Human Resource & Administration Officer Jobs - Uganda Development Corporation (UDC)


Organisation: Uganda Development Corporation (UDC)
Project Name: Soroti Fruit factory (SOFTE)
Duty Station:  Uganda
Reports to: Manager Corporate Services

About Us:
Uganda Development Corporation (UDC) has been revived as an investment arm through which Government will invest in strategic Sectors of the economy in partnership with the private sector to trigger industrial and economic development of the country. The mandate of UDC is to promote and facilitate the industrial and economic development of Uganda. The Government of Uganda received a grant from The Korean Government through Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) to facilitate construction of a Fruit Processing factory. The factory is to be run under UDC as a subsidiary- Soroti Fruits Limited (SOFTE). The company will produce ready to drink juice and concentrates from Ugandan produced fruits notably Oranges and Mangoes.

Job Summary: The Human Resource & Administration Officer will be providing support in various Human Resource and administrative functions which include; recruitment, staffing, training and development, performance monitoring, employee counseling and  assets administration

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Interpreting and advising on employment policies and labour laws
  • Planning and delivering training sessions including induction of staff
  • Preparing and overseeing implementation of Human Resource strategies, policies and
  • programs/work plans;
  • Establishing and managing an efficient and effective, professional  and sustainable Human Resource system;
  • Preparing schedule of duties;
  • Updating  records of staff  training and development programs;
  • Ensuring implementation of computerized human resources management infrastructure
  • Managing all industrial relations issues.
  • Administering payroll
  • Maintaining employee records
  • Providing  advice and assistance while conducting staff performance evaluations
  • Provide basic counselling to staff
  • Ensuring effective management of office equipment and transport services are provided;
  • Ensuring compliance with environmental, health and safety measures and regulations;
  • Managing relevant service provider’s contracts and assessments of service level


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources Management, Industrial Psychology, Social Sciences
  • Post graduate Diploma in HRM (added advantage)
  • Minimum working experience of three (3) years in a similar position
  • Ability to use databases, spreadsheets, word processing packages
  • HR administration, Payroll Administration, recruitment and selection skills.
  • Knowledgeable of all relevant Employment Laws
  • Counseling and good negotiation skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Excellent organizational skills,
  • Ability to work under pressure with minimum supervision.
  • Must be honest and a person of high integrity.
  • Ability to use own initiative and work independently
  • Must be self motivated, accurate and attentive to details

How to Apply:
All candidates are strongly encouraged to send their applications accompanied with detailed curriculum vitae, copies of academic transcripts and certificates, telephone contact, names and addresses of three referees should be addressed to:

The Executive Director,
Uganda Development Corporation,
Floor 5, Soliz House,
Plot 23 Lumumba Avenue,
P. O. Box 7042 Kampala, Uganda

Email to: hr@udc.go.ug

Deadline: 4th April 2018

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