Human Resource Manager Employment Opportunity – War Child Canada

Job Title:      Human Resource Manager
Organization: War Child
Reports to: Country Director
Duty Station: Kampala,
About US:
War Child Canada is an internationally recognized charity that works
with war-affected communities to help children reclaim their childhood through
access to education, opportunity and justice. In Uganda, through its Access to
Justice and Protection programmes, War Child Canada provides Legal Aid services
for Women and Child Survivors of violence and raises public awareness around
the impact of conflict on communities and the shared responsibility to act.
This programme has now expanded to the South Sudanese refugee settlements in
the West Nile region and Kiryandongo where War Child Canada seeks to increase
the legal protections of children, youth, women and men and continue to address
the prevalence of perpetrators’ impunity through legal intervention, awareness
raising and capacity building. Our programming emphasizes strong Sexual and
Gender-Based Violence (SGBV) prevention, identification and response
About Project:
War Child Canada has received funding from United States Department of
State Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration (BPRM) to increase
protection for refugees and other vulnerable persons in Ugandan refugee
settlements in the districts of Adjumani, Arua, Kiryandongo, Koboko and
Job Summary: The Human
Resources (HR) Manager is responsible for effective Human Resource management
and support in War Child Canada, Uganda country program and offices, ensuring
consistent and knowledgeable advice and direction with respect to relevant
labour legislation and the effective and consistent administration and
interpretation of the organization’s policies, procedures, guidelines and
Qualifications, Skills and
The applicants for the War Child Canada Human
Resource Manager job placement must hold a Post graduate or equivalent
qualification in Human Resources Management, organizational behaviour, business
or related field (or equivalent combination of education and experience).
At least five years’ HR Management experience in
one or more human resource functions including recruitment, employee relations,
HR administration, and staff development.
Broad knowledge and understanding of the Ugandan
employment law and an ability to interpret legislation and regulations.
Well-developed knowledge of, and experience in
the application of contemporary HR procedures and practices.
Demonstrated effectiveness in contributing and
working in a team environment, including the capacity to review and improve
workplace practices.
Proven ability to interact proactively and
collaboratively with management and staff at all levels of the organisation in
the resolution of HR issues.
Demonstrated competence in conceptual,
analytical and problem solving skills..
Ability to contribute towards the development
and implementation of HR programs and initiatives to meet the needs of the
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send a detailed
CV, cover letter indicating clearly daytime telephone contact and active email
address, photocopies of relevant certificates (both professional and
vocational) and contact information of at least three professional referees.
Please clearly indicate position and location for which you are applying.
Interested applicants should deliver ONLY hard copies of their
Application Packages to any of the following War Child Canada Offices:
Kampala: 2nd Floor, Plot 944
Ggaba Road, Kansanga. (Please ensure applications are delivered to War Child
Canada NOT War Child Holland.
Arua: Rhino Camp Refugee
Settlement Yoro Base Camp.
Kiryandongo: Kanyadoli
Refugee Settlement RFM Base Camp, Bweyale.
Koboko: Lobule Refugee
Settlement, Office of the Prime Minister Building
Adjumani: Pakele
Deadline: 28th
October, 2016 by 5PM
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