Human Resource & Administration Officer NGO Careers - Uganda Women’s Effort to Save Orphans (UWESO)

Organization: Uganda Women’s Effort to Save Orphans (UWESO)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Head of Operations

About US:
Uganda Women’s Effort to Save Orphans (UWESO) is a national non-government organization which was founded in 1986 by Ugandan mothers committed to providing relief aid to needy children left parentless by the civil turbulence of the mid-1980’s and the HIV/AIDS pandemic. 

Job Summary: The Human Resource & Administration Officer will coordinate and provide human resource and administrative support to the smooth running of UWESO activities.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • The incumbent will coordinate the recruitment, selection and placement process of staff for the organisation
  • Ensure the HR Policy, procedures and guidelines on all HR related matters are Implemented and administered in a timely, equitable, systematic and transparent manner
  • Work on compensation and benefits administration as well as labor relations.
  • Coordinate the Performance management function of UWESO.
  • Prepare HR work plans and budgets;
  • The incumbent will manage the HR filing and data management system to ensure that all employee information is complete, accurate, easily retrieved and managed according to best practice.
  • Ensure staff welfare services, cleanliness and hygiene of office premises
  • The jobholder will strengthen the training and development function among all staff.
  • Manage staff separation process including exit interviews, separation letters, clearance, while ensuring that the policies and procedures as well as the labour laws have been followed.
  • Ensure employee relations between management and staff are clear, effectively established and maintained.
  • Offer timely support to UWESO administrative functions such as ensuring management of UWESO assets, line management staff in the administration section, establishing and maintaining a system for the proper management of UWESO records, coordinating transport for staff field trips and town service as well as coordinating the procurement function and management of project based/ office goods and services

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant should preferably hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resource Management, Psychology, Social Sciences, Business Administration or any other related qualifications from recognized institutions of higher learning. Possession of a Post Graduate qualification in Human Resource Management is an added advantage.
  • At least three years of relevant HR and Administration continuous experience in an NGO setting.
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of the human resource and administration processes and procedures.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, computer skills
  • Results-oriented and ability to work with minimum supervision
  • Sound coordination skills and a demonstrated ability to multi-task.
  • Demonstrated proactive leadership ability,

How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to send their applications with certified copies of academic transcripts, detailed CVs with salary history, contact addresses of three professional referees to:

Human Resource Officer,
Uganda Women’s Effort to Save Orphans,
Plot 2 Tagore Crescent, Kamwokya,
P.O. Box 8419, Kampala. Uganda

Or Email to: (All email applications should be in a single PDF file of maximum size – 5MB)

Deadline:  Friday, 1st July 2016

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