Human Resources Associate Job Careers – CERFODES

Job Title:   Human Resources Associate  

Organisation: CERFODES

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda


About US:

CERFODES is a leading Africa-based, African-led, international consulting firm with offices in Abidjan (Côte d’Ivoire), Kampala (Uganda), Nairobi (Kenya), Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) and Lilongwe (Malawi). Over the years, CERFODES has provided and continues to provide technical advice and support to public, private, and non-profit organisations with the primary focus of adding sustainable value to our clients.


Job Summary:  CERFODES is looking for a people-oriented, results-oriented and self-driven individual to fill the position of Human Resources Associate. The HR Associate will be responsible for the day-to-day HR operations including managing employee relations and occasionally be part of project teams providing HR advisory to clients.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Initiate the development and implementation of HR processes and systems.
  • Be actively involved in recruitment activities by preparing job descriptions, sourcing for candidates and managing the interview process.
  • Create and implement effective onboarding and orientation plans.
  • Plan for deployment of consulting teams on projects.
  • Prepare and oversee the implementation of performance management tools.
  • Participate in consulting projects and provide HR advisory to clients.
  • Maintain accurate employee records according to policy and legal requirements.
  • Address employee needs in an effective and timely manner.
  • Validate monthly payroll.
  • Draft contracts and any other correspondence to staff and consultants for sign-off by management.
  • Administration and tracking of leave.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a University degree in Business, HR or related field.
  • Three years of experience in a similar position.
  • Proficiency in Office 365.
  • Excellent communications skills; written and oral.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Strong business acumen and commercial awareness.
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills; team player.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a multi-tasking environment.


How to Apply:

All candidates should submit their applications by sending your updated CVs to with the position as the email subject.


Please kindly include your current and expected remuneration details in your application.


NB: This position is open to East African nationals with the legal right to work and live in Uganda.


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