Head of Human Resources Job Placement – PWC

Job Title:     Head of Human Resources
Organization: PWC
Duty Station:  Uganda
Reports to: The Head of Business
About US:
Opportunity to make a difference Our client the Madhvani Group is a leading
international professionally-managed industrial and services conglomerate,
engaged in diverse operations in East Africa. One of its flagship companies Ms
Kakira Sugar Limited is in the business of cultivation of sugarcane and
production of sugar, alcohol and electricity.
Job Summary:  
will be a member of the company’s Senior Management Team (SMT), responsible for
overseeing and coordinating all the company’s HR operations, ensuring that the
HR function is aligned to the company’s strategy and delivering sound and
effective people management practices. .
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·       Develop the company’s
HR/people strategies by identifying and researching human resources issues and
recommending to the organization, strategic thinking, and direction and
establishing human resources objectives in line with organizational objectives;
·       Implement human
resources strategies by establishing department accountabilities, including
staffing, employment processing, compensation, safety, health and welfare,
training and development, records management, succession planning, employee
relations and retention, statutory and legal compliance, and Industrial/labor
·       Prepare and manage the
HR department’s annual plan and budget aligned to the Company’s annual
operating plan and long-term strategic direction; • Review and implement
manpower complement for all the company’s departments and keep up-to-date staff
data in SAP/HCM database with job descriptions as per the HR guidelines;
·       Continuously develop,
shape and nurture the company’s culture;
·       Manage human resources
processes and operations such as talent acquisition/recruitment, orientation,
training, learning and development, coaching, counselling, planning, employee
engagement, monitoring, performance review, staff appraisal, compensation and
benefits, HR information systems and disciplinary issues;
·       Advice and provide
guidance to management on all employee-related issues including, researching,
developing, writing, and updating HR policies, procedures, and guidelines;
communicating and enforcing company values;
·       Ensure compliance with
all legal and regulatory requirements relating to employment, studying existing
and new legislation; enforcing adherence to the applicable laws and regulations
and advising management;
·       Dealing with the
employees’ union, representing the company in periodical CBA negotiations with
the union, ensuring a cordial working relationship with all stakeholders and
the union officials, and continuously updating staff on union-related matters.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal applicant must
be a graduate with an Honours Degree in Human Resource Management, or Organizational
Psychology, or a related
·       A Master’s Degree or an
equivalent professional qualification in a relevant field will be an added
·       At least 15 years’
experience in human resource management in an organization that has a large
workforce, with at least 5 years in a senior leadership position;
·       Knowledge of, and
experience with SAP-HCM is desirable;
·       Avery organized
individual with excellent time management skills, the ability to analyze
information quickly, and good problem-solving skills;
·       An excellent negotiator
with a proven track record of Union negotiation and influencer, with excellent
communication skills
·       Ability to relate with
all levels of staff and management within the organization
How to Apply:
Interested candidates who meet the above criteria should submit their CV and a
cover letter highlighting how their experience is relevant to the Duties and
Responsibilities described above to hr.s@ug.pwc.com  The CV must include 3 referees including their
email address and telephone number. Only shortlisted candidates will be
Deadline: 24th January

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