Fresher US Non-profit Human Resource Assistant Jobs – Catholic Relief Services (CRS)

Job Title:         Human Resource Assistant
Organization: Catholic
Relief Services (CRS)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Senior Human
Resource Officer
About US:
Catholic Relief Services (CRS) is an international non-profit
organization which implements the commitment of the Bishops of the United
States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas. Our Catholic identity is at
the heart of our mission and operations. We welcome as a part of our staff and
as partners people of all faiths and secular traditions who share our values
and our commitment to serving those in need.
Job Summary: The Human
Resource Assistant will support the attainment of Country Program objectives
through the provision of dedicated quality HR services, professional advice,
and ensuring HR systems, policies and procedures are developed and implemented
in line with organizational vision, mission, and strategic objectives. The incumbent
will actively contribute to risk management by advising managers on the
interpretation/application of HR policies and procedures and ensuring CRS
Uganda’s employment and human resource management practices meet agency and
donor standards and are in compliance with local labour law. The jobholder will
help coordinate and support the execution of the Country Program (CP) HR
strategy and operational plans in support of high-quality programs serving the
poor and vulnerable. You will provide responsive, high quality service to
address HR programs, services and operations needs in all or some of the areas
of recruitment, staff development, performance management, employee relations,
compensation and benefits, onboarding/orientation, policies, staff care, and
employee administration.
Key Duties and
  • Provide administrative and clerical
    support to HR transactions and processes. Prepare, type, photocopy and
    scan employment-related documentation, such as employment contracts,
    termination letters, salary technical adjustments letters, materials for
    staff learning and development events, etc.
  • Provide responsive and high quality
    service to employees with requests on personnel administration and
    clerical issues.
  • Offer technical support in the recruitment
    process: collecting CVs, greeting candidates, setting up tests and
    interviews, Bridger check, etc.
  • Compile documentation and data, perform
    data entry and data verification on personnel administration transactions
    (e.g. leave balances, staff attendance, etc.).
  • Support maintenance of personnel files,
    compiling and updating employee records (hard and soft copies)
  • Actively contribute to coordinating
    logistical arrangements for staff events, such as staff retreats, staff
    learning and development events (workshops, trainings), orientations,
    welcome/farewell parties.

Qualifications, Skills and
  • The ideal candidate for the Catholic
    Relief Services (CRS) Human Resource Assistant job opportunity should hold
    a High School Diploma required. Professional diploma/certificate or
    courses in Administration or Human Resources Management a plus.
  • At least two years’ work experience in an
    administrative and/or human resources assistant role with some familiarity
    of human resources practices. Experience with an international
    organization a plus.
  • Computer literacy i.e. experience using MS
    Windows and MS Office packages, in particular Excel and Word. Hands-on
    experience with data entry into online databases and forms.
  • Excellent organizational skills with great
    attention to detail
  • Ability to maintain confidential
  • Strong customer service ethic and
  • Self-motivated to perform routine tasks
    independently and meet deadlines
  • Good verbal and written communication
  • Agency-wide Competencies (for all CRS
    Staff): Serves
    with Integrity, Models Stewardship, Cultivates Constructive
    Relationships, Promotes Learning
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested Ugandan candidates are encouraged
to send their cover letters, CVs and three work references (names and contact
information only) to
Deadline: 28th September
2017 by 5:00PM
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