Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets Senior Manager, Human Resources and Administration - Jobs in Uganda

Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets Senior Manager, Human Resources and Administration - Jobs in Uganda

Reports to: Executive Director

Supervises: Manager Human Resources, Manager Administration

Department: Human Resources and Administration

Job Purpose

To provide overall leadership to the HR and Administration Functions Strategy development and effective implementation in line with PPDA’s Strategic Plan in order to achieve the mandate of the Authority.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Contribute to the development and implementation of the Authority’s Strategic Plan
    and the Annual Human Resources and Administration Work Plans

  • Develop and review HR policies and procedures in the Authority.

  • Lead the process of HR Budget and Manpower Planning.

  • Oversee the administration of HR programs including but not limited to performance management, compensation and benefits, talent management, employee productivity, employee engagement, training and development, health
    and safety, and disciplinary matters.

  • Develop and implement an Annual Training Plan.

  • Conduct human resources surveys and policy benchmarks with comparator organizations to support the Authority’s HR Strategic Objectives.

  • Oversee the management of HR and Administration risks in coordination with the
    Risk Management Unit and ensure compliance with HR policies and Employment Laws.

  • Conduct research and analysis of organizational trends including review of reports
    and appropriate metrics from the Authority’s HR Systems.

  • Maintain knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and new technologies in HR, talent management, employment laws and apply this to communicate changes in policy and practices.

  • Supervise the administrative function of the assets of the Authority including but not limited to the development, implementation and review of administrative systems, policies and procedures.

  • Supervise the administration of facilities, their operation and maintenance.

  • Provide Leadership to the departmental staff and handle all performance and HR related matters such as performance management, training and development, leave management and handling of disciplinary matters amongst others

  • Undertake any other assignments as may be directed from time to time.

    Person Specifications

    Educational Qualifications

  • Honours Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources Management, Organizational Development or Organisational Psychology, or Social Work and Social Administration, Law, Business Administration, Public Administration, Commerce,
    or any other related qualification.

  • Master’s Degree in Human Resources Management, Organisational Development,
    Organizational Psychology, Business Administration, Public
    Administration, or related courses.

  • Professional qualification in human resource such as CIPD (Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development) OR a Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resources Management.


  • A minimum of 10 years of working experience of which 4 must be at HR managerial level or administration in a comparable entity.

  • Working knowledge of the Employment Act, 2006 and other relevant labour laws.

  • Working Knowledge of the Public Service Standing Orders, 2021.

    Skills and Competencies

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills.

  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.

  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Strong supervisory and leadership skills.

  • Ability to adapt to the needs of the organization and employees.

  • Ability to prioritize tasks and to delegate them when appropriate.

  • Thorough knowledge of employment-related laws and regulations.

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.

  • Proficiency with or the ability to quickly learn the organization’s Human Resource Information System.

    Application Guidelines

    1. All qualified candidates should submit completed PPDA Job Application Form downloaded from (Look for Careers, Jobs, Vacancies and application form) and relevant academic documents via Email to; with the job position applied for as the subject.

    2. The attachments should be limited to the following documents; a duly filled application form, National ID, O-level and A-level Certificates, Honours Degree, Master’s Degree, Professional Qualifications (as required).

    3. All attachments should be sent as one file in PDF format.

    4. The subject of the email should be ‘Application for the Position of…” (indicate the position applied for)

    Deadline: 30th September 2022 by 5:00pm

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