Human Resource Officer Job Placement – Hofokam Ltd

Job Title:        Human Resource Officer
Organisation: Hofokam Ltd
Duty Station: Head Office,
Fort Portal, Uganda
Reports to: Human Resource
Manager
About Us:
Hofokam Ltd is one of the largest micro-finance institutions operating
in western Uganda with its head office at Fort Portal. Its vision is to
economically empower households in Uganda. Hofokam’s mission is to provide
quality financial services, information and technical training to the
economically active poor so as to realize their full potential.
Job Summary: The Human
Resource Officer will be supporting the Human Resource Manager in the functions
of hiring and managing well motivated, competent, qualified and productive
human resources geared to enhancing efficiency and effectiveness at the
workplace.
The job demands for a person with high degree of professionalism,
interpersonal presentation skills, patience a team player, a good communicator,
self supervised with utmost emotion intelligence and willing to work under
pressure.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
·        
Actively participate in the Planning and
budgeting for recruitment, training, retention and        manpower exit.
·        
Assist the Human Resource Manager in
Coordinating recruitment exercises
·        
Take part in staff performance appraisal and
provide appraisal feedback to staff on     
time, coordinate employee’s confirmation.
·        
Assist the Human Resource Manager in the
Preparation of Human Resource Board       
documents.
·        
Organize and coordinate staff development
programmes
·        
Organize and coordinate staff welfare
·        
Update and take safe custody of all human
resource records
·        
Update staff list in liaison with the Human
Resource Manager
·        
Advise management on any human resource matters
in line with labour laws
·        
Support the Counseling and guidance function of
staff in HIV/AIDS and other psycho-social problems in liaison with professional
counselors.
·        
Support the Human Resource Manager in Issuing
appointment letters and job               
descriptions
·        
Work in close consultation with the Human
Resource Manager Handle staff discipline at work        place and conflict management
·        
Perform any other duties as may be assigned to
you by the Human Resource Manager
Key Result Areas:
·        
Plan and budget for recruitment and training
·        
Organize 
staff development programmes
·        
Coordinate staff welfare
·        
Coordinate the staff performance appraisal
processes 
·        
Provide technical advice on human resource
matters p
·        
Issue appointment letters and draw job
descriptions
·        
Guide and counsel staff
·        
Manage staff discipline
·        
Routinely update the staff list
·        
Ensure that all human Resource Records are
secured properly and updated regularly



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The applicant must hold a Bachelors Degree in
Human Resources Management, BA(Arts), BA(SS), BBA, BCOM, or related field.
Possession of a post graduate qualification in human resources management is an
added advantage.
·        
At least three years of experience in financial
services industry or related field at middle management level.
·        
Extensive knowledge of Uganda Labour Laws and
globally acceptable Human Resources Practices
·        
Ability to work under pressure, team oriented,
high degree of integrity, willingness to lead and train others, assertiveness,
good customer relations both internally and externally and should posses
negotiation skills.
·        
Computer literate and having sound proficiency
in Microsoft Office Suite.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send
their applications with copies of academic and professional certificates, an
updated CV, postal address, day time telephone contact, names and details of at
least three (3) referees to;
The Human Resource Manager,
Hofokam Ltd,
P.O. Box 228 Fort Portal. Uganda
Email to:
Richard.muhenda@hofokam.co.ug, charles.isingoma@hofokam.co,ug
Deadline: 15th December 2017
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