Saturday, 4 May 2013

Central Bank Career Opportunities

Be a part of transforming your Central Bank

Our client, the Central Bank of Kenya (“CBK” or “the Bank”) is constitutionally mandated to formulate and implement monetary policy and foster the proper functioning of a stable market- based financial system to support the economic policy of the Government of Kenya.

To enable the Bank position itself to fulfil its mandate, it is undergoing a transformation to streamline

its operations.

To support the Bank on this journey, the Bank recognises the need to recruit two self-driven, result oriented Human Resources Business Partners (one for Policy and Regulation - ESS 503) and the other for (Operations and Management ESS 504) who will play a critical role in supporting the Bank’s goal of ensuring that it has relevant, appropriate and responsive skills sets.

Key responsibilities
Reporting to the Human Resource Director, the job holders will be responsible for the implementation of human resources programs, policies and activities including talent acquisition and retention, compensation, benefits, employee relations and human resources information systems in their respective departments.

The job holders will also be required to:
    Contribute, as a member of the HR Department’s management team, to the development and delivery of the Bank’s human resources strategy;
    Participate in the establishment of annual action plans and human resource related budgets;
    Monitor the achievement of the action plans against human resource milestones and key performance indicators;
    Ensure all human resource operational processes and systems in the respective departments are complying with the laid down statutory requirements and are aligned to the Bank’s policies, procedures and standards;
    In line with the Bank’s approved resourcing strategy provide overall direction and monitoring of all recruitment within the respective departments;
    Implement effective market driven compensation and benefit structures within stipulated guidelines;
    Influence the culture and support the commitment to continued improvement through the effective implementation of approved talent management processes and change initiatives;
    Undertake succession management to identify capabilities, strengths and weaknesses and carry out resource forecasting to ensure appropriate staffing that will meet current and future needs of the Bank;
    Drive performance management processes and inspire managers in the respective departments to set high standards of performance; holding employees firmly accountable for meeting those standards;
    Implement employee development initiatives and career development activities. Provide support to line Managers across the Bank to assist them work with their employees to achieve their performance standards;
    Ensure compliance with the Constitution of Kenya, labour laws, the staff disciplinary and grievance handling policy;
    Participate in learning and development, organisational development, leadership development and talent mapping initiatives;
    Create a leadership pipeline within the respective departments; and
    Manage the performance of staff within the unit.

Successful candidates will be engaged initially on a three year contract, renewable subject to sound performance.

We are looking for candidates who have a Masters degree in Human Resource Management or a related field and a Higher National Diploma in Human Resource Management.

The successful candidates will have at least ten years experience in Human Resource Management in a busy organisation, five of which must be at manager level.

The job holders should also possess good knowledge of the Kenyan and international labour legislation coupled with demonstrable financial management and budgeting skills.

The successful candidates will have strong coaching, mentoring and facilitation skills.

If you believe you fit the required profiles, please send your applications in confidence to by Friday 17 May 2013 quoting the job reference number and the title of the position you are applying for.

In addition, please provide your curriculum vitae containing details of your qualifications, experience, present position, current and expected remuneration as well as copies of professional / academic certificates.

Include your day and evening telephone numbers, e-mail address, names and addresses of three references.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


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