Human Resource Officer Jobs – SON Fish Farm Ltd

Job Title:      Human Resource Officer
Organization:  SON Fish Farm Ltd
Duty Station:  Jinja, Uganda
Reports to:   Finance Manager
About US:
SON Fish Farm Ltd is an established commercial tilapia fish
farm, incorporated in 2005, as a Limited company, the pioneer cage fish farming
on Lake Victoria and started operations in 2006. SON Fish Farm has its own
hatchery for tilapia seed production, using earthen ponds, the grow out is done
exclusively in cages, located in Lake Victoria. It sales and distributes whole
round fresh Tilapia fish in Kenya, Uganda and Rwanda, as Lake Harvest brand.
SON is part of Lake Harvest Group, with other operations in Kenya, Zimbabwe,
Zambia, Malawi, Botswana and South Africa. It is located in Bugungu Prison,
Njeru Municipality, Buikwe District and employs close to 100 staff directly and
over 1000 people indirectly through fish trading and supply of farm inputs,
across East Africa.
Job Summary:  The Human Resource Officer will ensure proper
management and efficient human resources. S/he will be responsible for
coordination of the HR function of the entire farm as well as providing
technical support on HR issues.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Human resource planning, forecasting,
recruitment, deployment and appraisals.
Support in developing and maintain functional HR
management systems, processes, and procedures.
Guide on employment law and statutory
obligations as well as the farm’s own employment policies and procedures.
Administer compensation and benefits involving;
contracts, working conditions and leave schedules.
Maintain health, safety and welfare of all
employees including ensuring work life balance.
Assist in preparation of monthly payroll, filing
of NSSF and PAYE.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences, Business
Administration, Human Resource, Organizational Phycology or any related field.
Additional training in human resource management
is an added advantage.
Two years’ experience in human resource duties
in a busy organization.
Understanding of labour laws and disciplinary procedures
Mature, calm personality and self-driven
Good communication skills (listening, verbal and
writing). Ability to manage diversity. Good relational and interpersonal skills
Problem-solving and decision-making aptitude
impeccable level of integrity and confidentiality.
How to Apply:
All interested and qualified persons are encouraged to apply
by submitting their applications and CV which must include at least 3 reference
contacts (2 professional, 1 character references, including your supervisor and
the most recent/previous employer), and daytime contact number to the Finance
Manager via email to,,
copied to and quoting the position applied for.
Application and CV should be in one document and a maximum of 3 pages only. No
other attachment is required at this stage.
The address is P.O. Box 322, Jinja – Uganda; Tel: +256 (0)
33 2 276348, Mob: +256 756 879502/+256756879720
NB: Only shortlisted
candidates will be contacted by 23rd January 2020.
Deadline: 18th January 2020
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