Human Resource Officer Job Vacancies – Uganda Road Fund (URF)

Organization: Uganda Road
Fund (URF)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Manager
Corporate Services
About Us:
Uganda Road Fund (URF) is a body corporate established by the Uganda
Road Fund Act 2008, to finance routine and periodic maintenance of public
roads.
Job Summary: The Human
Resource Officer will be mainly responsible for the formulation and
implementation of the URF Human Resource policies and plans, development and
maintenance of an efficient, effective and productive workforce that is
motivated and capable of meeting URF strategic objectives/targets.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
·        
In charge of the day-to-day human resource
management functions including development, interpretation and dissemination of
Human Resource policies to staff;
·        
Responsible for the implementation of report on
HR-related Board recommendations on re-design of structure of the Fund to suit
it to delivery of mandate;
·        
Develop and continuously review and update the
Human Resource Manual;
·        
Prepare annual human resource forecasts and
budgets in relation to requirements, plan for and implement the recruitment,
retention and motivation of staff;
·        
Develop and manage the staff performance
appraisal system to ensure that staff achieve the set targets; prepare
performance management reports to Management;
·        
The incumbent will identify the training needs
of staff, prepare and implement the training plan in accordance with the approved
Training Policy;
·        
Manage the payroll in consultation with Fund
Management Department and ensure timely payment of staff salaries and
emoluments;
·        
Implement the Human Resource policies, staff
benefits, entitlements, medical insurance and workman’s compensation etc;
·        
Develop and implement proper staff leave
management procedures, best practices and systems of staff absence management;
·        
Inculcate proper work ethics and best practices
among staff in respect of handling discipline, time management, work and professional
ethics, welfare matters and employee exit management;
·        
Regularly report to management on the
Performance of the Human Resource function in relation to the Annual
Performance Plan;
·        
Perform any other duties assigned by Management
from time to time.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
·        
The ideal candidate for the Uganda Road Fund
Human Resource Officer career placement must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Human
Resource Management, Social Work and Social Administration, B.Com (Human
Resource option), Social Sciences, Organizational Psychology or any other
related discipline;
·        
Possession of a Postgraduate Diploma in
Management or Human Resource Management;
·        
A Master’s degree in Business Administration
with bias in Human Resource Management, Management or Public Administration
shall be an added advantage;
·        
Membership to a Human Resource Professional
Association;
·        
A minimum of five years’ experience gained in a
reputable agency preferably in the Transport and or Accountability sector in
the Human Resource Management function.
·        
Ability to effectively prioritize and execute
tasks in a high-pressure environment to drive results;
·        
Knowledge of Ugandan Labour Laws and other
relevant and statutory guidelines/requirements;
·        
Broad knowledge and understanding of organisational
design, restructuring and performance management;
·        
Flexible and able to respond effectively to
unforeseen workplace circumstances;
·        
High integrity, maturity of character with high
levels of confidentiality;
·        
Excellent communication skills, written and verbal;
·        
Excellent analytical skills, good oral and
written skills;
·        
Computer literacy skills
·        
Self-driven with a high sense of responsibility
able to work under minimum supervision;
·        
Demonstrable leadership, counseling and guidance
skills.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send
their applications accompanied by;
·        
A capability statement detailing the applicant’s
general qualifications, adequacy for the post and illustrated personal
experience
·        
Detailed Curriculum Vitae showing experience and
positions held
·        
Current Salary
·        
Three professional referees including phone and
E-mail contacts
·        
Copies of testimonials
·        
Postal Addresses, daytime telephone contacts and
E-mail address of applicant
The complete application package should be sent in hardcopy to:
The Executive Director,
Uganda Road Fund,
5th Floor TWED Towers, Plot 10 Kafu Road, Nakasero,
P.O. Box 7501, Kampala. Uganda.
Deadline: 11th
November, 2016

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