A Valued Client for a Leading NGO - Civil Society Jobs in Uganda

A Valued Client for a Leading NGO - Civil Society Jobs in Uganda

Knowledge, Skills & Competences

  • 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.


    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 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 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 Organisations 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.


  • A degree in Human Resource Management preferred.

    Details of Experience

  • You have 3- 5 years of HR/Talent experience and are ready to grow into a management position.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; A Valued Client for a Leading NGO - Civil Society Jobs in Uganda

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