Manager Human Resources Job Placement – Uganda Development Bank (UDB)

Job Title:       Manager Human Resources
Organisation: Uganda
Development Bank (UDB)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Director
Strategy & Corporate Affairs
About US:
Uganda Development Bank Ltd
(UDBL) is the country’s only Development Finance Institution (DFI) established
in 1972. The Bank has recently re-positioned itself as a partner to the
Government of Uganda in delivering the theme of its National Development Plan.
Job Summary: The Manager
Human Resources shall take lead in developing and implementing the approved
Human capital policies, strategies, systems and processes to facilitate the
realization of the organizational objectives, whilst providing consultation to
management on strategic human resources management.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Planning and Execution:
  • Develop organizational Human capital strategies
    and objectives in line with agreed organizational objectives.
  • The incumbent will manage and coordinate the
    Organizational Development and Change Management initiatives in line with
    the Bank’s Strate
  • Implement human resources strategies and plans
    by establishing departmental accountabilities and processes, including
    talent acquisition and management, employment processing, compensation and
    benefits, training and development, staff records managem
    ent, occupational safety and health,
    employee relations, talent optimization and engagement, and performance
  • Assist
    management by providing human resources-related advice, counsel, and
  • Review, in conjunction with the management team, the staffing needs of each
    department and recruit/develop required skills;
  • Administer and direct the recruitment and
    orientation activities.
  • Ensure the Bank complies with all legal and
    statutory human resources requirements by: studying existing
    and new legislation; anticipating
    legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; and advising management
    on any required actions.
  • Manage and implement the ongoing performance
    analysis process to identify root causes of performance gaps; and ensure
    t appropriate
    interventions are selected and implemented to permit employees to
    continually improve their performance and meet the Bank’s current and
    future strategic priorities.
  • Direct
    the evaluation process to measure the success of implemented solutions.
  • Manage the Bank’s Human Resources operations function by:
  • Recruiting,
    selecting, orienting, training, coaching, counseling, and disciplining
    staff; Planning, monitoring, appraising, and reviewing staff job
    contributions and performance; implementing the Bank’s reward,
    compensation and benefits proposition and maintaining compensation
    records; determining and tracking productivity, quality, and
    customer-service strategies; and implementing organizational cultural
  • Establish and maintain a system of job
    ; direct the updating
    and maintenance of job descriptions.
Monitoring and Reporting
  • Develop and manage the human resources budget
    forecasting, and anticipating the human capital financial requirements,
    trends, and variances; aligning all allotted monetary resources
  • Guide management and employee actions by:
    writing, and updating staff policies and procedures, methods, and
    guidelines; and communicating and enforcing organization values.
  • Promote the adoption of HR-related technology and the Bank’s self-help
    HRMIS in order to enhance process efficiency

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree preferably in HR,
    business or humanities from a reputable educational institution
  • Masters degree in Human Resource management or
    related field
  • Professional certification in HR will be an
    added advantage
  • Membership to an HR professional body/association
  • At
    least six
    years’ experience in Human Resources, with 2 years at senior management level
  • Self-motivated, strong analytical,
    organizational and planning skills
  • In-depth understanding and hands-on experience
    HR strategy articulation
    and implementation
  • Ability to think strategically and holistically
    and to appreciate the
    impact of various policies, practices, issues and solutions
  • Advanced knowledge of the Ugandan labour and
  • Superior communication skills (oral and
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Leadership capability
  • Self-confidence
  • Strong analytical skills
How to Apply:
All applicants are strongly
encouraged to hand deliver their applications which should include an
up-to-date curriculum vitae, photocopies of academic documents and contact
addresses of three professional references to: The Director, Human Resources
& Administration, 1st Floor Wing B, Rwenzori Towers, Plot 6 Nakasero Road,
P.O. Box 7210, Kampala. Uganda.
Deadline: 23rd February 2018
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