People & Culture Manager HR Careers – World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF)

Title:         People & Culture Manager
Organization: World
Wide Fund for Nature (WWF)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Country
Director, WWF-Uganda Country Office
About US:
WWF is one of the
world’s largest independent and experienced Conservation organizations
operating in over 100 Countries in the world. WWF UCO implements a number of
national programmes promoting environment conservation in Uganda. WWF’s mission
is to stop the degradation of our planet’s natural environment, and build a
future in which humans live in harmony with nature.
Job Summary:  The People & Culture Manager will mainly
implement the people component of the WWF Uganda strategic plan; support
management and be the local person to attract, recruit, develop and retain the
right talent for delivering the strategy and build program and leadership
capacity; implement effective people, organisational and management structures,
policies and processes in alignment with WWF guidelines‘ policies and
procedures and Uganda legal standards, and be the lead advisor to the Country
Director and his team in matters concerning people related risk management.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Manage recruitment processes in collaboration with hiring managers‘
    ensuring compliance with standards in resourcing, recruiting,
    orientation/induction, contracting procedures.
  • Support the development and implementation of succession plans for
    WWF Uganda.
  • Coordinate talent management efforts in line with WWF’s Talent
    management process
  • Coordinate the annual performance and development Journey process
    and ensure that all staff are evaluated.
  • Develop and oversee the implementation of WWF Uganda training and
    development plan, manage the leadership and management training programmes
  • Develop and support measures to improve and develop positive
    organizational culture and employee wellbeing.
  • Ensure regular salary reviews are implemented in line with the
    compensation & benefits guidelines and oversee payroll management.
  • Advises Management and monitor stall related legal/disciplinary
    matters in line with the P&C Policies and local labour laws,
  • Ensure proper stall welfare management including managing
    relationships with key partners e.g. labour authorities statutory agencies
    and service providers (health insurance, lite and personal accident
  • Ensure that all Field Programme locations operate and adhere to the
    P&C policies and procedures and the local labour laws‘
  • Ensures and Follow-up implementation oi audit recommendations on
    P&C matters.
  • Ensure People & Culture needs are provided for on the annual and
    program budgets and support the fundraising team to lock out tor resources
    tor people culture and development.
  • Maintain employee contracts and ensures compliance with the WWF
    policies and local labour laws
  • Assist the Country Director in communication with all stall in
    Uganda Country office and field start as appropriate on people it culture
    matters that affect them
  • Manage the entire employee lite cycle induction, contracts
    management, separation and P&C policy compliance.
  • Provides People & Culture management support to the regional
    hubs/secretariats i.e. ARL, Energy, IGCP and Great Apes in liaison with
    the Regional Office for Africa (BOA) i.e. embedding of staff, job
    evaluation, review and alignment of contracts.
  • Carrying out regular internal audits on field projects on People
    & Culture issues.
  • Performs other duties as requested by the Country Director.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) People &
    Culture Manager job placement must hold a Masters in Human Resources
    Management, Organisational Psychology with bachelor’s degree in related
    field such as and not limited to; Business Administration. Laws,
    Organisational Development, Economics,
  • Five years of professional experience in HR in Uganda. Membership of a relevant professional body would be a strong asset.
  • Proven track record in Human Resources administration and
    management. Knowledge of the institutional, legal and policy framework oi
    employment and HR management in Uganda.
  • Experience working with an international NGO is an added advantage.
  • Proven skills in people management.
  • Proven skills in change management.
  • Strategic business partnerships
  • Experience in people programmatic policy based approach.
  • Demonstrated experience in applying HR management protocols.
  • Excellent inter-personal skills and a good understanding oi human
  • Good guidance, counselling and negotiation skills at all levels.
  • Good abilities to work in a team.
  • Experience working in a matrix organizations
  • Good knowledge of Ms Office suite.
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills in English.
  • Adherence to WWF’s values, which are Engaging, Optimistic,
    Determined and Knowledgeable.
How to Apply:
All interested
candidates should send their cover letters and updated CVs via Email
to: clearly indicating the job title
in the subject addressed to The People & Culture Manager-Africa.
Deadline: 2nd September 2018
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