Human Resource and Administration Manager – Management Training and Advisory Centre (MTAC)

Organization: Management Training and Advisory Centre (MTAC)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Executive Director
About MTAC:
Management Training and Advisory Centre (MTAC) is a body corporate
under the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Cooperatives; established initially
as an ILO/UNDP/GOU Project in 1964 and later, by an Act of Parliament Cap. 29
of 1969. It was established, among other things, to promote industrial and
enterprise development.
Job Summary:  The Human
Resource and Administration Manager will be responsible for planning and
managing human resources and administrative functions of the centre following
MTAC policies and procedures and other relevant laws
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Oversee all administrative services that
    are sensitive to students/participants conducive study environment
  • Provide leadership to a customer focused
    human resource organization
  • Deliver training, coactivity and mentoring
    functions to MTAC staff for quality performance
  • Design and maintain internal controls that
    are in line with set policies and procedures to promote cost effective
    service delivery
  • Prepare and deliver timely budgets
    pertaining human resource and administrative function
  • Institute appropriate mechanisms for
    quality pay roll management
  • Oversee management investment portfolios,
    contracts and agreements in defence of the Centre
  • Deliver recruitment and staffing programs
    and services that are internally equitable
  • Actively promote high level of confidence
    of staff information control processes
  • Guides the ED and Management team on human
    resource & administrative matters
  • Generate timely reports to the executive
  • Institute and implement approved changes
    in operational requirements through process streamlining
  • Develop training plans based on well
    identified TNA and measure the effectiveness of  training
  • Set in consultation with staff, annual
    individual performance targets 
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate should preferably hold
    a Master’s degree in Human Resource Management. Membership to human
    resource professional associations is an added advantage.
  • At least six (6) years’ experience in the
    position of or related work to human resource management and
    administration in a reputable organisation
  • Three years teaching/training experience
    in a higher education institution
  • Good knowledge and understanding of human
    resource best practices, trends and developments as well as related
    employment, labour relations and human rights legislations impacting on
    organisation’s talent management and recruitment programmes.
  • Working knowledge of Public procurement
    laws and procedures
  • Skills in developments and trends in
    institutions of higher learning
  • Strategic leadership
  • Personal management and administration
  • Motivation and confidence building
  • Preferred Skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Team building skills
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving
  • Decision making
  • Effective verbal and listening skills
  • Keen attention to details and high level
    of accuracy
  • Organisational skills
  • Computer skills including computerized
    payroll and human resource information system
  • Skills in report writing
  • Conceptual skills
  • Strict confidentiality
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet
    tight deadlines
  • High level of integrity
  • Creative thinking 
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified candidates should obtain hardcopy application forms
(Get them from Front Office Desk of MTAC) and attach copies of academic and
professional credentials with an updated CV that contains full addresses of
three professional referees and send to: The Chairperson, Governing Council,
MTAC, Plot M175, Jinja Road, Nakawa. P O. Box 4655, Kampala, Uganda.  Please drop the envelope with an application
at the MTAC Front Desk Office and sign it in the registration book.
NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be
Deadline: Friday 15th May 2015 by 4:00pm.

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