Human Resource Officer Career Opportunity – Uganda Coffee Development Authority (UCDA

Job Title:        Human Resource Officer
Organization: Uganda Coffee
Development Authority (UCDA)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Human Resource
About US:
Uganda Coffee Development Authority was established as a public
Authority, and its mandate is to promote and oversee the coffee industry by
supporting research, promoting production, controlling coffee quality, and
improving the marketing of coffee in order to optimize foreign exchange
earnings for the country and payments to the farmers.
Job Summary: The Human
Resource Officer will implement HR-related activities in the benefits
administration, employee relations, training, performance management,
onboarding, policy implementation, recruitment/employment, employment law
compliance functional areas in accordance with approved guidelines and
Key Duties and
  • The jobholder will implement recruitment
    activities for required Staff, including placement of temporary employees
    and interns, and conduct new-employee orientations as well monitor
    career-pathing program.
  • Support the Performance Management process
    following the established performance management system.
  • Administer the employee compensation
    program in line with approved policies and guidelines.
  • The incumbent will maintain human resource
    information system records and compiles report from established databases.
  • Coordinate the staff capacity building
    exercises in accordance with the UCDA staff development policy.
  • Offer timely support in contractual
    processes and managing of staff exit processes / handover processes.
  • Implement and oversee Staff’s adherence to
    the Staff Code of conduct and other Staff disciplinary related cases.
  • Support in handling employee relations
    counseling, outplacement counseling and exit interview, management of
    staff queries and grievances / staff relationship management.
  • The incumbent will also implement the
    Occupational Health, Safety and Environment policies and procedures
  • Prepare and submit periodical reports as
    requested by the supervisor.
  • Carry out any other duties as assigned
    from time to time.
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The ideal candidate should hold a
    Bachelor’s Degree (First Class or Upper Second class) in Human Resource
    Management, Organizational Psychology, Business Administration, or Social
    Sciences from a recognized university;
  • Possession of a Masters’ Degree in Human
    Resource Management.
  • A minimum of five years of related
    experience in Human Resource Department in a reputable organization or NGO
  • Familiarity with Balanced Score Card
    system will be an added advantage
  • Excellent inter-personal skills, and a
    good understanding of human relationships
  • Good guidance, counselling and negotiation
    skills, at all levels;
  • Good team work skills;
  • Excellent oral and written communications
    skills in English
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified applicants should send an application letter,
detailed curriculum vitae with at least three (3) traceable referees and
certified copies of academic certificates addressed to:
The Board Secretary / Director Corporate Services,
Uganda Coffee Development Authority (UCDA)
Coffee House, Plot 35, Jinja Road
P.O. Box 7267, Kampala-Uganda
Email to: (E-mail
size shouldn’t exceed 2 MB. All attachments should be in PDF)
Deadline: 24th July
2017 (by 17.00 hrs. Local Time)

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