Director Human Resources & Administration Job Placements – Save the Children

Organization: Save the Children
the Children is the world’s leading independent organization for children and
has program presence in over 120 countries in the world and has been
implementing programs for over 90 years. Save the Children envisions a Uganda
in which every child attains the right to survival, protection, development and
participation. Our mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats
children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives. We strive
to create impact for children by delivering our Programmes through
partnerships, by being innovative, by acting as the voice for and of children,
and by achieving results at scale
Job Summary:  As a member of the Senior Management Team
(SMT), the HR Director (HRD) shares in the overall responsibility for the
direction and coordination of the Country Office (CO).  The HRD has ultimate responsibility for all people-based
activity within the organization from both an operational and strategic
perspective. The HRD is accountable for the provision of effective HR services
in both emergencies and development programming contexts.
is responsible for all staff related areas, such as resource planning and
recruitment, performance management, capacity development and staff wellbeing.
The HRD is the central focal point for Child and Adult Safeguarding and ensure
SCI’s ambitions on gender equality and inclusion are maintained amongst staff
across the organization.
HRD is responsible for facilities management and has oversight over legal

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       Willingness and ability
to travel frequently in country
·       Minimum of 10 years
Human Resources experience, including experience in the development of
strategic and operational support services plans and their implementation in a
professional work environment over a sustained period of time; some year of
experience in an (I)NGO environment is preferred;
·       Ability to plan and
organize a substantial workload that includes complex, diverse tasks and
responsibilities in both development and emergency contexts;
·       In-depth knowledge of
employee relations and develop and maintain knowledge of current employment
·       Experience in capacity
building and setting frameworks for staff development;
·       Resourcefulness and
creativity in developing the role of HR within the programme and ensuring the
most effective support to line management; Willingness and ability to dramatically
change work practices and hours in the event of responding to emergencies;
·Demonstrated credibility
with colleagues and stakeholders at all levels of an organization;
·       Excellent oral and
written communication skills in English;
·       Strong interpersonal
skills with the ability to demonstrate skills in leading a multi- disciplined
team through a period of change
·       Leadership skills,
including the ability to supervise and motivate qualified professional staff
with strong personal value systems
·       Analytical, decision
making and strategic planning skills and the ability to handle multiple
·       Ability to coach,
mentor, delegate appropriately and provide developmental guidance to supervised
·       Team building skills;
·       Competent level skills
in core IT applications, particularly MS Office
·       A commitment to the
values, goals and principles of Save the Children.
How to Apply:
suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online at the link below.
apply using a cover letter and up-to-date CV as a single document. Please also
include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations.
need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous
background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from
the Children is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign
the best qualified talent, persons with disabilities and female candidates are
encouraged to apply.
Deadline: 24th
January 2020

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