Operations Officer NGO Job Careers – Straight Talk Foundation (STF)

Job Title:    Operations Officer
Organisation: Straight Talk
Foundation (STF)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Human Resource
& Administration Manager
About Us:
Straight Talk Foundation is an indigenous health communications NGO
operating nationally in Uganda through the provision of quality behaviour
change programs. Straight Talk Foundation (STF) is a Ugandan health
communication NGO registered in 1997. Straight Talk Foundation has existing
opportunities available on three of its new projects that include;
The Irish AID Bursary Program in Karamoja, that
seeks to benefit bright but disadvantaged children.
The Better Life for Girls, a UNFPA funded
project to improve health and wellbeing of adolescents especially girls in the
Karamoja sub-region.
Prevention of AIDS in Communities of Karamoja
(PACK), funded by the Irish AID.
Job Summary: The Operations
Officer will contribute to the implementation of the Human Resource Management
and Procurement & Logistics Policies by taking specific responsibility for
initiation of the HR Management functions and make a follow up of the same to
ensure availability of adequate skills mix and competencies required to deliver
the STF’s strategy. In addition, the incumbent takes responsibility for HR
administration and management of the Procurement and Logistics practices and
policy through documentation, data entry and management in line with the STF’s
strategy and objectives.
Qualifications, Skills and
The applicant for the Straight Talk Foundation Operations
Officer vacancy should hold a Bachelor’s degree in Humanities or Business
Administration. Post graduate training in Human Resource Management is an added
At least three years of relevant working
experience in HR or Administration, preferably with an NGO.
Broad knowledge, understanding and proficiency
in the field of Human Resources Management and Procurement & Logistics
accompanied by the ability to work under minimum supervision.
Broad understanding of national legal
requirements relating to Procurement and HR, including labour laws of Uganda.
Highly developed cultural awareness and ability
to work well in an environment with people from diverse backgrounds and
Excellent planning, coordination and reporting
skills, with the ability to organize a substantial workload comprised of
complex, diverse tasks and responsibilities.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
including influencing, negotiation and coaching.
Computer literacy and excellent documentation
skills are a must.
Excellent time management and planning capacity.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested applicants should send an updated
CV, Cover letter and academic documents to:
The Manager Human Resource & Administration,
Straight Talk Foundation,
Plot 4 Acacia Avenue,
P.O. Box 22366, Kampala. Uganda
Or Send via E-mail to:
Deadline: 11th November 2016
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