Banking Jobs – Chief Manager HR- Business Partnering at Centenary Bank

 General Manager
Human Resources
Centenary Rural Development
Bank Ltd started as an initiative of the Uganda National Lay Apostolate in 1983
as a credit Trust and it begun operations in 1985 with the main objective
of serving the rural poor and contributing to the overall economic development
of the country. In 1993, Centenary Rural Development Bank Ltd was registerd as
a full service commercial Bank. Today we are a leading Microfinance Commercial
Bank in Uganda serving over 1,300,000 customers. Our services can be accessed
across our 58 full service branches and 142 ATMs networked countrywide.
: The job holder
will develop, implement, monitor & evaluate the HR Business Partnering
frame work in line with the bank’s business strategy and drive the achievement
of unit objectives and overall Bank’s objectives through the implementation of
HR strategy and policies.
Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Develop
    and establish and monitor implementation of the HR Business Partnering
    model in the Bank to align the HR agenda with Business growth strategies.
  • Partner
    with senior management teams to identify current and future staff business
    needs,  and design appropriate HR & OD strategies, plans,
    structures and interventions to enable the Bank achieve its short and long
    term business plans. 
  • Provide
    the strategic interface between HR and specific Divisions to integrate a
    strategic approach to people management and act as a catalyst for
    innovation by driving change to achieve alignment aimed at effective and
    efficient  frontline service delivery.
  • Develop,
    review, roll out and monitor the implementation of the Bank’s Performance
    Management System and Performance Improvement plan process to create a
    high performance culture bank wide, at both individual and organizational
  • Guide
    and direct the activities of HR staff and project teams to ensure
    effective HR operational support to line managers
  • Support
    organizational change by ensuring that the appropriate  structures
    are in place as a means of identifying productivity improvement
    opportunities, communicating reporting relationships, defining jobs and
    projecting the growth strategies of the Bank in line with the bank
    staffing plan and budget
  • Work
    in partnership with Senior management teams, develop a business/
    productivity  driven resourcing  strategy and monitor delivery
    of the strategy in order to enable the Bank achieve its business plan.
  • Asses
    the need for talent, coordinate and implement succession planning and
    talent management strategies that will support the delivery of business
    requirements in relation to the current and future competence, knowledge
    and skills needs for the Bank
  • Monitor
    and review bank HR metrics including specific Divisions / regions in order
    to define staffing risks and challenges and engage line divisions and
    stake holders on corrective and collective actions.
  • Manage
    the performance of staff under direct supervision in accordance with the
    Performance Management guidelines.
Skills & Experience: 
  • Bachelor’s
    degree plus a post graduate qualifications in the field of HRM,
    Organizational psychology and /or business administration. A Masters
    Degree in the relevant field is an added advantage.
  • At
    least 5 years of practical and progressive experience in an HR Management
    role at a Senior level in a reputable organization preferably in a
    financial institution or FMCG.
  • Hands 
    on  experience in HR Business partnering and in using the balanced
    score card as a performance management tool.
  • Strong
    leadership and supervisory skills with proven ability in building, leading
    and working with teams.
  • A
    high level of integrity, strong interpersonal and communication skills and
    the ability to work effectively with a diverse community.
  • Thorough
    and proven understanding of HR best in class practices.
  • Hands 
    on experience in using HR information systems and project management for
    business support.
  • Ability
    to meet deadlines and handle multiple tasks .
  • Creative
    & innovative  with a customer centric disposition
to apply:
All applicants who deem
themselves suitable for this vacancy are invited to apply. Please download an
application for employment form from the Bank’s website, fill it and
enclose a CV, Certified copies of all academic transcripts, Certificates and
Testimonials, daytime telephone contact postal and email address of both
applicant, and three competent referees and send to:
The General Manager Human
Resources, Centenary Rural Development Bank, P.O Box 1892, Kampala.
Centenary Bank. Head
Office: Mapeera House: Plot 44-46 Kampala Road and Plot 2 Burton Street R O.
Box 1892 Kampala. Tel: 0414-251276/7 Fax: 0414-251273/4 E-mail: Website:
2nd May, 2013
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