Human Resources Business Partner (HRBP) Job in Kenya

Job Vacancy: Human Resources Business Partner (HRBP)

Job Purpose: The Human Resources Business Partner (HRBP) is an integral part of the HR team and our organization.

In this role, the HRBP will provide the foundational support and functional expertise that drives productivity and results across a variety of our business.

The HRBP will handle generalist responsibilities including onboarding of new staff, employee relations, learning and development, performance & talent management, recruitment workflow, people metrics/reporting, partnering with line management on HR and business needs and special projects.

The HRBP will also work closely with the Head of Human Resources to create and drive talent and business strategy across the business.

Key Responsibilities

The HR Business Partner (HRBP) is an internal consultant providing an enabling business support role by:

  • Bringing evidence-based practice into the organisation and addressing the people challenges for the assigned business area
  • Supporting organisation effectiveness by developing and implementing solutions aligned to strategy
  • Leading the HR vision, including role modelling great personal and team leadership and taking an active role in ensuring the HR Operating Model is embedded successfully

Main Activities

  • Contribute to, and where accountable define policies and processes that support the banks and Divisional /People strategy and objectives
  • Use and understand People tools and policies, engaging with Divisional clients effectively to ensure their use across the bank
  • Drive consistency of approach across the company in attracting, managing and developing talent to support current and future organisational needs
  • Work closely with all managers to ensure that tools and policies are aligned, enhance employee engagement and ultimately improve performance
  • Use data and analytics to measure the effectiveness of tools and policies and understand the landscape for further improvement
  • Provide expert input across a range of HR issues (generalist / specific expertise)
  • Coach and build the capability of senior managers to anticipate and pre-empt organisational issues
  • Participate in relevant projects, leading and championing as appropriate reputation as a world class organisation and employer of choice
  • Build relationships and form alliances with external counterparts, communities of practice and stakeholders to scan for innovations and opportunities to form partnerships
  • Understand and anticipate the need for change, diagnose the underlying issues and build the case for change with stakeholders. Build frameworks to plan and manage the continuous process of change including dependencies, risk, potential scenarios ad options to mitigate
  • Be an ambassador for the function and represent the company HR internally and externally (as appropriate)
  • Work with business leaders and Head of HR, to create and drive a talent strategy across the business areas, to include identification of top talent, the import and export of that top talent and the overall career development of associates for which the HRBP is responsible
  • Develop, implement, and facilitate training and development initiatives to meet the specific business needs of the organization
  • Advocate and facilitate resolutions regarding employee relations issues, with escalation to the Head of  Human Resources when necessary
  • Drive the annual performance and planning and review (PPR) process, including calibration of talent across a variety of different Practice groups
  • Drive the principles of meritocracy with business leaders in all talent decisions, including promotions, transfers, compensation adjustments, etc
  • Drive the biannual HR Review process for a variety of different Practice groups/business, including top talent identification (9 Box), organizational strategy and succession planning
  • Partner with hiring managers to assess talent needs and strategy to meet those talent needs with both internal and external recruiting efforts
  • Generate a variety of reports as requested by HR, Finance, and other business leaders
  • Analyze Human Resources key metrics (turnover, exit interviews, days to fill positions, cost per hire) and utilize data for process improvements
  • Partner with management to prepare and maintain job descriptions for each position
  • Answer general HR questions and resolves issues in a timely manner
  • Provide advice to line managers on employee relations matters in a flexible and consistent manner
  • Carry out job evaluation within the set procedures and compensation framework
  • Ensure the administration duties of the HR function are effectively carried out by the HR Assistant and HR Officer (e.g. filing, updating employee records, producing accurate and quality written documentation, managing the starters and leavers process, liaising with payroll, etc.)

Qualification Requirements

  • University degree
  • Minimum of 3-4 years’ generalist experience in HR
  • Member of IHRM with a current practicing certificate

If you meet the minimum qualifications, send your application to

Business Administration, HR and Administration
Updated: May 9, 2017 — 12:19 am