Charity Jobs – Human Resource Manager at Fields of Life

Job Title:    Human
Resource Manager
Organisation: Fields of Life
Kampala, Uganda
Fields of Life is a charitable
development organisation which is committed to sharing the Christian faith by
collaborating with local communities and churches in East Africa to bring about
positive change through the provision of quality education, clean water, health
promotion and other community based projects. It has supported establishment of
schools across East Africa. The supported schools have become the hub of Fields
of Life’s other programmes like quality education, child sponsorship, water
sanitation and hygiene (WASH), and Christian outreach.
Job Summary:  The Human Resource Manager will be primarily responsible
for the overall administration, coordination and evaluation of the human
resource function.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • In
    charge of planning, organizing and controlling all HR activities including
    developing goals as well as maintain a human resources system that meets management
    information needs.
  • Co-ordinate
    the staff recruitment and selection process for all personnel including
    temporary employees and volunteers; including, preparing and placing
    vacancy notices; receiving applications and shortlisting of candidates, making
    reference checks and verifying authenticity of credentials provided by
    prospective employees
  • Develop,
    recommend and implement personnel policies and procedures; prepare and
    maintain handbook on policies and procedures
  • Overseeing
    staff training and development activities in collaboration with relevant
    Heads of Department and assigned training facilitators
  • Rewrite
    job descriptions where necessary and monitor the human resource
    performance to ensure effectiveness, compliance, and equity within
  • Administer
    staff benefit programs such as health insurance, pension plans, vacation,
    sick leave, leave of absence, and employee assistance.
  • In
    charge of organizing staff related meetings such as appointments and
    review meetings, disciplinary, welfare and maintaining accurate records of
    the same.
  • Responsible
    for monitoring the payroll  in
    consultation with the Finance Manager including: compiling data relevant
    for payroll e.g. new staff,  exits,
    disciplinary action, terminations to ensure that staff get salaries and
    benefits that are contractually due to them
  • Establishes
    and maintains personnel records and reports to conform to employment
  • Performs
    other incidental and related duties as required and assigned.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    applicant should preferably hold a Degree in Human Resources Management or
    any Social Science discipline with a postgraduate diploma in Human
    Resources Management
  • A
    minimum of three years’ experience in a dynamic human resources role
  • Past
    communications experience is an added advantage
  • Detailed
    knowledge and understanding of labor laws and statutory returns
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified candidates should visit the web link below and
create a profile on the NFT Consult website by entering their e-mail addresses.
Please visit web link below and click Apply now if convinced you have the job
requirements. The applications/CVs should be prepared in English and submitted
in either MS Word or PDF format will be considered.

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