Principal Human Resource Officer Career Opportunity – Inspectorate of Government (IG)

Organization: Inspectorate of Government (IG)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About US:
The Inspectorate of
Government (IG) is established by the Constitution of the Republic of Uganda
under Chapter 13 as the Good Governance Institution and Anti-Corruption body of
the country responsible for promoting and fostering strict adherence to the
rule of law and principles of Natural Justice in administration; elimination
and fostering the elimination of corruption, abuse of authority and public
office and supervision and enforcement of the Leadership Code of Conduct.
Job Summary:  The
Principal Human Resource Officer will be in charge of planning, developing and
coordinating the implementation of strategic human resource policies and development
programmes and monitor and evaluate their implementation in line with the IG’s
corporate plan, the HR Manual and the HR Rules, Policies and Regulations.
Key Duties and
  • The
    incumbent will serve as the Head the Human Resource unit.
  • Plan
    and set performance targets for the Senior Human Resource Officer and
    Human Resource Officer in the unit.
  • Standardize
    and Coordinate the processes of recruitment for the Inspectorate of
  • Interpret
    various aspects of the personnel policies, rules and regulations,
    including the Uganda Government Standing Orders.
  • Provide
    staff support and counseling services.
  • Oversee
    the establishment and staffing control information systems
  • Support
    in the preparation of draft estimates of expenditures on personnel and
    make staffing proposals in close liaison with other Heads of Directorates
    and/or Units.
  • Actively
    coordinate staff appraisals, personnel development and training programmes
    for IG staff.
  • Administer
    the pay-roll in close liaison with the Accounts Section.
  • Coordinate
    with all departmental heads on matters relating to human resource
    planning, technical and professional training to ensure consistency,
    fairness and positive impact on service delivery.
  • Process
    and verify information related to recruitment, salary changes, personnel
    statistics and Job Analysis.
  • Draft
    letters of appointment, discipline, termination and transfers within the
  • Support
    in assessing terminal benefits e.g. Gratuities etc. Responsible for
    up-dating staff list for the Inspectorate of Government
  • Ascertain
    salary entry points.
  • Mentor
    and supervise the work of the support staff in close liaison with the
    Office Supervisor.
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The
    applicant should preferably hold a Bachelor’s (Hons) Degree in Social
    Sciences, Human Resource Management. Possession of a Post Graduate Diploma
    qualification in Human Resource Management from a recognised
    University/Institution. Master’s degree in Human Resource Management from
    a recognised University/Institution will be an added advantage.
  • Membership
    of the relevant professional organization/body where applicable will be
    added advantage.
  • At
    least six years of relevant working experience three (3) of which should
    have been gained at Principal Level in Government or equivalent level of
    working experience from a reputable organisation.
  • Past
    experience in the management of the training function.
  • Highly
    Computer Literate and shall be required to show proof.
  • Possess
    the ability and experience in building, leading and working with teams.
  • Possess
    excellent interpersonal skills, written and oral communication skills,
    including the ability to communicate effectively with all levels in the
  • High
    degree of personal integrity.
Age limit: 35 – 50 years
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates should pick their application forms from and apply to;
The Secretary Appointments Board, Inspectorate of Government, 5th Floor Jubilee
Insurance Building, Parliament Avenue, P.O Box 1682, Kampala. E-mail:
Please include a detailed
C.V, copies of academic certificates, transcripts and testimonials, day time
telephone numbers, postal and E-mail address. In addition include telephone
numbers of three competent referees, who should not be relatives.
Deadline: 22nd April,
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