Human Resource Manager Job Placement – Appliance World Ltd

Organisation: Appliance World Ltd
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About US:
Appliance World Ltd (the company) is one of the largest organizations
in Uganda dealing in consumer electronics (refrigerators, microwaves, audio
products, televisions, and washing machines), commercial air conditioning and
mechanical ventilation, mobile phones, computers/network monitors.
Job Summary: The Human Resource Manager (HRM) will be
responsible for bridging between the company’s employees and management. The
HRM will be required to deal & resolve problems, issues and concerns raised
by employees. The end result should be that the employees within the company
are happy and working in ‘good spirit’ and feel that the company has heard
their concerns and solved the problems as much as it can be solved in a timely
manner. In addition, you will also be involved in administrative duties. This
will include dealing with company maintenance issues, e.g., power cuts, water
leakages and any maintenance to be done within any of the company’s sites. You
will also be required to take charge of the company’s insurance policies and
deal with our insurance company’s accordingly. He / she will need to ensure
that the company abides with the relevant law.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Creating job descriptions and role
    profiles for vacancies.
  • Looking through existing applications in
    file to find CV’s matching the candidate profile.
  • Drafting job adverts or liaising with a
    recruitment consultant to identify the candidate.
  • Doing the initial short listing of
  • Arranging interviews and interviewing.
  • Preparing letters of offer and letters of
  • Keeping all staff data in an organised
    manner. This will include appointment letters, warnings, correspondence,
    bio data, etc.
  • In charge of preparing time attendance
    reports as desired.
  • Presenting deductions per employee to the
    accounts department so that salaries can be paid appropriately.
  • Appraising staff on specified interval.
  • Regularly interacting with departments and
    their heads to see if you can help in resolving any problems.
  • Dealing with staff issues, complaints and
    suggestions quickly and appropriately.
  • Ensuring that an updated list of staff and
    their salaries is presented on a monthly basis to our insurance company to
    enable them cover Appliance World on workers compensation.
  • Ensuring that the company’s insurance
    policies are valid, dealing with insurance claims and all related issues.
  • Dealing with maintenance issues, for
    example, plumbing issues, issues to do with NWSC, UMEME, Telephone PABX,
  • Keeping records of and dealing with
    employees’ annual leave, sick leave, unpaid leave, absenteeism, etc.
  • Issuing and taking disciplinary action as
    defined by the company.
  • Responsible for recruitment – Identifying
    vacancies, creating job descriptions, handling the advertising process (or
    looking through existing CV’s), shortlisting and arrange interviews.
  • Employee Records & Filing – Employee
    files should contain bio data, valid appointment letters, references,
    updated place of residential address, copies of CV’s, educational
    certificates, background checks, correspondence to and from the employee
    and warnings.
  • Salaries – Going through the staff list to
    check which employees qualify for a salary advance and presenting a list
    of deductions to be made based on attendance to the accounts department.
  • Dealing with Employee/Departmental issues
    – this is the most important aspect of the role. There is no specific
    description that can be put for this duty, however; an experienced
    individual will have a deep understanding of what this means. It is
    through the interview, if a candidate is shortlisted that ability and
    experienced shall be talked about.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The right candidate must have many years
    of experience in dealing with a large number of qualified staff.
  • The applicant should possess necessary
    qualifications to execute the duties above
How to Apply:
If you so desire to join us in the aforementioned portfolio, please
send your application to Appliance World, Plot 1-5 Spring Close, Wankoko,
Bugolobi (Off Old Portbell Rd, Next to Cairo Bank, Opposite Car Bond)
Email your application to:
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