Human Resource Business Partner Career Jobs – Umeme

Organisation: Umeme
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Head of Human Resources
About US:
Umeme is the largest electricity distribution company in Uganda, with a
mandate of operating, maintaining, upgrading and expanding the electricity
distribution network, retailing electricity to its customers, improving
efficiency within the electricity distribution system. Umeme Limited is listed
on the Uganda Securities Exchange and cross-listed on the Nairobi Securities
Exchange since 2012. Umeme has over 620,000 customers of which 20% are on
pre-paid metering, a staff complement of 1,400 employees and has over the last
9 years invested US$ 271 m in the electricity distribution system.
Job Summary: The Human
Resource Business Partner will serve as a strategic partner to the business
units, the HR Business Partner (HRBP) will align HR business objectives with
the departments, employees and management in the designated business units. The
HRBP will serve as first point of contact/ support to the Heads of department
on HR related issues, especially talent, resourcing, Organizational development
and performance management. Will closely work with the HR Centre’s of Excellence
to provide tailored business solutions to the respective client departments.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • The Human Resource
    Business Partner acts as a single point of contact for all Human Resource
    related issues for the employees and managers in the business departments.
  • Conduct periodical
    process meetings with respective departments to align HR departmental
    strategies with employees and management.
  • Consult with
    departmental line managers and provide robust HR interventions and
    guidance to facilitate business execution.
  • Analyze trends and
    metrics in partnership with HR back-office to develop solutions, programs
    and policies to drive business unit performance and efficacy.
  • Provide HR Policy
    guidance and interpretation to the departments: manage and resolve complex
    employee relations issues.
  • Acts as the
    performance improvement driver and provoke positive changes in the people
    management within departments to drive company performance.
  • Provide day to day
    performance management guidance to line management within departments to
    drive business unit performance.
  • Responsible for talent
    and career development planning and implementation in the departments.
  • Work closely with
    departmental leaderships and employees to improve work relationships,
    build morale, increase productivity and retention.
  • Provides remuneration
    and benefits guidance to the Hiring managers during the resourcing
  • Provides guidance and
    input on business unit restructures, workforce planning, succession
    planning. Identify training needs for business units and individual
    executive coaching needs.
  • Participate in
    evaluation and monitoring the success of training programs. Follow-up to
    ensure training objectives are met.

Qualifications, Skills and
  • The applicant must hold
    an Honors Degree in Human Resource, Organizational psychology or a related
    Business program.
  • A post graduate
    qualification in Human Resource, Organizational psychology, Business or
  • An HR professional
    with at least three (3) years of working experience in Human Resource
    Management in generalist role at supervisory level in similar industry or
    its equivalent.
  • Possession of strong
    stakeholder management skills.
  • Possession of Coaching
    and Mentorship skills.
  • Strong negotiation
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to fill
out the online form at the link below.
Deadline: 23rd March 2018
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