Recruitment and Assessment Specialist HR Jobs - Umeme

Organisation: Umeme
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Talent Manager

About US:
Umeme is the largest electricity distribution company in Uganda, with a mandate of operating, maintaining, upgrading and expanding the electricity distribution network, retailing electricity to its customers, improving efficiency within the electricity distribution system. Umeme Limited is listed on the Uganda Securities Exchange and cross-listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange since 2012. Umeme has over 620,000 customers of which 20% are on pre-paid metering, a staff complement of 1,400 employees and has over the last 9 years invested US$ 271 m in the electricity distribution system.

Job Summary: The Recruitment and Assessment Specialist will be tasked with the recruitment and talent acquisition activities for the company in line with the company approved man-power plans

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Work closely with Talent Manager to develop and implement Umeme’s overall Talent Acquisition strategies.
  • Establish recruiting requirements by studying organization plans and objectives and meeting with HRBPs/managers to discuss needs.
  • The incumbent will also receive and follow up internal manpower requests rerouting to responsible parties.
  • Attract applicants by placing Job advertisements; contacting recruiters, and job sites.
  • Manage the internal staff vacancies Advertisement process.
  • Ensure consistency in process including establishment of interview panels, collection of forms, check and maintenance of documentation and references
  • Oversee the process of collecting and screening resumes, select potential candidates and provide short list of approved candidates to Supervisors for interview.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant should preferably hold a Bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management, Organizational and social psychology or Social Sciences
  • Possession of a Postgraduate diploma in Human Resource or management would be an added advantage.
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills
  • Highly analytical skills
  • Personal integrity and respect for confidential information.
  • Sense of urgency; ability to assess and meet priorities through good time management.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to fill out the online form at the link below.

Deadline: 3rd July 2017 at 5.00PM.

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