Director Human Resources Employment Opportunity – Makerere University

Job Title:       Director Human Resources
Organization: Makerere
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Deputy Vice
Chancellor (Finance and Administration)
About MUK:
Makerere University is the oldest and premier University in Uganda
which strives to becoming the leading institution for academic excellence and
innovations in Africa.
Job Summary: The Director
Human Resources will be responsible for providing overall management and
co-ordination of the Human Resource function of the University.
Key Duties and
  • The incumbent will initiate, develop,
    implement and review Human Resource policies and practices in the
    University in line with the University Strategic Plan
  • The jobholder will also develop and
    monitor HRD annual plan in line with the Human Resources Policies
  • Develop work targets for the Human
    Resource Directorate in line with the Human Resource Policies
  • Provide secretariat services to other
    Committees of Council with a Human Resource component
  • Mentor and coach Human Resources staff of
    the University
  • Link the Human Resource Directorate with
    other Units of the University and the public in line with the University
    Mission and Vision
  • The incumbent will formulate, implement
    and monitor organizational development and change management systems and
    strategies in line with the University Strategic plan
  • Introduce and implement competence based
    Human Resource Management systems
  • Design and implement performance
    Management and control systems
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the
    Deputy Vice Chancellor (Finance and Administration)
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The ideal candidate should preferably hold
    an Honours Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized Institution
  • Possession of a Master’s Degree in Human
    Resource Management, Organizational and Industrial Psychology, Management
    and Organizational Development or MBA (Human Resource option) or a
    Master’s Degree in Social Sciences or Education Management/Planning and a
    Postgraduate Diploma in Human Resources Management from a recognised
  • At least ten (10) years working experience
    five (5) of which should be at Senior Management level in a reputable
  • Computer literacy skills
  • Excellent analytical ability
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Very good tactical and strategic planning
  • Ability to organize, including time
    management skills and the ability to complete tasks efficiently
  • Proficient oral arid written communication
  • Good team building and conflict management
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of Human
    Resource processes
  • Good leadership skills
  • Age Limit: Below 55 years
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates for this managerial vacancy should
send applications accompanied by Curriculum Vitae, Certificates and Transcripts
(3 copies each set), giving full details of applicants’ academic
qualifications, work experience, present salary and names of three Referees
plus their postal addresses. The applicants should make sure that at least two
Referees have forwarded references concerning their applications. The
applications should be delivered to the Directorate of Human Resources,
Employment Division Office, Room 409, Top Floor, Main Building, Makerere
University Main Campus, and addressed to:
The Secretary, Appointments Board,
Makerere University,
P.O. Box 7062, Kampala. Uganda
Deadline: 20th April, 2017 by
5.00 pm local time.
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