Principal Human Resource Officer Job Vacancy at Uganda Development Bank Limited (UDBL)

Uganda Development Bank Limited (UDBL) is the Country’s only Development Finance Institution with a mandate of Financing enterprises in key growth sectors of the economy in order to promote socio economic transformation of the country.
UDBL seeks to recruit a dynamic individual to join its team of professionals as Principal Human Resource Officer, reporting to the Director HR and Administration.

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Maintain updated Human Resources policies that are in line with best practices
  • Maintain close working relationships with senior managers and proactively identify and ensure prompt response to their human resources needs
  • Oversee implementation of the Bank’s performance management system to ensure it is objective, equitable, transparent and merit- driven;
  • Champion the formulation and ensure effective implementation of strategies and plans to identify, select and hire the best talent to meet the manpower needs of the Bank;
  • Supervise the design and implementation of need- based, cost-effective learning and development strategies to support the Bank’s business goals and improve bank performance;
  • Design, implement and effective monitoring of appropriate employee reward strategies, policies and programs to enable the bank attract and retain the best talent;
  • Intervene and assist in resolving significant/complex disciplinary cases, appeals and related service delivery issues.
  • Undertake planning and forecasting of the Bank’s workforce requirement, including the tracking and monitoring of the Bank’s organization.
  • Oversee the implementation of health, safety and security guidelines to create a safe, secure and conducive working environment for staff.
  • Attend to staff welfare needs.
  • Act as compliance officer for UDBL’s set terms and conditions of service, monitoring compliance to HR policy and escalating cases of noncompliance.
  • Put in place systems for the proper management of the staff pension fund.
  • Participate in recruitment processes while ensuring that the recruitment procedures are complied with end to end.
  • Follow up on actions related to HR from staff meetings.
Qualifications and Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Studies or Social Sciences from a recognised university. A relevant post graduate /Professional HR Qualifications is desirable.
  • At least 5 years relevant experience as a human resources professional in a large corporate or multilateral organization
  • Very good knowledge of the principles and practices of HRM activities withy training and facilitation skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills; Interpersonal skills and flexibility towards people and circumstances
  • Planning and organisation skills; A team player, a good listener and effective communicator.
  • Advanced knowledge of Ugandan labour and employment legislation with people management Skills, leadership capability and self confidence.
How to Apply
Please send your application and CV to the following address no later than Friday, 24th August, 2012.The Ag. Director HR and Administration
Uganda Development Bank Limited
Plot 15A, Clement Hill Road, Ruth Towers
P.O.Box 7210, Kampala.
If you have not heard from us within 2 weeks of the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.
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