Principal Human Resource Officer Jobs – National Council for Higher Education (NCHE)

 

Job Title:    Principal Human Resource
Officer

Organisation: National
Council for Higher Education (NCHE)

Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda

Reports to: Director,
Finance Planning and Administration

 

About US:

National Council for
Higher Education (NCHE) was established as the regulator of higher education to
implement the Universities and Other Tertiary Institutions Act of Parliament
(UOTIA, 2001). By the provisions of the Act, NCHE is mandated to guide the
establishment of institutions of higher learning as well as ensure delivery of
quality and relevant education to all qualified persons.

 

NCHE has strived to
achieve its mandate to ensure that relevant and sustainable quality higher
education is provided at all Higher Educational Institutions in Uganda. Through
strategic intervention areas NCHE is strategically positioned as it pursues its
mandate through mandatory functions.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Coordinates
all activities within the Human Resource and Administration Department;

·       
Engages
in preparation of budgets for the Human Resource and Administration Department;

·       
Presents
reports for management discussion and action as may be neces¬sary;

·       
Overseas
the planning and forecasting of the human resource needs;

·       
Engages
in the process of recruitment, selection, retention and exit of staff at the
NCHE;

·       
Provides
professional support and advice to line managers in implementing performance
management protocols;

·       
Engages
in the development of the Human Resource and Procedures Manual and other
relevant policy documents;

·       
Develop
and implement an appraisal and evaluation system for all categories of staff in
line with established performance management standards at agreed intervals e.g.
quarterly or annually;

·       
Carries
out any other duties that may be assigned from time to time by the superiors.

 

Expected Outputs  

·       
HR Audit
and Administrative Reports;

·       
HR and
administrative budget performance reports;

·       
Pay roll
Updates;

·       
Staff
performance evaluation reports;

·       
Recruitment
plans;

·       
Staff
career development plans;

·       
Exit
interview reports;

·       
Policy
review proposals;

·       
Records
Retention Schedule.

 

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
Holds a
Masters’ degree in Business Administration, Human Resource, Management or a
related field from a recognized institution;

·       
Must
have a Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management;

·       
Must be
a member of the Human Resource Management profession;

·       
Must
have a minimum of 5 years’ experience at senior level in human resource and
administration in a reputable organization;

·       
Must be
ICT literate;

·       
Must
have good communication and interpersonal skills;

·       
Knowledge
of higher education institutions is desirable;

·       
Good
knowledge of performance appraisals.

 

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should electronically submit as one
attachment the following:

·       
Application
letter;

·       
Updated
Curriculum Vitae; including names and contacts of three credible referees;

·       
Academic
qualifications/credentials;

·       
Valid
National Identity Card/Driving Permit/Passport; and;

·       
Any
other relevant documents to support the application.

 

The application
should be addressed to the Executive Director of National Council for Higher
Education and sent via email on recruit@unche.or.ug

 

NB: The subject of
the email should clearly state the name of applicant and the position applied
for.

 

Deadline: Friday, 11th December 2020 by 4:00pm

 

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