Sterling Bank stands tall on list of places to work in 2023

Sterling Bank Plc, has been recognised for its exceptional status as a top destination for talent with its mention in LinkedIn’s top 25 places to work in Nigeria.

The announcement places Sterling among the top three employers in Africa’s largest economy alongside multinationals; Ernst & Young and MTN and represents back-to-back mentions on the prestigious list by the world’s largest social network for professionals since the launch of the list’s maiden edition in Nigeria, last year.

Speaking on the accolade, Chief Human Resources Officer at Sterling Bank, Temi Dalley, said that, “the award reflects the bank’s commitment to building an inclusive organization that enables employees to live their best lives and do their best work.”

According to Dalley, “We do our best to make Sterling a preferred destination for talents to

build a career by creating a workplace characterized by collaboration and inclusion, one that empowers talents to do their best work and become the best version of themselves. We continuously invest in our employees by reskilling and retooling our employees fueled by the pillars of our organizational strategy – Agility,Digitization and Specialization, while putting the needs of Sterling Humans at the center of our initiatives.”

Sterling’s CHRO concluded by stating that, “At Sterling, we wholeheartedly believe that our

employees are our greatest asset. This recognition is a testament to the hard work and dedication of our people and demonstrates that Sterling is, and remains, a great place to work.”

This award further strengthens Sterling’s burgeoning reputation as one of the top places to build a formal professional career in Nigeria, as the bank; amongst other people and talent management acknowledgements, has been recently recognized as a Great Place To Work in Nigeria for the fifth consecutive year, in addition to the Victor Ligbago award for Best Workplace for Millennials by the Great Place To Work Institute, and Best in Work-Life

Harmony by the Human Resources People Magazine awards.

Sterling has maintained a streak of successes across domains with recent accolades such as being named Best Bank in Nigeria, according to a 2022 AFRINVEST survey, as well as being named Africa’s Most Valuable Commercial Bank brand by the Africa Brands Magazine, in a poll conducted by GeoPoll and Kantar; two of the world’s leading brand research firms.

Renowned for its HEART of Sterling strategy, which focuses major investments in the Health, Education, Agriculture, Renewable Energy and Transportation sectors of the economy, and its youth-focused brand, which is a leading light in the financial services category, the lender recently completed a major milestone towards the completion of its transformation into a financial holdings company with the relisting of its shares on the floor of the Nigerian Exchange (NGX).