Senior Human Capital Business Partner Job Careers – DFCU Bank

Job Title:    Senior Human Capital Business Partner

Organization:  DFCU Bank

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Reports to:  Head – Human Capital


About US:

DFCU Bank is a fast growing commercial bank offering a variety of innovative products and services. DFCU Limited was started by the Commonwealth Development Corporation (CDC) of the United Kingdom and the Government of Uganda through the Uganda Development Corporation (UDC) under the name of Development Finance Company of Uganda Limited. Later restructuring brought in DEG (of Germany) and International Finance Corporation (IFC) as equal partners with CDC and UDC, each having a 25% stake in the company. Its objective was to support long-term development projects whose financing needs and risk did not appeal to the then existing financial commercial lending institutions.


Job Summary:  Reporting to the Head – Human Capital, the Senior Human Capital Business Partner will be responsible for aligning business objectives with employees and management in designated domains. The position serves as a consultant to management on human resource-related matters.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • Actively contribute to the development of best practice HR policies in order to continuously improve the employee value proposition and retain talent.
  • Prepare the annual staff budget to be consolidated into the overall Bank budget.
  • Act as a lead in the salary and benefits review exercises in liaison with Head, Human Capital and HR Operations.
  • Contribute to the business strategy by helping business leaders to identify, prioritize, and build organizational capabilities, behavior, structures, and processes.
  • Carry out resource gap analysis in liaison with Line managers and participate in the recruitment process to fill all critical positions in a timely manner to ensure business continuity at all times.
  • Coordinate the Performance Management process in order to instill a performance culture in all Staff and Line Managers.
  • Lead and implement an integrated HR approach for organizational effectiveness that includes performance management, talent management, development, compensation, employee relations, culture and engagement initiatives.
  • Acts as the primary point of contact for the designated business unit to deliver services that address issues pertinent to HR and business unit alignment.
  • Cascade core HR processes (e.g. performance management, talent reviews, compensation, employee relations, etc.) to business units and ensure that they are clearly communicated, understood, and adhered to by Line managers and staff.
  • Support line managers in forecasting and planning their talent pipeline requirements in line with the function or business strategy.
  • Conduct regular Job Analysis within departments, to ensure alignment of Job Roles to clear accountabilities and Optimal Structures in order to enhance Staff productivity.
  • Provide advisory services to Staff and Line managers on employment legislation issues in consultation with the Head – Human Capital and Legal Department, spearhead and manage employee relations within the departments and ensure compliance by all parties.
  • Liaise with the business heads to create a talent management strategy at the business unit level by understanding the talent needs of the business and identifying talent issues before they impact the business.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal candidate for the DFCU Bank Senior Human Capital Business Partner job should hold a Degree level education preferably in Human Resources, Social Sciences or a business degree.
  • A post graduate diploma in HRM is a must.
  • Membership to HR professional body.
  • Seven years of generalist Human Resources Experience preferably in a competitive business environment.
  • Expert knowledge of the Uganda labour laws and familiarity with the International Labour laws.
  • Good understanding of the general HR Operations.
  • Ability to use independent judgment to plan, prioritize and organize a diversified workload and work with confidential materials and employee information and maintain confidentiality at all times.
  • Strong business acumen: strong knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership techniques, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
  • Clear, comprehensive understanding of the link between talent and other HR initiatives and business strategy.
  • Ability to develop clear, actionable steps in support of an overall business strategy.
  • Ability to identify new ways for HR to support the business strategy.
  • Ability to recognize trends and develop recommendations based on data analysis.
  • Ability to engage, inspire, and influence people.
  • Effective team player and networker.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and customer service skills.
  • Basic Knowledge in banking is desirable.
  • Ability to use data and analytics to influence leaders and make business decisions.
  • Experience in the use of an HRMIS.


How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send applications with detailed CV’s including present position and copies of relevant professional/academic certificates (University Transcript, O and A level) to the email address indicated below;


Deadline: 29th April 2021


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