Head of Human Resource Employment Opportunity – KCB Bank

Job Title:      Head
of Human Resource
Organisation: KCB
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Managing
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About US:
KCB Bank Uganda
which is part of KCB Group, East Africa’s largest commercial bank that was
established in 1896. Over the years, the Bank has grown and spread its wings
into Tanzania, South Sudan, Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi completing the East
African circuit in the year 2012. Today, the Group has the largest branch
network in the region with over 238 branches, 950 ATMs and 8,000 agents
offering banking services on a 24/7 basis in East Africa. KCB Bank Uganda was
established in the year 2007 and has grown to become one of Uganda’s top ten
commercial banks. Currently KCB Bank Uganda has 14 branches complemented with
16 ATMs spread on Kampala Road, Commercial Plaza, Ben Kiwanuka, Luwum Street,
Oasis Mall Sixth Street, Arua, Elgon Masaba, Fort Portal, Gulu, Hoima, Lira,
Mbarara and Jinja that offer trade financing, corporate and retail banking
services to customers.
Job Summary: The
Head of Human Resource will provide overall strategic leadership for the Human
Resources Function for the Business. In addition, the role will be responsible
for developing and implementing Human Resources initiatives and programs that
will provide strategic engagement, development and retention of Human Capital
and drive a holistic Employee Value Proposition for the Business.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Provide leadership and coordination of the Bank’s Human Resource
    function by developing and implementing the Bank’s corporate Human
    Resource strategy, policies, procedures and programs-.
  • Manage and implement the Bank’s strategic training and
    organizational plan in line with the competencies recruited t-o meet the
    business strategy while at the same time addressing the professional
    aspirations of employees.
  • Manage staff compensation and benefits, reward and recognition to
    ensure that Bank is able to attract and retain talent.
  • Develop and embed performance management processes and discipline to
    ensure the Bank is a high performing organization.
  • Drive the preferred organization culture through programs that
    promote embed values / behaviors and Business Ethics.
  • Manage Employee Relations to build a climate that enhances business
    delivery through sound Industrial Relations.
  • Evaluate and recommend Human Resource outsourcing opportunities and
    identify potential vendors.
  • Develop and manage HR annual budgets and perform periodic cost and
    productivity analysis.
  • Ensure enforcement of Risk and Compliance requirements through
    proactive monitoring and updating of controls, policies, SOPs and SLAs.
  • Work in liaison with the Business, development and implement short
    and long term business plans for the Bank.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the KCB Bank Head of Human Resource career
    opportunity must hold a University degree from a recognized institution.
  • Holder of HR Professional Certification.
  • Master’s Degree in Human Resource Management will be an added
  • At least eight years of experience in General HR, 5 of which must be
    in management level in a busy organization.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience of end-to-end HR functions;
    Recruitment, Performance management, Employee relations, Learning and
    Development, Compensation and Benefits.
  • Must have sound Commercial acumen
  • Demonstrated ability to problem solve both Operational and Strategic
    issues through a pragmatic and commercially sound approach
  • Superior verbal, written and presentation skills.
  • Ability to build strong working relationships, internal and external
    to the organization.
  • Demonstrated creativity and analytical ability.
  • Interpersonal skills necessary to deal effectively with a diverse
How to Apply:
If you believe you
can clearly demonstrate your abilities to meet the criteria given above, please
submit your application with a detailed CV, stating your current position,
remuneration level, e-mail address and telephone contacts quoting the job
title/reference in the subject field to recruitment@kcb.co.ke
NB: In the event that you are successful, we
will require that you provide us with the following documents:
  • National ID.
  • KRA PIN Card
  • Birth Certificate of self
  • Passport Photo [White Background]
  • NSSF Card
  • NHIF Card
  • Certificate of Good Conduct (less than 5 months old)
  • Academic & Professional certificates, including official
  • Certificates of Service as applicable
Deadline: Wednesday, 20th March, 2019
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