Principal Learning and Development Officer Employment Opportunity – Housing Finance Bank

Organization: Housing
Finance Bank
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Senior
Manager HR Development
About HFB:
Housing Finance Bank was
incorporated as a private company under the Companies Act in December 1967, the
Bank has become a household name and has grown in leaps and bounds with a good
track record among the pioneers of a mortgage lending. National Housing &
Construction Corporation, a parastatal involved in real estate business has 5%
shareholding and National Social Security Fund (NSSF) holds 50% and the
Government of Uganda holds 45%. Today, the bank looks back with pride on the
business accomplished in the mortgage lending business. Through innovation and
placing emphasis on Honesty, Integrity, Efficiency and Customer care, Housing
Finance Bank is the leader in the mortgage, holding a 90% market share.
Job Summary: The Principal
Learning and Development Officer will develop, implement and coordinate
Learning and development programs in line with the Learning and development
policy, to achieve the Bank’s corporate objectives.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Coordinate
    training programmes based on identified corporate, departmental and
    individual needs
  • Implement
    and coordinate training development programmes in line with approved
    corporate training and development budget and plan
  • Review
    training and development programmes to suit prevailing trends in the
    banking industry and the Bank’s corporate objectives
  • Develop
    and prepare instructional materials, visual aids, and reference materials
    in line with the specific program objectives
  • Provide
    administrative and technical support to the bank’s training activities in
    line with the annual training plan
  • Evaluate
    and communicate the effectiveness of training programs in a timely manner
    in line with the training plans and policies
  • Prepare,
    produce and submit periodic reports regarding Training data as and when
    required in line with the Bank’s annual training plan
  • Maintain
    accurate, organized and up-to-date training records in line with the
    Bank’s policies.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:                                                    
  • The
    ideal candidate for the Housing Finance Bank Principal Learning and
    Development Officer job opportunity must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Human
    Resources Management, Organisational and industrial psychology
  • Related
    post graduate qualification is an added advantage
  • At
    least three years’ experience in an Learning and Development role
  • Broad
    knowledge and understanding of new trends in Learning and development and
    general HR best practices.
  • Excellent
    interpersonal skills
  • Excellent
    communication and coordination skills
  • Excellent
    planning and organisation skills
  • Proactive
    and quick response to customers queries
  • Customer
    centric disposition
  • Energetic
    and focused
  • Analytical
    and data Manipulation skills
  • High
    level of integrity
  • Ability
    to work independently and as a team.
How to Apply:
All candidates who wish to join
the Banking sector are invited to send their applications including an updated
CV, certified copies of all academic transcripts, certificates and
testimonials, daytime telephone contact, and email address of both applicant,
and three competent referees addressed to:
Head Human Resources, Housing
Finance Bank, Plot 4 Wampewo Avenue, P. O. Box 1539, Kampala. Uganda.
NB: Only
successful candidates will be contacted. All applicants who will not have heard
from us within five weeks of closing date should consider their application
Deadline: 22nd January 2018
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