Learning and Development (L&D) Manager at Kuda Bank

Kuda is a full service, app-based digital bank. Our mission is to be the go-to bank not just for those living on the African continent, but also for the African diaspora wherever they might live, anywhere in the world. Kuda is free of ridiculous banking charges and great at helping customers budget, spend smartly and save more. We raised the largest seed round ever seen in Africa, and completed a Series A funding round in February 2021, led by some of the world’s smartest venture capital investors.

With offices in London (our HQ), Lagos and Cape Town, and further offices opening across Africa during 2021, Kuda is fast becoming recognised as the leading ‘Neobank’ for Africans.

To help us grow into the company that can bring meaningful change to the way people across Africa get access to great financial products and services in order to take control of their personal finances, we are actively looking for bright, talented, driven people who are excited by our mission. If this sounds like a great way to spend your valuable time, then please get in touch with us.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Learning and Development (L&D) Manager

Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Job type: Full time
Department: HR

About the Role

  • The L&D Manager is responsible for the provision of support services i.e., determining the demand/supply and scheduling of training interventions, data management associated with training activities including course loading and financial analysis and the production of training material.

In order to execute this function, the role holder will have the following responsibilities:

  • Work closely with the HR & People team to ensure/implement a string Learning Organization culture
  • Own the Training Schedule including Mandatory Training.
  • Deliver New Starter/ New Manager HRIS training
  • Work with the Group CPO, the Compliance department and other departments on the development and roll out of internal training programs such as regulatory training (AML, Whistleblowing, Vulnerable customers, Treating Customer Fairly etc.), Leadership & Management training, Customer Excellence training; and learning how to deliver these with a view to being the one responsible for delivering the training to identified parties in the future
  • Assist with administering the HR induction process for all new starters, ensuring that the different departments have prepared their onboarding induction decks, and are scheduled for induction with new hires
  • Logging all L&D requests/requirements and presenting a list of all requirements and costs to the Group CPO for approval and appropriate sign off
  • Ensuring that relevant TEC Agreements are completed and fully executed before any spends occur from the L&D budget
  • Help to facilitate the performance review and OKR process, ensuring all reviews are saved with objectives logged
  • Maintain/Update the HRIS and HR database with changes relevant to L&D and checking if unsure with the Group CPO
  • Undertake analysis of training data and produce training packs for presentation to Managers
  • Create and distribute requested reports, including training attendance, incomplete training, regulatory and non-regulatory etc., on a weekly/monthly basis or as required
  • Manage and coordinate the Compliance Training calendar, and logging attendances
  • Ensure all training is recorded in the HRIS and fall within any set Training Matrix
  • Support the implementation of the functional competency measurement tool
  • Help with the facilitation of internal and externally hosted training sessions
  • Own the mentoring program, and ensuring that mentees are adequately matched to mentors, and keeping track of their progress
  • Play key role in Kuda Academy initiatives and champion policies, processes and culture
  • Help with the roll-out key of HR initiatives: employee surveys, training, etc.
  • Actively stay abreast of trends, legislation and developments that may impact yours and your HR colleagues’ responsibilities to employees
  • Other ad-hoc requests as may be needed.


  • At least 5 years’ working experience with a minimum of 2 years’ progressive experience as an L&D Professional
  • Must have demonstrable experience of creating and delivering training covering key Financial Services regulatory training pertaining to compliance – AML, whistleblowing, treating customers fairly etc.
  • Professional L&D/Training Qualification and/or CIPD Membership required
  • Must have Financial Services and/or Fintech experience, or experience delivering regulatory training to companies in these sectors
  • Excellent communication, both verbal and written
  • Must be analytical, with an affinity with data, and creating relevant MI
  • Approachable, outgoing and diplomatic
  • Strong execution skills and acute attention to detail
  • HRIS system experience is highly desirable – Any experience using Workable and HiBob would be advantageous
  • Must have strong interpersonal skills and able to engage with internal and external stakeholders in a productive and professional manner
  • Must be reliable, responsible and able to handle highly confidential information with discretion
  • Good awareness of current legislation and best practice processes
  • Tenacity to keep chasing information to ensure timely receipt of data/completion of projects
  • Good numerical / financial understanding
  • Must have excellent emotional intelligence and utter discretion
  • Must have confidence and gravitas to promote HR best practice
  • Self-motivated with the ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, and manage changing priorities.
  • Proven ability to be flexible and work hard, both independently and in a team environment, in a fast-paced environment with changing priorities.
  • Team player – willing to provide support and leverage across the entire team when needed
  • High level of proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word, PowerPoint

Become a part of one of the trailblazers in the challenger banking arena by joining the exciting and ambitious team at Kuda Bank as we work to become the neobank for ‘every African on the planet’.

  • An exciting and flexible work environment
  • Competitive pay
  • Smart and kind coworkers
  • Full pension contribution
  • Reliable health insurance

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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