National Housing and Construction Company Head-Human Resource and Administration Jobs in Uganda

National Housing and Construction Company Head-Human Resource and Administration Jobs in Uganda

Job Purpose:

  • Responsible for coordinating the management of Company strategies/initiatives and operations geared towards attracting, motivation, development and retention of a qualified, vibrant and productive workforce so as to enable the achievement of the desired Company performance.

    Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Participate in the development, review and implementation of appropriate Human Resource Management Policies, strategies, Systems and procedures for the Company.

  • Contribute to the development of an organizational culture that reflects the mandate of the Company, promote high performance, encourage team building, innovation and contributes to the delivery of results to Shareholders.

  • Participate in the preparation of the Human Resource and Administration Annual work plan and budget, and ensure value for money in all departmental transitions.

  • Coordinate the management of performance of employees through effective performance planning, regular reviews and timely conducting of annual appraisal process.

  • Participate in management of staff recruitment and selection processes to fill approved posts in the Company structure, including initiatives that foster quality at the gate recruitment and selection.

  • Coordinate the development and management of the Strategic Business Units (SBU) within the department and monitor their effective operations and profitability.

  • Oversee Fleet/transport, Security, Records and Front Desk Management functions including use and maintenance of vehicles, management of third party security firms, conducting annual security risk assessments among others and offer related support to Company business operations.

  • Support Management’s efforts for ensuring that the morale and motivation of all Company employees are kept high as well as ensuring and sustaining a sense of commitment to the Company among all its employees.

  • Provide professional advice and support to management to enable effective management of human resources in the respective departments.

  • Participate in the development and implementation of the organisation’s staff training and development programmes. This includes periodically assessing the training and development needs of staff of the Company and taking necessary and timely action.

  • Oversee management of office premises, assets, office support operations and supplies.

  • Manage and develop section staff professionally as part of performance management practice.

  • Perform any other duties as may, be assigned from time to time, by the Chief Human Resource Officer.

    Minimum Qualification and Experience:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in at least one of the following areas; Human Resource Management, Bachelor of Arts (Social Sciences), Bachelor of Social Work and Social Administration, Bachelor of Business Administration (Majoring in
    Human Resource Management) from a recognized University.

  • Full membership in a recognized Human Resource Management Association or Institute, is a MUST.

  • Possession of a Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management obtained from a recognized institution, is a MUST.

  • Possession of a Master’s degree with specialized training in Human Resource Management or Business Administration or a closely related field from a recognized University shall be an added advantage.

  • Relevant working experience of seven (7) years, three (3) of which must be at Head of Human Resource function or in a similar Management position, in a large and reputable public or private sector organization.

  • Proficiency in application of Human resource related Software and MS Office Package (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook) and related packages is essential.

  • Experience in working with regional and international development agencies, as well as with other regional and international public, or private sector organizations involved in housing- related projects, or programs, shall also be an added advantage.

    Relevant Competencies:

  • Well-developed business Management skills

  • Strong professional people management and team management skills.

  • Ability to initiate & lead change management strategies

  • Maturity, high level of ethics, integrity & Credibility

  • Analytical, problem solving, negotiation and occupational counseling skills.

  • Good presentation and reporting skills.

  • Good managerial, negotiation and communication skills.

  • Good training and coaching skills.

  • Ability to deliver high quality outputs with minimal supervision

    How to Apply

  • Applications indicating the position being applied for and accompanied by detailed Curriculum Vitae, copies of Academic certificates, evidence of relevant working experience & contacts of three professional referees should be addressed to;

    The Chief Human Resource Officer,
    National Housing & Construction Company Limited,
    Plot 5, 7thStreet,
    Industrial Area,
    P.O. Box 659,
    Kampala, Uganda.


  • Email to: (All applications via email must be sent as one document not more than 10 mbs)

  • Deadline for submission is Tuesday, 15th September, 2020 by 3.00p.m. (East African Time)

  • Please note that only short listed candidates shall be contacted.

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