Principal Human Resource Officer Job Opportunity – Uganda Railways Corporation (URC)

Organisation: Uganda
Railways Corporation (URC)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to:  Managing
About URC:
Uganda Railways Corporation
(URC) is a body corporate established under an Act of Parliament to construct,
operate and maintain railway, marine and road services both inside and outside
Uganda for the carriage of passengers and goods. As a result of privatisation
of operations, the mandate of URC changed from that of an operator to that of
asset holder, concession monitor and advisor on railway technical matters.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Prepare
    and update manpower levels.
  • Maintain
    and update personnel records through the Human Resource Management System
  • Assist
    in the coordination of the day-to-day implementation of policies in
    matters of recruitment, promotions, remunerations, staff training and
    development, staff welfare, employee relations, and performance
  • Follow
    up on the implementation process of the performance management system.
  • Oversee
    the day-to-day smooth running of all administrative and logistical support
    areas of URC.
  • Provide
    support in the administration of staff welfare, remuneration and benefits.
  • Ensure
    safe custody of relevant employee records.
  • Collect,
    collate, analyse, and maintain up to date human resource management
    information system.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    ideal candidate should possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Business
    Administration (Management), or Organizational Psychology, or Human
    Resource Management, or Social Work and Social Administration.
  • Masters
    degree in Human Resource Management / other Post Graduate qualification in
    Human Resource Management is an added advantage
  • A
    minimum of five (5) years post qualification experience
  • Membership
    to the Human Resource Management Association of Uganda
  • High
    degree of integrity.
  • Ability
    to work under minimum supervision
  • Ready
    to work long hours
  • Must
    be a mature person and seasoned professional Manager able to interact and
    coordinate activities well with staff at all levels of the Corporation
  • Age: 
    Above 35 years
How to Apply:
All interested and qualified
candidates should submit their applications in a sealed envelope indicating the
position applied for and addressed to the Managing Director, Uganda Railways
Corporation, P.O. Box 7150, Kampala, Plot 57 Nasser Road, and delivered to the
Managing Director’s Office. The application should be accompanied with a CV,
copies of academic certificates and testimonials and complete addresses of
three (3) referees with working telephone contacts and email addresses.
Deadline: 26th February 2018
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