HR Coordinator Career Opportunity – Action Against Hunger USA




Job Title:       HR Coordinator
Organisation: Action Against
Hunger USA
Duty Station:  Uganda
About US:
Action Against
Hunger (ACF) is an international, non-governmental, non-religious organization
that was created in Paris in 1979 with headquarters in France (Paris), the USA
(New York), the UK (London), Spain (Madrid) and Canada (Toronto). Recognized as
a leader in the fight against malnutrition, Action Against Hunger / ACF
International saves the lives of malnourished children while providing
communities with access to safe water and sustainable to hunger. With more than
30 years of expertise in emergency situations of conflict, natural disaster,
and chronic food insecurity, ACF runs life-saving programs in some 40
benefiting five million people each year. Since 1980, ACF has provided
assistance to vulnerable populations in Uganda. These have included the
displaced and returnee populations of LRA-affected Northern Uganda, Sudanese
and Congolese refugees fleeing fighting in their own countries, and the people
of the north eastern Karamoja region.
Job Summary:  The HR Coordinator will support Action Against
Hunger USA through the provision of local recruitment, payroll & all local
HR administrative functions. The incumbent will support the country
coordination team by managing diverse teams. The job holder will play a pivotal
role in developing the professional capacities of all ACF staff working in Uganda.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
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Responsible for developing comprehensive HR policies
and procedures for your mission to ensure ACF remains compliant with local
labor laws.
·        
Developing and implementing a mission HR strategy
congruent with the Country Strategy.
·        
Advising and supporting the Country Management Team
about all HR matters.
·        
Responsible for contributing to a positive work
culture, ensuring ACF’s Performance Management framework is implemented.
·        
Identifying, supporting & monitoring the
learning & development needs for all staff.
·        
Accurately maintaining all HR processes &
documentation as well as overseeing all mission travel arrangements, visas,
& work authorizations.
·        
The HR Coordinator will be overseeing the mission’s
payroll & benefits administration including periodically reviewing the
mission’s remuneration package.
·        
Directing the recruitment of all locally hired
staff, supporting the selection of international staf and ensuring that all new
staff are appropriately briefed.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  
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The applicant must be a seasoned HR professional who
holds a Bachelor’s degree in Humanitarian Studies, HR Management, Psychology,
Sociology or another related field.
·        
At least three to five years’ experience as an HR
professional with a humanitarian NGO.
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Excellent communication skills
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Ability to lead teams where you need to coach others
to adapt their communication style to suit colleagues from other cultures &
professions.
·        
Ability to adjust your own style to represent ACF
appropriately with a range of national counterparts.
·        
The incumbent will also intuitively adapt how you
communicate context analysis, strategy, policies & procedures to suit
different audiences – both verbally & in writing.
·        
Be diplomatic and able to help colleagues handle
difficult situations.
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Ability to consolidate and polish contributions from
a large team to ensure reports are comprehensive & coherent.
·        
Ability to identify and support how junior staff can
improve their reporting skills.
·        
The HR Coordinator’s work style must build trust
within the team
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Highly organized
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Keen attention to small details.
·        
The applicant must also be calm under pressure and able
to easily adapt to changing circumstances.
·        
The applicant should model core HR values of
confidentiality, discretion and fairness.
·        
The applicant must also be goal-oriented while also
being genuinely committed to helping others succeed.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified
and interested candidates are encouraged to apply online by clicking on the web
link below.

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