Human Resources Business Partner at United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA)


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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 Resources Business Partner, East and South Region

Location:  Port Harcourt, Rivers
Employment type: Full Time

About the Job

  • At UBA, we strongly believe that our people are critical to our success in building a sustainable and dominant business in the countries we operate in, across Africa and beyond. We go to great lengths to source, attract, recruit, develop and retain the best talent, wherever they may be in the world. To this end, we are always striving to:
    • Provide a non-threatening environment that encourages and rewards role-model performance.
    • Help our work-force maintain a healthy balance between work and their personal lives amongst others….
  • Interested in joining the UBA Tribe? We are currently sourcing for a Talented and experienced HR professional to join the tribe as a HR Business Partner for our East and South Region.
  • The ideal candidate will have experience in all areas related to the human resources field. They should be comfortable onboarding new candidates and collecting necessary background information as well as assisting employees while at work. This candidate must either currently live in Port Harcourt or willing to relocate there.

 Job Objective

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

Responsibilities

  • Research and analyze employee trends to understand ways to increase employee engagement and retention
  • Build partnership and maintain strong relationship with Business leaders to achieve Revenue Budget
  • Ensure optimal staffing in assigned region
  • Ensure consistency in the implementation of HR policies, processes and practice in assigned region
  • Support the implementation of projects and associated change management activity
  • Maintain in-depth knowledge of legal standards and reduce risks related to daily management of employees
  • Set standards for ethics, values and culture of company
  • Create exceptional candidate & employee experience throughout the employee journey in the Bank
  • Drive Talent retention through career development, performance management, succession planning and employee engagement.
  • Ensure timely resolution of disciplinary cases, conflicts & Complaint in line with the Bank’s policies

Qualification And Experience

  • First Degree in any relevant social science degree
  • HR certification {CIPD, SHRM, CIPM etc.}
  • Strong organization, communication and conflict resolution skills
  • Demonstrated ability to onboard new employees and manage HR tasks
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite
  • 8 – 10 years work experience
  • Proven experience as a HR Business Partner in a financial sector (added advantage)

Knowledge Required:

  • Good knowledge of Employee Lifecycle model with practical/hands-on experience
  • Knowledge of HR Metrics & Analytics
  • Knowledge of HR processes & Labour law

Skills Required:

  • Business Acumen
  • Good Coaching and Counseling skills
  • Rational, confident and mature approach to decision making
  • Project management skills
  • Strong orientation towards customer support and responsiveness
  • Ability to build teams and foster team spirit.
  • Well-developed critical and analytical thinking
  • Strong interpersonal, Problem solving, Negotiation and expectations management
  • Effective listening skills

 

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their updated CV to:   [email protected]  using the Job Title as the subject of the email

 

Application Deadline   17th August, 2021.

To apply for this job email your details to [email protected]