Human Resource / Administration Officer Job Opportunity – Welthungerhilfe (WHH)

Job Title:  Human Resource / Administration Officer

Organisation: Welthungerhilfe (WHH)

Duty Station: WHH Moroto Office, Uganda


About US:

Welthungerhilfe (WHH), founded in 1962, is today one of the biggest non-governmental aid and development agencies in Germany. The objective of the program in Uganda is to improve livelihoods of the most vulnerable population in rural areas through interventions that increase their Food and Nutrition Security, improve sustainable access to WASH services and support the employability of the youth through vocational and life skills training. We understand that livelihoods of the rural population in Uganda have improved in a sustainable way when people are able to meet their basic food needs, have access to clean drinking water and safe sanitation, live in a healthy environment and take up opportunities to earn and diversify a decent income.


Are you aiming to work for an organization where it is worthwhile investing your personality, your skills, and your time? Are you looking for a job that is exciting and has clear goals? Welcome to Welthungerhilfe! As a politically and confessionally independent organization, our value-oriented actions are always based on ethical principles and all our work is led by six core values: Accountability, Courage, Respect, Transparency, Commitment and Curiosity. If you want to become part of our global mission to end hunger around the world, we look forward to receiving your application as:


Job Summary: The aim of the position is to ensure a smooth and efficient running of office routines at the project office as well as managing Welthungerhilfe’s personnel administration and providing respective services to internal customers.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

Human Resources

  • Support employment recruitment and coordinate on-boarding of new positions
  • Prepare Welthungerhilfe standard employment contracts, Job descriptions for National personnel and for consultants according to specifications in the service request
  • Support the process ensuring staff and their supervisors have set performance targets at the beginning of the year or beginning of one’s contract with clear KPIs
  • Management of personnel administration at Project Office (personnel files, pay roll and leave coordination)
  • Support in the identification and analysis of staff development and capacity building through follow up of staff capacity needs from the employee dialogue and provide linkages to training opportunities
  • Ensure compliance of national law for HR issues

Office Management

  • Organize the office in the most efficient way to have a good work environment and an optimization of office spaces
  • Manage Front Desk and handle internal & external communication,
  • Coordination with various service providers for office utilities and services
  • Management of support staff (guards, maintenance staff and office assistants) working for the Project Office as well as casual workers
  • Act as IT focal point, to coordinate with IT department Kampala office to ensure proper IT functions within the office
  • Assist the Logistician in any communication with drivers
  • Report all security relevant issues and information to management
  • Coordination of the preparation of meetings, workshops, events, etc
  • Organization of transportation and accommodation for visitors from different countries (Head office, journalists, donors, Welthungerhilfe staff)

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Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal applicant must hold a bachelor’s degree in Office Administration, Business Administration or Human Resource Management. An equivalent, from an accredited institution, is essential.
  • At least three years INGO working experience in a similar role
  • Computer literacy skills i.e. Proficient in use of MS Word and MS Excel
  • Excellent inter-personal, communication and training skills for a cross cultural work environment


  • Good experience in IT related functions is a great advantage
  • Proven previous experience in Managing performance is desired
  • Excellent interpersonal skills for a cross-cultural work environment


How to Apply:

All qualified and interested applicants should submit via email their application letter and detailed curriculum vitae (max. 3 pages) containing contact details and telephone numbers of 3 work related reference persons to

Files should be submitted in single email with standard file types like MS Word(.doc) and Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) and should not exceed 2MB. Do not attach any scanned certificates to your application.


Please indicate the position for which you are applying for in the subject line of your E-mail. Kindly note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Welthungerhilfe is an equal opportunity employer; qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.


Job applicant’s privacy notice:

All the information you provide during the process will only be used for the purpose of progressing your application, or to fulfil legal or regulatory requirements if necessary. We will not share any of the information you provide during the recruitment process with any third parties outside of this purpose.


Deadline: 6th December 2022


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