Human Resource Specialist – Federation of Uganda Employers (FUE)

Organisation: Federation of Uganda Employers (FUE)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Executive Director
About US:
Federation of Uganda Employers, FUE is the sole Employers’ representative
body in Uganda since 1958. It was established with an aim of providing a
platform for lobbying, influencing policy, and advocating for employers’
interests at a national level. Situated in Namanve Kiwanga along Kampala-Jinja
Highway, FUE is seeking applications from a qualified, experienced and
motivated person interested in a rewarding career undertaking this challenging
role.
Job Summary:  The Human
Resource Specialist will primarily maintain and enhance the organization’s
human resources by planning, implementing, and evaluating employee relations
and human resources policies, programs, and practices. The incumbent will also
enhance the HR function among Employers.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Updates and maintains the work structure
    by updating job requirements and job descriptions for all positions.
  • Maintains organization staff by
    establishing a recruiting, testing, and interviewing program; counseling
    managers on candidate selection; conducting and analyzing exit interviews;
    recommending changes.
  • In charge of preparing employees for
    assignments by establishing and conducting orientation and training
    programs.
  • Maintains a pay plan by conducting
    periodic pay surveys; scheduling and conducting job evaluations; preparing
    pay budgets; monitoring and scheduling individual pay actions;
    recommending, planning, and implementing pay structure revisions.
  • Ensures planning, monitoring, and
    appraisal of employee work results by training managers to coach and
    discipline employees; scheduling management conferences with employees;
    hearing and resolving employee grievances; counseling employees and
    supervisors.
  • Maintains employee benefits programs and
    informs employees of benefits by studying and assessing benefit needs and
    trends; recommending benefit programs to management; directing the
    processing of benefit claims; obtaining and evaluating benefit contract
    bids; awarding benefit contracts; designing and conducting educational
    programs on benefit programs.
  • Ensures legal compliance by monitoring and
    implementing applicable human resource federal and state requirements;
    conducting investigations; maintaining records; representing the
    organization at hearings.
  • Maintains management guidelines by
    preparing, updating, and recommending human resource policies and
    procedures.
  • The incumbent maintains historical human
    resource records by designing a filing and retrieval system; keeping past
    and current records.
  • In charge of maintaining professional and
    technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing
    professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating
    in professional societies.
  • Completes human resource operational
    requirements by scheduling and assigning employees; following up on work
    results.
  • Maintains human resource staff by
    recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees.
  • Maintains human resource staff job results
    by counseling and disciplining employees; planning, monitoring, and
    appraising job results.
  • Offer HR support to employers whenever
    required
  • Actively participates in organizing EYA
    Surveys
  • Significantly contributes to team effort
    by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Undertakes consultancy assignments based
    on the interest of FUE
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidates should hold a
    Bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management or Organizational
    Psychology. Possession of a post graduate qualification in a related field
    is desirable.
  • At least five years’ HR experience in an
    established Organisation / Company.
  • Skills in hiring, management of change,
    benefits administration, performance management, communication processes,
    compensation and wage structure, supports diversity, classifying
    employees, employment laws, laws against sexual harassment, and holistic
    organizational development.
How to Apply: 
All qualified candidates should send their cover letters and updated
CVs with three  professional referees to:
The Executive Director,
Federation of Uganda Employers (FUE),
Kiwanga, Plot 1207, Kampala-Mukono Highway,
P.O. Box 3820, Kampala, Uganda
OR
Send via email to: info@fuemployers.org
Deadline: 20th March 2015 by 5:00pm

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