Job title: HR Business Partner
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Location: Dar es Salaam
  • Banking
Job published: 29-03-2019
Job ID: 32161

Job Description



Strategic Partnership:


  • Ownership of the relationship with respective function
  • Internal client relationships in relation to specific HR activity
  • To be an active and influential player enabling the effective diagnosis of business issues/ strategy and goals, turning these into People Plans (E.g. STP, MTP)
  • Take a proactive role in the development of the HR Priorities and lead the implementation of this and other major change as required within your business areas.
  • Drive business leadership teams, through the interpretation of these priorities turning them into real action plans
  • Provide active leadership, in partnership with business leadership teams, on HR issues such as reward, employee relations, talent, performance, organization development/change, culture, leadership and learning and development
  • Challenge, provoke and coach business leaders on how to engage employees and address resulting people issues and build people capabilities effectively.
  • Drive the raising of the performance bar and build a strong and rigorous performance development culture (consistency checks, quality of PDs, health checks, PIPs).
  • Demonstrate thorough understanding of the business through the design and implementation of HR initiatives that address specific business needs.
  • Work with management to ensure high engagement levels.
  • Follow through EOS plans for own business after survey


Manpower Planning & Talent Management


  • Effective manpower/people plans designed for specific initiatives
  • Follow through of resourcing to ensure effective people cover
  • In conduction with development partners ensure the implementation of talent review process in business unit: ½ yearly plans.
  • Follow through on development plans for teams in business units (training, internal transfers, assignments, job swaps, etc).
  • Ensure strong bench strength in the business unit.



Operational Support

  • Ensure understanding of group policies and governance processes, driving compliance as appropriate within own business area 
  • Provide MI reports for own area
  • Participate in projects that may come up in the HR function



Technical skills / Competencies

  • Strong interpersonal skills: verbal and written communication, natural service ethic.
  • Excellent team player.
  • Self motivated and results orientated with ability to think independently.
  • Good analytical skills.
  • High level of adaptability; keen to learn new material.
  • Structured, organized and disciplined approach to work with data.
  • Strong personal judgment.
  • Drive / Tenacity.
  • Creativity/solution orientated.
  • Client focused with strong relationship management and influencing skills
  • High energy
  • Transformational change management
  • Commercial awareness/Business acumen
  • Coaching and facilitation   



Knowledge, Expertise & Experience


  • 3 years HR generalist experience or HR consultancy experience.  
  • A Degree in Human Resource Management or a relevant professional Qualification and evidence of continued professional development.
  • Full range of distinctive capabilities and at least 70% of technical capabilities.
  • Change Management experience
  • Experience in recruitment, performance and reward management.
  • Functional HR Planning & execution.
  • Excellent recruitment skills for BA4/AVP roles
  • Knowledge of Employment Law
  • Computer Literacy - Word, Excel & PowerPoint 
  • Experience in Talent Management



Resourcing experience, & Employee relations experience

Full range of distinctive, technical capabilities and experience in high performance organization or world class HR consultancy

Post graduate qualification




Other Requirements Specific To The Role

•        May be required to travel within the Region.