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Administration & Human Resource NGO Job Opportunities - Welthungerhilfe (WHH)

Organization: Welthungerhilfe (WHH)
Duty Station: Yumbe, 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 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.

In Uganda, Welthungerhilfe currently operates in the districts of Arua, Yumbe, Moroto, Nakapiripirit, Napak, Amudat, Fortportal, Katakwi, Amuria, Mukono, Wakiso and country office in Kampala.

About Project:
Welthungerhilfe is anticipating funding from BMZ to implement the project: “Cross-border strengthening of the resilience of South Sudanese refugees and their host and return communities in Uganda and South Sudan” in Yumbe district. 

Duration: The initial contract will be for 12 months with possibility of extension to 3 years
Vacancies in the Project: Welthungerhilfe is looking for dynamic and team oriented staff who can work independently and contribute to further improving the quality of the Project. The successful candidates will be based in the Welthungerhilfe – Yumbe Project Office in
Yumbe Town. The positions are to be filled by September 01, 2020.

Job Summary:  
·       Ensure a smooth and efficient running of office routines at the project Office
·       To manage Welthungerhilfe’s personnel administration and to provide 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 in order 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)

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       Must hold a bachelor’s degree in Office Administration, Business Administration or Human Resource Management. An equivalent, from an accredited institution, is essential.
·       3 years of 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
·       Proven previous experience in Managing performance is desired
·       Experience in IT related functions is an added advantage
·       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.

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: 12th August 2020 at 5:00 pm

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Human Resource Director/Safeguarding Focal Point NGO Careers - Mercy Corps

Job Title:         Human Resource Director/Safeguarding Focal Point

Organisation: Mercy Corps

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Country Director


About US:

Mercy Corps is a leading global organization powered by the belief that a better world is possible. In disaster, in hardship, in more than 40 countries around the world, we partner to put bold solutions into action — helping people triumph over adversity and build stronger communities from within. Now, and for the future.


Job Summary:  The Human Resource Director/Safeguarding Focal Point will formulate a  strategy for the department focusing on proper implementation of HR procedures in country. S/he enforces compliance with donor regulations as well as Mercy Corps' internal policies and procedures and updates National Staff Policy Handbook and local policies. The HR Director builds the capacity of all team members across all offices. S/he provides support and advice on HR issues.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·        Coordinate with Program Managers to ensure all hiring requests are met and in line with policy and develop recruitment pipeline and talent management process.

·        Collaborate with HQ for support with the on boarding process for international new hires.

·        Enforce timely and effective performance review processes and train the HR team and supervisors on how to properly conduct and track the evaluation processes.

·        Design and implement workforce development strategies and programs that support the achievement of Mercy Corps Uganda strategies.

·        Actively contribute to planning and continuous improvement, and actively share knowledge and feedback.

·        Collaborate with Country Director to revise salary scale and participate in regular national salary surveys to ensure competitiveness within the market.

·        Assist with operational budget for staff as requested.

·        Leverage stakeholder relationships, relevant data sources and contemporary thinking to identify current and emerging trends, and design appropriate solutions that promote organisational health.

·        Ensure that Mercy Corps Uganda structure is fit for purpose.

·        Develop the capacity of the team, deepen understanding of their roles and assist with career development.

·        Update the National Employee Handbook in line with latest Labour Law and clarify as necessary with staff.

·        Monitor HR related laws, policies and "best practices" to ensure that personnel policies, employment practices, and compensation packages are within the limits of established guidelines, procedures, and policies of Mercy Corps and national laws.

·        Be the national focal point and champion on Safeguarding.

·        Representation and Government liaison

·        Take lead on all staff disciplinary and Legal matters working with the key stakeholders.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

 The ideal candidate should preferably hold relevant qualifications, skills and experience


How to Apply:

All candidates should send an updated CV and cover letter with 3 work related referees to the e-mail below. Applications may not exceed 2MBs.



Deadline: 7th August 2020


NB: While we thank all applicants for their interest, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. Any form of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification.


