Manager Human Resource Business Partnering Career Placement – Centenary Bank

Organization: Centenary Bank
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 support the Centenary Bank in the
implementation and monitoring of the HR Business partnering framework in the
respective area of operation in line with the HR strategy, Bank policy and
wider Bank’s business strategy
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Work closely with line management and staff to
identify current and future staff  / HR
business needs, and design appropriate HR & Organisational strategies , plans, and
interventions to enable  the Bank  achieve its short and long term business
·     Serve as a
liaison between HR and the areas of operation 
to provide  HR solutions  and coordinate the implementation of the HR
agenda in the business.
Execute, support and monitor the implementation of
the bank’s performance management system as well as implementation of the poor
performance management interventions in liaison with line managers.
Technically support organisational 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
The incumbent will also 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 bank’s
current and future competence, knowledge and skills needs.
Keenly monitor and review Bank HR metrics (staff
productivity and efficiency) in the area of operation in order to define people
risks and engage line managers and stakeholders on corrective actions.
Responsible for developing and implementing
retention strategies to enable the bank retain its critical talent as well as
maintain overall attrition at acceptable levels.
Coordinating the staff cost and head count
(workforce planning) budgeting and monitoring in the respective area of
operation in line with the staffing budget guidelines.
The incumbent will also support staff engagement
agenda of the bank  in order to ensure
implementation of the relevant initiatives to have a motivated and productive staff
base and deliver the bank’s employee value proposition.
Qualifications, Skills and
The ideal candidate should preferably hold a
Bachelor’s degree in the field of HR Management, Social sciences,
Organisational psychology or other relevant degrees.
Possession of a post graduate or professional
qualification in the area of HR Management is an added advantage.
A minimum of three years of practical and
progressive experience in an HR management role at supervisory level in a
reputable organisation preferably in a financial institution or FMCG.
Practical experience in HR Business partnering and
in using the balanced score card as a performance management tool is an added
Business acumen in terms of ability to understand
the business and area of operation
Possess a high degree of integrity
Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
Possess 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
Care / compassion/ counseling skills, particularly
in assisting line managers with problems or any difficult situations referred
by the team and staff.
Skills in coaching, mentoring and negotiation
Excellent analytical skills sufficient to set and
monitor budgets and contribute to business planning and assessment decisions.
Ability to liaise with other HR and external Bank /
Market stakeholders as needed while executing the HR BP role.
Best practice interviewing skills.
Possess the ability to think conceptually and
strategically “out of the box” in order to come up with applicable HR solutions
to business needs.
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: 11th September 2015
by 5:00 pm
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