Senior HR Officer Career Vacancy – Housing Finance Bank (HFB)

Job Title:      Senior HR Officer
Organization: Housing
Finance Bank
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: HR Operations
About HFB:
Housing Finance
Bank was incorporated as a private company under the Companies Act in December
1967, the Bank has become a household name and has grown in leaps and bounds
with a good track record among the pioneers of a mortgage lending. National
Housing & Construction Corporation, a parastatal involved in real estate
business has 5% shareholding and National Social Security Fund (NSSF) holds 50%
and the Government of Uganda holds 45%. Today, the bank looks back with pride
on the business accomplished in the mortgage lending business. Through
innovation and placing emphasis on Honesty, Integrity, Efficiency and Customer
care, Housing Finance Bank is the leader in the mortgage, holding a 90% market
Job Summary:  The Senior HR Officer will support the Bank in
planning and implementing HR operations, talent, performance and OD initiatives
that leverage, attract, retain and optimize top talent in line with the Bank’s
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Plan and implement the system for acquiring Bank’s
talent        and design a system for
engaging deploying and rewarding the talent in line with HR polices and
business needs
The job holder also implements the banks staffing
plan in line with the current and future staffing needs, the HR policy and the
approved structures for all operational units in the Bank
Develop and maintain a detailed applicants’ data
bank for all jobs in the bank as per the Bank’s recruitment policy and
Prepare, monitor and track the on boarding process
for all new staff in line with the Bank’s Employee Value Proposition, risk
management framework and the HR policies
Receive, Compile and file performance management
reports, appraisal recommendations across the network in line with the
performance management work plan.
Oversee the process of administering performance
management tools (i.e. role profiles, competence profiles, performance
agreements and PIPs guides) in line with the Performance Management guidelines.
The incumbent will also manage and participate in
the process of job analysis and competence profiling and providing technical
support in the implementation of performance management frame work in line with
the identified needs
Prepare, produce and submit reports on talent
acquisition, deployment, lateral movements, promotions, performance,
productivity and OD initiatives as and when required for business decisions making
Qualifications, Skills and
The ideal candidate should hold a Bachelor of Human
Resources Management, Organisational and industrial psychology or related field
Possession of a post graduate diploma is an added
At least three years’ experience in Human resource
Detailed understanding of Ugandan labour laws and HR
best practices.
Working knowledge in technical HR facets and
emerging HR trends.
Excellent interpersonal skills
Excellent communication and coordination skills
Excellent planning and organisation skills
Highly proactive and quick response to customers’ queries
Customer centric disposition
Excellent analytical and data manipulation skills
High level of integrity
Ability to work independently and as a team
How to Apply:
All candidates
who wish to join the Banking sector are invited to send their applications
including an updated CV, certified copies of all academic transcripts,
certificates and testimonials, daytime telephone contact, and email address of
both applicant, and three competent referees addressed to:
Head Human
Resources, Housing Finance Bank, Plot 4 Wampewo Avenue, P. O. Box 1539,
Kampala. Uganda.
NB: Only successful candidates will be contacted. All
applicants who will not have heard from us within five weeks of closing date
should consider their application unsuccessful.
Deadline: 12th October, 2015

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