Fresher Human Resource Assistant Job Opportunities – National Forestry Authority (NFA)

Job Title:     Human Resource Assistant
Organization: National Forestry Authority (NFA)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Human
Resource Officer
About US:
The National Forestry Authority (NFA) is a Government agency
established under the National Forestry and Tree Planting Act, 2003 as a
corporate body responsible for sustainable development and management of
Central Forest Reserves (CFRs) and provision of technical support to
stakeholders in the forestry sub-sector. NFA’s vision is “A sufficiently
forested, ecologically stable and economically prosperous Uganda”, while its
Mission is “To manage Central Forest Reserves on a sustainable basis and to
supply high quality forestry- related products and services to Government,
local communities and the private sector”.
Job Summary: The Human
Resource Assistant will provide support services to the Human Resource Unit in
the area of data and information management.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·       
Keeping track of staff appraisals to ensure that
all staff are appraised.
·       
Updating the Human Resource Information System
and producing relevant reports.
·       
Keeping track of staff contract expiry dates and
informing the HR Officer.
·       
Drafting correspondences from the HR Unit.
·       
Development and maintenance of a proper filing
and retrieval system and ensuring timely transfer of files to the registry.
·       
Ensure that all the necessary documents are
maintained on employee Personal Confidential Files.
·       
Prepare and monitor the Authority’s leave
roaster.
·       
Perform any other duty as may be assigned by the
immediate supervisor.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       
The applicant for the National Forestry
Authority (NFA) Human Resource Assistant job must hold a Bachelor’s Degree
(Honours) in Human Resource Management, Social Sciences, or Industrial
Psychology from a recognized institution.
·       
At least two (2) years working experience in a
similar or related position in a reputable organization.
·       
Computer knowledge of MS Word and MS Excel.
·       
Knowledge of HR Information System or Human
Resource Management System will be an added advantage.
·       
Ability to exhibit a high level of
confidentiality.
·       
Knowledge of various employment laws and
practices.
·       
Good oral and written communication skills.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should
submit their applications, certified copies of academic certificates,
transcripts and curriculum vitae giving full details of applicants’ education,
qualifications, experience (with evidence), present salary, three referees with
their full postal address, e-mail and telephone contacts as well as the
candidate’s full address and e-mail to the address below. Applications should
be addressed to:
The Executive Director,
National Forestry Authority,
Plot10/20 Spring Road, Bugolobi,
P.O. Box 70863, Kampala. Uganda
Tel: 0312 – 264035/6; 0414 -360400
Deadline: 17th
January 2020
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