation of all people related data relevant for planning and reporting. Conduct analysis of planning and reporting data to inform on various P&C actions and initiatives e.g. overtime management, working hours etc.
  • Interprets and applies the strategic direction of the P&C function within Sudan, with specific focus on applying agile concept, supporting the business needs, and sparing 20% of her/his time to develop on projects and initiatives, to improve P&C JTI Sudan's practices.  
  • Advocate and facilitate employee relations matters including handling grievances, disciplinary processes and ongoing relations with the Labor Union to strengthen employee engagement.


Background and skills

  • Degree in Human Resources or Social Science from a recognized institution.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years Human Resources experience, preferably in a manufacturing environment  
  • P&C Service delivery
  • Talent Management
  • Performance Management
  • Recruitment and Assessments
  • Project & program management
  • Industrial relations
  • Data analysis

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