Manager Human Resource Business Partnering Job Placement – Centenary Bank

Human Resource Business Partnering
Organization: Centenary
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Chief
Manager Human Resource Business Partnering
About US:
Centenary Bank is
the leading Commercial Micro Finance Bank in Uganda serving over 1,300,000
clients (a quarter of the banking population) in 58 branches spread
countrywide. We are one of Uganda’s top three financial organisations,
employing more than 1,900 people. Joining Centenary Bank is an opportunity to
use your skills and experience in tackling real world problems.
Job Summary:  The Manager Human Resource Business Partnering
will provide a customer centric HR advisory service to an assigned portfolio of
staff / line managers, ensuring successful implementation of HR solutions which
meet their business requirements, while contributing to the development and
delivery of bank wide HR initiatives.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Partner with the business line
    management teams to Influence thinking, challenge and identify
    opportunities to adopt HR best practices and guide them in the effective
    management of people to improve engagement levels, optimize on their
    contribution and achieve the Business strategies;
  • 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.
  • Execute, support and monitor the
    implementation of the Bank’s performance management system. This will
    include supporting Line Managers with appropriate performance management
    interventions for their staff.
  • Support organizational change by
    ensuring that appropriate structures are in place as a means of defining
    jobs and aligning the growth strategies of the Bank with the staffing plan
    and Budget. This includes involvement in Job Evaluation, alignment of
    Organization structures and development of 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 Banks
    current and future competence (capability), knowledge and skills needs.
  • Monitor and review relevant metrics in
    the area of operation in order to define the human capital requirements
    and engage line managers and stake holders on undertaking the necessary
    interventions. This will include review of staff productivity and
    efficiency, staff alignment to expected standards and workload assessment.
  • Develop and support Implementation of
    retention strategies to enable the Bank retain its critical talent as well
    as maintain overall attrition at acceptable levels.
  • Coordinate the Staff cost and Headcount
    (workforce planning) budgeting and monitoring in the respective area of
    operation. This will also include coordination and support in Resourcing
    decisions made for staff.
  • Support the staff engagement agenda of
    the Bank in order to ensure we implement the relevant initiatives to have
    a motivated and productive staff base and deliver our Employee value
    proposition. This will include undertaking various interactions with staff
    in the area of operation.
  • Coach leaders and line managers to
    become increasingly more effective at leading, managing and developing
    their units, teams, employees and their cross-functional relationships

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Centenary
    Bank Manager Human Resource Business Partnering job placement should hold
    a Bachelor’s degree in the field of HR Management, Social sciences,
    Organizational Psychology or other relevant degree
  • A post graduate or professional
    qualification in the area of HR Management is an added advantage Requisite
    Experience, knowledge and skills
  • Three years of practical and progressive
    experience in a People management role at an advanced level in a reputable
    organization preferably in a financial institution or FMCG.
  • Hands on experience in HR Business
    partnering and in using the Balanced scorecard as a performance management
    tool is an added advantage
  • Business Acumen in terms of ability to
    understand the Business and area of operation
  • A high level of integrity and strong
    communication skills
  • The ability to work effectively with
    diverse teams and build relationships
  • Thorough and proven understanding of
    best in class and contemporary HR practices
  • Ability to meet deadlines and handle
    multiple tasks in a fast paced and demanding environment.
  • Creative and innovative with a customer
    centric disposition
  • Compassion/Counselling skills are
    required, particularly in assisting line managers with problems or any
    difficult situations referred by the team and staff
  • Skills in the areas of coaching,
    mentoring and influencing.
  • Analytical skills sufficient to set and
    monitor budgets and contribute to business planning and assessment
How to Apply:
All candidates who
desire to join Centenary Bank should send their applications by following the
instructions below; downloading an application form for employment, download
, filling it and enclosing an application letter, Curriculum Vitae
(CV) with three professional referees and copies of academic
testimonials/certificates and send the application to:
General Manager
Human Resources, Centenary Bank, P.O. Box 1892 — Kampala, Uganda.
Note: While we thank all applicants for your interest. Only shortlisted
applicants will be contacted. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
Deadline: 14th January 2019 by 5:00pm
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