Senior Human Resource Manager US Non-profit Careers – Mercy Corps

Human Resource Manager
Organization: Mercy
Duty Station: Kampala,
About US:
Mercy Corps is an
International NGO that exists to alleviate poverty and oppression by helping
people build secure, productive and just communities. Mercy Corps has been
fully registered in Uganda as an operational NGO. Currently Mercy Corps has an
office in Kampala and is implementing Food Security programs which comprise of
Water and Sanitation, Livelihood and Agriculture and Conflict Mitigation
Management Program in North and North Eastern Uganda. We implement programs in
the northern districts of Pader, Kitgum, Agago, Lamwo, Kaabong, Abim and Kotido
with funding from USAID, USDA, Walmart Foundation, SDC, DFID as well as other
private donations.
Job Summary: The
Senior Human Resource Manager
is mainly responsible for ensuring Human Resources functions to support the
staffing needs. The HR Manager develops strategy for the HR department while
focusing on proper implementation of HR procedures in country. S/he ensures
compliance with donor regulations as well as Mercy Corps’ internal policies and
procedures and updates National Staff Policy Handbook and local policies. The
Senior Human Resource Manager builds the capacity of all team members across
all offices. S/he provides support and advises the Country Director on HR
issues. The HR Manager works closely with all staff including Senior Leadership
Team (SLT) and Program Managers to bring efficiency in HR procedures.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Recruitment, Selection and Placement
  • Onboarding
  • Human Resource Management
  • Team Management
  • Policies and Manuals           
  • Representation and Government Liaison
  • Disciplinary and Legal
  • Administrative Support

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Mercy Corps Senior Human Resource
    Manager job opportunity should hold a Bachelor degree or equivalent in
    relevant field, masters preferred
  • At least ten years of progressive HR experience
  • Proven understanding of complex HR issues and Uganda labor
  • Demonstrated attention to detail, following procedures, meeting
    deadlines and problem-solving independently and cooperatively.
  • Excellent negotiation and representation skills.
  • Proficiency with MS Office software required (Outlook, Word, Excel,
  • Excellent oral and written English skills required; proficiency in
    alternate language is a plus.
  • Ability to work effectively with an ethnically diverse team in a
    sensitive environment.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified
and interested candidates should send their updated CVs and cover letters with
three professional referees to the address or e-mail below. All applications
should be marked: “Senior Human Resource Manager”. E-mails that exceed 2MB will
not be considered.
Email: Address: People Performance Group, Plot 8 Kitante Close,
P. O. Box 12405, Kampala.
Deadline: Friday 8th June 2018 by 5pm.
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