Procter and Gamble (P&G), leading Fast Moving Consumer Goods Company in Nigeria and makers of Pampers and Ariel, has been awarded the Outstanding Talent Strategy Award by the HR People Magazine Awards due to the Companyâ€™s Grow from Within culture.
P&Gâ€™sâ€˜ Grow from within Talent Philosophyâ€™ is a system where by the Company hires over 95% of its Talent straight out of school and develops them to the type of leaders it desires. It is the Companyâ€™s belief that this approach is a strong differentiation in the industry and that it translates to heavy investment in the recruitment and development of Talent in preparation for senior roles. This philosophy is intended to aid peopleâ€™s commitment and retention while ensuring quality Talent Management.
The HR People Magazine Awards is set to celebrate the significant role of human resources in achieving both people and business excellence. It is awarded to companies upon critical evaluation of its HR best practices, HR program, initiatives and professionalism of HR staff. The ultimate goal of the HR People Magazine Awards is to enhance Nigeriaâ€™s talent through the creation of a vibrant human capital industry. P&G was awarded having met all the requirements.
Speaking at the Award Ceremony, Mofoluwaso Ilevbare, Head ofHuman Resource for P&G Nigeria said; â€œWe hire the best & build from within by developing people early on towards their destination role through systemic development & planned experiences. We enable best fit, that is, we carefully match people to roles based on performance, skills, strengths and experiences. We put this process in place in a bid to achieve our purpose and growth strategy of improving more consumersâ€™ lives in small but meaningful ways each dayâ€.
P&Gâ€™s Talent Management Strategy is developed by articulating the Company goals, designing a competency model that will enable the achievement of these goals and ensuring its recruitment and development plans are built behind this competency model.