Banking Jobs – Learning and Development Manager at Dfcu

Organisation: Dfcu
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Head – Human Resources
Dfcu Bank is
a fast growing commercial bank offering a variety of innovative products and
services. DFCU Limited was started by the Commonwealth Development Corporation
(CDC) of the United Kingdom and the Government of Uganda through the Uganda
Development Corporation (UDC) under the name of Development Finance Company of
Uganda Limited. Later restructuring brought in DEG (of Germany) and
International Finance Corporation (IFC) as equal partners with CDC and UDC,
each having a 25% stake in the company. Its objective was to support long-term
development projects whose financing needs and risk did not appeal to the then
existing financial commercial lending institutions.
The Learning and Development Manager will be responsible for achieving
high performance standards of all employees in the bank through development and
implementation of comprehensive and cost effective training and development
Duties and Responsibilities: 
Steer culture initiatives within the bank and
manage the team based performance programs across all competencies.
Oversee change management in liaison with the
functional heads.
Initiate and prepare an annual training calendar
and manage the training administration.
Carry out induction sessions and arrange on-the
job training for new hires and existing staff within established budgets as
well as develop online training modules for staff.
Work closely with functional heads to identify
training needs and design cost effective interventions in line with business
Keenly analyse training needs to develop new
training programs or modify and improve existing programs.
Design training manuals and conduct on-going
training for employees.
Evaluate the performance of the trainers and the
effectiveness of training programs.
Actively formulate and manage the training and
development budget.
Skills and Experience: 
The applicant should preferably hold a Bachelor’s
degree in Human Resources, Business related field or Education from a reputable
University. Possession of a post graduate in Human Resource Management is an
added advantage.
At least four years’ experience in a training
function in a busy work environment.
Exceptional people skills with ability to
influence others.
Show commitment to achievement of objectives.
Excellent interpersonal, communication,
negotiation and time management skills.
Excellent planning, organizing and coordinating
Working knowledge of HR Administration practice.
Possess the ability to initiate new ideas and
practices and to carry them forward.
Detailed knowledge and understanding of the HR
policies and procedures and ability to interpret them to employees.
Knowledge of the banking industry.
to Apply: 
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send a cover letter along with a
detailed CV and relevant professional/ academic certificates to:
Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Therefore, if
you do not hear from us by Friday 19th June 2015, kindly consider your
application unsuccessful.
Monday, 8th June 2015

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