Barclays Bank Uganda Jobs – Country ER Manager

Organisation: Barclays Bank
ER Manager: Country is a seasoned ER specialist, responsible to manage; advise
and improve ER within the country. This includes the implementation of ER
strategy; provision of specialist advice; represent the business at external
bodies; implement ER, Wellness and D&I projects and provide business
intelligence to the business and Regional Head office.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Regional ER Strategy within the country (20%)
  • Provide
    advice relevance to the ER strategy relating to the country.
  • Cascade
    the Regional ER strategy within the country.
  • Ensure
    the Regional Policies, Disciplinary Code and procedures are implemented
    within the country.
  • Measure
    the ER climate in the environment as per regional requirements.
  • Ensure
    the country leadership engages appropriately with the country ER, Wellness
    and Diversity Programme
specialist ER, Wellness, Diversity and Inclusion advise (50%)
  • Ensure
    ER model is applied within the country
  • Motivate
    line managers to enhance their skills levels to manage ER in their
  • Run
    face to face workshops for decision makers / line managers
  • Be
    available for ER Specialist advice on ER policy, process and programmes
    (including IR, Wellness, Diversity and Inclusion.
  • Apply
    the appropriate advice and input consistently within the guidelines of the
    Regional ER Principles, Policies, Disciplinary Code and Procedures.
  • Manage
    high risk cases, cases involving senior employees of the Bank, cases with
    external bodies / tribunals and cases where the outcome may be
  • Refer
    all cases to be logged via the HR Contact Centre (once implemented)
  • Be
    available for support of other countries in the region
  • Represent
    the Group in external dispute resolution, e.g.: Interaction with local
  • Representing
    the bank with external bodies
  • Acting
    as liaison between the group and external parties acting against or on
    behalf of the bank
  • Build
    relationships with unions; manage union expectations and act as key
    contact within the environment
  • Provide
    input and conclusion to whistle blowing and tip off cases on request
data and provide Business Intelligence (10%)
  • Draw
    monthly reports and highlight trends in the environment
  • Interpret
    data and provide Business Intelligence to the business
  • Provide
    case summaries and reports for discussion at monthly team meetings
  • Recommend
    improved practices based on BI to the country management
  • Escalate
    issues in the environment to the Country Cluster ER Manager
ER projects in country (20%)
  • Act
    as key contact point for the planning and implementation of ER projects in
    the country:
  • Wellness
    Days and events
  • Diversity
    and Inclusion events
  • ER
    / IR communications and change
  • Identify
    initiatives to improve ER in the country, obtain local and group sign off
    and implement.
Skills & Experience:
  • The
    applicant should possess at least three years qualification in HR
    Management/Industrial Relations (IR)/Social Sciences or equivalent
  • Three
    years practical experience in Industrial Relations specialist function
  • Experience
    in representing the employer in external dispute resolution forums is
  • Understanding
    of country labour legislation with some knowledge of the Africa region
    legislative frameworks; ER Policies and procedures and disciplinary code
  • Understanding
    of the ER Model for the Africa Region
  • Experience
    in managing ER cases (including misconduct, grievances and discipline)
  • Well
    developed written and verbal communication skills
  • Good
    conflict handling skills
  • Analytical
    skills (understanding the problem and provide appropriate advise)
  • Strong
    team player
and organizing, Deciding and initiating action, Relating and networking, Delivering results and meeting customer
expectation, Persuading and influencing, Presenting and communicating
information, Analyzing and delivering results and Coping with Pressure and
to Apply:
If you feel challenged by
any of the above positions, and believe you can deliver on key deliverables as
outlined above, upload your application letter, current curriculum vitae and
photocopies of academic certificate to our recruitment website detail below:

Barclays is an equal opportunity employer that recruits, develops and promotes
people on merit, and rewards outstanding performance, regardless of background
and gender.
For queries contact us on 0417122453 or

Deadline:  5th
July, 2013
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