Human Resource and Administration Manager Job Placements – Uganda Printing and Publishing Corporation (UPPC)

Organization: Uganda Printing and
Publishing Corporation (UPPC)
Duty Station: Entebbe, Uganda
Salary Scale:  UPPC Level 2
Reports to: Managing Director
About US:
Printing and Publishing Corporation (UPPC) is a public corporation established
by the UPPC Act 1992 Cap.30 as a leading printer mandated to provide printing
and publishing services to government ministries, departments, and agencies,
NGOs, private sector organizations and individuals. The Corporation prints and
publishes all government legislations, the Uganda Gazette, stationery and other
books and reading materials for public and private sector organisations.
order to effectively fulfil its mandate and achieve its strategic goals, UPPC
invites applications from suitably qualified Ugandan nationals to fill the
position of Human
and Administration Manager
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; and
provide administrative support in managing the facilities, utilities and fleet/logistics
with the aim of increasing the capacity the corporation to deliver its services
effectively and efficiently
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·       Advising management and
the Board on human resource issues and spearheads in the development and
implementation of a human resource management and development strategy.
·       Developing human resource
and administrative services policies, procedures and manuals for management’s
approval, and providing guidance on their implementation and review.
·       Designing and
implementing strategies for motivation and retaining competent human resources
(e.g. compensation and rewarding, coaching, 
training, etc.)
·       Playing a leading role
in the recruitment and selection and placement of qualified and competent
·       Preparing employment
appointment letters and contracts for new staff and those for renewal.
·       Designing and
implementing orientation and induction programmes for all new staff of the
·       Participating in
preparation of the annual work plans and budgets of UPPC and ensuring their
implementation for HR and administration department
·       Coordinating and offering
technical support on the performance appraisal function according to existing
policy and guidelines; and liaising with other heads of department to develop
staff appraisal report outlining staff development and training plan for the
ensuing period.
·       Supervising and
appraising staff in the Human Resource and Administration department in
accordance with the HR manual.
·       Providing guidance to
both management and staff on all matters pertaining to welfare, industrial and
employee relations including terms and conditions of service.
·       Developing and
implementing systems and procedures that facilitate delivery of efficient and
effective office and administrative service to internal and external customers.
·       Developing annual leave
schedules and ensuring that staff take their annual and other leave
entitlements in accordance with the HR manual, without jeopardising the
operations of the Corporation
·       Coordinating enforcement
of staff discipline and compliance with the policies and guidelines of UPPC.
·       Ensuring security and
safety of the assets of the Corporation (machinery, equipment, fleet of
vehicles, and other facilities.
·       Performing any other
duties assigned from time to time

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal applicant
should have a Master’s degree in HRM or Organizational Psychology/ Development
or a Master in Business Administration (HR track) or from a recognised
·       A Bachelor‘s degree in
Social Sciences or industrial & organizational psychology or Human Resource
Management or Business Management (HR 
option) or Public Administration.
·       Membership to any
professional Human Resource body is an added advantage.
·       At least 8 (eight) years
of experience in a human resource management function in a busy organization,
of which 4 (four) years should have been at senior managerial level.
·       Should not be less than
35 years of age at the time of applying
·       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 labour laws
How to Apply:
Interested persons who meet the required specifications are invited to apply

Managing Director,
Printing and Publishing Corporation (UPPC),
Box 33 Entebbe, Uganda.
an up-to-date CV, copies of academic transcripts and certificates, telephone
contact and Email address for both applicant and three professional referees
Friday 7th February 2020 by 5:00pm
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