Human Resources Specialist vacancy at United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA)

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.

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In 2005, UBA was born through one of the biggest mergers on the African continent capital markets with the business combination with Standard Trust Bank (STB) Plc.

From the merger UBA has emerged as a Pan-African provides a full range of solutions and services that span the full value chain from retail to corporate. UBA is also the acclaimed leader in electronic payments in the sub-region.

Human Resources Specialist

  • Job Type: Full Time  
  • Qualification: BA/BSc/HND   MBA/MSc/MA  
  • Experience: 6 – 8 years
  • Location: Lagos
  • Job Field: Human Resources / HR  

Contract Type: Permanent
Job Functions: Human Resources
Industries: Banking / Finance & Investment,Financial Services,Human Resources
   
Role and Responsibilities

  • Develop and monitor Strategy, guidelines, processes & policies necessary for driving an effective talent management system for the bank.
  • Ensure effective implementation of talent management frameworks, procedure and policies, such as coaching, mentoring, promotion, performance incentive schemes, MVP programs, career pathing, job rotation and succession planning.
  • Review effectiveness of talent management initiatives within the group and recommend improvements
  • Coordinate talent review sessions Group wide with the aim of planning business successions and staff development programs
  • Manage the development and execution of performance contracts and execute promotion commitments.
  • To act as a “one stop shop” for HR recruitment queries from staff and the general public wherever possible.
  • To be familiar with HR policies, procedures and guidance so as to provide accurate and up to date information.
  • Working with the Group Head, Human Resources to support group initiatives such as community of practice, employer branding, Investors in People and being an ambassador for HR.
  • To co-operate with audits and inspections to ensure high standards of customer services and the protection of vulnerable people as appropriate through recruitment.
  • To develop knowledge of current and proposed legislation and regulatory requirements and best practice.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by the Group Head, Human Resources

Requirements
Academic/Professional Requirements/Experience:

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or related humanities.
  • Additional Educational qualification – MBA, MSC is required + Compulsory Professional HR-related certification [CIPD, SHRM, CIPM, GPHR]
  • 6-8 years’ experience with about 3 years proven working experience as a Team Lead, Supervisor and/or managerial function.
  • Experience in developing and implementing HR strategies that align with recruitment and retention; talent management; employee relations; organizational development and engagement.

Knowledge & Competencies:

  • Demonstrable experience with data analytics and human resources metrics
  • In-depth knowledge of strategic human resources
  • Ability to architect strategy along with leadership skills
  • Knowledge of HR systems and databases
  • Technical Recruitment Skills & Strategies
  • Knowledge/usage of digital Tools and Techniques to source for qualified talents.
  • Excellent active listening, negotiation and presentation skills
  • Competence to build and effectively manage interpersonal relationships across the junior, middle and senior management cadres
  • Experience in the financial services industry is an added advantage.

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