Director HR & Administration Career Opportunity – Uganda Development Bank (UDB)

Organisation: Uganda
Development Bank (UDB)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Chief Executive
About UDBL:
Uganda Development Bank Ltd (UDBL) is the country’s only Development
Finance Institution (DFI) established in 1972. The Bank has recently
re-positioned itself as a partner to the Government of Uganda in delivering the
theme of its National Development Plan.
Job Summary: The Director HR
& Administration provides strategic direction to Board and Management on
human resources and administrative issues.
Key Duties and
Provide strategic leadership for HR and
Administration related functions bank-wide;
Formulate and proactively facilitate implementation
of appropriate strategies and plans focused on hiring, developing, motivating
and retaining the best talent within the Bank.
Develop for management robust HR tools, systems
and equip them with knowledge to effectively manage the Human Resources in line
with the Bank’s policies and procedures.
Champion and facilitate continuous development
and dissemination of HR policies to ensure they are relevant, responsive,
up-to-date and property understood bank-wide to ensure compliance
Responsible for effective relationships with
internal stakeholders and external third party suppliers
Steer the design and implementation of need-
based, cost-effective learning and growth as well as overall organizational
development strategies to support the Bank’s business goals and improve
corporate performance.
Ensure that the brand values are lived by the
staff in the Bank to achieve the desired corporate culture
Take lead on relevant projects relating to HR
and administration and its future evolution in the business.
Steer the design, implementation and effective
monitoring of appropriate employee reward strategies, policies and programs to
enable the bank attract and retain the best talent.
Develop and implement policies and strategies to
manage the Bank physical assets, insurance policies, office space, office
supplies and sundries.
Qualifications, Skills and
The ideal candidate for this vacancy should hold
a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work and Social Administration, Business
Administration, Human Resources, Industrial Psychology, or relevant field.
Possession of a Master’s Degree or any postgraduate qualification in any
relevant field.
At least ten years of HR background, eight of
which should be at a senior management level.
The jobholder will be dynamic, passionate, and
accountable HR professional to join the current leadership team.
This is a senior role which requires extensive
leadership and managerial experience, in-depth appreciation of the corporate
and HR strategies.
How to Apply:
All applicants are strongly encouraged to send or deliver their
applications which should include an up-to-date curriculum vitae, photocopies
of academic documents and contact addresses of three professional references
to: The Chief Executive Officer, Human Resources & Administration, 1st
Floor Wing B, Rwenzori Towers, Plot 6 Nakasero Road, P.O. Box 7210, Kampala.
Deadline: 21st
October 2016 by 5.00pm
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