Principal Human Resource Officer Career Opportunity – Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS)

Organisation: Uganda National Bureau of Standards
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Manager Human Resource
About UNBS:
Uganda National Bureau of Standards
(UNBS) is a statutory body under the Ministry of Trade Industry and
Cooperatives mandated to coordinate the elaboration of standards and quality of
products and services so as to facilitate fair trade, promote local industries
and protect consumers.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
UNBS’ efforts of performance management and quality improvement programs.
engage with Line Managers to plan, monitor and appraise staff key result areas in
order to improve performance
maintenance of a safe and healthy work place environment for UNBS staff
closely with Heads of Departments to analyze talent needs, and design annual
talent plan.
continuous guidance, assessment, coaching, and counselling of staff who have
performance related challenges and advise on support systems for such staff.
The incumbent
will be in charge of developing tools to align the performance/outputs of UNBS
to strategic plan
and submit regular HR reports and statistics
and implement capacity building strategies and succession plans in line with
departmental needs and Human resources manual.
any other duties as assigned by the Manager Human Resource.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  
Principal Human Resource Officer should hold a Master’s Degree in Human
Resource Management. Also, the incumbent must possess a Bachelor’s Degree in
either Human Resource, Business and B.Com (Human Resource Management option)
Social Sciences from a recognized University/Institution. Possession of a post
graduate diploma in Human Resource Management is an added advantage
At least
eight years’ HR-related work experience
who are members of the professional HR body have an added advantage
literacy skills in MS Word, Access, Excel, Power point and Internet
successful candidate needs to be a team player with passion for people
performance and development
communication skills
oral communication and presentation skills
the ability to work with cross-departmental teams and have integrity and
Age: 30- 45 years
How to Apply:
All qualified applicants should send
their applications together with attached copies of all academic
qualifications, copies of valid identity cards and detailed CVs with mobile
telephone numbers indicated, names and contact details of three referees, to
the address below; 
The Executive Director,
Uganda National Bureau of Standards,
Plot M217 Nakawa Industrial Area,
P.O Box 6329,
Kampala, Uganda
Deadline: 26th July 2015 by
5:00 PM
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