Fresher Human Resources Assistant Job Careers – Refugee Law Project (RLP)

Resources Assistant

Organization: Refugee
Law Project (RLP)

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Human
Resources Officer

About US:

The Refugee Law
Project (RLP) is an outreach project of the School of Law, Makerere University.
Our Mission is to empower asylum seekers, refugees, deportees, IDPs and host
communities to enjoy their human rights and lead dignified lives. Refugee Law
Project’s work is currently structured in five thematic areas: Access to
Justice; Conflict, Transitional Justice & Governance (CTJ&G), Gender
& Sexuality; Mental Health & Psychosocial Wellbeing; and Media for
Social Change.

Job Summary:  The Human Resources Assistant is responsible
for providing support and assistance in the implementation of human resource
policies and practices according to the organisation objectives

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

Recruitment and

  • The HR Assistant will participate in recruitment efforts by posting
    job adverts;
  • Support in the profiling applications;
  • Participate in coordinating the shortlisting exercise;
  • Participate in scheduling job interviews;
  • Organizing interview materials;

Compensation and

  • Support in the preparation of monthly staff salary adjustments;
  • Conduct benefit enrollment process;
  • Support all staff in getting their medical insurance benefits;
  • Support in updating the leave schedule and prepare quarterly

Records Maintenance

  • Prepare new employee personnel files;
  • Ensure that employee personnel files are up to date;
  • Maintain and update the HR database;
  • Perform file audits and share the report with HR Manager;

Employee Relations

  • With utmost confidentiality report employee complaints and
    grievances to the Human Resource Officer for timely handling.

Temporal Staff

  • Support in the management of support staff including interns,
    Research Associates and Volunteers. Prepare temporal contracts and
    coordinate the reporting process, orientation and exit procedures.


  • Update performance evaluation tracking and file reports derived from
    the performance evaluation exercise.


  • Ensure that the office premises are tidy and clean at all times
    through supervision of Office Assistants and Cleaners.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal candidate for the Refugee Law Project (RLP) Human
    Resources Assistant job opportunity must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Human
    Resources Management, Business Psychology, Industrial Psychology, Business
    Administration with a Specialty in human resource and or any other related
    field from a recognized university
  • At least two years of experience in managing HR work
  • Ability to give timely report on activities undertaken;
  • Ability to work under pressure with minimum supervision;
  • Creative and innovative skills;
  • Ability to prioritize and plan work activities;
  • Accurate, organized thorough, and able to monitor work for quality;
  • Dependable, able to follow instructions, respond to management
  • Detail oriented; Able to enjoy interfacing with staff at all levels;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and high level of self-motivation;
  • Excellent skills in MS Office applications and good communication
    and presentation skills;
  • Good touch typing skills of at least 30Words Per Minute.

How to Apply:

All candidates who
wish to join the Refugee Law Project (RLP) in this capacity are encouraged to
send a motivation letter and curriculum vita in one file not exceeding 2MBs
electronically to:

NB: The
position applied for MUST be indicated in the subject line of the email. Copies
of certificates should not be attached, but will be requested for from
short-listed candidates only.

Deadline: 10th May 2019

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