Human Resource Business Partner at United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA) - 4 Openings

Job Description

  • Job Title Banking - United Bank for Africa (UBA)
  • Salary 192,808 NGN (per month)


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
Locations:Lagos, Enugu, Mid West and North
Job Type: Permanent

Job Objective(s)

- 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.


- 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.


- 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.


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