HR Business Partner, Central, Eastern & Southern Africa at United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA)

United Bank for Africa Plc Recruitment 2021

United Bank for Africa Plc recruitment & employment portal 2022 is now open for interested candidates. This United Bank for Africa Plc job vacancy is open to all qualified candidates.

About The Company:

United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA) is one of is a leading Pan-African financial institutions with a worldwide footprint. Our major aim is to be the number one choice for African businesses by creating superior value for all our stakeholders. Our operations spread across 19 African countries and 3 global financial centres: London, Paris and New York. From a single country organization founded in 1949 in Nigeria, United Bank for Africa Plc (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. Join United Bank for Africa Plc careers team today, and be part of our success story.


United Bank for Africa Bank Recruitment

United Bank for Africa Plc Employment is for the position below:

Job Title: HR Business Partner, Central, Eastern & Southern Africa
Location: Nigeria
Job Type: Permanent

Job Objective(s)

  • 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 issues to business leaders.

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  • Provide advice and counsel to business heads and employees to ensure consistency in the implementation of Human Resources policies, processes, and practices.
  • Liaise with all performance management and line managers to successfully conduct performance appraisals.
  • Liaise with talent management to ensure the development and delivery of talent management initiatives in their respective business areas.
  • Partner with Business Heads in conducting organizational structure review in line with the Bank’s organizational design, principles, and processes.
  • Liaise with Line Managers to ensure that all jobs within their business areas are accounted for and well defined.
  • Partner with business heads and talent management to develop manpower plans for their respective business area.
  • Participate in the recruitment and selection of staff for the business area and ensure that the right staff with the best fit is recruited for vacant roles.
  • Oversee all employee disciplinary cases and ensure they are treated in line with the Bank’s policies.
  • Ensure prompt implementation of sanctions given to staff from DC proceedings and credit recovery.
  • Assist the business area in filling all existing vacancies in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Ensure prompt processing of redeployment, appointment, and posting letters for staff as advised by the business area.
  • Resolve all employee complaints and ensure prompt conflict resolution between staff and their supervisors.
  • Conduct regular visits to business areas offices to check on the staff, educate staff on all HR-related issues and establish two-way communication between staff and management.
  • Conduct regular coaching for line managers on people management, HR programmes.


  • First Degree in any relevant Social Science Degree
  • HR certification {CIPD, SHRM, CIPM etc.}
  • 8 – 10 years’ work experience
  • Proven experience as an HR Business Partner in a financial sector (added advantage)

Candidate’s Profile:

  • Our ideal candidate must have practical/hands-on HR business partnering experience.
  • He/she has to be knowledgeable about HR processes, employee lifecycle, and the business.
  • He/she must have strong business acumen, interpersonal, relationship management, and analytical skills.
  • He/she must be able to speak, write and read French & English fluently.

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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
  • Ability to speak, read and write French & English fluently
  • Business acumen
  • Good coaching and counseling 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, ability to work independently and take ownership of tasks assigned.
  • 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
30th April, 2022.

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How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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