Finance Trust Bank was licensed as a Tier 1 Commercial Bank on 11th November, 2013, taking over the financial services business of Uganda Finance Trust Limited (MDI). Today Finance Trust Bank is a fully-fledged commercial bank serving a clientele of over 500,000 depositors and over 37,000 borrowers, through a network of 35 branches country wide. The bank offers a variety of Products and services including; Savings, Current accounts, Loans, Money transfer services and Bills payments to its target market which comprises of micro, small and medium entrepreneurs, salary earners and youth.

In order to meet the needs of its growing customer base, the company is seeking to recruit dynamic, self-motivated, result oriented professionals to fill the following position;

HR OFFICER RECRUITMENT                                         

This position reports directly to the HR Manager Shared Services and will be based at Head Office.

Role of the Job:

To handle talent sourcing, employee services, relations, and the performance management process in line with the HR policy.

Key Result Areas:  

  • Support the recruitment of human capital i.e. collect, sort and file job applications, invite applicants, prepare interview environment in line with the HR policy.
  • Open personal staff file for new staff, assign new staff identity numbers (ID) numbers and ensure proper documentation on staff files as per HR policy. Ensure a file is also opened at the branch as appropriate.
  • Ensure all necessary documentation for new staff are filled and filed, and procedures are implemented i.e. code of certification is signed, pre-employment medical examination attended by all new staff, details noted accordingly, letters from previous employers obtained, etc.
  • Obtain letters of reference from referees for all new staff, verify authenticity of candidates’ certificates, credentials, etc from their previous institutions of learning.
  • Update and maintain the staff list/database and make the necessary changes as and when they occur. Enter the static data of new staff in the HR system.
  • Process, distribute and withdraw staff Identity cards accordingly.
  • Support the annual performance appraisal process i.e. collect appraisal forms, prepare a summary report.
  • Ensure staff due for confirmation, promotion, etc are appraised timely and prepare a summary report of results timely.
  • Draft letters and other communication as maybe required from time to time.
  • Distribute letters to concerned staff timely in line with the HR policy.
  • Compile the best performing staff per job category for reward and recognition in line with the HR policy.
  • Collect and compile all grievances submitted by staff through employee champions and other channels as per grievance policy.
  • Facilitate all employee relationship programs for the bank.
  • And any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor from time to time.

Minimum educational and technical competence requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management from a recognized university
  • Good working knowledge of computer
  • Work experience of one year in a related position.
  • Sound Understanding of Ugandan labour laws and HR best practices.
  • Proven skills in communication and engagement
  • Experience in customer service or client engagement
  • Close attention to detail
  • The ability to communicate clearly both verbally and in written form in a professional manner is deemed essential.
  • Strong skills in influencing others and relationship building
  • Ability to demonstrate positive image and up hold the Bank’s values
  • Ability to effectively with multifunctional teams
  • Must be a person of integrity.

Position carries an attractive salary and benefits package.

Applications:

Suitably qualified candidates should address their application to Head, Human Resource, Finance Trust Bank, TWED PLAZA, Plot 22B, Lumumba avenue, Kampala, Uganda, and email it to jobs@financetrust.co.ug. as well as photocopies of academic testimonials, and a CV. The CV should include telephone contacts and email addresses of three referees, one of who should be the most recent employer.

Closing date for submission of the applications is 12th February, 2023. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted directly on Tel. Numbers 0312 222600 or 0414 341275 ONLY.

Please note that in line with the Bank procedures, no job offers are made online.

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