Senior Human Resource Officer NGO Jobs – Promoting Equality in African Schools (PEAS UK)

Job Title:      Senior Human Resource Officer
Promoting Equality in African Schools (PEAS UK)
Reports to: Human
Resource & Organization Development Coordinator
Duty Station: Kampala,
About US:
Promoting Equality in African
Schools (PEAS UK) is a UK-based charity with a mission ‘to unlock the potential
of Africa by expanding access to affordable quality secondary education.’ We
run the fastest growing network of sustainably financed secondary schools in
Africa. We currently have a network of 31 schools across Uganda and Zambia,
educating around 16,000 students. PEAS  is supported by major corporate,
government and private funders and our innovative financial model is pioneering
in the field of public private partnerships in development education.
Job Summary: The Senior Human Resource Officer is
primarily focused on providing Technical Human Resource support and expertise to
school Leaders and staff for efficient and effective running of school
programmes across the PEAS network of schools by participating directly,
providing information and guidance for decision making
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Coordinate
    staff recruitment and selection processes for schools in order to ensure
    quality school network staffing
  • Lead
    on all ‘’School Leadership Team’’ recruitments in a timely manner
  • Provide
    and coordinate school staff induction and orientation programmes
  • Develop
    and process for approval job descriptions ensuring clarity and accurate
    description of roles.
  • Identify
    training and development opportunities, organize school staff training
  • Strengthen
    capacity of School Leadership Team in basic human resource principles and
  • Provide
    advice and assistance with school staff performance evaluations for school
    senior leadership teams
  • Support
    planning, monitoring, and appraisal of employee work results by training
    school leaders
  • Support
    line managers to address under performance of staff including developing
    and implementing performance improvement plans
  • Provide
    advice and recommendations on disciplinary actions in accordance with HR
    guidelines and general Practice
  • Develop
    and support implementation of schools’ human resources plans, management
    policies and procedures
  • Lead
    on employee compensation, pay and benefits review and advice PEAS
    management and schools.
  • Prepare
    school based monthly and annual HR reports

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The
    applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in human resource management or
    its equivalent. A relevant postgraduate qualification will be an added
  • Two
    years of experience in a similar role for a large dynamic and fast-growing
  • Specific
    job-related experience in operational human resource management, knowledge
    of employment laws in Uganda
  • Good
    understanding of school operations and education sector in Uganda.
  • Demonstrate
    relevant abilities in supervision, team building, problem solving and
  • Effectively
    communicate basic and complex HR principles to a wide team and build
    confidence in approaches being used
  • Be
    agood negotiatorand influencerwith abilityto empower others to excel at
    their jobs.
  • Abilityto
    organize own work, andto manage time and resources effectively
  • Demonstrable
    experience of sustaining productive working relations with
  • Previous
    experience of providing distance support to remotely located
  • Excellent
    verbal and writing skills in English
How to Apply:
All candidates must send their
applications (paying particular attention to the person specification) and
curriculum vita via Email to:
Please include all portions of your application in one attached document as a
PDF document, and use Senior Human Resource Officer Programmes as the subject
of your email.
Deadline: 7th May 2018 by 5:00pm
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