Human Resources Manager – The New Forests Company

Organization: The New
Forests Company
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
About US:
The New Forests Company is a
vertically integrated agro-industrial business planting trees on sustainable
commercial plantations for processing and selling of value added timber
products to local and regional markets. We are in forestry, timber processing
and manufacturing environment within a rapidly growing multi-national setting.
Job Summary: The Human
Resources Manager will be responsible for the complete human capital management
function for the local business in Uganda. This position provides the ideal
opportunity for professional exposure to the functioning of a multi-national
business where the Human Resources Department plays an integral role in the
achievement of the business plan with its strategic objectives.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Execute
    agreed functions and projects on time and within budget while keeping the
    CEO fully informed of progress
  • Manage
    approved budgets accurately and continuously effect cost savings in
    operations
  • Build
    and grow employment relations and prevent court cases with a proactive
    labour relations strategy
  • Ensure
    that all salary pay runs take place on time and within 100% accuracy full
    and consistent application of the HR Manual
  • Offer
    loyal and faithful support to the CEO
  • Lead
    by example and act with impeccable integrity
  • Successfully
    recruit and engage highly trainable and effective employees
  • Significantly
    contribute to the development of a highly engaged workforce
  • Compile
    and submit weekly reports with passion and precision
  • Drive
    the annual HR Plan to ensure the business unit reaches its annual business
    targets
  • Expeditiously
    follow through on all projects in order to constantly improve the results
    of regular external HR audits
  • Add
    value for the shareholders and instill investor confidence in the way your
    department support the business.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    incumbent should be an ambitious, dynamic and assertive team player with
    excellent people management skills is needed in this position to lead by
    setting a clear example.
  • The
    successful candidate should be a mature individual with a “hands-on”
    approach and experience in a corporate environment.
  • Possess
    excellent labour relations, talent management, financial management and
    numerical skills are essential.
  • Past
    experience in payroll, recruitment, administration and performance
    management would be essential.
  • Innovative
    achievements would be advantageous on the CV of a candidate with
    unquestionable integrity.
How to Apply: 
If you are interested in this
opportunity, please send your updated CV and cover letter to hr@newforests.net
with the job title clearly captured in the email subject line. Please do not
send any other attachments at this stage.
Deadline: Monday, 9th March 2015
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