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Senior Manager, Human Resources Business Partner NGO Careers - Living Goods (LG)


Job Title:              Senior Manager, Human Resources Business Partner
Organisation: Living Goods (LG)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Global Director, Human Resources

About US:
Living Goods (LG) seeks to improve the lives of tens of millions of underserved customers by revolutionizing the way community health is delivered in the developing world.  To do this, Living Goods not only grows its own business operations, but also dramatically magnifies its impact through large-scale partnerships.  Living Goods supports networks of ‘Avon-like’ micro-entrepreneurs who go door-to-door teaching families how to improve their health and wealth while selling affordable, high-impact products like basic medicines, fortified foods, water filters, clean cook stoves, and solar lights.

Job Summary: The Senior Manager, Human Resources Business Partner will help us keep our great people. The incumbent will also provide counsel on thorny personnel issues.  Promote a fun and inclusive workplace. Create competitive compensation packages. 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Develop strategy.  We need you to translate business goals into a people strategy for Uganda.  Working with managers, you will forecast the number and type of staff Living Goods needs in Uganda. You will adapt global policies to the local context.
  • Build a culture based on our values.  Working with the Uganda leadership teams, you will champion our organizational culture in Uganda, striving to create a positive and productive workplace.  One that values hard work, feedback and continuous improvement, inclusion and commitment.  You will further our progress towards becoming a Great Place to Work ™
  • Recognize and reward greatness.  You will develop creative ways to celebrate employee effort and reward results.   
  • Keep great people. You will develop and spearhead our efforts to identify and manage talent.
  • Promote learning. You will work across the organization to identify training needs and develop creative approaches to addressing the gaps.
  • Coach managers. We need you to help managers learn how to best guide and motivate employees in Uganda .  You will guide managers on how to address performance issues in ways that preserve employee dignity and promote productivity. 
  • Make sure we play by the rules.  You will serve as the chief human resources compliance officer in Uganda.  You will oversee internal and external audits and ensure reporting to relevant audiences.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Living Goods Senior Manager, Human Resources Business Partner job placement should have eight years of human resources experience in Uganda.  Your experience is in a variety of areas, such as employee relations, compensation and benefits, engagement, career development and performance management.  You have a basic understanding of Uganda’s employment law and a relevant bachelor’s degree or higher.
  • Leadership skills.  You have a track record of leading human resources initiatives and of managing change in a growing environment.  Your knowledge and gravitas makes you a trusted partner to senior managers.
  • Global organization experience.  You have experience in an international company or NGO.
  • Customer service skills.  Like the acronym “HR,” our team is both human and resourceful. Your can-do spirit shifts the HR paradigm from “you can’t do that” to “yes we can.”
  • Lives our values. You can thrive in our culture–you can demonstrate inclusion, integrity, innovation, quick footedness, collaboration, and accountability.
  • Team player.  You play well with others enjoy seeing the impact of our work as a team.
  • Multitasks.  You’re able to juggle multiple tasks at once while ‘staying calm and carrying on.’  You think strategically, handle ambiguity and work well in a multicultural environment.

NB: Please note that only candidates meeting the minimum qualifications will be considered.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are strongly encouraged to apply online at the web link below.


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