SON Fish Farm Human Resource Officer Jobs in Uganda

SON Fish Farm Human Resource Officer Jobs in Uganda

Job Details

  • SON Fish Farm Ltd is an established commercial tilapia fish farm, incorporated in 2005, as a Limited company, the pioneer cage fish farming on Lake Victoria and started operations in 2006.

  • SON Fish Farm has its own hatchery for tilapia seed production, using earthen ponds, the grow out is done exclusively in cages, located in Lake Victoria.

  • It sales and distributes whole round fresh Tilapia fish in Kenya, Uganda and Rwanda, as Lake Harvest brand.

  • SON is part of Lake Harvest Group, with other operations in Kenya, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Malawi, Botswana and South Africa.

  • It is located in Bugungu Prison, Njeru Municipality, Buikwe District and employs close to 100 staff directly and over 1000 people indirectly through fish trading and supply of farm inputs, across East Africa

  • We are seeking for qualified and passionate professionals to fill the vacant position located in Jinja.

    Human Resource Officer

    Job Summary

  • Reporting to the Finance Manager, the person shall ensure proper management and efficient human resources.

  • S/he will be responsible for coordination of the HR function of the entire farm as well as providing technical support on HR issues.

    Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Human resource planning, forecasting, recruitment, deployment and appraisals.

  • Support in developing and maintain functional HR management systems, processes, and procedures.

  • Guide on employment law and statutory obligations as well as the farm’s own employment policies and procedures.

  • Administer compensation and benefits involving; contracts, working conditions and leave schedules.

  • Maintain health, safety and welfare of all employees including ensuring work life balance.

  • Assist in preparation of monthly payroll, filing of NSSF and PAYE.

    Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences, Business Administration, Human Resource, Organizational Phycology or any related field.

  • Additional training in human resource management is an added advantage.

  • 2 years’ experience in human resource duties in a busy organization.

  • Understanding of labour laws and disciplinary procedures

  • Mature, calm personality and self-driven

  • Good communication skills (listening, verbal and writing).

  • Ability to manage diversity.

  • Good relational and interpersonal skills

  • Problem-solving and decision-making aptitude impeccable level of integrity and confidentiality.

    How to Apply

  • Interested and qualified persons are encouraged to apply by submitting their applications and CV which must include at least 3 reference contacts (2 professional, 1 character references, including your supervisor and the most recent/previous employer), and daytime contact number to the Finance Manager via email to



  • copied to and quoting the position applied for by Saturday 18th January 2020, 6.00 pm EAT.

  • Application and CV should be in one document and a maximum of 3 pages only.

  • No other attachment is required at this stage.

  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted by 23rd January 2020.

  • The address is P.O. Box 322, Jinja – Uganda;

  • Tel +256 (0) 33 2 276348,

  • Mob +256 756 879502/+256756879720

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