Learning & Development Officer Jobs – UGAFODE Microfinance Limited (MDI)

Job Title:       Learning & Development Officer

UGAFODE Microfinance Limited (MDI)

Duty Station: Kampala,

Reports to: Head
of Human Resource

About US:

UGAFODE Microfinance
Limited (MDI) is a registered financial institution in Uganda and is adherent
to the Central Bank’s regulations and guidelines and was founded in 1994 to
provide quality microfinance services.

Job Summary:  The Learning & Development Officer will be
responsible for identification of staff talent and achieve high professional
standards of all employees through development and implementation of
comprehensive and cost effective training and development solutions such as
coaching, mentorship, online training, and to identify and develop staff talent
pool to enable UGAFODE (MDI) to grow a team of professional and performance
oriented staff that are able to attain its business objectives.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • L&D implementation by coordinating internal training and
    development programs as required to meet the identified needs of the
    institution and evaluating the effectiveness of these training programs
    with stakeholders.
  • Talent Management i.e.: implements UGAFODE (MDI) strategy on talent
    management in collaboration with Heads of Departments with the primary
    focus of participating in the identification and development of such high
    performing employees (HIPO staff) and for Career Development to realize
    optimum employee productivity and retention.
  • Development of standard training modules in collaboration with Heads
    of Departments, conducting regular and periodical assessment of training
    needs and to develop a program to meet the identified needs. Also develop
    internal standard training modules to support a culture of learning at
  • Coordination of the Performance Management process of the
    institution and ensure that the exercise is conducted in a timely,
    effective and objective manner and that performance review outcomes are
    followed through in line with UGAFODE (MDI) Annual Performance Management
  • Serve as the HR Business Partner for HR related service advisory for
    (Finance, Internal Audit, ICT and Procurement & Administration)
    support functions.
  • In collaboration with Head-HR, takes initiative to develop the
    Learning & Development budget, seeks for its approval, manages it by
    tracking expenditures and negotiates training contracts.
  • Develop daily/weekly/monthly reports on L&D activities to
    management with proposals to improving the institution’s L&D portfolio
    and enhancing accountability.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The ideal candidate for the UGAFODE Microfinance Limited (MDI) Learning
    & Development Officer job must hold a Good University Degree
    preferably in Minimum of Bachelor degree in Social Sciences, Psychology or
    Business administration. A post graduate diploma in HRM is desirable.
  • At least three years of professional experience in Human Resource
    Management in a competitive business environment. HR professional
    membership and Professional certification (e.g. CIPD SHRM, HRMAU) is
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, planning and organizational
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • Team leadership skills
  • Influential and persuasive at all organizational levels
  • Solution-focused, Innovative and flexible thinker with a strong “can
    do” attitude
  • Ability to build rapport with employees and vendors
  • Sound knowledge of the principles of training and development as well
    as innovative training techniques and solutions.
  • Basic knowledge of the Uganda labour laws and familiarity with the International
    Labour laws
  • Basic knowledge of Banking HR Operations
  • Proficient in MS Office and or Learning Management Systems (LMS)

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested persons who meet the above criteria should submit (as
one document) motivation letters together with an up to date CV to our email
only: recruitment@ugafode.co.ug (Please indicate the position you are applying
for in the subject line e.g. “Learning & Development Officer”).
Applications should be addressed to the Head of Human Resource.

Deadline: 30th May 2019

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