2 Fresher Officer Human Resource Job Placements – Uganda Revenue Authority (URA)

Organisation: Uganda Revenue
Authority (URA)
Duty Station: URA Training
School, Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Supervisor Human
Resource Management
 Job Code: HRM/074/611
About US:
The Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) was established by the Uganda
Revenue Authority Statute of 1991 and set up in September of the same year as a
central body for assessment and collection of specified revenue, to administer
and enforce the laws relating to such revenue and to provide for related
matters. This statute incorporated all the laws that were in force then
regarding tax collection. The new organization (URA) amalgamated the three tax
administration departments that were responsible for all the taxes collected by
the Central Government of Uganda.
Job Summary: The Officer
Human Resource will plan and implement HR policies and programs for effective
service delivery at the Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) Training School.
Key Duties and
Analyze staff leave trend and prepare periodic reports to ensure
accurate leave records to curtail accumulated financial liability on the
  • Extract and analyze staff leave data and
    prepare periodic leave status report for management decision.
  • Update the leave databank from time to
    time to maintain accurate staff leave position.
  • Generate leave positions for exiting staff
    and submit status report to the responsible authority.
Implement Management disciplinary instructions and decisions with
utmost confidentiality:
  • Prepare communication about regarding
    Management disciplinary decisions
  • Maintain an up-to-date staff disciplinary records
    and prepare periodic disciplinary reports.
  • Prepare and issue summons to witnesses and
    defendants in disciplinary cases
  • Prepare working documents for the various
    disciplinary committees
Implement and assess the effectiveness of Staff Development initiatives
to improve staff skills:
  • Analyze, and consolidate the Training
    needs reports from all departments and present to the immediate supervisor
    for further administration.
  • Prepare periodic training reports to
    assess the effectiveness of implementation of the training planner.
  • Identify the trainers, develop the program
    and solicit for participants and roll out the training.
  • Manage the training support service
    providers to ensure that the meals and hygiene are in proper facilitation
    of the trainings.
  • Schedule trainings, workshops, conferences
    and meetings.
  • Develop a database for trainers and
    constantly engage the trainers with Training of Trainers (TOTs).
Conduct recruitment and selection activities as allocated to facilitate
the speedy conclusion of the recruitment and selection process:
  • Prepare draft adverts for vacant
  • Prepare candidates short listing and
    interview schedules.
  • Prepare working documents for both the
    shortlisting and interview panels.
  • Mobilize candidates and panel members to
    participate in the recruitment exercises.
  • Study and respond to recruitment inquiries
    from the various clients.
  • Provide technical support to the
    shortlisting or interview panels and prepare recruitment reports.
  • Prepare draft appointment and deployment
    letters for successful candidates.
  • Conduct background check and vetting of
    successful candidates for employment suitability in the Authority and
    prepare vetting and background check reports.
Coordinate manpower planning in the organization and generate
statistics to support the manpower projections across departments and guide the
talent sourcing function:
  • Study the updated staff lists to determine
    the staffing levels across departments
  • Maintain an updated organization chart
    (establishment) and make extracts of departmental structures as and when
  • Prepare periodic staff establishment
    reports to guide management decisions.
  • Maintain staff turnover record to project
    future manpower demand and improvement strategies.
  • Conduct periodic data cleaning and
    validation exercises of staff information held in the database

Qualifications, Skills and
  • The applicants for the Uganda Revenue
    Authority (URA) Officer Human Resource jobs should hold Bachelor’s degrees in Human
    Resource Management, Social Sciences, Social Work and Social
    Administration, or Industrial and Organizational Psychology.
  • Post Graduate Qualification in HR related
    field is desired
  • At least two (2) years’ business
    experience in HR practice in a reputable Organization.
  • Knowledge of the Labour Laws, HR Policies
    and Best practices.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with creativity
  • Resilience
    with the ability to travel frequently
  • A
    high level of integrity with good computer skills
  • High
    degree of flexibility with the ability to anticipate needs and plan
    to address them ahead of time
  • Age: Between 28-38 years
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who wish to join URA
should apply online by visiting the website below. Please go to Careers link, Click
, ‘CAREERS -> EXPERIENTIAL HIRING -> Login (If new, register,
else continue)’ to view detailed job description of the roles and
responsibilities and other required competencies. All applicants are required
to scan and attach copies of the required academic documents only e.g.
Transcript, O’ Level, A’ level, Degree certificates. Each attachment should not
exceed a limit of 1 MB and ONLY Portable Document Format (pdf) are allowed.
Note: The list of
shortlisted and successful candidates will be published on the URA website.
Academic documents for the successful candidates will be vetted and background
checks conducted before they are considered for appointment into the Authority.
Any applicants found with forged academic documents will be charged in the
courts of law.
Deadline: 17th October 2017 at
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