Senior Human Resources Officer – Training & Development Canadian NGO Jobs – Raising The Village (RTV)

Organisation: Raising
The Village (RTV)
Duty Station: Kanungu,
Reports to: Managing
About US:
Raising The
Village  International (RTV) is a Canadian non-profit organization focused
on ending extreme poverty by eliminating immediate barriers of scarcity,
nurturing income-generation activities and building local capacity, while
moving communities toward economic self-sufficiency.  
Job Summary:  The Senior Human Resources Officer – Training
and Development is a strategic and operational role that is responsible for
driving the implementation of Raising The Village’s Human Resources strategy
and training strategy while overseeing the day-to-day Human Resources service
delivery in all Ugandan based offices. In this leadership role, the Senior
Human Resources Officer – Training and Development will provide proactive
solutions to attract, engage and retain a high performing workforce. The Senior
Human Resources Officer -Training & Development coordinates and oversees
the implementation of services, policies, and programs, and assists and advises
Raising The Village Management Team about Human Resources issues. This role
leads and centralizes the training strategy, oversees consistency and
organizational standards and measures the training impact. This role will work
with many departments and employees at various levels to ensure that the
training developed meets the needs of the operation and is aligned with the
goals of the organization. The Senior Human Resources Officer – Training and
Development reports to the Managing Director.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Coordination of all aspects of recruitment include updating job
    descriptions, posting, receiving CVs and the interview process including
    development of a hiring plan;
  • Review resumes, shortlist candidates and facilitates the interview
    process, may be required to participate;
  • Maintain recruiting, testing and interviewing programs and
    counselling managers on candidate selection;
  • Conduct and analyze exit interviews and provide recommendations to
    senior management
  • Conduct onboarding and orientation for new employees with up to date
    and relevant resources made available and coordinates with IT, Payroll and
    other departments as needed
Administration/Policy and Procedures:
  • Act as a first point of contact for employee related issues
  • Ensure that employee issues are dealt with promptly, fairly and
    confidentially with major issues being brought forward to senior
    management’s attention
  • Ensure RTV’s policies and procedures, employee contracts and documentation,
    templates and forms are all up to date and relevant
  • Develop and update on an ongoing basis RTV’s HR Manual
  • Review organizational and space planning throughout RTV offices
  • Maintains the employee organizational chart
  • Maintain employee benefits programs and inform employees of benefits
    by studying and assessing benefit needs and trends; recommending benefit
    programs to management; directing the processing of benefit claims;
    obtaining and evaluating benefit contract bids; awarding benefit contracts;
    design and conduct educational programs on benefit programs
  • Ensure legal compliance by monitoring and implementing applicable
    Ugandan human resource requirements
  • Maintain current and historical by designing a filing and retrieval
    system; keeping past and current records.
Performance Review
  • Coordinate midterm and annual performance reviews
  • Review and provide recommendations on staff performances and
    highlight issues to senior management
  • Ensures planning, monitoring, and appraisal of employee work results
    by training managers to coach and provide construct feedback; hearing and
    assisting in resolving employee grievances; counseling employees and
  • Ensures best practices in staff evaluations.
Training and
  • Ensure strategic alignment of all training with organizational goals
    by collaborating with Senior Officers and Senior Management
  • Evaluate individual and departmental performance to ensure training
    is meeting organizational needs and improving performance
  • Identifying training needs by consulting with employees at various
    levels and using training needs assessments
  • Develop and deliver training solutions that meet organizational
    needs and possible future requirements
  • Select and manage resources, including working with both internal
    employees and training vendors to develop and deliver training
  • Facilitate in-house training sessions as identified and required
  • Evaluate and select appropriate learning methods for training
  • Analyze data and training reports and report on return on investment
HR Projects and
  • Participate in developing department goals, objectives, and systems
    in alignment with organizational goals and conducts resource planning;
  • Maintain and execute yearly workplans with the aim of improving
    Human Resources function within the organization
  • Update the Human Resources Strategy based on RTV’s evolving needs
  • Develop employee training strategy and ensures programmatic training
    is scheduled and adhered to;
  • Submit weekly reports to the Managing Director, ensuring to
    highlight key activities achieves and HR related issues
  • Participate in administrative staff meetings and attend other
    meetings and seminars as required
  • Assist in establishing departmental measurements that support the
    accomplishment of RTV’s strategic goals
  • Complete other duties as assigned

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the Raising The Village (RTV) Senior Human
    Resources Officer – Training & Development job vacancy must hold a Post-secondary
    education within a related field or a combination of professional
    experience and education
  • At least three years of progressive leadership experience in Human
  • At least three years of training and development experience
  • General knowledge of employment laws and human resources practices
  • Specialized training in employment law, compensation, organizational
    planning, organization development, employee relations, safety, training,
    and preventive labor relations, preferred
  • Professional in Human Resources certification is highly desirable
  • Experience in the administration of benefits and compensation
    programs and other Human Resources programs
  • Previous experience as a training facilitator required
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver training products in a variety of
    mediums that add value to the organization
  • Familiarity with traditional and modern training methods (mentoring,
    coaching, on-the-job or in classroom training, e-learning, workshops, etc.
  • Strong training & facilitation/coaching skills
  • Must maintain strict confidentiality
  • Excellent oral and written English communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office systems and demonstrated skills in
    database management and record keeping
  • Advanced organizational and time management skills with the ability
    to handle multiple assignments
  • Must be detail oriented, highly organized and ability to problem
  • Must possess a strong customer service mentality and a desire to
  • Ability to travel approximately 25% of time to field offices and
    partner villages as required
How to Apply:
All qualified and
interested candidates should send a letter of application and curriculum vitae
including address, telephone contact and two references as one document to:
Please note:
formatted PDF or Word documents are preferred.
·         Please indicate
the position you are applying in the subject line,  for instance “Name – Senior Human Resources
Officer – Training & Development – Kanungu District”

Deadline: 18th February 2019

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