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Human Resource and Administration Volunteer Jobs - AfriChild Centre


Job Title:    Human Resource and Administration Volunteer

Organisation: The AfriChild Centre

Duty Station:  AfriChild Centre, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Finance and Administration Officer


About US:

The AfriChild Centre is a multidisciplinary research institution that undertakes child-focused research, supports capacity building of academics, policy makers and practitioners; and advocates for evidence-based policy implementation/making and programming to improve the well-being of children. Its core program areas are: promoting applied interdisciplinary research and demonstration projects; influencing policy and practice discourse; capacity building and trainings; and knowledge management. These are implemented across three key focus sectors of education, health and child protection.


Job Summary:  Under the supervision of the Finance and Administration Officer, the Human Resource and Administration Volunteer will support the day-to day Human resources and administrative functions of the Centre to ensure that they are implemented in a timely and cost efficient manner.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  The Human Resource and Administration volunteer will be responsible for:

Human Resources

·        Contribute to AfriChild's Human resource planning in line with its strategy

·        Support with the preparation of Human Resource documents, maintain accurate and complete personnel files and updating Human Resource lists and trackers as necessary

·        Support the implementation of induction programmes for new staff

·        Support in the preparation of the monthly payroll ensuring staff changes are accurately reflected

·        Management of staff leave plans and ensuring that the leave tracker is updated in a timely manner


·        Ensure effective running of the AfriChild office and providing logistical support to staff

·        Lead annual Insurance renewals

·        Receive and Respond to all AfriChild's visitors' inquiries, Phone calls and

·        correspondence to AfriChild Head Office in line with AfriChild policies and best practices.

·        Schedule and coordinate external and internal meetings as per request from different departments in line with organizational policies and procedures

·        Coordinate travel and itinerary arrangements for AfriChild staff and approved AfriChild visitors line with approved travel plans, AfriChild Policies and Procedures

·        Provide administrative support in the acquisition and disposal of office and staff equipment and facilities

·        Support with the implementation of policies and standard operating guidelines for general administration, transport and travel and provide administrative and logistical support to staff and visitors

Child protection

·        The incumbent shall ensure that they uphold and undertake deliberate efforts to ensure the safety of the child will remain alert and responsive to any child safeguarding risks, acquire relevant knowledge and skills to enable her promote strong safeguarding practices. The candidate will also ensure they understand the child safeguarding policy and procedures, and conduct herself in a manner consistent with the Child Safeguarding Policy.

·        Any other duties and responsibilities that will be assigned from time to time.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        Bachelors' Degree in Human Resource Management and any other related degree from a recognised University

·        One and a half years of experience in Human Resources and office Management

·        Working experience with an NGO is an added advantage

·        Knowledge of payroll Management

·        Strong written and verbal communication skills

·        Strong interpersonal skills and adept at employee relations including conflict resolution

·        Self-motivated and highly organised


How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested individuals should send their applications and CV addressed to the Executive Director of the AfriChild Centre to


Deadline: 24th February 2021


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