International NGO Jobs – Human Resources Coordinator at Action Against Hunger (ACF)

Organisation: Action
Against Hunger (ACF)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About US:
Against Hunger (ACF) is an international, non-governmental, non-religious
organization that was created in Paris in 1979 with headquarters in France
(Paris), the USA (New York), the UK (London), Spain (Madrid) and Canada
(Toronto). Recognized as a leader in the fight against malnutrition, Action
Against Hunger ACF International saves the lives of malnourished children while
providing communities with access to safe water and sustainable solutions to
hunger. With more than 30 years of expertise in emergency situations of
conflict, natural disaster, and chronic food insecurity, ACF runs life-saving
programs in some 40 countries benefiting five million people each year. Since
1980, ACF has provided assistance to vulnerable populations in Uganda. These have
included the displaced and returnee populations of LRA-affected Northern
Uganda, Sudanese and Congolese refugees fleeing fighting in their own
countries, and the people of the north eastern Karamoja region.
 The Human Resources Coordinator
will provide overall leadership in the mission for all matters related to Human
Resources. The incumbent will also support the Country Director on relations
with Government Authorities and reporting.
Duties and Responsibilities: 
Make sure that the mission implements
comprehensive HR policies & procedures, and remains compliant with local
labour laws
Guarantee that the mission has a functional
recruitment policy
Ensure the mission has an effective Staff
Development System
Communicate HR matters both internally within
mission and externally to New York HQ & local authorities and others
Support the Country Director in external
representation and direct responsibility for nurturing smooth relations with
the Government authorities.
Skills and Experience: 
The Human Resources Coordinator should hold a Master’s
degree in Human Resources or in Social Sciences, International Relations,
Psychology or any related field.
At least five years of past humanitarian field
experience, preferably as a member of a senior country management team. The
incumbent must have be an HR professional and/or general NGO leadership, with a
sound knowledge of HR matters, team management, strategic and program
Significant experience working closely with
governments and donors/ interface with local governments
Strong organizational skills, detail-oriented.
Possess the ability to take initiative &
prioritizing multiple tasks with minimal supervision.
Excellent written & verbal communication
Fluent written & spoken English.
Possess the ability to work cooperatively with
subordinates, colleagues and supervisory staff at all levels.
Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to work
both independently & as a member of a team.
Strong coaching & training skills
Diplomatic, able to mediate conflict in stressful
to Apply: 
candidates are encouraged to send their email applications (Cover Letters and
CV Only) to: mentioning Human Resources Coordinator
in the subject. The email should not be larger than 2 MB – any larger email
will not be considered. Please include your telephone contact details in the
Monday, 15th June, 2015 by 5:00pm
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