Housing Finance Bank Head Human Resources - Jobs in Uganda

Housing Finance Bank Head Human Resources - Jobs in Uganda

Housing Finance Bank, a Commercial Bank and the leading provider of housing finance solutions with a vision to be the preferred consumer
and business Bank with a focus on housing finance, seeks a professional,competent, experienced and dynamic individual to fill the following position.

Job Title:

  • Head Human Resources

    Reports to:
  • Managing Director

    Job Purpose:

    To Lead, develop, plan, coordinate & manage the
    implementation of strategic Human Resource policy objectives, development programmes, Performance Management Systems, initiatives in line with the
    Bank’s Corporate Goals, the HR Business Plan, HR Policies, Regulations and the overall business strategy.

    Key Result Areas

  • Develop and implement appropriate Human Resource policies,regulations and procedures as approved by the Board in line with the
    laws of Uganda i.e. Employment act 2006 and best practices in the critical areas of health & safety, compensation, welfare, discipline and
    the like.
  • Plan, design and review the annual Human Resource work plan and set standards for the implementation of the bank’s strategy and projects.
    Develop annual budgets for Human Resource function as well as control
    the expenditure throughout the year.
  • Play a key advisory and business partnership role by engaging Heads of Department on the levels and standards of Human resource service
    delivery, understand their service expectations, monitor and effectively deliver the expected services.
  • Develop, review and implement an effective communication and performance management system for the Bank in line with the Human Resource policies and regulations, the Bank’s corporate objectives,
    Management and Board decisions.
  • Spearhead the development of departmental Balanced score cards and work plans for each
    department including HR and amalgamate these departmental cards for organisational performance evaluation on both a bi-annual and annual
  • Oversee the planning, development and implementation of learning and development programmes of the Bank.
  • Ensure that staff are competent,
    adequately skilled to effectively deliver on their strategic objectives and key result areas while maximizing staff productivity by developing
    effective and relevant multi-skilling programmes for staff.
  • Be a top Change champion on any bank-wide change management initiatives in order to ensure overall attainment of the bank’s strategic
  • Develop and manage a talent management programme from which the bank can draw the necessary skills required to propel the bank to
    success in its goals, initiatives and projects.
  • Preparation and presentation of Management information:
  • Prepare monthly and annual HR reports on Human resource initiatives and activities to both Senior Management Team (SMT) and Board as and
    when required.
  • To oversee the Bank’s staff records management function through effective administration, action planning & implementation of staff records management policy in a manner that will guarantee the security, confidentiality, integrity of staff records and timely accessibility of records to users, long term preservation
    of records for the corporate memory of the Bank in line with Bank policies.
  • Oversee the management and facilitation of the grievance and disciplinary processes and effectively implement the resulting decisions
    from those processes.
  • External Stakeholder management: Take lead on negotiations and harmonising relations between staff, unionised bank staff and union
    representatives to ensure the creation and betterment of a conducive work environment for all in line with the Human resource policy,
    requirements from the regulator, Bank of Uganda and the Financial Institutions Act 2004.
  • Develop and maintain a bank wide succession plan that is robust enough to cater for the dynamic banking industry environment and effective support of change management.
  • Effectively report, manage and mitigate any risks in the Human resource function to minimise loss, be it financial or reputational, that may be
    detrimental to the Bank’s image.
  • Supervise and Manage the Human resource team, including monitoring performance, allocating work, providing guidance and development opportunities to human resource staff and the organisation as a whole.

  • Bachelor of Human Resources Management, Organizational and industrial psychology or related field
  • A Masters Degree in Organizational Psychology, HRM, Business Psychology, MBA HR, PGD HR.

    Knowledge and Experience
  • A minimum of ten (10) years’ experience in HR in general with at least 5 years at Management level in a busy organisation.
  • Sound Understanding of Ugandan labour laws and HR best practices.
  • Breadth and depth of knowledge in technical HR facets and emerging HR trends.

    Behavioural Competencies
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Good planning and organization skills
  • Analytical and Critical Thinking
  • Strategic thinking
  • Customer centric disposition
  • Energetic and focused
  • High level of integrity
  • Ability to work in a team environment

    How to Apply
  • Interested persons who meet the required specifications are invited to
    apply to:
    The Managing Director
    Housing Finance Bank
    Plot 4 Wampewo Avenue
    P. O. Box 1539, Kampala

  • Enclose a CV, copies of all academic transcripts, certificates and testimonials,
    daytime telephone contact, postal and email address of both applicant, and three competent referees to reach not later than 25th March,2019
  • Applications should be hand delivered to the
    above address.
  • Only successful candidates will be contacted.
  • Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification
  • For more information and job application details, see; Housing Finance Bank Head Human Resources - Jobs in Uganda

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