Fresher Retained HR Assistant Job Careers – Nation Media Group (NMG)

Job Title:   Retained HR Assistant (Fresher Jobs)

Organisation: Nation Media Group (NMG)

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda


About US:

The Nation Media Group is the largest independent media house in East and Central Africa with operations in print, broadcast and digital media, which attract and serve unparalleled audiences in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Rwanda. As a brand, we are committed to generating and creating content that will inform, educate and entertain our consumers across the different platforms, keeping in mind the changing needs and trends in the industry.


Job Summary:  The Retained HR Assistant will provide proactive assistance on various HR projects and initiatives that provide an employee value proposition to drive a high performance culture at ABUL


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide proactive support in recruitment, onboarding and performance management.
  • Ensure efficiency of the transactional human resource responsibilities (payroll administration, candidates’ background checks, drafting various HR correspondences, handling onboarding and exit procedures etc.).
  • Administer ABUL welfare schemes and processing required documentation for enrollments and terminations
  • Provide administrative and logistical support to staff training and development programs
  • Coordinate the logistical requirements for various staff engagements, events and projects
  • As a safety representative, coordinate safety trainings, assist with safety audits, facilitate compliance with standards and maintaining records
  • Maintaining and updating staff records by ensuring comprehensive information storage, retrieval through scanning and uploading of all hard copy staff correspondences to the HR system folder.
  • Conduct new employee orientation to ensure new hires gain insights and are easily assimilated into the Nation Media Group culture.
  • Manage the company’s e-leave system to ensure compliance with the annual leave rata, ensuring new staff addition and deactivation of exited staff as well as generating monthly leave reports that shall be required from time to time.
  • Manage the company’s e-PMS system and extend support to all staff, adding new staff and deactivating exited staff.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management, Social Sciences or any related field from an accredited institution.
  • Professional: Postgraduate Diploma in Human Resource Management
  • One to two years of relevant experience preferably In an FMCG Company.
  • A demonstrated ability to take responsibility and use initiative especially when working on tight deadlines.
  • Meticulous, detail-oriented and ability to multitask (is a must)
  • Ability to work without direct day-to-day supervision. assertive and energetic
  • Ability to remain calm and in control even under pressure


How to Apply:

If you believe that you are our ideal candidate, please submit your application, detailed CV and academic documents with a daytime telephone number, quoting the position you have applied for in the subject line to the HR Lead-NMGU, Africa Broadcasting (U) Limited, Kampala Serena Conference Center at

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


Deadline: 27th November 2022


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Date Posted 2022-11-21
Valid Through 2022-11-27
Hiring Organization Nation Media Group (NMG)
Job Location , , Kampala, 0256, Uganda