Plan International NGO Jobs – Human Resources Coordinator – Staff Development

Organization: Plan
Duty Station: Kampala,
About Plan:
Founded 75
years ago, Plan International is one of the oldest and largest children’s
development organizations in the world. We work in 50 developing countries
across Africa, Asia and the Americas to promote child rights and lift millions
of children out of poverty. Plan’s vision is of a world in which all children
realize their full potential in societies that respect people’s rights and
dignity. Plan is independent, with no religious, political or governmental
Job Summary:  The Human Resources Coordinator – Staff
Development will support the HR department by monitoring and implementing human
resources policies and strategy in line with Plan’s country strategic plan,
global HR strategy and the national labour laws.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Responsible for identifying training needs for
various categories of staff, and participating in the design of in-house staff
training programs.
Actively coordinating and supporting the
implementation of appropriate learning initiatives as per Policies
Develop and oversee the coordination and
implementation of annual staff development /training plans including respective
Coordinate workshops/trainings of all corporate
training requirements; follow to ensure learning from workshops/trainings are
shared with all staff using an approved approach/ strategy
Responsible for staff learning and professional
development programs including designing and delivery of programmes and
Oversee all internship placements and maintain
database of organizations who can offer various types of professional
Organize and coordinate an effective orientation and
induction program for staff in line with the HR induction policy
Actively participate in periodical reviews of HR
policies and strategies and employee opinion surveys and make recommendations
for the better running of the department
Participate in salary reviews and budgeting
reviewing job descriptions and person specifications in accordance with
changing job requirements
Prepare manpower statistics and any other required
Serve as focal person between the HR department and
other Plan Uganda offices and proactively manage incoming/outgoing
correspondences ensuring response deadlines are met
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The Plan International Human Resources Coordinator –
Staff Development should possess a good Bachelor’s degree in Human Resource
management or related field.
Post graduate diploma or masters in Human resource
Excellent technical knowledge on general HR areas
Working Knowledge of operationalizing HR in a busy
NGO environment
Practical experience and knowledge of working in
developing country
Excellent written and spoken English skills
Proven skills in the full range of general HR needs
including data management, recruitment, pay and employee relations is essential
Skills in supporting strategic planning and human
resourcing requirements
Exceptional communication – excellent negotiation
and influencing skills in multi-cultural
Behaves consistently in approach to work and
Strongly drives performance forward in area of the
business for which they are responsible together with the team
Sets a strong learning culture in their part of the
Remains calm and positive under pressure and in
difficult situations
Aware of impact on others and adjusting own
behaviour accordingly
Tolerant of difference – cultural sensitivity in
relation to its impact on HR.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified candidates should send their letters of application, together with
updated CVs, contact telephone numbers, copies of relevant certificates, names
and contact details of three references plus salary history and send to:
The Country
Human Resources Manager,
Plan Uganda
Email to:
NB: As a child
centered development organization, Plan strives to ensure that children are
kept safe in all the areas we operate. The organization further has a Child
Protection Policy that every staff is required to sign. Potential candidates
will be required to provide information confirming whether or not they have
ever been convicted of any child abuse crimes.
Deadline: 28th August, 2015
Please consider
your application unsuccessful in case you do not hear from us by 28th
October, 2015
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