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Human Resource Officer NGO Job Opportunities - Katalemwa Cheshire Home (KCH)

Job Title:   Human Resource Officer

Organization: Katalemwa Cheshire Home (KCH)

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Finance and Administration Manager


About US:

Katalemwa Cheshire Home (KCH) is a development non-governmental organization in Uganda involved in the rehabilitation process of children with disabilities and fulfillment of their rights in Uganda since 1970. KCH‘s programs focus on disability medical and social rehabilitation, gender mainstreaming. provision of assistive devices, promotion of quality inclusive education and livelihood programs to enable children and youth with disabilities live independent and meaningful lives. Each year KCH serves over 15.000 children and youth with disabilities through their various programs.


Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

·       Support all internal and external HR related inquiries or requests, maintain digital and electronic records of employees

·       Assist with the recruitment process by notifying candidates and schedule interviews

·       Sit on the Interview panel

·       Performing reference checks and prepare interview reports.

·       Issue employment contracts

·       Oversee the completion of compensation and benefit documentation

·       Resolve any payroll errors

·       Assist with performance management procedures

·       Draw up HR development staff development plan and upon approval, cause implementation

·       Maintain calendars of HR management team

·       Schedule meetings, HR events and maintain agendas, Coordinate training sessions and seminars, perform orientations and update records of new staff, produce and submit reports on general HR activity

·       Manage staff grievances, procedures, complaints and processes.

·       Oversee whistle blowers’ processes, complete termination paperwork and exit interviews, keep upto-date with the latest HR trends and best practice and serve as point of contact with benefit vendors and administrators.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       The ideal applicant must hold a Bachelor's degree in Human Resources or related (essential, 2 years of experience as an HR Officer (essential),

·       Exposure to Labor Law and employment equity regulations, effective HR administration and people management skills

·        Exposure to payroll practices, full understanding of HR functions and best practice,

·       Excellent written and verbal communication skills

·       Works well under pressure and meets tight deadline, highly computer literate with capability in email, MS Office and related business and communication tools, exceptional organizational and time management skills.

·       Strong decision-making and problem-solving skills, meticulous attention to detail and ability to accurately follow instructions.


How to Apply:

 A Candidate with relevant experience who knows that She/he meets the above requirements and can excel in the above position should hand deliver an application and CV, present position: current remuneration, copies of certificates/testimonials and three recent professional references in a sealed envelope: plus day time telephone contact to the address

Persons with disabilities with the relevant qualifications are encouraged to apply.


Katalemwa Cheshire Home for rehabilitation services

P. 0. Box 16548, Kampala, Tel: +256 704 763 363, +256 772412333

Off Gayaza Road at Mperere to Buwambo (about 200 meters from Mperere trading centre}


Deadline: 12th August 2020


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Human Resource Manager Job Placement - Speedaf Limited

Job Title:   Human Resource Manager
Organization: Speedaf Limited
Duty Station: Uganda

About US:
Speedaf Limited is leading logistics delivery service company with a service network in over 70 countries globally. Currently, Speedaf is a leading logistics service provider between China and Africa.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·       Provide HR strategy and admin method to support for GM.
·       Organize, compile, update company personnel records and documentation
·       Manage and update HR databases with different information such as new hires, terminations, sick leaves, warnings, vacation and days off
·       Prepare, manage and store paperwork for HR policies and procedures
·       Answer employees’ questions and provide requested information
·       Maintain schedule and coordinate calendar activities
·       Good at recruitment skills and strong labor law knowledge.
·       Assist HRD to establish HR and admin system in Uganda office.
·       Organize and manage new employee orientation, on-boarding, and training programs

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       Previous working experience as an HRM for 5-10 years
·       Ability to effectively use computer software including Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and HR software
·       Familiarity with labor laws
·       Excellent organizational and time-management skills
·       Act as a reliable and supportive team member
·       BSc in human resources, public admin or similar relevant field
·       Excellent communications and interpersonal skills
·       Data-driven and team work mindset

How to Apply:
All candidates who wish to apply for the above position can send an email to (please ensure to indicate job applied for in subject head) with their resume attached.

