Human Resources Manager USAID RHITES-EC Project Jobs – mothers2mothers (m2m)

Job Title:      Human Resources Manager
mothers2mothers (m2m)
Project Name: USAID-funded
BETTER OUTCOMES for Children and Youth in Eastern and Northern Uganda
Duty Station: Jinja, Uganda
Reports to: HRBP:
International Operations
About US:
mothers2mothers (m2m) is an international non-governmental organization
based in Cape Town, SA, dedicated to providing education and support to
pregnant women and mothers living with HIV, and preventing mother-to-child
transmission. Since its inception, m2m has reached more than one million
mothers in seven countries. Founded in Cape Town in 2001, m2m is a partner in
the United Nations’ Global Plan towards the Elimination of New HIV Infections
among Children by 2015 and Keeping their Mothers Alive.
World Education Inc. /Bantwana (WEI/B) is implementing the five- year
USAID funded BETTER OUTCOMES for Children and Youth in Eastern and Northern
Uganda. The goal of the project is to improve the wellbeing of children and
youth orphaned and made vulnerable by HIV and other adversities in Eastern and
Northern Uganda. BETTER OUTCOMES is implemented by a consortium of five
partners, namely: WEI/B as the prime partner; Mercy Corps, Uganda Women’s
Efforts to Save Orphans (UWESO), Youth Alive, Friends of Christ Revival
(FOC-REV) and m2m; each responsible for specific technical aspects of the
project. The project is being implemented in 20 districts of Eastern and
Northern Uganda.
Job Summary: The Human
Resources Manager is responsible for supporting field operations in multiple
regional locations by providing coaching and guidance on HR related business
matters including employee relations’ issues, workforce planning, recruiting,
safety, HR policy and procedure interpretation and employment law practices.
This position reports to the Jinja in country and has matrix managed reporting
lines to the HRBP: International Operations, based at Head Office.
Key Duties and
Manage the Implementation of the human resources
generalist function and the human resources activities as per the Country
Office Work Plan
Partner with the business on work force planning
Line manage the HR officer (if applicable)
Partner and coach line managers to ensure that
the HR activities in the country strategy are implemented and all day to day
service needs are met.
Implement or develop change initiatives,
employee engagement and/or team building initiatives
In close partnership with the Wellness
Coordinator at Head Office, implement and develop the country wellness strategy
as align to the organisational wellness plan
HR / IR compliance:
Offer technical support to management to
ensure  the  correct 
application  of and compliance to
employment and labour practices at m2m
Implement HR processes in country to ensure
Implement HR policies and guidelines,
interpreting local employment law and relevant legislation
Manage all disciplinary process in a timely
manner so as to limit risk to the business
Implement and manage monthly employee
information changes/updates for payroll 
in an accurate and compliant manner 
Implement and manage the in country recruitment
process in a timely and strategic manner
Implement and manage the in country induction
Responsible for the completion of on-boarding
and off-boarding processes at a country level
Talent and Performance Management:
Identify critical skills locally using the m2m
talent management process
Monitor and implement the performance management
process,  liaise with line management to
develop and implement performance contracts
Support and guide management to create  job descriptions and have all jobs evaluated
as per the m2m job evaluation process
Work in liaison with the Learning and
Development Specialist align, implement and develop the m2m learning and
development strategy in country.
Remuneration: Coach line managers on effectively implementing
the m2m remuneration strategy Implement and manage in country benefits aligned
with the contractual terms and conditions
Produce and analyse Management information in
country and recommend solutions to country management
Utilise HR services across HR channels (HR
premier, ESS, Silver Soft) to guarantee data integrity.
Supports managers and owning all aspects of the
full employee life cycle
Drive or support HR related project in country
aligned to Head office initiatives
Ensure that data integrity in maintained on all
employee files or administrative documents

Qualifications, Skills and
The applicant for the m2m USAID Project Human
Resources Manager job placement should preferably hold a Bachelor’s Degree in
HRM/ B-degree is advantageous, preferably in Human Resources Management or a
related field.
At least five to six years’ experience at a
Senior Consultant/ HR Manager level covering the entire spectrum of HR work.
Extensive knowledge and experience in
Recruitment, Performance Management processes and methodologies
Influencing skills and interfacing with senior
members of the business
Well-developed presentation, facilitation and
decision making skills
Employee relations, change management and team
development experience
Broad knowledge and understanding of employee
benefits and reward management
A solid understanding of labour law and an
ability to undertake legal matters
Ability to diagnose problems and identify and
drive appropriate solutions
How to Apply:
All those excited about serving in this prestigious NGO should send
their applications online at the link below
Deadline: 29th
October 2017
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