NHCC Jobs – Head of Section – Human Resource Management

Organization: National Housing and Construction Company Limited
(NHCC)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Head of Department- HR & Admin
About NHCC:
Our Client, National Housing and Construction Company Limited (NHCC)
was founded in 1964 and is a Ugandan construction and real estate management
company, partly owned by the Uganda Government. The Company’s mandate is to
increase the housing stock in the country, rehabilitate the housing industry and
encourage Ugandans to own homes in an organized environment.
Job Summary: The Head of Section – Human Resource Management
will be responsible for planning, leading and coordinating, facilitating,
supporting and managing Company initiatives and operations geared towards
attracting, hiring, deployment, motivation, development and retention of a
vibrant and productive workforce so as to enable the achievement of the desired
organisational performance.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Develop and lead implementation,
    monitoring and review of appropriate Human Resource Management strategies,
    policies, systems and procedures for the Company.
  • Actively coordinate the conducting of
    periodic job evaluations, development and operationalisation of an
    internally equitable job grading structure, as well as implementation of
    an externally competitive and cost-effective organizational reward system.
  • Steer and coordinate the implementation
    and management of staff recruitment and selection processes to fill
    approved posts in the Company, including initiatives that foster quality
    at the gate recruitment and selection.
  • Manage the enforcement of staff rules and
    regulations; Management’s efforts for ensuring that the morale and
    motivation of all Company employees are kept high; as well as for ensuring
    and sustaining a sense of commitment to the Company among all its
    employees.
  • Develop and implement the organisation’s
    staff training and development programmes. This includes periodically
    assessing the training and development needs of staff of the Company and
    taking necessary and timely action.
  • Provide the Company’s Management, whenever
    necessary, with relevant specialist, expert and technical guidance (on the
    basis of appropriate and comprehensive analysis and evaluation), with regard
    to the Company’s investment opportunities and projects – especially those
    involving Partnerships, External Contractors and other service providers –
    as well provide the necessary supervision, quality assurance, facilitation
    and coordination of implementation of the corresponding projects – with a
    view to ensuring their profitable success.
  • Support management in processing all other
    matters, relating to Human Resource Management and Development ((HRM/D)
    across all the Departments, Sections and Offices of the Company.
  • Design and institutionalize systems for
    managing individual and team performance, inter alia, through
    implementation of an effective performance inter alia, through
    implementation of an effective performance monitoring, appraisal and
    measurement system.
  • Develop staff under his/her direct
    supervision through; inter alia, training, coaching, delegation, appraisal
    and feedback.
  • Perform any other duties as may from time
    to time be assigned by relevant authority.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant should preferably hold an
    advanced Degree in Human Resource Management, Business Administration
    (majoring in HRM), or closely related and relevant discipline, from a
    recognized University.
  • Full membership in a recognized Human
    Resource Management Association or Institute, is a must.
  • A minimum of seven or more years’
    experience, three of which must be as Head of HR function, or in a similar
    Management position, in a large and reputable public or private sector
    organization.
  • Past experience in working with regional
    and international development agencies, as well as with other regional and
    international public, or private sector organizations in housing-related
    projects, or programmes, shall be an added advantage.
  • Additional specialized training and
    qualification in Human resource management from a recognized institute is
    essential.
  • Computer literacy i..e Proficiency in
    application of HR-related Software and MS Office Package (Word, Excel,
    PowerPoint and Outlook) and related packages is essential.
  • Additional qualifications in Project
    Planning and management, or Business Management, from recognized
    institutions, are desirable.
  • Strong interpersonal, human relations and
    team management skills.
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving and
    occupational counseling skills.
  • Capability of obtaining confidence, trust
    and cooperation from subordinates and associates.
  • Maturity, high ethics and integrity
  • Proven corporate planning knowledge and
    skills.
  • Excellent presentation and reporting
    skills.
  • Good managerial, negotiation and
    communication skills.
  • Good training and coaching skills.
  • Coordination and networking skills.
  • Ability to deliver high quality outputs
    with minimal supervision.
How to Apply:
All interested candidates are encouraged to send their applications
clearly marked “Application for the position of Head of Section – Human
Resource Management” and accompanied by detailed Curriculum Vitae, copies of
testimonials & three professional referees should be addressed to;
The Chief Human Resource Officer,
Plot 5, 7th Street, Industrial Area,
P.O. Box 659,
Kampala, Uganda.
Or
Email to: info@nhcc.co.ug
Deadline: 11th May, 2015 by 4.00p.m (Local time)

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