Human Resources Coordinator Non-profit Jobs – International Rescue Committee (IRC)

Job Title:         Human Resources Coordinator
Organization: International
Rescue Committee (IRC)
Duty Station:  Kampala,
About US:
The International Rescue
Committee helps people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by conflict
and disaster to survive, recover, and gain control of their future. It was
created by Albert Einstein more than 80 years and has been working in Uganda
since 1998. It has particularly working in the conflict zones where tens of
thousands of people have been kills and over 1.6 million displaced. Following a
peace agreement in 2006, Ugandans are returning home and looking to rebuild
their lives. The IRC is there to protect women and children from violence and
exploitation by fostering a safe environment and encouraging education, and is
supporting farmers and small businesses, and helping communities promote peace
and long-term development.
Job Summary: The Human
Resources Coordinator will be providing overall (technical) HR support to
senior management in attracting, developing and retaining of high caliber
staff. The HR Coordinator is responsible for ensuring the consistent and
efficient implementation of IRC`s HR policies and procedures and best practices
across the country program.  Reporting to
Deputy Director of Operations, the HRC is overall responsible for the HR
function, ensures effective and transparent human resources management and
quality services to employees quality administrative support function
throughout the Uganda program. The HRC responsibilities include employee policy
development and implementation, advising senior management on performance
related issues, leading the HR/Admin team, workforce planning, benefits
administration, training and development, and administrative services.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • HR
    strategy and objectives:
    HR key objectives and priorities to country strategic objectives;
    coordinating HR practices and priorities across the country program in
    order to provide and reinforce the recruitment and ongoing development of
    a competent and efficient workforce.
  • HR
    support to senior management:
    Advising senior management regarding legal and staff management
    issues; participating in discussions about structure and organizational
    development and change; supporting recruitment of senior positions;
  • HR
    planning and monitoring:
    HR reporting and planning; developing HR key performance indicators in
    order to develop an informed and accountable HR management
  • Compliance:
    Reviewing and ensuring
    compliance to HR policies and procedures; coordinating the development of
    policies, handbooks and supporting their implementation and dissemination
  • Training
    & Outreach:
    Leads and
    develops the IRC Uganda Human Resources efforts by ensuring staff
    understand and apply HR best practices and IRC policy, and engaging staff
    to foster and implement a creative and productive workplace that actively
    promotes learning and staff development.
  • Staff
    Building HR
    management capacities to ensure qualified and trained Human Resources staff
    across IRC Uganda as well as efficient and performing HR department
    delivering timely and accurate services; managing Human Resources
    staff  in Uganda.
  • Technical
    Management & Systems:
    & effective human resource and administrative management systems that
    support the design and implementation of quality programming without
    compromising compliance.
  • Compensation
    & Benefits:
    an attractive and competitive compensation and benefits package is
    maintained; developing specific program to attract and retain high
    performing senior national managers;
  • Staff
    With the
    guidance of Human Resources at Headquarters, oversee the implementation of
    the staff development policy, programs and tools and link with orientation
    and performance management plan;
  • HR
    tools and practices:
    standardization and use of best practices across IRC Uganda management
    teams; coordinating the use of salary software and Global HRIS  (Workday) in Uganda.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    applicant for the International Rescue Committee Human Resources
    Coordinator job placement should preferably hold a Master’s degree
  • At
    least seven years of progressive HR professional experience with a minimum
    of 3 as the head of the HR function.
  • Demonstrated
    success as an HR generalist supporting employee groups of 400+ employees
    in multiple locations within the region or global environment required.
  • Strong
    managerial skills and ability to motivate and inspire teams to achieve
    superior standard in all aspects of human resource management.
  • Previous
    overseas experience in conflict and/or post conflict environments, with
    the UN and/or NGOs preferred;
  • Computer
    proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and computerized payroll
  • Resilience,
    record of performance in high-pressure work environments and ability to
    problem solve without immediate supervision.
  • Experience
    working in a multicultural environment
  • Must
    demonstrate flexibility, and ability to readily adapt to changing
    requirements and environments;
  • Broad
    knowledge and experience in employment law, compensation, organizational
    planning, organization development, employee relations, and training and
  • Excellent
    English oral and written skills
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates should apply online at the link below.
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