Learning & Development Officer (HR Jobs) – UGAFODE Microfinance Limited (MDI)

Job Title:       Learning & Development
(HR Jobs)
UGAFODE Microfinance Limited (MDI)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Head
of Human Resource
About US:
UGAFODE Microfinance
Limited (MDI) is a registered financial institution in Uganda and is adherent
to the Central Bank’s regulations and guidelines and was founded in 1994 to
provide quality microfinance services.
Job Summary:  The Learning & Development Officer will be responsible for
identification of staff talent and achieve high professional standards of all
employees through development and implementation of comprehensive and cost
effective training and development solutions such as coaching, mentorship,
online training, and to identify and develop staff talent pool to enable
UGAFODE (MDI) to grow a team of professional and performance oriented staff
that are able to attain its business objectives.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • L&D implementation by coordinating internal
    training and development programs as required to meet the identified needs
    of the institution and evaluating the effectiveness of these training
    programs with stakeholders.
  • Talent Management i.e.: implements
    UGAFODE (MDI) strategy on talent management in collaboration with Heads of
    Departments with the primary focus of participating in the identification
    and development of such high performing employees (HIPO staff) and for
    Career Development to realize optimum employee productivity and retention.
  • Development of standard training modules
    in collaboration with Heads of Departments, conducting regular and
    periodical assessment of training needs and to develop a program to meet
    the identified needs. Also develop internal standard training modules to support
    a culture of learning at UGAFODE.
  • Coordination of the Performance
    Management process of the institution and ensure that the exercise is
    conducted in a timely, effective and objective manner and that performance
    review outcomes are followed through in line with UGAFODE (MDI) Annual
    Performance Management cycle.
  • Serve as the HR Business Partner for HR
    related service advisory for (Finance, Internal Audit, ICT and Procurement
    & Administration) support functions.
  • In collaboration with Head-HR, takes
    initiative to develop the Learning & Development budget, seeks for its
    approval, manages it by tracking expenditures and negotiates training
  • Develop daily/weekly/monthly reports on
    L&D activities to management with proposals to improving the institution’s
    L&D portfolio and enhancing accountability.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the UGAFODE
    Microfinance Limited (MDI) Learning & Development Officer job must
    hold a Good University Degree preferably in Minimum of Bachelor degree in
    Social Sciences, Psychology or Business administration. A post graduate
    diploma in HRM is desirable.
  • At least three years of professional
    experience in Human Resource Management in a competitive business
    environment. HR professional membership and Professional certification
    (e.g. CIPD SHRM, HRMAU) is desirable.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication,
    planning and organizational skills
  • Excellent communication and negotiation
  • Team leadership skills
  • Influential and persuasive at all
    organizational levels
  • Solution-focused, Innovative and
    flexible thinker with a strong “can do” attitude
  • Ability to build rapport with employees
    and vendors
  • Sound knowledge of the principles of
    training and development as well as innovative training techniques and solutions.
  • Basic knowledge of the Uganda labour
    laws and familiarity with the International Labour laws
  • Basic knowledge of Banking HR Operations
  • Proficient in MS Office and or Learning
    Management Systems (LMS)
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested persons who meet the above criteria should submit (as
one document) motivation letters together with an up to date CV to our email
only: recruitment@ugafode.co.ug (Please indicate the position you are applying
for in the subject line e.g. “Learning & Development Officer”).
Applications should be addressed to the Head of Human Resource.
Deadline: 13th September 2019
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