Manager – Industrial Relations Job Opportunity at Equity Bank Tanzania


Job Opportunity at Equity Bank

Manager – Industrial Relations

Equity Bank Tanzania

Reports to: Head – Human Resources
Date: 12th December 2022
Function level: Manager

Basic Purpose:

The Industrial Relations Manager leads and manages labor and employee relations functions, provides solutions and recommendations to management regarding collective bargaining negotiations. The manager will mainly facilitate alignment of the Bank, people and culture to its strategic business plan through the provision of Human Resource services in industrial relations, corrective behavior, wlefare and medical care.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

Job Opportunity at Equity Bank

  • Manages the review, design and implementation of the HR policies and procedures to ensure alignment with the business plans and objectives of the Bank;
  • Handle all staff complaints, settles disputes, resolves grievances and conflicts in a timely, proper manner and cost effective way;
  • Propose recommendations in respect of the labor legislation and case law in order to ensure good employee and labor relations;
  • Attend all disciplinary meetings and ensures that disciplinary policies and procedures are followed;
  • Provide advice and counsel to managers and supervisors regarding personnel practices, policy and employment laws;
  • Manages relocation, immigration and other responsibilities related to staffing administration;
  • Facilitates conflict resolution between employees and supervisors to promote a positive, safe, and compliant work environment;

  • Acts as a liaison between HR, Heads of Departments and union representatives, and provides advice and counsel to managers and supervisors regarding personnel practices, policy and employment laws;
  • Administer unemployment insurance processes and act as the employer representative for same, reviews related reports, respond to related information requests, and monitor program costs;
  • Represent the Bank at Labor/Employment-related hearings and investigations;
  • Contribute to the Bank’s HR management team to ensure the targets set in respect of employee productivity, safe working envornment; cost management; corporate governance are achieved and the values demonstrated;
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the immediate supervisor.


Educational Qualifications & Functional / Technical Skills

  • 1st degree in Human Resources/Law/Public Administration/Social Sciences/Business or Economics
  • A professional qualification/certification in HR is desirable

Relevant Experience (Type of experience and minimum number of years)

Job Opportunity at Equity Bank

  • 3-5 years of solid HR experience on employee relations;
  • Negotiation Skills
  • Labor Law Knowledge Skills
  • Team Player
  • Communication Skills
  • Project Management and Change Management Skills
  • Strong Business Acumen
  • Strong Time Management and Priorities Management Skills
  • Analytical and Problem-Solving Skills
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity, tight timelines, multiple priorities, and demanding customers, in a fast-moving, constantly changing environment
  • High degree of professionalism, maturity and confidentiality

Other requirements (Behavioural etc.)

  • Ability to build strong working relationships, internal and external to the organization.
  • Good analytical and numerical skills
  • High level of discretion

Manager – Industrial Relations Job Opportunity at Equity Bank Tanzania

How to Apply

If you believe you can clearly demonstrate your abilities to meet the criteria given above, please submit your application quoting the Job reference and title in the subject field to

Deadline: Thursday 7th January 2022

Job Opportunity at Equity Bank

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