Deadline: 15th August 2020 at 17:00hrs

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Human Resource Manager Employment Opportunity - Cycle Connect

Job Title:      Human Resource Manager
Organization: Cycle Connect
Duty Station: Gulu, Uganda
Reports to: Managing Director
About Cycle Connect:
Cycle Connect is a socially-driven business that delivers products and services to rural farmers in Uganda. We believe that distance should not be a barrier to opportunity and that is why we work on serving last mile farmers. Millions of farmers are financially excluded and yet need access to assets on credit. This is where Cycle Connect delivers, as we specialize in offering productive assets on financing plans, reaching the most last mile customers, and offering low barrier loan terms built for farmers, enabling them to increase their income and in turn propel their communities forward.

We began our full-time operations in 2014 and early-on pivoted to a blended enterprise and impact model. We have a growing number of assets in our portfolio, including oxen and plough, bicycles, motorcycles, grinding machines, and a rich pipeline for even more. To date, we have worked with over 7,000 farmers across two different branches and backed up by 40 team members. We are venturing through an exciting time of rapid growth and scale throughout Uganda and are therefore looking to expand our team.

Job Summary:  We are looking for a passionate and dedicated individual to lead our human resources and talent through rapid growth and transformation. As part of the senior management team you will be creating and implementing an HR strategy to ensure smooth HR functions in coordination with employees, line managers, and management while working with the Managing Director on key strategies. You will be solely responsible for the HR department with the strong likelihood of growing additional capacity. If you want autonomy in your work and to be part of a social venture history then this is the right role for you.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Recruiting, Hiring, and Training (40%):
·        Support departmental hiring and staffing needs, including working with departments to ensure all key positions are filled and managers are supported. Work with the leadership team and Managing Director to ensure that the organizational structure is consistently revisited to maintain effectiveness.
·        Develop a hiring manual for Cycle Connect based on current practices at the organization
·        Spearhead efforts on special training and in-house capacity building efforts, as informed by team, departmental heads, and own assessments.
Administrative, Compliance, and Legal (40%):
·        Oversee employee benefits
·        Ensure employment practices are in compliance through understanding of employment laws and coordination with Cycle Connect legal counsel
·        Ensure proper HR administration by tracking all administrative details done in each department, including execution of contracts, planning and completion of on-boarding, execution of performance management reviews, evaluation of salary advances, and tracking for leave.
·        Review and analyse HR Manual, as well as provide routine updates for distribution to the team.
Culture and Strategy (20%):
·        Support leadership team in building effective culture and talent development through partnering with departments and spearheading initiatives throughout organization.
·        Work with the leadership team to ensure that the team embodies the Cycle Connect values and everyone is aligned to the company culture.
·        Evaluate current HR processes and programs to ensure effective delivery
·        Work with Managing Director on building talent development strategy
·        Work with the leadership team on standardizing performance evaluations and developing departmental competencies for each role across the organization.
·        Special projects: special projects outside this scope may additionally be requested, which are likely to fall within above three categories.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·        The applicant should preferably hold a degree in Human Resource Management
·        At least three to five years of HR/Talent experience and are ready to grow into a management position.
·        You are knowledgeable about HR, labor laws and compliance.
·        You have experience in databases, including an HR information system (HRIS).
·        You previously led recruitment, onboarding, and talent development programs.
·        You have experience in facilitating internal training programs.
·        You're a self-starter that's excited to work in a fast-paced, start-up environment.
·        You have past results leading in uncertain environments and know how to promote adaptability, agility and lead people through change.
·        You believe learning is constant and you inculcate a learning culture in those you work with.
·        You act with humility, know how to listen and make yourself accessible to those you work with.
·        You are solution-oriented and look at problems as opportunities to overcome. You are resilient and can inspire the team through moments of adversity.
·        Passionate about social impact and improving the lives of those in the last mile.

Other Information:
Work location will be in Gulu, with frequent travel to our branch in Lira. Compensation is commensurate with experience. Additional benefits include health insurance, and professional development. We will agree on a 6-month probation period with learning and performance objectives after which we offer a two-year contract.

How to Apply:
·        Take a look at our website to see how you resonate with what we do.
·        Fill out the online application form under this link, Click Here
·        You will upload your CV in PDF format into the form. Please ensure that it is tailored to this role and has no more than 3 pages.

Deadline: 16th August 2020

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