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United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA) is one of Africa’s leading financial institutions, with operations in 19 African countries and 3 global financial centres: London, Paris and New York. From a single country organisation founded in 1949 in Nigeria UBA has grown to become a pan-African provider of financial services with over 11 million customers, through close to 1000 business offices and touch points globally.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Human Resource Business Partner

Location: Enugu
Job Type: Permanent

Job Objectives

  • To ensure an effective business partnering relationship in assigned region, in line with the strategic objectives of the bank
  • To provide strategic input on Talent Management issues to Business Leaders.

Responsibilities

  • Analyze, forecast, and plan workforce supply and demand, assessing gaps, and implementing target talent management interventions to ensure that the Bank has the right people – with the right skills in the right places and at the right time.
  • Partner with key stakeholders across business groups to conduct workforce planning following the outcome of job analysis and evaluation.
  • Make use of relevant tools in churning out important workforce planning information to be used in reaching talent decisions and making feasible plans.
  • Drive a culture of Simplicity, Responsiveness and Goal orientation & deploy a system that drives a culture of openness, equity and inclusiveness.
  • Drive the employee engagement initiatives in line with your unit’s strategy.
  • Provide consultation to employees and managers on grievance and disciplinary matters & ensure hearings are conducted fairly.
  • Drive and execute your unit’s People Strategy with the objective of achieving optimal staff productivity across lines of business.
  • As the execution arm of HR, implement proffered Talent Management solutions and group-wide initiatives.
  • Implement & ensure an efficient employee onboarding process that leaves a lasting impression of excellence in the mind of the new employee.
  • Drive and manage the system of clear career progression for staff that leverages the diversity and vast scope of operations across lines of business.
  • Drive initiatives that ensure employees’ commitment to the organization’s goals & values, and are encouraged to contribute to organizational success.
  • Track and manage poor performance, within the Bank and provide performance reports to business leaders for an informed decision.
  • Monitor and manage successors in Anchor & critical roles within your line of business at every point in time.
  • Provide supervisors with the tools to create individualized development plans for their reports.
  • Drive bank-wide mentoring programmes.
  • Establish metrics for measuring the effectiveness and success of the coaching and mentoring programs.
  • Create opportunities for mentors and mentees to connect, beyond online mentoring platform.
  • Provide advice and guidance on a wide range of highly complex HR issues to senior management and or management teams.
  • Monitor the external environment and provide guidance on new developments which may be required in response to changing market, legislative and employment conditions.

Qualifications

  • First Degree in any relevant Social Science discipline.
  • A minimum of 5 years of related work experience.
  • HR certification such as CIPD, SHRM, and CIPM and proven experience as an HR Business Partner in a financial sector is an added advantage.

Candidate’s Profile:

  • We are looking for a candidate who has practical and hands-on business partnering experience.
  • Our ideal candidate must be knowledgeable about HR processes, employee lifecycle and the business. He/she must have strong business acumen, relationship management and analytical skills.

Knowledge & Skills Required:

  • Good knowledge of employee lifecycle model with practical/hands-on experience.
  • Knowledge of HR metrics & analytics.
  • Knowledge of HR processes & labour law.
  • Good coaching and counselling skills.
  • Rational, confident and mature approach to decision making.
  • Well-developed critical and analytical thinking.
  • Strong interpersonal, problem-solving, negotiation and expectations management.
  • Effective listening skills.
  • Project management skills.
  • Strong orientation towards customer support and responsiveness.
  • Ability to build teams and foster team spirit.

What We Expect From You:

  • High degree of professional ethics, integrity and responsibility.
  • Highly organised, proactive, and able to work independently and take ownership of assigned tasks.
  • Team player with the ability to work under pressure and ability to work with a wide variety of people and maintain an excellent business relationship.
  • High sense of confidentiality and discreteness.

What You Should Expect From Us:

  • Our corporate culture is defined by our core values. We do not just train our people to be the best in the job, we also offer encouragement, recognition, and rewards.
  • Whatever level you are at in your career, we offer plenty of opportunities and support to build a rewarding career at UBA.
  • Here in UBA, our employees are our greatest assets and so we built a recognition and reward system that boosts productivity and enhances staff retention, instituting a culture of meritocracy.

Application Closing Date
31st May, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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