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15 September 2016

Senior Officer Human Resources Non-profit Careers - Save the Children International

Job Title:         Senior Officer Human Resources
Organisation: Save the Children International
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Head of HR

About US:
Save the Children is the world’s leading independent organization for children and has program presence in over 120 countries in the world and has been implementing programs for over 90 years. Save the Children envisions a Uganda in which every child attains the right to survival, protection, development and participation. Our mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives. We strive to create impact for children by delivering our Programmes through partnerships, by being innovative, by acting as the voice for and of children, and by achieving results at scale.  In Uganda, we implement programmes in six thematic programme areas of Child Protection, Child Rights Governance, Education, Livelihoods & Food Security, Health, Nutrition and HIV/AIDS in development and emergency contexts. Save the Children delivers programs in over 36 districts in the North, Rwenzori, North-Eastern and Central regions of Uganda, Currently, Save the Children has a staff complement of over 240 persons. We save children’s lives. We fight for their rights. We help them fulfil their potential. In 2014, we reached over 143 million children through our work around 52m directly and 91 million indirectly around the world.

Job Summary: The Senior Officer Human Resources will support the Head of HR in the review, adaptation and implementation of the Human Resources Management Policies, take specific responsibility for initiation of the HR Development plan from the performance management system and follow up of the same to ensure availability of adequate skills mix and competencies required to deliver the organisation’s strategy. In addition, the Senior Officer Human Resources takes responsibility for HR administration and management of the HR Information system, practices and policy through documentation, data entry and management in line with the HR strategy and objectives. The Senior Officer HR may be called upon as and when necessary to support the emergency team in cases of humanitarian crisis.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·         The ideal candidate for the Save the Children Senior Officer Human Resources job opportunity should hold a Bachelor’s degree in Humanities. Post graduate training in Human Resource Management is an added advantage.
·         At least three (3) years relevant working experience in HR, preferably with an International NGO.
·         Broad knowledge, understanding and proficiency in the field of Human Resources Management and ability to work under minimum supervision.
·         Good understanding of national legal requirements relating to HR, including labor laws and administrative law.
·         Broad understanding of employment related statutory requirements, organizational policies, systems and procedures formulation and management.
·         Good Interview, negotiation, listening and counselling skills.
·         Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in an international environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures.
·         Excellent planning, coordination and reporting skills, with the ability to organize a substantial workload comprised of complex, diverse tasks and responsibilities.
·         Previous experience in all technical areas of logistics operations including procurement, transport/distribution, warehousing, stock, fleet, asset, construction, communications and security management.
·         Past exposure and experience of working with local partners and District Local Government in Child Rights Governance, Health, Nutrition, Education, HIV/AIDS or Child Protection is an added advantage.
·         Excellent analytical skills and strategic planning abilities.
·         Ability to establish and maintain conducive collegial relations and perform effectively as a member of a team.
·         Computer literacy and excellent documentation skills are a must.
·         Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in an international environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures.
·         Ability to intervene with crisis management or troubleshooting as necessary.
·         Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching.
·         Excellent time management and planning capacity.
·         Availability and willingness to work extra hours during times of humanitarian responses.
·         Willingness to travel and work in hard-to-reach areas, occasionally under strenuous conditions.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to send a copy of their updated CVs with a cover letter (attached as one document) indicating three referees, two of whom should have been direct supervisors to:

·         Testimonials/certificates should not be attached to applications
·         Hand delivered applications will not be accepted and are therefore not considered during the shortlisting process.

Deadline: 23rd September 2016

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