Senior Human Resource Officer Job Opportunity – Microfinance Support Centre Limited (MSC)

Organisation: Microfinance
Support Centre Limited (MSC)
Duty Station:  MSC Head Office, Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Head, Human
About MSC:
The Microfinance Support Centre Limited (MSC) is a linchpin of
Government of Uganda
(GOU) micro credit programmes under the Rural Financial Services
Strategy. MSC facilitates access to affordable, sustainable and convenient
financial and Business Development services to active and productive Ugandans.
MSC Ltd supports legally established entities engaged in the value chain
namely; production, value addition and marketing enterprises. MSC offers
affordable credit through its network of 13 regional offices spread throughout
the country. It has so far served clients in 110 districts in Uganda. It gives
priority financing to support the agricultural production value chain namely;
production, value addition and marketing. 
Besides credit, MSC provides capacity building to its clients including
SACCOs, Cooperative Unions, MFIs and SMEs to enable them manage their
organizations sustainably.
Job Summary: The Senior
Human Resource Officer will provide a full human resource service to line
management and to provide a framework for maintaining good relationships
between management and employees.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Provide advice and guidance to line management
on employee relations in the day-today management of employees in accordance
with the Human Resource Manual.
Offer timely technical support in setting
performance targets and measures and monitor the cascading of performance
targets and measures to employees.
The incumbent will manage the induction programs
for new employees.
Coordinate the development, implementation and
evaluation of the training plan.
Manage the Human Resource Information System.
Implement proper staff leave management
procedures, best practices and systems of staff absence management.
Provide input in the payroll processing cycle in
consultation with finance Department in order to pay staff salaries on time.
Manage the performance of staff who directly
report to him and on day-to-day basis, counsel and guide staff on HR matters
and personal issues which may influence staff performance.
Key Result Areas:
Staff Performance managed
Staff training and development properly
Staff relations improved
Improved HR decisions.
Qualifications, Skills and
The applicant for the Senior Human Resource
Officer vacancy should preferably hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resource Management, Social Work and Social
Administration, (Management option) or social sciences or other related qualifications
from a recognized university.
of a master’s degree in Human Resource Management, Public
Administration, Organizational psychology or business Administration is an added
A minimum
of six years’ experience in managing human resources 02 of which should have
been at middle level management position;
specialised training and demonstrable expert knowledge and achievement
may be considered in lieu of some years of experience.
knowledge and ability to implement Balance score card would be an added advantage.
Good computer
to demonstrate managerial skills.
to demonstrate a good understanding of Microfinance / financial institution
to demonstrate analytical skills, clear decision making ability, highest
standards of integrity.
to demonstrable objectivity and impartiality with concern for accountability
and achieving results.
to work under pressure with tight deadlines.
to influence and collaborate with different stakeholders.
to build and manage diversity of teams.
to identify problems, obstacles and opportunities and initiate action or make
to further the development of others
to generate new ideas, develop creative approaches anticipate and lead change.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their
applications with detailed Curriculum Vitae together with copies of certified
academic certificates with at least 3 referees in properly sealed envelopes to
the address given below clearly stating the job title applied for on the top
right corner. All applicants are required to fill a summary form upon
submission of the application, Click Here.
Address to:
The Chief Executive Officer/Executive Director,
The Microfinance Support Centre Limited,
Plot 46, Windsor Crescent- off Acacia Avenue
P.O. Box 33711 KAMPALA
Deadline: 30th November 2016 by
5:00 pm
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