23 August 2016

UNHCR Senior Human Resources Officer Employment Opportunity - Windle Trust Uganda (WTU)

Organization: Windle Trust Uganda (WTU)
Funding Source: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Executive Director

About US:
Windle Trust Uganda is Non-profit organization whose primary mission is to equip refugees and others affected by conflict in Africa to meet the challenges of development through providing access to education, training, and employment opportunities by advocacy and direct programme activity. Windle Trust Uganda has been a leading provider of access to university education, post-primary education, and vocational training for conflict-affected Africans since 1996. WTU works in partnership with United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).

Job Summary: The Senior Human Resources Officer provides HR partnering, support and expertise to the Windle Trust Offices throughout the employee life cycle. The role will focus on the various HR functions which will include employee relations, benefits, on-boarding, transfers and departures for all employees and recruiting, performance management, and compensation for the employees. The Windle Trust Offices are comprised of approximately 1,200 employees spread across the country. The Senior Human Resources Officer will provide leadership and ongoing coordination of the HR function and team for Windle Trust. In addition, this role supervises the larger HR administrators located throughout 4 regional and field offices across the country.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·         Responsible for employee relations management
·         The jobholder will be responsible for benefits administration
·         On-Boarding, Transfers and Employee Departures
·         In charge of recruitment management
·         Administration of Compensation
·         WTU Staff Performance Management

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·         The applicant should hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resource Management or equivalent
·         Additional professional certification preferred
·         At least four years of human resources practice experience in a progressive HR department and professional services organization or equivalent
·         Previous experience with Ugandan labor laws strongly preferred
·         Strong administration and problem solving skills
·         A high level of confidentiality
·         Excellent interpersonal and people-facing skills
·         Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
·         Tact and diplomacy
·         Ability to stay calm under pressure
·         Some travel will be required

How to Apply:
All interested applicants should submit their applications including detailed curriculum vitae, three referees and copies of their relevant academic and professional documents addressed to:

Human Resource Manager,
Windle Trust Uganda,
Mawanda Road, Mulago Hill
P. O. Box 24230 Kampala.  Uganda

E-mail to: Hr@windletrust.ug

Deadline: 26th August, 2016

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