Human Resources Manager Job Vacancies – Forcier Consulting

Job Title:   Human Resources Manager

Organization:  Forcier Consulting

Duty Station:   Kampala, Uganda

About US:

Forcier Consulting
was founded in response to the overwhelming demand for data, research and
information in some of the most challenging environments in Africa. While we
aim to produce reliable and high-quality research in these complex settings, we
also make long-term investments in building the capacity of national staff to
serve as researchers and consultants. Through this approach, not only do we
ensure that today’s decision-makers are able to create evidence-based policies
and programs,  but we also establish a research legacy and sustainable
technical services industry within each country we work in.

Job Summary: The
Human Resources Manager will report to the Director – REG and provide support
to the Director to ensure the company is compliant with all local regulations.
The HR manager will oversee local recruitment, ensure personnel records are
kept up to date and advise on staff welfare issues.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Strategic
Management

·       Proactively engage on a strategic level to
ensure appropriate policy and recruiting decisions are taken by senior
management in accordance with Ugandan Labor Law.

·       Workforce Planning and Employment
(recruitment, selection and compensation)

·       Ensure human resources plans, and upcoming
vacancies are prepared for to ensure timely recruitments.

·       Manage the recruitment process, support
selection of strong candidates with the REG team department managers.

·       Ensure new hires receive a thorough
orientation package.

·       Act as the in country focal point to ensure a
smooth exit process for staff who are leaving the Forcier team.

·       Provide advice to management on compensation,
benefits and market rates locally to ensure a competitive package is offered to
staff

·       Maintain and update human resources files for
staff in line with Ugandan Labor Law

·       Liaise with various embassies to facilitate
acquisition of visas for staff traveling to other countries on projects

·       Review and provide input to the monthly
payroll process

Human Resource
Development (training & development)

·       Maintain a database of potential professional
development opportunities for Forcier staff

·       Ensure performance evaluations include a
summary of areas for each employee’s professional development, and support
employees to undergo further training where appropriate.

·       Ensure performance evaluations are in place
for each employee, and support Managers to provide continuous, constructive
feedback to their teams.

Policy Formulation

·       Ensure that new hires and current employees
are kept abreast of the policies and procedures of the organization. This may
include (but not limited to) the distribution of employee handbook, code of
conduct manual, performance appraisals guidelines

·       Design and implement new HR policies or
revise existing policies as needed

Employee and Labor
Relations

·       The HR manager will have a deep knowledge of
Ugandan Labor Law and work to align employees’ needs and rights with the needs
of the organization.

·       Assess continuously and ensure Forcier is
compliant with the laws and regulations of the land.

·       Support the development of staff welfare and
feedback initiatives to ensure employees feel comfortable to provide
constructive feedback to senior management.

·       Provide advisory and management support to
any cases relating to infringement of the code of conduct or staff grievances.

·       Liaise with the relevant Government
ministries to ensure any international staff members are legally eligible to
work in South Sudan

Risk Management

·       Assess and highlight issues that could pose a
possible threat to the company, such as workplace hazards, to promote a safe
work environment for its workers as well as its clients and customers.

·       Ensure employees receive safety training
where relevant.

·       Ensure employees are fully briefed on their
medical insurance benefits and maintain an updated list of medical facilities
which can be accessed in Uganda.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree
with significant experience in a senior Human Resources role, in Uganda

·       Professional HR Certification is preferred

·       Highly detail oriented with excellent time
management skills

·       Ability to deliver high-quality outputs with
minimal supervision on a day-to-day basis

·       Excellent customer service and communication
skills and the ability to work in a multicultural environment

·       Strong Microsoft Office and G Suite skills
with the ability to learn new tech-based platforms and solutions

·       In depth knowledge of Ugandan Labor law is
essential

·       Fluent English both written and spoken

·       Proficiency in other languages spoken in
Uganda would be advantageous

·       Knowledge of French would be considered an
asset

·       This position is open to Ugandan nationals
only.

How to Apply:

All candidates are
encouraged to apply online at the link below.

Click
Here
-> Select Human Resources Manager (Kampala, Uganda)

Deadline: 15th March 2020

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