Human Resources Manager Job Opportunity – ASA Microfinance (Uganda) Ltd

Job Title:        Human Resources Manager
Organisation: ASA
Microfinance (Uganda) Ltd
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Chief Executive
About US:
ASA Limited is an affiliate of ASA international Holding which is
registered in Mauritius (”ASA International”). ASA International is a holding company that owns and operates
microfinance institutions in different countries in Africa & Asia. The
company currently has 43 (forty three) branches in Kampala, Wakiso, Mukono,
Jinja, Iganga, Mityana, Rakai, Bugiri, Masaka ,Pallisa, Tororo, Mbale,
Lyantonde, Lukaya, Mbarara , Kumi, Ntungamo, Bushenyi and Luwero districts. The
major objective of ASA Microfinance (Uganda) Limited is to offer affordable,
flexible and need-responsive micro-finance products and services to the
economically active poor people in Uganda.
Job Summary: The Human
Resources Manager will support the review, adaptation and implementation of the
Human Resources Management Policies, take specific responsibility for
initiation of the HR Development plan from the performance management system
and follow up of the same to ensure availability of adequate skills mix and
competencies required to deliver the organization’s strategy. In addition, the
Human Resource Manager takes responsibility for HR administration and
management of the HR Information system, practices and policy through
documentation, data entry and management in line with the HR strategy and
Qualifications, Skills and
The ideal candidate for the ASA Microfinance
Human Resource Manager career opportunity should hold a Bachelor’s degree in
Humanities. Post graduate training in Human Resource Management is an added
At least five years relevant working experience
in HR.
Broad knowledge, understanding and proficiency
in the field of Human Resources Management and ability to work under minimum
Broad knowledge and understanding of national
legal requirements relating to HR, including labor laws and administrative law.
Broad understanding of employment related
statutory requirements, organizational policies, systems and procedures
formulation and management.
Good Interview, negotiation, listening and
counselling skills.
Highly developed cultural awareness and ability
to work well in an international environment with people from diverse
backgrounds and cultures.
Excellent planning, coordination and reporting
skills, with the ability to organize a substantial workload comprised of
complex, diverse tasks and responsibilities.
Previous experience in all technical areas of
logistics operations including procurement, transport/distribution, stock,
asset, communications and security management.
Excellent analytical skills and strategic
planning abilities.
Ability to establish and maintain conducive
collegial relations and perform effectively as a member of a team.
Computer literacy and excellent documentation
skills are a must.
Highly developed cultural awareness and ability
to work well in an international environment with people from diverse
backgrounds and cultures.
Ability to intervene with crisis management or
troubleshooting as necessary.
Exceptional interpersonal and communication
skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching.
Excellent time management and planning capacity.
Availability and willingness to work extra hours
during times of humanitarian responses.
Willingness to travel and work in hard-to-reach
areas, occasionally under strenuous conditions.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send
a copy of their updated CVs with a cover letter (attached as one document)
indicating three referees, two of whom should have been direct supervisors to:,
Deadline: 31st October 2016
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