Human Resource Manager Employment Opportunity – Britam Insurance Uganda

Resource Manager
Organization: Britam
Insurance Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to:
Chief Executive Director and Director, Human Resource
About US:
Britam is a leading
diversified financial services group, listed on the Nairobi Securities
Exchange. The group has interests across the East African region and offers a
wide range of financial products and services in Insurance, Asset Management,
Banking and Property.
Job Summary:  The Human Resource Manager will be responsible
for planning, directing and coordinating human resource programs, policies and
activities in the respective country business. This includes recruitment and
retention, talent management, performance management, succession planning,
learning and development and employee relations.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Tasked with strategy definition, development and implementation in
    line with the overall HR strategy and the Country Business Strategy;
  • Enhancing the right culture and creating ownership of the
    organisation’s values, vision and mission and lead the business culture
    change initiatives in line with business goals and benchmark best
  • Design and execution of annual action plans and human resource
    related budgets in line with company human resource strategy and
  • Plans, directs, supervises, and interprets human resources policies
    and procedures including managing employee welfare issues for the
    respective country business;
  • People champion by monitoring the achievement of the business action
    plans against human resource milestones and key performance indicators
    such as employee engagement, productivity and quality of workplace;
  • Alignment of work structures within the business, for example, job
    descriptions, organisation structures, processes and operating systems;
  • Alignment of training and development needs across the country as
    well as develop, train, coach, motivate and evaluate for both management
    and functional staff to achieve highest levels of performance;
  • Influence country management on people issues by implementing
    employee development initiatives and career development activities;
  • Administers staff benefit schemes including Group Medical, Group
    Pension and Group Life Insurance;
  • Ingrain the performance management culture and administering the
    performance aide through using the balanced scorecard methodology;
  • Execute the entire recruitment and on boarding process and
    activities, e.g. approvals, advertisement, shortlisting, interviewing,
    negotiation, contract management and induction;
  • Conducts exit interviews to identify reasons for employee separation
    from the company;
  • Ensures the maintenance of up-to-date personnel records and
    statistics, both physically and online;
  • Prepares monthly reports to the CEO and Group office; and
  • Deliver on performance requirements as defined in the departments’
    strategy map, balanced scorecard and Personal Scorecard.
Key Performance Measures
  • Employee Engagement index;
  • Cost to Income ration;
  • Productivity of Staff;
  • Quality of workplace; and
  • Manager Promoter Score.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate should hold a Bachelor’s degree in Social
    Sciences, Human Resources or related field. Masters is an added advantage;
  • Post graduate diploma in Human Resources Management;
  • Six to eight years’ experience as a HR Business Partner or HR
    Manager; 3 years should be in a managerial position;
  • Experience within financial services industry or a service industry;
  • Proficient in HR management systems.
  • Deciding and Initiating Action: Ensures, key organisational objectives are met, takes
    responsibility for decisions, actions, projects and people while focussing
    on achievement of strategic results; takes initiative and works under own
    direction; initiates and generates activity; makes quick, clear decisions
    with limited information available which may include tough choices or
    considered risks; decisions and actions takes into account possible impact
    on all parts of the business.
  • Leading and Supervising: Provides the business with a clear direction based on the overall
    strategic intent of the organisation; motivates and empowers others with a
    clear sense of purpose; creates a positive organisational climate that
    fosters learning and development; acknowledge high potential talent; sets
    and articulates the vision and values through own personal behaviour.
  • Relating and Networking: Easily establishes, as well as assists others in building good
    relationships with customers and staff across all departments, inside and
    outside of the organisation; relates well to people at all levels;
    facilitates the resolutions of conflict and manages disagreements with
    tact and diplomacy.
  • Persuading and Influencing: Gains clear agreement and commitment from others by persuading,
    convincing and negotiating to the benefit of the organisation, promote the
    organisational strategy during conversations; makes effective use of
    political processes to influence and persuade others; promotes ideas on
    behalf of oneself, the department or the organisation; makes a strong
    personal impact on others; takes care to manage the organisation’s impression
    and brand on others.
  • Formulating Strategies and Concepts: Works strategically to realise
    organisational goals; sets and develops organisational strategies;
    identifies, develops positive and compelling visions of the organisation’s
    future potential; takes account of a wide range of issues across, and
    related to, the organisation; encourage others to take a strategic and
    long term view in terms of the organisation’s future; communicates the
    organisational strategy, vision and objectives effectively across all
    levels of the organisation.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online at the link below.
Deadline: 4th December 2018
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