Senior Human Resource Officer US NGO Jobs – Catholic Relief Services (CRS)

Job Title:         Senior Human Resource Officer
Organization: Catholic
Relief Services (CRS)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Human Resources
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 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:
Support HR processes and activities to ensure
they meet latest agency, donor, and local legal requirements and standards to
reflect best practices and conduct field visits to support, mentor and ensure
compliance with Agency HR policies.
Assist the HR Manager to effectively manage
talent and supervision. Manage team dynamics and staff well-being. Provide
coaching, strategically tailor individual development plans, and complete
performance management for direct reports.
Provide professional HR advice and coaching to
staff and partners on daily HR issues, especially regarding recruitment,
orientation, performance management, and employee relations.
Coordinate with the HR Officer/Assistant to
organizing the implementation of staff Onboarding program
Support training and professional development
needs assessment, analysis and ensure provision of focused and precise
development programs for CRS staff and partners.
Keenly monitor the culture to ensure staff
actions reflect CRS guiding principles, where dignity, diversity, community,
and rights and responsibilities of all staff are valued.
Update and 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

Qualifications, Skills and
The ideal candidate for the Catholic Relief
Services (CRS) Senior Human Resource Officer job opportunity should hold a
Bachelor’s Degree in HR Management, Business Administration or Organizational
Development preferred, or equivalent relevant experience and Bachelor’s degree.
At least five years’ work experience in HR,
preferably with an International or local NGO, with at least three of these
years managing an HR function and strong knowledge of HR best practices and
Previous experience with and demonstrated ability
to analyze and interpret employment laws, regulations, policies, principles,
concepts, and practices. Thorough knowledge of the local labor law.
Staff management experience
Previous exposure and experience in presenting,
facilitating, and coaching on HR topics.
Computer literacy i.e. experience using MS
Windows and MS Office packages (Excel, Word, PowerPoint), Web Conferencing
Applications, HRIS.
Strong relations management abilities. Ability
to relate to people at all levels internally and externally. Strategic in how
they approach each relationship.
Excellent strategic and analytical skills with
ability to make sound judgment and decisions
Excellent planning, monitoring and
organizational skills
Able to maintain confidential information
Proactive, resourceful, solutions oriented and
Strong customer service orientation with
excellent communication, interpersonal and negotiation skills
Agency-wide Competencies (for all CRS
Serves with Integrity, Models Stewardship, Cultivates Constructive
Relationships, Promotes Learning, Trusting Relationships, Professional Growth,
Partnership, Accountability
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
NB: Large files and/or scans
of documents will lead to rejection of your application in the subject line of
the email, copy and paste SENIORHUMANRESOURCEOFFICERUGANDA only.
Deadline: 30th
November 2017 by 5:00PM
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