Human Resource Manager NGO Jobs – Food for the Hungry (FH/U)

Job Title: Human Resource Manager

Organisation: Food for the Hungry (FH/U)

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Country Director


About US:

Food for the Hungry (FH/U) is a Christian international relief and development organization that has been working in Uganda since 1989. FH is currently operating programs in Asia, Latin America and Africa with support offices in the UK, Canada, Switzerland, Sweden, United States of America and Japan. FH’s primary goal is to end all forms of poverty World-wide. In Uganda, FH is operational in the Districts of Adjumani, Kitgum, Lamwo, Kole, Kween, Mbale, Namutumba and Amudat Districts implementing programs in four main sectors of Education; Food Security and Livelihoods; Health/Nutrition and Disaster Risk Reduction; with the Head office located in Kampala.


Job Summary: Under the supervision of the Country Director, the Human Resource Manager will guide and manage the overall provision of human resource services, policies and programs for FH in the country concerned, including administration of general Human Resources practices


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • HR strategy and Policy development (20%)
  • Manage Recruitment and selection processes (20%)
  • Team & department management (25%)
  • Manage HR Business processes (15%)
  • Manage Staff learning and development (10%)
  • Manage compensation and benefits schemes and legal issues (10%)

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Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree (B. A.) in Human Resource Management or a related field
  • Professional Qualification and membership to the Human Resource Association is an added advantage
  • At least eight (8) years of working experience in HR within an NGO
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential situations and documentation
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail, organized, with the ability to proactively solve problems
  • Strong working knowledge of computers and MS Office Suite, ODOO and Orange Hrm
  • Ability to travel (up to 20% per year, domestic and possibly internationally)
  • Ability to gather and analyze critical information for reporting and designing systems such as pay scales
  • Culturally aware and sensitive
  • Working knowledge and experience in developing HR strategy, HR polices and guidelines as well as functional tools.
  • Knowledge in strategy development processes, change management
  • Experience in dealing with government departments on issues of visas, registration, tax, movement of personnel etc
  • Possess good knowledge of labor law and country legislation
  • Excellent technical knowledge on general HR areas as indicated by the key result areas
  • Experience in Training and Capacity building


How to Apply:

All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply by Clearly stating the position applied for in the Subject line and submitting only electronic copies in one pdf file not more than 25MB of an application letter, a detailed CV, contact telephone numbers, copies of relevant testimonials/certificates, names/contact details of three referees, addressed to: The Human Resources Manager, Food for the Hungry Uganda Email:


Deadline: Friday 25th November 2022 at 4:30pm


Note: All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and may be subject to appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks. A range of pre-employment checks will be undertaken in conformity with Food for the Hungry Safeguarding, Anti-Fraud & HR policy. In line with this we will request information from applicants’ previous employers about any findings of fraud, sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment during employment, or incidents under investigation when the applicant left employment. By applying, the job applicant confirms their understanding of these recruitment procedures.


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