HR Jobs – Human Resource Officer at Law Development Centre (LDC)

Organisation: Law
Development Centre (LDC)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Human
Resource Manager
Salary Scale: LS6
(1,500,000 – 2,599,999)
About LDC:
The LDC has a mandate to
provide legal education to lawyers and non lawyers, undertake research in
topical legal issues, contribute to legal reform, produce legal publications,
teaching materials, law reports and also provide community legal services. Some
of It’s key functions include;
  • To
    provide legal training to lawyers and non lawyers
  • To
    research into topical legal issues and recommend proposals for law reform
  • To
    provide law reports and legal publications
  • To
    provide community legal services 
Job Summary: The Human
Resource Officer will support the Human Resource Manager in the facilitation,
implementation, monitoring and evaluation of human resource policies, strategies,
procedure, rules and regulations, in line with the human resource policies.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Offering
    technical support, monitoring and analyzing the performance management
    cycle and coordinating the process of compiling annual appraisal
    recommendations for implementation in line with the performance management
    work plan.
  • Identifying,
    analyzing and compiling training and development needs of LDC employees
    and designing training programmes in line with training policy, procedures
    and guidelines in line with the Human Resource and Business plans.
  • Preparing
    Training and Development plans, budgeting and communicating the approved
    Training Plan and Budget to the respective heads of departments in line
    with identified training needs and Training Policy.
  • Responsible
    for coordinating, implementing, monitoring and evaluating training
    activities against the individual departmental & LDC’s needs in line
    with the approved staff Training and Development policy.
  • In
    charge of overseeing the recruitment and selection, identifying
    recruitment gaps, developing and implementing a system for continuously
    monitoring tenure of employment for all staff (probation, contract, acting
    appointments, deferment of probation, temporary, casual and retirement schedules)
    in line with HR policy and existing Human Resource Information Systems and
    best practice.
  • Developing
    and implementing a system of disseminating up to date job descriptions to
    all in-service and new staff, in line with HR policy and performance management
    guidelines.
  • Developing,
    implementing, monitoring and maintaining up to date HR Records and
    Information system that enhances total integrity and security of the LDC
    staff
  • Managing
    records/Information in line with best practices, standards, Centre policies
    and HR departmental work plan, standards, Unit/section strategies and
    records management guidelines.
  • Planning,
    maintaining, implementing and monitoring payment of staff salaries,
    incentives, compensation, benefits, rewards and other allowances in line
    with the Human Resource Management Manual and information system.
  • Reviewing,
    monitoring & implementing staff welfare, health & safety schemes
    in line with the Human Resource Management manual.
  • Planning
    & conducting counseling and employee relation interventions in line
    with the Human Resource Management manual.
  • Interpreting
    HR policies, strategies, regulations and terms and conditions of service.
  • Compiling
    and sending HR reports and briefs.
  • Managing
    and ensuring regular update and safe custody of staff records including
    appraisal forms.
  • Facilitating
    staff recruitment, training and development, contract renewals,
    deployments, motivations, welfare and exit.
  • Report
    to the Human Resource and Administration Manager and submit periodic
    reports of assigned, delegated and designated duties.
  • Perform
    any other duties assigned by Human Resource Manager or Head of Department.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    applicant should hold a Bachelor’s (Hons) degree with a strong bias in
    Human Resource Management, Public Administration, Social Sciences, BA,
    SWASA, BBA from a recognized university.
  • Postgraduate
    Diploma in Human Resource Management or Public Administration is an added
    advantage.
  • A
    minimum of five or more years’ experience in a busy human resource environment.
  • He/she
    should be a person of high integrity.
Age: Between 30 – 40
years
How to Apply: 
All candidates should send
their applications in writing (typed) accompanied by a copy of the CV and
academic qualifications and names and contacts of three (3) referees, two
professional and one character referee. Please send to: The Secretary, Law
Development Centre, P. O. Box 7117, Kampala. Uganda.
Deadline: Friday 24th October 2014

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