Global Outreach Uganda HR Officer Jobs

Global Outreach Uganda HR Officer Jobs

  • Are you interested in working with a vibrant Team at Global Outreach Uganda (GOU)? Do you have 3 years HR experience in working with NGOs/INGOs and highly motivated? If yes, Global Outreach Uganda is looking for YOU!

  • We are looking for one (1) HR Officer to be based at the GOU Office at Jinja.

  • The HR Officer will be responsible for day-to-day HR administration and for Staff Development and Duty of Care. Shortlisting will be done on a rolling basis.

  • Selected candidates are expected to start work January 2021!

    Duration: 3 years with possibility of extension subject to funding and good performance.

  • Salary and benefits: According to GOU’s salary scale and terms and conditions.

    Key Duties and Responsibilities

    Recruitment and On-boarding

    • Initiate and coordinate all the recruitment requests and follow through on hiring procedures in line with the policy.

    • Prepare and post all job advertisements for all vacant positions in appropriate channels and ensure wide and appropriate distribution, this includes e-filing of application and sending out HR communications.

    • Start and Maintain a recruitment resource database (CVs).

    • Maintain an organized recruitment resource database and bi-weekly update the recruitment status report and send it to all managers on a weekly basis.

    • Organize interviews and follow through on hiring procedures in line with the GOU policy.

    • Liaise with Executive Director and GOU Chairperson to ensure new staff are oriented upon hire in all GOU offices. Includes providing pre-assignment information, orienting employee to the GOU Way in the office.

    Contract Management

    • Preparing and track offer letters and employment contracts.

    • Ensure internal equity is maintained for staff compensation and benefits and advice programs leads accordingly.

    • Ensure staff understand their benefits package and lead an effective administration of the benefits.

    • Maintain accurate and up to date personnel records of all employees including orderly archiving.

    • Ensure the IRC way violations are captured, reported, and followed through on a monthly basis.

    HR Support

    • Support the management of GOU’s HR system and ensuring that it is accurate and maintained up to date.

    • Support the maintenance of all talent acquisition and management processes and the HR as assigned, to ensure 100% data integrity.

    • Act as a point of contact for all Cornerstone enquiries for GOU/CWI.

    • Capacity building employees, management in use of Cornerstone and the HR.

    • Support Payroll process for GOU/CWI staff, as required.

    Performance management

    • Coordinate timely performance appraisals and maintain an updated PME database for all staff in coordination with the other field HR leads.

    • Ensure that performance evaluations for
    all staff are conducted on time, and review all evaluations to ensure quality and consistency.

    • Collate training needs from the PME and ensure that they are captured in the Annual learning and development plan.

    Health Insurance Management

    • Coordinate the staff health insurance scheme ensuring timely and accurate reports from the service provider.

    • Ensure all staff and eligible dependents are registered on the medical insurance scheme, monitor staff medical coverage and ensure that the scheme is functioning well.

    • Liaise with the health service provider to resolve any issues with the services.

    • Follow up on all medical insurance matters for staff including adding and deleting staff to/from the employer’s liability and the medical and hospitalization insurance policy schemes as well as follow up on payments and claims.

    Exit Management

    • Process and track all termination paperwork for all staff including preparation of termination notice letters in relation to closing contracts and restructuring.

    • Work closely with supervisors to ensure exit interviews are offered to all staff and data is captured in the online exit survey to ensure a learning and reflective culture in the country program.

    • Ensure that staff are removed from the Health Insurance schemes accordingly.

    • Develop and maintain reports to update and finalize terminal benefits.


    • Provide support to executives.

    • Manage day-to-day GOU operations and ensure that they are working smoothly and efficiently.

    • When travel is required for executives and VIPs in the GOU office, make the travel arrangements by purchasing tickets and coordinating schedules and travel itineraries.

    • Support and participate in the renewal of GOU licenses as required by the law.

    • Support GOU VIPs in renewal of work permits and other documents as may be provided for by the law.

    • Perform other duties as needed or requested by the GOU Chairperson/ Executive Director.

    Key personal competencies and essentials for the role.

    • Demonstrated strong coordination, teamwork, and planning skills,

    • Ability to function effectively with partners, key stakeholders, and other staff.

    • Excellent Interpersonal and communication skills.

    • A good team player.

    • Ability to be mentor

    How to Apply

  • To apply, please send your CV to


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