Director Human Resource and Administration Job Vacancy – Uganda Registration Services Bureau (URSB)

Job Title:             Director
Human Resource and Administration
Organization:
  Uganda
Registration Services Bureau (URSB)
Duty Station:    Kampala,
Uganda
Reports To:       Deputy Registrar General – Management
About US:
The Uganda Registration Services Bureau (URSB) is established as a Statutory Body under the Uganda Registration Services Bureau Act Cap. 210, Laws of Uganda 2000 Edition. The Bureau is a key player in commercial and civil registrations that facilitate private sector development and vital statistics for national planning.

Job Summary:  To provide professional leadership in the
acquisition, management and development of the human resource so as to
achieve high morale, commitment and performance; as well as to provide
administrative support in managing the facilities, utilities, fleet/logistics
and suppliers for the achievement of URSB mandate and goals
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
Advises
management on human resource issues and spearheads in the development and Implementation
of a human resource management and development strategy.
·        
 Develops human resource management and
administrative services policies, procedures and manuals for management’s
approval, and provides guidance in their implementation and review.
·        
Plays a
leading role in the recruitment and selection and placement of qualified and competent
staff.
·        
 Prepares employment appointment letters and
contracts for new staff and those for renewal.
·        
 Designs and runs appropriate orientation and
induction programmes for all new staff of the Authority.
·        
Participates
in the annual operating plans and budgets of URSB and ensure implementation of
the same for HR and administrative services.
·        
 Coordinates and advises on the performance
appraisal of staff according to existing policy and guidelines and liaises with
other heads to develop staff appraisal summery report outlining staff
development and training plan for the ensuing period.
·        
Provides
supervision of the department and carries out staff performance appraisal in accordance
with the HR manual.
·        
 Provides guidance to both management and staff
on all matters pertaining to welfare, industrial and employee relations
including terms and conditions of service.
·        
 Develops and implements systems and procedures
that facilitate delivery of efficient and effective office and administrative
service to internal and external customer.
·        
 Ensures that staff takes their annual and
other leave entitlements as established by policy.
·        
Develops
annual leave schedules to ensure that the business of the Bureau will not be jeopardized
by several staff members taking leave at the same time.
·        
Ensures
high level of discipline of staff and compliance with the policies and
guidelines of the Bureau.
·        
 Ensures proper management of the Bureau’s
properties, machinery and equipment, fleet of vehicles, and other facilities.
·        
 Provides leadership to the directorate staff
through effective supervision and carries out staff performance appraisals in
accordance with the Human Resource manual.
·        
 Performs any other duties assigned from time
to time by the Deputy Registrar –Management Services



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·        
An
honors’ degree in Social Sciences, Human Resource management a related discipline.
·        
 A Master’s degree in a Human Resource
Management is an added advantage.
·        
At least
8 (eight) years of experience in a HR managerial position in a large and busy organization
4(four) of which should have been at senior management level
·        
 High level of integrity
·        
Ability
to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and meet deadlines
·        
 Good computer literacy (MS Word, Excel,
Outlook, PowerPoint)
·        
 Knowledge of and ability to interpret labor
laws
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are invited to submit their applications by filling this application, download here, and sending it via E-mail to jobs@ursb.go.ug with the E-mail subject indicated as the position being applied for (check top of this advert).
NB:  Applicants will receive a response to confirm delivery of their email. Please DO NOT attach copies of your academic documents at this point.
Deadline: 24th October 2019

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