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Thursday, 13 March 2014

Payroll and HR Information System Specialist - Centenary Bank

Vacancy : Payroll and HR Information System Specialist
Recruiting Company: Centenary Bank
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Chief Manager Human Resource (Service Delivery)

About Us:
Centenary Bank is the leading Commercial Micro Finance Bank in Uganda serving over 1,300,000 clients (a quarter of the banking population) in 58 branches spread countrywide. We are one of Uganda’s top three financial organisations, employing more than 1,500 people. Joining Centenary Bank is an opportunity to use your skills and experience in tackling real world problems.

Job Summary: The Payroll and HR Information System Specialist for Centenary Bank will plan, develop, review and implement staff compensation, benefits payment system and HR Information management Strategies in line with Bank policy, HR Business plan, applicable laws and/or best practice.

Plan, monitor, review and implement payment of staff salary, benefits and statutory deductions in line with the Bank policy, HR business plan and in compliance with applicable laws.
Manage, monitor, review and implement staff incentives and bonus scheme payments in line with HR policy, scheme guidelines and applicable laws.
Review, consolidate and disseminate periodic management information reports in line with HR Division work plan.

Monitor the functionality of integrated HRIS and follow through user support requirements in line with HR strategy, business plan and SLA standards.
Develop, review and monitor implementation of HR Data Integrity and Information security strategies in line with records/information management guidelines, best practice and applicable law.
Oversee the performance and development of staff under direct supervision, in line with Human Resource Policy and procedures.

The applicant should ideally possess an honour’s degree: B. Stat, Quantitative Econ, BBA or B.Com (accounting option), ICT or related degree qualifications with strong accounting background.
Possession of additional post graduate qualification in HRM and/or ICT will be an added advantage.

Skills and Experience:
At least four years’ practical experience and skills in payroll administration in a reputable medium size to large institution
Good grades in Mathematics at O and A levels are desirable.
Must be a self-directed, highly organized and mature person of very high integrity.
Excellent numerical skills with excellent computing and IT skills
Good knowledge and understanding of Uganda’s statutory laws relating to staff compensation/benefits schemes with thorough grasp of mandatory/statutory deductions computation.
Familiarity with integrated Human Resource Information Systems, including Payroll management system.
Familiarity with HR Analytics and other market practice reporting approaches/formats
Proven ability to deliver high quality management information reports within stipulated deadlines.
High capacity to multi-task and to efficiently prioritize assignments/tasks to meet deadlines
Keen attention to key details with strong drive for results.
Very good people skills with ability to operate independently in a highly structured and confidential work environment.
Highly adaptable and flexible with a continuous improvement mindset.
Excellent communication (verbal/written), teamwork, networking and problem solving skills
Possess the ability to build and maintain effective work relationships (network/collaborate effectively) with multiple stakeholder/partners.
Possess the ability to embrace the Bank’s mission and values.

All candidates who desire to join Centenary Bank should send their applications by following the instructions below; downloading an application form for employment, download Here, filling it and enclosing an application letter, Curriculum Vitae (CV), and copies of academic testimonials/certificates and send the application to:
General Manager, Human Resources Centenary Bank, P.O. Box 1892 — Kampala, Uganda.

Note: While we thank all applicants for your interest. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Applicants not contacted after 5th May 2014 should consider their applications unsuccessful.

Deadline: 14th March 2014 by 5:00 pm