HR Jobs – Human Resources Officer at Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA)

Job Title:   Human Resources Officer
Report to: Human Resource Manager
Organisation: Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA)
Position Grade: SG 4
Job Summary:  The position holder will be responsible for the implementation of the UNRA’s policies and procedures as they  affect staff recruitment, performance and discipline, The performance is reflected in the level of staff satisfaction with transparency, equitability and timeliness of day to day staffing.
Key Duties & Responsibilities:
·         Assists in the development of human resources policies and guidelines
·         Drafts and Updates the HR manual as necessary and ensures approved revisions are distributed to all section heads
·         Maintains the staff database and personal records including disciplinary records.
  • Manages staff recruitment process and issues contracts of employment to all permanent staff.
  • Organizes annual staff appraisals
  • Manages the UNRA Payroll in liaison with the Ministry of Public Service and Ministry of Finance, Planning & Economic Development.
  • Ensures that the UNRA Staff Medical Insurance Scheme runs smoothly and in a manner that guarantees value for money.
  • Liaises with the Insurance Provider to ensure that the Workers Compensation Insurance Scheme is managed in an efficient and effective manner.
  • Oversees the leave process, ensures that all requests for leave other than Annual leave are passed to the Human Resources Manager or above for approval and maintains records of all leave.
  • Prepares regular  and ad hoc reports for the Human Resources Manager as required.
  • Performs such other related duties as may be assigned by the Manager from time to time.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·         The applicant must have honors Bachelors Degree in Human Resources Management or Social Sciences or equivalent University degree with a Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resources Management, plus a minimum of five (5) years Human Resources Management experience.
·         Appreciation of computerized Human Resources Management and possession of a professional qualification will be an added advantage. 
How to Apply:
Salaries and Benefits: Appointments will be made on very attractive, negotiable monthly salary packages plus a range of benefits.
Conditions for Applying:
Applications accompanied by:
1.       A qualifications, adequacy for the post and illustrated personal experience 
2.      Copies  of testimonials  (the  applicant  must endorse on each copy of the submitted testimonials);
3.      Detailed curriculum vitae duly signed by the applicant on each and every page and showing previous positions held;
4.      Current salary;
5.      Three referees; and 
6.      Postal addresses and day time telephone contacts of applicant should be submitted to:
The Secretary of the Board of Directors
Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA)
Plot 5, Lourdel Road
P.O. Box 28487
Kampala, Uganda.
To reach the Secretary not later than 30 November 2012 at 17.00 hours. Only short-listed candidates  will be contacted.  
NB: Canvassing or lobbying by applicants or their representatives will lead to disqualification.
Those who applied before for the same positions should not re-apply.
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