HR Jobs – Human Resource Manager at Democratic Governance Facility (DGF)

Organisation: Democratic Governance Facility (DGF)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Head of Programmes
About DGF:
Eight of Uganda’s international Development Partners have established a
joint Democratic Governance Facility (DGF) to manage coherent, harmonized and
coordinated multi-donor support to state and non-state actors aimed at enhancing
democratic governance in Uganda. It is based upon three components: Deepening
Democracy; Rights, Justice and Peace; and Voice & Accountability.
Job Summary: The Human Resources Manager (HRM) will steer the
professionalization of the human resource function with the DGF and ensure both
the strategic and operational aspects of the role are fulfilled. The incumbent
will also be responsible for enhancing the organisation’s human resource
management capacity by planning, implementing, and evaluating employee
relations and human resources policies, programmes, and practices.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • In charge of strategic HR planning for
    continuation of DGF operations through a period of programme extension.
  • Clarify structures, roles, expectations
    and performance standard setting.
  • Develop and maintain the DGF Human
    Resource Manual and the Terms and Conditions for national staff, liaising
    with the Royal Danish Embassy and the Head of Programme.
  • Works in consultation with the line
    managers, increasingly in a consultancy role, assisting them to understand
    and implement policies and procedures.
  • Interpret and advise on labour law,
    workers compensation etc.
  • Actively coordinate recruitment in
    cooperation with the external recruitment consultants and the line
  • Positively influence staff engagement in
    the work of the DGF.
  • Promote equality and diversity as part of
    the culture of the organisation.
  • Prepare and schedule staff meetings and
    retreats, and organise working environment surveys.
  • Develop and maintain the performance
    management system.
  • Provide basic counselling to staff who
    have performance related obstacles, and consider building up mentoring and
    support systems for staff.
  • Ensure planning, monitoring, and appraisal
    of staff Key Result Areas (KRAs) by training line managers to coach,
    motivate and discipline staff.
  • Intuitively analyse learning and
    development and career development needs in conjunction with line
  • Ensure that staff files are updated and
    provide information whenever needed to the Head of Programme, line
    managers and auditors.
  • Develop and maintain historical human
    resource records.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant should preferably hold a
    Master’s Degree in Human Resources Management from a recognized University.
  • A minimum of six or more years’ experience
    in human resource in a structured and formal HR setting in a reputable
    organisationwith at least 20 employees.
  • Substantial experience of performance
    review methods and techniques.
  • Past experience of staff training,
    development, recognition, and mentoring and coaching.
  • Excellent written communication skills and
    ability to prepare reports, proposals, policies and procedures.
  • Excellent team building, problem-solving
    and negotiation skills.
How to Apply:
All candidates should send an application letter and a CV along with
the contacts of three professional referees to: The Director, Executive
Recruitments, Future Options Consulting Ltd, 4th Floor, Diamond Trust Building,
Kampala Road, P.O. Box 34934, Kampala, Uganda by courier or email to:
Deadline: 30th March 2015 by 5PM
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