Barclays Bank UK Jobs – Performance Consultant-HR

Organisation: Barclays
Bank UK
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
About Barclays UK:
Barclays is a British
multinational banking and financial services company headquartered in London.
It is a universal bank with operations in retail, wholesale and investment
banking, as well as wealth management, mortgage lending and credit cards. It
has operations in over 50 countries and territories and has around 48 million
customers. Barclays moves, lends, invests and protects money for customers and
clients worldwide.  With over 300 years
of history and expertise in banking, we operate in over 50 countries and employ
over 140,000 people. We provide corporate banking solutions to businesses with
an annual turnover of more than £5 million in the UK, and to large local
companies, financial institutions and multinationals in non-UK markets. We
support the success and growth of our clients by providing lending, risk
management, cash and liquidity management, trade finance, and asset and sales
financing.
Job Summary: The
Barclays Performance Consultant-HR will primarily deliver and implement
basic/technical and soft skills training and development processes that will
effect return on investment through improved individual and business
performance. The jobholder will be required to provide focus on people
development through delivery of robust and world class training in various bank
related training courses ranging from retail, products, operations,
risk/rigour, credit etc.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
1. Training Delivery 70%
  • Delivery
    of training and development needs of our people within BBU arising from
    TNA,  change and business as usual
    activity, advising on recommended approach/actions
  • Grow
    the effective delivery of curriculum using cost effective methodologies,
    taking potential, cultural, educational and technological issues into
    account and substantiate, to meet defined performance outcomes
  • Establish
    monitoring and evaluation of all training activities conducted to ensure
    improved performance and return on investment for the business
  • Actively
    facilitate, co-ordinate and deliver training programmes and coaching.
  • Up
    skill and coach team leaders in people development
    skills/knowledge/initiatives.
  • Pursue
    your own development to increase personal effectiveness acknowledging
    strengths and areas for development.
  • Research
    and update information on training subject areas and maintain up to date
    training material for allocated courses
2. Administration 30%
  • In
    charge of the preparation for training calendar of activities
  • Involvement
    in developing training curriculum
  • Reporting
    to Learning and Development Manager on progress against each training
    programme
  • Collation
    of training MI to assess impact of trainings and performance
  • Oversee
    the collation of all attendance records and evaluations for all courses.
  • In
    charge of monitoring and evaluation of programmes to ensure the right
    people are developed, their performance improved and that there is a
    return on investment for the business
  • Consult
    with the business functional leadership, line managers and HR Advisors to
    establish priority needs
  • Share
    best practice with, and provide feedback to, the business leadership on
    people related
    Work with HR and business leadership to identify and implement Learning
    initiatives.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    applicant must have proven expertise in certain banking areas e.g. branch
    operations, Operations, IT systems, Risk/Rigour, Credit, Barclaycard
    operations, Products (ranging from Corporate to Retail), customer service
    and Sales
  • Past
    exposure and experience as a Volunteer trainer or evidence of previous
    training activities or delivering extensive presentations  
  • Skilled
    as a facilitator of learning and development interventions
  • Exceptional
    interpersonal/relationship building skills
  • Highly
    effective written communication
  • Proven
    planning and organisation skills
  • Possess
    the ability to work under pressure, self discipline and motivation
  • Willingness
    to utilize personal time for training preparation or travelling
  • Well
    developed assessor skills are an advantage
  • Exceptional
    coaching skills are desired
  • Strong
    project management skills
  • Skills
    in Leadership and Management
  • Influencing
    and Relationship Management skills
  • Excellent
    Verbal and Written Communication skills including Formal Presentation
    skills
  • Good
    Training,  Coaching and Presentation
    skills
  • PC
    skills – particularly Ms PowerPoint
  • Good
    People Management skills
  • Excellent
    planning and analysis skills
  • Business
    Awareness
  • Good
    networking skills
  • Highly
    innovation & initiative – ability to use varied and interesting
    methods/media to pass training messages
  • Sense
    of urgency with good business judgement
  • Attention
    to detail and accuracy
  • Continuous
    self learning/development and knowledge sharing
  • Internal
    customer focus
  • Driving
    performance of self and others
  • Inspiring
    and persuading others
  • Developing
    future capability
How to Apply:
If you feel challenged by any
of the above positions, and believe you can deliver on key deliverables as
outlined above, upload your application letter, current curriculum vitae and
photocopies of academic certificate to our recruitment website detail below:
Barclays is an equal
opportunity employer that recruits, develops and promotes people on merit, and
rewards outstanding performance, regardless of background and gender.
For queries contact us on
0417122453 or email: barclays.uganda@barclays.com
Deadline:  5th
November, 2014

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