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  • Posted: May 12, 2022
    Deadline: Not specified
  • UBA’s has more than 65 years of providing uninterrupted banking operations dating back to 1948 when the British and French Bank Limited ("BFB”) commenced business in Nigeria. BFB was a subsidiary of Banque Nationale de Crédit (BNCI), Paris, which transformed its London branch into a separate subsidiary called the British and French B...
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    Human Resource Business Partner

    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.


    • 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.

    Method of Application

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