Senior Manager, Human Resources Business Partner NGO Careers – Living Goods (LG)

Title:              Senior Manager, Human Resources
Business Partner
Organisation: Living
Goods (LG)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Global
Director, Human Resources
About US:
Living Goods (LG) seeks to
improve the lives of tens of millions of underserved customers by
revolutionizing the way community health is delivered in the developing
world.  To do this, Living Goods not only grows its own business
operations, but also dramatically magnifies its impact through large-scale
partnerships.  Living Goods supports networks of ‘Avon-like’
micro-entrepreneurs who go door-to-door teaching families how to improve their
health and wealth while selling affordable, high-impact products like basic
medicines, fortified foods, water filters, clean cook stoves, and solar lights.
Job Summary: The Senior Manager,
Human Resources Business Partner will help us keep our great people. The incumbent
will also provide counsel on thorny personnel issues.  Promote a fun and inclusive workplace. Create
competitive compensation packages. 
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Develop
      We need you to translate business goals
    into a people strategy for Uganda. 
    Working with managers, you will forecast the number and type of
    staff Living Goods needs in Uganda. You will adapt global policies to the
    local context.
  • Build
    a culture based on our values.
      Working with the Uganda
    leadership teams, you will champion our organizational culture in Uganda, striving
    to create a positive and productive workplace.  One that values hard work, feedback and
    continuous improvement, inclusion and commitment.  You will further our progress towards
    becoming a Great Place to Work ™
  • Recognize
    and reward greatness.
      You will develop creative ways to
    celebrate employee effort and reward results.   
  • Keep
    great people
    . You will
    develop and spearhead our efforts to identify and manage talent
  • Promote
    You will work
    across the organization to identify training needs and develop creative
    approaches to addressing the gaps.
  • Coach
    We need you to
    help managers learn how to best guide and motivate employees in Uganda
    .  You will guide managers on how to
    address performance issues in ways that preserve employee dignity and
    promote productivity. 
  • Make
    sure we play by the rules.  You will
    serve as the chief human resources compliance officer in Uganda.  You will oversee internal and external
    audits and ensure reporting to relevant audiences.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    ideal candidate for the Living Goods Senior Manager, Human Resources
    Business Partner job placement should have eight years of human resources
    experience in Uganda.  Your
    experience is in a variety of areas, such as employee relations,
    compensation and benefits, engagement, career development and performance
    management.  You have a basic
    understanding of Uganda’s employment law and a relevant bachelor’s degree
    or higher.
  • Leadership
    skills.  You have a track record of
    leading human resources initiatives and of managing change in a growing
    environment.  Your knowledge and
    gravitas makes you a trusted partner to senior managers.
  • Global
    organization experience.  You have
    experience in an international company or NGO
  • Customer
    service skills.  Like the acronym
    “HR,” our team is both human and resourceful. Your can-do spirit shifts
    the HR paradigm from “you can’t do that” to “yes we can.”
  • Lives
    our values. You can thrive in our culture–you can demonstrate inclusion,
    integrity, innovation, quick footedness, collaboration, and
  • Team
    player.  You play well with others
    enjoy seeing the impact of our work as a team.
  • Multitasks.  You’re able to juggle multiple tasks at
    once while ‘staying calm and carrying on.’ 
    You think strategically, handle ambiguity and work well in a
    multicultural environment
NB: Please note that only
candidates meeting the minimum qualifications will be considered.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates are strongly encouraged to apply online at the web link
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