Human Resource Business Partner Job Placement – National Social Security Fund (NSSF)

Organization: National Social Security Fund (NSSF)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Head
of Human Resources & Administration
About US:
The National Social
Security Fund (NSSF) is a Provident Fund mandated to provide social security to
its members as prescribed by law under CAP 222 (Laws of Uganda) through
efficient management of members’ contributions. The NSSF asset base is
currently over Ugx. 9.8  trillion, making the Fund one of the largest
players in Uganda’s economy.
Job Summary:  The Human Resource Business Partner (HRBP) is
responsible for aligning business objectives with employees and management in
designated business units. The position serves as a consultant to management on
human resource-related issues. The successful HRBP acts as an employee champion
and change agent. The role assesses and anticipates HR-related needs.
Communicating needs proactively with HR department and business management, the
HRBP seeks to develop integrated solutions. The position formulates
partnerships across the HR function to deliver value-added service to
management and employees that reflects the business objectives of the Fund. The
HRBP maintains an effective level of business literacy about the business
unit’s financial position, its mid-range plans, its culture and its competition.
This is a senior position and is a member of the HR and Administration
Management team
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Work closely with line management and staff to identify current and
    future staff / HR business needs, and design appropriate HR &
    Organizational Design strategies, plans, and interventions to enable the
    Fund achieve its short and long-term business plans.
  • Provide the interface between HR and the areas of operation to
    provide HR solutions and coordinate the implementation of the HR agenda in
    the Business. This will cover both operational and strategic areas of
    People management.
  • Keenly analyzes trends and metrics to develop solutions, programs
    and policies. Monitor and review Fund’s HR metrics in the area of
    Operation in order to define people risks and engage line managers and
    stakeholders on corrective and collective actions. This will include
    review of staff productivity and efficiency, staff alignment to expected
    performance standards and workload assessment.
  • Drive the staff engagement agenda of the Fund in order to ensure we
    implement the relevant initiatives to have a motivated and productive
    staff base and deliver our Employee value proposition.
  • Support organizational change by ensuring that appropriate
    structures are in place as a means of defining jobs and aligning the
    growth strategies of the Fund with the workforce plan and Budget. This
    includes involvement in Job Evaluation, alignment of Organization
    structures and job descriptions.
  • Assess the level of talent, coordinate and implement succession
    planning and talent management strategies to support the delivery of
    business requirements in relation to the Fund’s current and future
    competence, knowledge and skills needs.
  • Execute, support and monitor the implementation of the Fund’s
    performance management system. This will include supporting implementation
    of the poor performance management interventions with Line managers.
  • Tasked with developing and implementing retention strategies to
    enable the Fund retain its critical talent as well as maintain overall
    attrition at optimal levels
  • Maintains in-depth knowledge of legal requirements related to
    day-to-day management of employees, reducing legal risks and ensuring
    regulatory compliance. Partners with the legal department as
  • Works closely with management and employees to improve work
    relationships, build morale, and increase productivity and retention.
    Manages and resolves complex employee relations issues.
  • Identifies training needs for business units and individuals,
    including executive coaching needs. Participates in evaluation and
    monitoring of training programs to ensure success. Follows up to ensure
    training objectives are met.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the National Security Social Fund (NSSF) Human
    Resource Business Partner job placement must hold a Bachelor’s degree in
    Human Resources plus a Master’s degree in HR or related field.  Membership of an HR Professional Body is
    an added advantage
  • A minimum of eight years of experience in Human Resource Management.
  • Strategic thinker
  • Business Acumen
  • Excellent negotiation, influencing and persuasion skills
  • Clear, concise and influential written communication skills
  • Excellent people management skills
  • Good counseling skills
  • Good coaching and mentoring skills
  • Tactful and diplomatic
  • Ability to work on own initiative and under pressure
  • Team player
  • Flexibility in approaching work situations
  • Competency in dealing with difficult situations
  • Analytical and goal oriented
  • Demonstrable experience with HR metrics
  • Thorough knowledge of labor legislation
  • Full understanding of all HR functions and best practices
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send their applications enclosing
detailed curriculum vitae giving three references, copies of academic and
professional certificates, postal address and daytime telephone contact to: For the attention of; The Head of Human Resources &
Administration National Social Security Fund
Deadline: 6th November 2018 by 5:00pm
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