People & Culture (HR) Business Partner – Western Region NGO Jobs – World Vision International

Organisation: World
Vision International
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Response
Manager and People & Culture Manager
About US:
World Vision Uganda
is a Christian Relief, Development and Advocacy Non-Government Organization
dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome
poverty and injustice. We currently work in over 41 districts in Uganda. World
Vision is committed to the protection of children and we will not employ people
whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is
conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks,
including criminal record checks where possible. “Our Vision for every child,
Life in all its fullness. Our prayer for every Heart, the will to make it so.”
Job Summary: The
People & Culture Business Partner supports line managers in Western Uganda
align HR practices and systems with business objectives and deliver value added
service to management and employees in Western Region.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Strategic Partner: Develops and implements Human Resource solutions to business problems
  • Actively contribute to the strategy of
    Eastern and Northern programs by providing technical guidance to Managers
    to identify, prioritize, and build organizational capabilities, behaviors,
    structures, and processes
  • Consult with line management and provide
    P&C (HR) guidance appropriately
  • Develop and regularly adjust P&C
    (HR) strategies and initiatives to respond to specific needs of Eastern
    and Northern Regions
  • Develop and implement initiatives for
    identifying and developing next generation of leaders within Eastern and
    Northern Regions
  • Keenly analyze trends and metrics in
    partnership with P&C team to develop solutions, programs and policies
    for Eastern and Northern regions.
  • Support line managers in forecasting and
    planning their talent/workforce pipeline requirements in line with Eastern
    and Northern Programs strategy.
  • Identify and work with partners to
    develop appropriate P&C solutions aligned to specific needs of the
Operations Management: Measures and monitors existing HR policies and procedures
Maintain in depth
knowledge of legal, Refugees, National and partnership requirements related to
day-to-day management of employees, reducing legal risks and ensuring
regulatory compliance.
  • Provide HR Policy guidance and
    interpretation to line management and build the capacity of line
    management to understand and implement organizational policies and
  • Communicate and support development of
    mechanisms that facilitate adoption of organizational culture and values
    by employees
  • Provide day-to-day performance
    management guidance to line management (coaching, counseling, career
    development, disciplinary actions).
  • Support line managers identify business
    needs and develop staff competences to meet identified business needs.
  • Identify and drive the sharing of best
    practices across functions and units to facilitate continuous improvement
  • Coordinate specific projects as
    determined in the annual P&C operational plan and contribute to
    functional and cross-functional initiatives.
Employee engagement: Supports creation of solutions to drive employee commitment and
  • Works in liaison with line management
    and employees to improve work relationships, increase productivity and
  • Work with line management to initiate
    and implement projects towards improving employee engagement as a driver
    for organization performance
  • Drive Our Voice survey action plans in
    designated area to improve employee wellbeing and engagement
  • Support line management to manage and
    resolve complex employee relations issues.
Change Management:
  • Build capability of employees and
    managers to respond to and manage organizational changes
  • Support line managers to review
    processes and systems and initiate changes to improve work effectiveness.
  • Support managers implement, track and
    assess ongoing changes. (change portfolio management)

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the World Vision
    People & Culture (HR) Business Partner Eastern and
    Northern career opportunity must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Human
    Resources Management, Organisational Psychology or Social Sciences/ or
    humanities with a post Graduate qualification in Human Resource
    Management, Business Management, Organizational Development.
  • A minimum of five years of generalist
    and broad HR experience years in large International NGO, two years of
    which must be in a busy and large scale emergence Response context.
  • Extensive knowledge of Ugandan labour laws
    and refugee instruments is desirable
  • Substantial business acumen with clear,
    comprehensive understanding of the link between talent and other HR
    initiatives and organizational strategy,
  • Ability to effectively envision,
    develop, and implement new strategies to address competitive, complex
    business issues.
  • Ability to collect and synthesize data
    and develop recommendations based on this
  • Customer service orientation
  • Excellent interpersonal and
    communication skills
  • Good skills in conflict
    resolution/problem solving, teamwork, crisis management, training
    facilitation and coaching.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by visiting World Vision
International’s e-recruitment jobs portal at the web link below.
Please follow
instructions on How to Create Account and Profile at World Vision’s
e-recruitment portal.  Qualified female candidates are particularly
encouraged to apply.
Deadline: 13th May 2018
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