Fresher Human Resource Assistant Jobs – Fairventures Worldwide (FVW)

Job Title:   Human Resource Assistant (Fresher Jobs)   

Organisation: Fairventures Worldwide (FVW)

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Country Director


About US:

Fairventures Worldwide (FVW) is a German based organization engaged in landscape restoration activities. Our Uganda program aims to find and implement solutions for large-scale restoration of deforested areas. FVW works with small scale farmers in Uganda to implement it’s reforestation programs.


Job Summary:  The organization is currently seeking to recruit a Human Resource (HR) Assistant to manage it’s HR operations.


Fairventures Worldwide seeks a full-time staff member to pay particular focus to employee recruitment, employee retention and ensuring HR activities are conducted in line with Fairventures Worldwide policies and procedures and in accordance with Uganda employment laws.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Implement, maintain and update HR Systems, Policies and Procedures.
  • Improve HR systems, policies and procedures and contribute to their definition, elaboration and implementation.
  • Support initiatives geared towards creation of a safe, healthy and happy workplace.
  • Create and track employment contracts.
  • Maintain an active and organized data bank of applicants for various positions.
  • Staff hiring, orientation/induction and retention.
  • Review, standardize and prepare recruitment materials including job descriptions, job
  • specifications and disseminate Job adverts internally and to the public.
  • Carry out short listing, coordinate & participate in interviews, arrange and call short listing panel members and prepare interview schedules.
  • Receive, file, Manage all new hire employment forms.
  • Conduct candidate background checks.
  • Plan and conduct/coordinate new employee orientation including provision of information about policies, job duties, working conditions, wages, and opportunities for promotion and employee benefits etc.
  • Orient new international staff to Fairventures Worldwide as well as to HR Policies and Procedures.
  • Process employee insurance and provide information on insurance benefits.
  • Receive, compute and approve employee leave requests.
  • Ensure recovery of all organization items in possession of any staff departing from the
  • Ensure exit interviews are carried out and appropriate records are kept when individuals leave the organization.
  • Any other tasks that may be deemed necessary.


Key Result Areas:

  • Develop and Maintain HR Systems,
  • Policies and Procedures
  • Employee hiring, orientation/Induction and retention
  • Legal Compliance
  • Employee professional Development.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • A minimum of a diploma in Human Resource Management, Organizational Psychology, Social sciences from an accredited institution with relevant experience in human resources management.
  • At least two years of HR working experience required in an NGO setting.
  • Demonstrated understanding of Uganda Labor laws.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to interact professionally with stakeholders and colleagues.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully coordinate activities with Country Director and other staff.
  • Proven ability to work successfully on a team in a fast-paced environment.


How to Apply:

Email a cover letter and CV ONLY addressed to the Country Director, Plot 4A Kampala Road, Crown House to


In the subject line of the email, indicate – Application for HR Assistant only.


NB: Fairventures Worldwide provides equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals. Employment decisions at Fairventures Worldwide are based on merit, qualifications and abilities.


Fairventures Worldwide does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, gender identity, age, disability, marital status or any other characteristic protected by the law.


Deadline: 14th January 2022 by 5:00pm


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