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Thursday 10 April 2014

Human Resource Manager - Action Against Hunger Uganda

Vacancy: Human Resource Manager (HRM)
Recruiting Organisation: Action Against Hunger (ACF)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Country Uganda
Gross Annual Salary: UGX 23,400,000
Reports to: Assistant Country Director

About ACF:
Action Against Hunger (ACF) is an international humanitarian Non profit Organization (INGO). For over thirty years it has been implementing Food Security and Livelihoods; Nutrition, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene programs in Lira, Apac, Oyam, Otuke, Gutu, Kaabong, Napak and Moroto Districts.

Job Summary: The Human Resource Manager is responsible for overall administrative and managerial roles of HR functions in the mission. The HRM performs work on the application of employment, benefits and workers compensation laws and regulations and ACF employment policies in the contexts of hiring, discipline, employment termination, training, compensation, benefits, leave, equal opportunity and other human resources issues.

Follow- up on expats' work permits through our external consultant, perform work when required;
The HRM is responsible for registration, Uganda Special passes, dependants’ passes and visas, follow up of visa and passport expiry dates and ID cards;
Responsible of arranging flights and visa for break, leave, end of mission, etc.;
Responsible for compiling monthly timesheets;
In charge of the management of national staff in Kampala office (contracts, salaries, leave. insurance, etc.);
To ensure that ACF Uganda HR policies are in line with applicable laws;

Be the reference point for all national staff medical insurance and workmen’s compensation issues;
Prepare salaries data and contracts for Kampala and check salaries data and contracts bases;
Follow-up on staff regulations (making sure that the regulations follow the national laws, are coherent and logical, are clear to all staff members and their managers, are always respected) and propose changes when necessary, in order to continue complying with labor laws:
Follow-up of employment contracts for the entire mission, in coordination with base administrators;
Ensure staff have job descriptions and, If needed, assist in preparation of Job Descriptions or its update;
Prepare PAYE, NSSF, LST and other required taxes on Kampala staff and check those of the bases;
Organize and plan visits to the field (create ToRs, plan movements in coordination with rest of Admin team, complete field report upon return, etc.);
Be a reference point to the Base Administrators on national HR issue.
Train Base Administrators when necessary
Compile and file all HR documents in the mission (including for those employees not working anymore);
To compile monthly HR reports from all the ACF Uganda bases;
Set up a regular appraisal system, organize annual appraisal meetings and compile completed appraisals;
Train the managers in the use of HR tools, procedures, policies;

The ideal candidate must possess a Bachelor’s degree in HR Management or related discipline preferred. Post Graduate qualification in Human Resource Management will be added assets.

Skills and Experience:
A minimum of five years’ professional experience across all HR disciplines, including employment, benefits, compensation, employee relations, training and development, workers compensation and conflict resolution.
Possess the ability to communicate and perform within an international and multicultural team.
Communicate effectively, verbally and in writing, to a diverse audience.
Basic computer literacy skills, including e-mail, word processing and spreadsheets.
Excellent interpersonal skills to facilitate interaction with the workforce.

All candidates should send their applications should include a cover letter, CV with at least three referees, copies of academic certificates and a daytime telephone contract. For email applications please note that attached documents should not be larger than 3 MB. Any larger email will not be considered.
Address your email application to: supply.ug@acf-international.org mentioning Human Resource Manager in the subject line.
Address your hard copy application to the Logistics Coordinator, ACF, Kampala,

Deadline; Thursday 17th April, 2014 at 5;00pm