Human Resource & Administration Officer Jobs – Uganda Development Corporation (UDC)

Organisation: Uganda Development Corporation (UDC)
Project Name: Soroti Fruit factory (SOFTE)
Duty Station:  Uganda
Reports to: Manager Corporate Services
About Us:
Uganda Development Corporation (UDC) has been revived as an investment
arm through which Government will invest in strategic Sectors of the economy in
partnership with the private sector to trigger industrial and economic
development of the country. The mandate of UDC is to promote and facilitate the
industrial and economic development of Uganda. The Government of Uganda
received a grant from The Korean Government through Korea International
Cooperation Agency (KOICA) to facilitate construction of a Fruit Processing
factory. The factory is to be run under UDC as a subsidiary- Soroti Fruits
Limited (SOFTE). The company will produce ready to drink juice and concentrates
from Ugandan produced fruits notably Oranges and Mangoes.
Job Summary:
The Human Resource & Administration Officer will be providing support in
various Human Resource and administrative functions which include; recruitment,
staffing, training and development, performance monitoring, employee counseling
and  assets administration
Key Duties and
  • Interpreting and advising on employment
    policies and labour laws
  • Planning and delivering training sessions
    including induction of staff
  • Preparing and overseeing implementation of
    Human Resource strategies, policies and
  • programs/work plans;
  • Establishing and managing an efficient and
    effective, professional  and
    sustainable Human Resource system;
  • Preparing schedule of duties;
  • Updating 
    records of staff  training
    and development programs;
  • Ensuring implementation of computerized
    human resources management infrastructure
  • Managing all industrial relations issues.
  • Administering payroll
  • Maintaining employee records
  • Providing 
    advice and assistance while conducting staff performance
  • Provide basic counselling to staff
  • Ensuring effective management of office
    equipment and transport services are provided;
  • Ensuring compliance with environmental,
    health and safety measures and regulations;
  • Managing relevant service provider’s
    contracts and assessments of service level

Qualifications, Skills and
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s
    Degree in Human Resources Management, Industrial Psychology, Social
  • Post graduate Diploma in HRM (added
  • Minimum working experience of three (3)
    years in a similar position
  • Ability to use databases, spreadsheets,
    word processing packages
  • HR administration, Payroll Administration,
    recruitment and selection skills.
  • Knowledgeable of all relevant Employment
  • Counseling and good negotiation skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Excellent organizational skills,
  • Ability to work under pressure with
    minimum supervision.
  • Must be honest and a person of high
  • Ability to use own initiative and work
  • Must be self motivated, accurate and
    attentive to details
How to Apply:
All candidates are strongly encouraged to send their applications
accompanied with detailed curriculum vitae, copies of academic transcripts and
certificates, telephone contact, names and addresses of three referees should
be addressed to:
The Executive Director,
Uganda Development Corporation,
Floor 5, Soliz House,
Plot 23 Lumumba Avenue,
P. O. Box 7042 Kampala, Uganda
Email to:
Deadline: 4th April 2018
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