NRC International NGO Jobs – Human Resource/Administration Officer at Norwegian Refugee Council

Job Title:  Human Resource/Administration Officer
Refugee Council (NRC)
Duty Station:  Adjumani/Arua,
About NRC:
The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is a non-governmental, humanitarian
organization with 60 years of experience in helping to create a safer and more
dignified life for refugees and internally displaced people. NRC advocates for
the rights of displaced populations and offers assistance within the shelter,
education, emergency food security, legal assistance, and water, sanitation and
hygiene sectors.
Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) has been present in Somalia since early
2004 and has since expanded its Horn of Africa Programme to Kenya in 2006 and
later to Ethiopia, Yemen, Djibouti, Eritrea and incorporated Uganda. The
Regional Office is based in Nairobi, Kenya.
Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) has been implementing projects for
internally displaced people and Refugees in Northern Uganda and West Nile
respectively, since 1987. Having smoothly phased-out these projects, NRC is
currently making all the necessary preparations to begin new interventions in
Education and Food Security to address the needs and rights of refugees in West
Nile, mainly in Adjumani and Arua districts. 
NRC has established its office in Adjumani/Parkelle to support its
project activities and liaise with Government, UN and implementing partners
operating in Adjumani and Arua refugee settlements.
Key Duties and
1. Human Resources:
  • Implement and train staff in NRC’s HR
    policies and procedures at the office
  • Ensure compliance with NRC policies and
    the local labor law in all procedures and processes
  • Mentor, train and develop eventual HR
    staff at the office
  • Coordinate staff recruitment and exits,
    introductions, trainings, staff benefits etc. on office level
  • Coordinate with relevant partners,
    suppliers, authorities, lawyers etc.
  • Ensure that staff records are up to date
    and filed appropriately
  • Ensure reporting, documenting and payment
    of staff benefits, social security, taxes etc.
  • Compile and send periodic HR reports
  • Ensure correct staff pay roll
  • Advise and support line managers staff in
    HR processes
2. Administration:
  • Implement and maintain NRC’s
    administrative systems and procedures
  • Ensure compliance and adherence to NRC’s
    policies and procedures
  • Supervise, train and develop
    administration team
  • Ensure a well functioning reception, clean
    office premises and serving of refreshments/meals according to standards
  • Implement and maintain a filing system for
    all administrative documents according to procedures
  • Initiate and maintain licenses, leases and
    contracts with relevant authorities and suppliers
  • Responsible for the processing of work
    permits, visas and other related permits
  • General follow up of the NRC office and
    houses/apartments and ensure that utility bills are paid
  • Carry out periodic inventory audits
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The applicant should possess a good
    bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management/Administration
  • Five or more years’ experience from
    working as Human Resource Officer in a humanitarian/recovery context
  • Good knowledge of labour laws in Uganda
  • Excellent planning and results-oriented
  • Skills in empowering and building trust
  • Excellent analytical skills
How to Apply: 
All candidates who wish to join one of the world’s leading relief
organisations, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) should Apply by visiting the web
link below.
Deadline: 27th
September 2014.

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