Human Resource Business Partner – Deadline: 15/05/2021

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

The HR Business Partner will report to the Chief Operating Officer and will proactively support business strategy in the areas below:


  1. Oversee all staff recruitment processes.
  2. Administer post-offer employment activities (employment contracts and employment history verification checks).
  3. Design, conduct and evaluate orientation and onboarding processes for new employees.

Training & Development

  1. Develop and manage comprehensive staff training plan in all departments.
  2. Develop and implement HR strategies and initiatives aligned with overall business strategy.
  3. Facilitate employee learning and development programmes in consultation with the senior management team.
  4. Work with senior management team for developing career paths and succession plans for key positions.

Performance Management

  1. Oversee and coordinate the performance evaluation process.
  2. Ensure effective implementation and review of a Performance Management System for continuous improvement in employee performance.

Application of HR Policies & procedures

  1. Develop and implement HR strategies and initiatives aligned with overall business strategy.
  2. Manage the disciplinary processes together with relevant managers and in accordance with the set company policies.
  3. Ensure compliance with the local labor laws and other statutory compliances, while also ensuring compliance with Sanlam’s policies and ethics.

Organization Culture

  1. Enhance organization communication flow, encourage and develop employee-management communication.
  2. Improve employee engagement and review employee engagement surveys to assess and promote staff engagement and development and monitor staff wellbeing.


Demonstrable experience of supporting people managers on a range of people activities from basic support on key people processes to complex employee relations issues.


  1. Bachelor’s degree/University degree or equivalent experience. Minimum 4 years of relevant experience.
  2. Working knowledge of HR functions. Experience in financial services is an added advantage.
  3. Working knowledge of industry standards and practices.
  4. Registered member of Institute of Human Resource Management.
  5. Solid understanding of East African labour laws.

Method of Application

Interested and suitably qualified candidates should forward their applications in PDF format via email clearly quoting the job title in the subject area. The application should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae indicating telephone contacts, mail address, names and contacts of three (3) referees and current remuneration to email address: to reach us by 15 May 2021

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