NGO Jobs – Human Resource Officer at Forum for African Women Educationalists (FAWEU)

Job Title:     Human Resource Officer
Organization: Forum for
African Women Educationalists – Uganda Chapter (FAWEU)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Finance and
Administration Manager
About US:
The Forum for
African Women Educationalists – Uganda Chapter (FAWEU) was launched in February
1997 as part of a bigger network of 34 National Chapters across Africa with a
primary aim of addressing the gender disparities in education that were
manifested through low rates of access to education, retention, performance and
completion of girls starting from upper primary school through secondary up to
higher education levels. FAWE Uganda Chapter has received a three-year funding
for a new project that will address Violence against giris and women in and
around schools in the districts of Kasese, Bundibugyo, Ntoroko.
Job Summary: The Human
Resource Officer will offer technical and administrative support in the
development and implementation of Human resources policies relating to recruitment,
staffing, training and staff development, performance management, records
management all contributing to effective use of Human Resources within the
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Work in collaboration with line managers to develop
HR planning strategies for immediate and long term staff requirements in terms
of numbers and skill levels;
Actively participates in the formulation of Human
Resource policies, strategies and methodologies to conform to the required ‘
standards and the Ugandan Law and ensuring successful implementation.
Guides the F&A Manager, departmental heads and
staff on human resource management and development issues.
Prepares employment contracts for new employees and
consultants for specialized services
Prepares and submits reports related to Human
Resource functions.
Maintain high level of transparency and
accountability of all resources
Qualifications, Skills and
The ideal candidate should hold a Bachelor’s Degree
in Human Resource Management, Social Sciences, Business Administration with a
Post-graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management.
A minimum of three years’ practical experience in
managing Human Resource issues with an international or local NGO.
Broad knowledge and understanding of labor,
employment laws and other government statutory requirements
Working knowledge of Human Resource Information
Management system is an added advantage.
Computer literacy skills
Good team player.
Excellent customer care skills.
Dynamic, proactive, multitasking, and
Effective verbal, listening and communication skills
Basic counseling skills
Good negotiation skills.
Excellent interpersonal skills.
High degree of flexibility
Good problem solving skills
Demonstrate sound work ethics
Objective, consistent and fair
High level of people management and mentoring skills
How to Apply: 
All suitably
qualified and interested applicants should send their applications including
detailed Curriculum Vitae and copies of relevant academic and professional
documents to;
The Executive
FAWE Uganda
Plot 328 Magulu
P.O. Box 24117,
Kampala. Uganda
Hand deliver to
their office on Plot 328, Magulu close in Bukoto
Deadline: 6th November 2015 by 5:00 PM

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