Human Resource Assistant Job at Uganda Electricity Distribution Company Limited (UEDCL)

Organisation: Uganda Electricity Distribution Company Limited (UEDCL)
Reports to: Principal Human
Resource and Administrative Officer

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Uganda Electricity
Distribution Company Limited (UEDCL) is a limited liability company
incorporated in Uganda under the Companies Act. UEDCL owns the 33KV and below
voltage Electricity distribution network and all the operational assets
associated with the business currently leased to Umeme Ltd. The company
monitors Umeme Ltd investment, Generates and distributes thermal power in the
districts of Moyo, Adjumani and Kalangala, Operation of the pole plant at
Lugogo and execution of some rural electrification schemes and projects on
behalf of the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources.
  The Human Resource Assistant will provide
technical support in human resource management including recruitment,
selection, performance management, training and development in line with the
UEDCL Human Resources policies and procedures.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Assist
    in the recruitment and selection process in line with Human Resource
    standards and procedures.
  • Maintain
    and update the HRIS system and provide accurate Human Resource information
    to stakeholders in a timely manner
  • Maintain
    and update staff fi les in accordance to the Human Resource policies and
  • Keep
    record of staff contracts and send reminders to staff whose probation and
    contracts are expiring
  • Update
    and track staff performance agreements and appraisals as per the HR
    policies and procedures
  • Prepare
    leave schedules and track leave taken in line with the UEDCL strategic
  • Maintain
    and update records of trainings carried out by staff in line with the
    training and development plan
  • Prepare
    service provider payments in line with UEDCL policies and procedures
  • Prepare
    reports and other briefs to the Principal HR and Administrative Officer on
    a monthly basis.

Skills and Experience:
  • The
    applicant should hold a Bachelors degree in Human Resource, Business
    Administration (Human Resource option), Psychology or an equivalent from a
    recognized university.
  • At
    least a year’s experience in Human Resource and Administration in a
    recognized organization.
  • Excellent
    written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability
    to work with minimum supervision
  • Possess
    the maturity, self confidence and interpersonal skills to work closely
    with staff at all levels.
  • A
    high degree of self motivation and ability to work independently.
  • Flexible
    attitude and attention to detail
  • Computer
    literacy particularly Microsoft Office

to apply:

All interested candidates should send an application letter, CV, copies of
academic / professional certificates and at least three professional references
in a sealed envelope to: The Head, Human Resources and Administration, Uganda
Electricity Distribution Co. Ltd, Plot 37, UEDCL TOWER, P.O. Box 7390, Kampala,
Uganda. For more details, visit our website:

19th July 2013
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