Human Resource Officer United States Non-profit Careers – Catholic Relief Services (CRS)

Job Title:         Human Resource Officer
Organization: Catholic
Relief Services (CRS)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Human Resource
Manager
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 Officer 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 should 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 incumbent 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
Responsibilities:  
  • Offer technical support to the HR
    Department with regard to the overall management of HR programs and services
    in the Country Program. 
  • Help coordinate and support HR processes,
    activities, and service delivery, to ensure they meet latest agency,
    donor, and local legal requirements and standards and reflect best
    practices.
  • Assess service needs and provide quality
    process services and advice to support managers in their daily staff
    management responsibilities.
  • Collect and organize input on HR processes
    and policies and participate in the review and update of various systems,
    manuals, guidelines, and tools.
  • Support professional development needs
    assessment and help ensure the provision of precise development programs
    for CRS staff and partners
  • Maintain record keeping through personnel
    files and/or HRIS that adheres to required CRS, donor, and local law
    regulations. As needed provide support on analytical reports on HR-related
    data, metrics and trends to support decision-making, workforce planning
    and development.



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Catholic
    Relief Services (CRS) Human Resource Officer job opportunity should hold a
    Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management or Business Administration
    required. Additional relevant experience and completion of HR
    certification or courses, may substitute for some education.
  • At least three years’ experience in HR,
    preferably with an International or local NGO and good knowledge of HR
    best practices and standards.
  • Previous experience with and knowledge of
    employment laws, regulations, policies, principles, concepts, and
    practices. Good understanding of the local labor law.
  • Computer literacy i.e. experience using MS
    Windows and MS Office packages (Excel, Word, PowerPoint), Web Conferencing
    Applications, HRIS.
  • Supervisory experience would be a plus.
  • Strong relations management abilities.
    Ability to relate to people at all levels internally and externally.
    Strategic in how you approach each relationship.
  • Strong customer service ethic and
    abilities
  • Excellent planning, coordinating, and
    organizing skills
  • Able to maintain confidential information
  • Proactive, resourceful, solutions-oriented
    and results-oriented
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal
    skills
  • 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 ug_recruitment@crs.org
Deadline: 28th September
2017 by 5:00PM
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