UPPC Human Resource and Administration Manager Jobs in Uganda

UPPC Human Resource and Administration Manager Jobs in Uganda


  • Uganda Printing and Publishing Corporation (UPPC) is a public corporation
    established by the UPPC Act 1992 Cap.30 as a leading printer mandated to provide
    printing and publishing services to government ministries, departments, and
    agencies, NGOs, private sector organizations and individuals.

  • The Corporation prints
    and publishes all government legislations, the Uganda Gazette, stationery and other
    books and reading materials for public and private sector organisations.


  • In order to effectively fulfil its mandate and achieve its strategic goals, UPPC invites
    applications from suitably qualified Ugandan nationals to fill the position of Human
    Resource and Administration Manager

    Job Purpose

  • To provide professional leadership in the acquisition, management and
    development of the human resource so as to achieve high morale, commitment
    and performance

  • To provide administrative support in managing the facilities, utilities and
    fleet/logistics with the aim of increasing the capacity the corporation to deliver its
    services effectively and efficiently.

    Key Responsibilities

  • Advising management and the Board on human resource issues and spearheads in the development and implementation of a human resource management and development strategy.

  • Developing human resource and administrative services policies, procedures
    and manuals for management’s approval, and providing guidance on their
    implementation and review.

  • Designing and implementing strategies for motivation and retaining competent human resources (e.g. compensation and rewarding, coaching, training, etc.)

  • Playing a leading role in the recruitment and selection and placement of
    qualified and competent staff.

  • Preparing employment appointment letters and contracts for new staff and
    those for renewal.

  • Designing and implementing orientation and induction programmes for all
    new staff of the corporation

  • Participating in preparation of the annual work plans and budgets of UPPC
    and ensuring their implementation for HR and administration department

  • Coordinating and offering technical support on the performance appraisal
    function according to existing policy and guidelines; and liaising with other
    heads of department to develop staff appraisal report outlining staff
    development and training plan for the ensuing period.

  • Supervising and appraising staff in the Human Resource and Administration
    department in accordance with the HR manual.

  • Providing guidance to both management and staff on all matters pertaining
    to welfare, industrial and employee relations including terms and conditions
    of service.

  • Developing and implementing systems and procedures that
    facilitate delivery
    of efficient and effective office and administrative service to internal and
    external customers.

  • Developing annual leave schedules and ensuring that staff take their annual
    and other leave entitlements in accordance with the HR manual, without
    jeopardising the operations of the Corporation

  • Coordinating enforcement of staff discipline and compliance with the policies
    and guidelines of UPPC.

  • Ensuring security and safety of the assets of the Corporation (machinery,
    equipment, fleet of vehicles, and other facilities.

  • Performing any other duties assigned from time to time

    Person Specifications

  • Master’s degree in HRM or Organizational Psychology/ Development or a
    Master in Business Administration (HR track) or from a recognised institution.

  • A Bachelor‘s degree in Social Sciences or industrial & organizational
    psychology or Human Resource Management or Business Management (HR
    option) or Public Administration.

  • Membership to any professional Human Resource body is an added
    advantage.

  • At least 8 (eight) years of experience in a human resource management
    function in a busy organization, of which 4 (four) years should have been at
    senior managerial level.

  • Should not be less than 35 years of age at the time of applying

  • High level of integrity

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and meet deadlines

  • Good computer literacy (MS Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)

  • Knowledge of and ability to interpret labour laws

    Application procedure

  • Interested persons who meet the required specifications are invited to apply to:
    The Managing Director,
    Uganda Printing and Publishing Corporation (UPPC),
    P.O. Box 33 Entebbe, Uganda.

  • Enclose an up-to-date CV, copies of academic transcripts and certificates,
    telephone contact and Email address for both applicant and three professional
    referees to reach not later than Friday 7
    th February 2020 by 5:00pm

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; UPPC Human Resource and Administration Manager Jobs in Uganda


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