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Friday 16 May 2014

Human Resource Manager - Amatheon Agri Uganda

Job Title: Human Resource Manager
Organization: Amatheon Agri Uganda
Duty Station: Northern Uganda

About Us:
Amatheon Agri Uganda is part of Amatheon Agri Holding N.V., a German agribusiness and farming company, developing and operating sustainable projects in Sub-Saharan Africa. The group is headquartered in Berlin with management structures throughout Europe and business operations in Sub-Saharan Africa. Amatheon is committed to act in a manner that is socially responsible and reflects sound environmental management practices.

Job Summary: The Human Resource (HR) Manager will manage and coordinate all HR activities for the agricultural business operations in Uganda including: recruitment, compensation and benefits, onboarding and training, performance management, labor relations as well as developing and implementing respective local policies and ensuring respective compliance.

The applicant should hold a Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field of study such as HR Management, Organizational Psychology, Business Administration or Law
At least three years’ operational experience in HR Management across the employee life cycle with a track record of supporting business strategy success by HR practice.
Solid knowledge of Ugandan labour law

Past work experience in the agriculture business
Possess International work experience
Possess the ability to coach, influence, and provide guidance on HR topics within all levels of the organization, creating an environment of trust, teamwork, development, and empowerment through quality communications, relationships, and mentorship
Ability to solve problems in a practical manner
Ability to successfully manage several assigned tasks at once, maintain priorities, and ensure follow up
Highly assertive but diplomatic; mature with high degree of integrity; excellent communication and collaboration skills
Reliability, transparency and honesty a must; a fair level of autonomy in decision making expected
Computer literacy i.e. Microsoft office skills in Word, Excel and Powerpoint.
Highly fluent in written and spoken English; Fluency in Luo and or / Swahili is a must;

If you feel that you qualify for the aforementioned job opportunity, please send your application letter and CV/Resume only by email to: c.haimerl@amatheon-agri.com. Please include your salary history and expectation.
NB: Please don’t include your testimonials at this time. We appreciate all your interest, but will only be able to respond to shortlisted applicants with further instructions.

Deadline is Monday, 19th May 2014 at 12.00 noon