Human Resource Business Partner (HRO- Training and Employee Welfare) Careers - Monitor Publications Limited (MPL)

Organisation: Monitor Publications Limited (MPL)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Head of Human Resource

About Us:
Monitor Publications Limited (MPL),  a Nation Media Group Company is Uganda's most influential media house, operating The Daily Monitor, Saturday Monitor and Sunday Monitor newspapers, 93.3KFM, 90.4 Dembe FM, Nation Couriers and the Monitor Business Directory.

Job Summary: The Human Resource Business Partner (HRO- Training and Employee Welfare) will be in charge of identifying business skills gaps and thereafter planning, organizing and coordinating the implementation of appropriate training, development and engagement interventions to enable MPL achieve its business objectives. The job holder shall also be responsible for the provision of effective welfare services to staff to maintain optimal levels of morale and productivity

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Develops and implements skills gap analysis processes annually
  • Develops annual training plan linked to business needs and implements Learning & Development programs across the organization
  • The jobholder manages Learning and Development policies and procedures that will guarantee business productivity.
  • Conducts orientation/ induction sessions and arrange on-the-job training for new hires.
  • Formulates and implements initiatives that will drive employee engagement across the business.
  • Champions all change management processes.
  • Implements the company annual Career Expo and manages and coordinates all industrial training and internship programs
  • Regularly monitors and supports all training suppliers’ deliverables in line with the signed contracts
  • Develops reporting and tracking tools linked to training and development and evaluates the impact thereof.
  • Develop and tracks the training budgets
  • Administers and tracks the welfare services e.g. managing the company pension scheme, canteen services, Identity cards and Medical scheme, E-Leave system to ensure that new staff get their medical cards, benefits among others in time, bereavement, sports, and takes charge of all staff activities including meetings, staff parties, birthdays, sports activities, etc.
  • The incumbent manages Internal and external communication from HR.
  • Builds amicable working relationships with employees and guides them on personal and work related issues through employee assisted programs.
  • Develops and maintains amicable relationships with various stakeholder’s e.g. medical insurance providers, canteen, banks, etc.
  • In charge of the HR calendar 
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicants for the MPL Human Resource Business Partner (HRO- Training and Employee Welfare) job opportunity should hold a University Degree in Human Resource Management, Social Sciences or any other related field from an accredited institution.
  • Professional Qualification and or Post Graduate Diploma in HRM
  • A minimum of three years’ experience preferably in FMCG
  • Extensive knowledge of Training needs assessment
  • Working knowledge of contemporary learning and development techniques and programs
  • Computer literacy skills with proficiency in PowerPoint, Word and Spreadsheets.
  • Good presentation and facilitation skills
  • Ability to influence
  • Business Acumen
  • Results oriented attitude
  • High personal standards
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral & written communication skills
  • Highly organised with ability to multitask

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their applications, detailed CVs and academic documents with daytime telephone number via E-mail to:

NB: Please note that only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: 7th July 2017

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