Country Human Resources Manager Employment Placement – Taoure Ltd

Organisation: Taoure Ltd
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Group Human Resource Manager

About US:
Taoure Ltd is a supply chain and logistics company operating in the East African region and Head Quartered in South Sudan.

Job Summary: The Country Human Resources Manager will be responsible for providing leadership to the Ugandan subsidiary. The incumbent will tasked with the responsibility of ensuring that the HR department is achieving its strategic objectives and contributing to the success of the company. The incumbent will work closely with the management and other departmental heads on all matters of Staff planning, employment, labour law and compensation services including appointments, promotions, terminations, transition to retirements, voluntary separations and employee redundancy among others.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
1. Organization Structure and Resourcing:
·         Implement manpower plans that address staffing needs over a duration of time.
·         The incumbent will also manage an internal data base and inventory which lists the type, range and level of skills, knowledge and competencies available within the company.
·         Oversee the recruitment process of people who match the required knowledge, skills and personal attributes into and from within the company. This should be done by finding suitable candidates through job adverts, receiving job applications and conducting interviews.
·         Facilitate the on boarding process; ensure that the staff have all necessary tools to settle into the organization.
·         Support in the coordination of the induction process for all new staff.
2. Manage staff compensation and Benefits:
·         The incumbent will manage the remuneration process in order to ensure that staff receive their monthly pay in accordance with their letters of offer.
·         Ensure the company is in compliance with the tax laws on employee’s compensation in terms of tax payments and filling of returns.
3. Staff Documentation:
·         Ensure that each staff file is updated with requisite documents: identification documents, Certificate of good conduct, CV, School certificates especially a copy of the Degree and or diploma certificate, appointment letters, job descriptions, performance contract and performance appraisals forms. All official correspondence between the company and the staff should be included in the staff files such as warning letters and promotion letters.
·         Ensure that all expatriate staff have requisite documents such as work permits, alien registration and valid VISAs according to the requirements in each country.
4. Performance Management:
·         Ensure all staff have job descriptions and performance contracts with SMART goals.
·         Staff reviews are done on a quarterly basis, the feedback is shared with staff and the appraisal form is signed by both staff and line Manager. A copy of the same should be maintained in the staff file.
·         Ensure that staff compensation is in line with their performance
5. Disciplinary: Responsible for disciplinary action for staff where either their conduct or performance is unacceptable in line with the HR policy.
6. Staff Development:
·         Implementation of staff developmental plans by identification of areas of improvements and training needs required. Organize relevant trainings to cover the training needs identified.
·         Staff career growth and development by developing a career path for each staff and monitoring progress.
7. Leave Management:
·         The incumbent will oversee the leave management process.
·         Ensure staff members have annual leave plans.

Key Performance Indicators:
·         Adherence to laid-down policies and procedures in the human resource policy
·         Compliance with Regulatory reporting requirements to the Ministry of Labour and other regulatory bodies
·         Compliance with stipulated timelines for tax payments and filing returns in all the countries where the group operates.
·         Provision of useful insights to management for decision making purposes regarding people management
·         Positive audit ratings on the HR function from internal auditors

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  
·         The ideal candidate must hold a University degree in a business related field. Also, the incumbent should possess a post graduate Diploma in HR
·         Possession of an MBA/Post graduate qualification in HR an added advantage
·         At least five years’ HR experience, with at least three years of senior management experience
·         Working knowledge of Human Resources Best Practices
·         Working knowledge on the relevant Ugandan Labour Laws
·         Prior experience in interacting with and influencing key decision makers
·         Past exposure and experience in building, training, motivating and managing a team
·         Drive and resilience with result orientation
·         Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
·         Excellent planning and organizational skills
·         Ability to interact with all levels of staff & management

How to Apply:  
All suitably qualified and interested applicants should email their cover letters and CVs with names of three referees who can provide confidential assessment of their capabilities. Please indicate on your CV your current and expected salary.

All applications should be emailed to the General Manager, Taoure Ltd at

In the subject matter of the email, please clearly indicate the position you are applying for.

Deadline: 15th October 2015.

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