Human Resource and Administration Manager NGO Jobs – GOAL International

Organisation: GOAL
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Assistant
Country Director (Systems)
About US:
GOAL is an international humanitarian agency dedicated to alleviating
the suffering of the poorest of the poor. 
We are a non-denominational, non-governmental and non-political
organisation. GOAL Uganda country project focuses on two of GOAL’s three
strategic sectors: Health (including WASH and health accountability
programming); and Livelihoods. GOAL Uganda mainstreams HIV, gender, child
protection and the environment/DRR across all programming. GOAL works on a
district focused approach, and uses a mixture of direct implementation and
partnerships with local civil society organisations, private sector partners
and District Local Government to give effect to our mission.
Job Summary: The Human
Resource & Administration Manager provides overall coordination oversight
of GOAL Uganda’s HR Department. As a member of the Senior Management Team (SMT)
the Human Resource and Administration Manager is responsible for delivering
outstanding people and organizational development (OD) support to GOAL Uganda
Country Programme.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • The incumbent will develop and
    Implement GOAL country programme People and
    Organisational Development
    : Develop a clear understanding of the Country people needs
    and with the Senior Management Team (SMT) create and effectively deliver a
    people and OD plan to maximise the Country Programmes effectiveness and
  • Work effectively with the Senior
    Management Teams (SMT):
    As part of the SMT of the Country
    Programme responsible for the overall leadership of the Country Programme.
    Promote and embed GOAL’s values and leadership behaviours.
  • Support Change Management:
    Support managers to drive, communicate and sustain change implementation
    by ensuring clarity on the rationale for change, the future vision.
  • Performance Management: Embed
    and role-model a strong performance management culture and processes.
    Support and coach staff and managers to create clear KPIS, hold open
    honest conversations, recognise success and implement performance
    improvement plans
  • Work with wider Global HR team:
    Supporting and sharing learning, resources, mentoring others across the
    GOAL global HR network.
  • Resourcing: Identify skills and
    capabilities required to deliver current and future country programme
    work. Develop an annual Country Programme resourcing plan, support and
    challenge managers to make the right resourcing choices. Use appropriate,
    effective and creative recruitment and selection approaches.
  • Induction: Ensure new and
    transitioning employees receive a thorough induction and coach managers on
    their role in delivering inductions.
  • Identify and maximise potential:
    Support managers in identifying and maximising high potential with the
    deputising programme.
  • Learning and Development: Coach
    Managers to understand employee learning needs, career aspirations and to
    build learning and development plans. Recommend suitable learning methods
    and develop an annual Country learning and development plan, supported by
    learning initiatives from the global people team.
  • Reward and Payroll: Manage and
    continuously improve GOAL’s reward ensuring an appropriate mix of pay,
    benefits and non-pay rewards in line with GOAL’s reward principles and
    best practices. Contribute to reward benchmarking and coach managers in
    talking to employees about reward. Ensure payroll and reward is delivered
    and communicated effectively.
  • Employee Engagement: Encourage
    high levels of employee engagement, including thorough staff participation
    in the global employee survey and internal engagement surveys.
  • Effective Management of Employee
    Provide specialist advice and instruction to managers
    on employee relations issues (i.e. disciplinary, grievance handling) in
    line with GOAL’s policy
  • People Policies and Processes:
    Develop and maintain all GOAL Uganda people policies, processes,
    administration, staff handbook and other documentation, ensuring this is
    kept up to date, is effective, in line with current statutory legislation
    and GOAL global policies (i.e., employment contracts, starters, leavers
    and change processes).
  • Diversity Management: Give
    accurate and appropriate advice, training and support to managers to
    recognise, respect and enable diversity.
  • People Reporting: Collect,
    collate and accurately analyse people metrics for use within the Country
    Programme’s and for reporting.
  • Partner Organisational Development:
    Contributing to and supporting GOAL Uganda implementing Partner’s on
    people management.
  • Organisational design and development in
    close collaboration with other departments/ teams within country
  • Other role related tasks. Willing
    and able to travel for field support between 8-12 weeks per year,
    predominately to GOAL’s field offices and partner offices.
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The ideal candidate for the GOAL
    International Human Resource & Administration Manager should hold a degree level qualification in
    Human Resources Management, Organisation Psychology or a Master’s degree
    in Business Administration/MHRM with a post graduate diploma in Human
    Resources Management.
  • Professional
    HR qualification highly desirable
  • At
    least five years’ experience in senior HR management;
  • Three
    years of managing staff
  • The
    applicant must have established donor relationships in the sector
  • Good
    people management skills, demonstrated through experience;
  • Proven
    recruitment and selection skills;
  • Ability
    to write complex and detailed reports, documents, policies and
  • Ability
    to lead, manage & implement complex processes to successful
  • Previous
    experience in senior management liaising on HR planning and reporting;
  • Strong
    IT skills particularly MS Word, Excel and Outlook, with experience
    of using HR databases, online recruitment tools and Intranets.
  • Strong
    communication skills in written and oral English
  • Highly
    competent in interpreting and applying statutory legislation.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested applicants should send their
applications which must include at least 4 reference contacts (2 professional,
2 character references, including your supervisor and the most recent/previous
employer), and daytime contact number to; The Human Resource Manager, GOAL
Uganda via E-mail to:
NB: Please do not attach
certificates and indicate the Position applied for in the email subject.
Deadline: 26th August
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