Human Resources & Administration Coordinator Job Placement – Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

Organization:  Norwegian
Refugee Council (NRC)
Duty Station:   Kampala, Uganda
About NRC:
The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent
humanitarian organisation helping people forced to flee. We work in crises
across more than 30 countries, providing emergencies and long-term assistance
to millions of people every year. We stand up for people forced to flee,
advocating their rights. NORCAP is a global provider of expertise that
contributes to solving challenges in the humanitarian, development and
peacebuilding sectors. Our ultimate goal is to strengthen the resilience, and
protect the lives, rights and livelihoods of vulnerable people and communities.
NRC also runs the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre in Geneva, a global
leader in reporting on and advocating for people displaced within their own
country.
Job Summary:    The Human Resources & Administration
Coordinator will implement delegated HR/Admin responsibilities. The incumbent
shall support the Area Manager to advance and implement Human Resources
compliance with NRC policies and procedures at Area Level.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·      
Ensure that professional recruitment practices
are managed in a way that attracts and retains the highest caliber of
candidates.
·      
HR administration with follow-up on contracts,
payroll and leave.
·      
Ensure an appropriate implementation of NRC’s
Duty of care policy.
·      
Ensure that staff are well managed by careful
planning performance management, monitoring of contract end dates and potential
gaps/development opportunities at Area Level.
·      
Develop a trainings and capacity building plan
based on WDP (Work and Development Plan).
·      
Report on a regular basis to the Area Manager on
all HR matters to include training and development, recruitment, employee
relations, headcount and employee engagement initiatives.
·      
Ensure that staff costs are appropriately
budgeted for the Area, liaising with the Finance department and monitoring
Programme proposals to ensure that they fully incorporate staff costs.
·      
Ensure staff have a voice through effective
communication, feedback mechanisms and employee engagement initiatives and are
responded to appropriately to ensure positive employee relations.
·      
Technically line manage HR Staff in the Area
ensuring a commitment to best practices and effective systems are in place.
·      
Implement NRC’s Induction (NRC WAY Plus) within
the prescribed time.
·      
Liaise with the security, Duty of Care/Staff
Care/ Staff representative teams to ensure that staff welfare, health and
safety are maintained at as per NRC standards.
·      
Maintaining all Area Office staff records on HR
systems /filing Tree and personnel files.
·      
Provide administrative support to ensure smooth
operations.
·      
Manage inventory of office supplies; purchase
supplies and equipment when needed.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·      
The applicant for the Norwegian Refugee Council
(NRC) Human Resources & Administration Coordinator job must hold a degree
in Human Resources Management or related field.
·      
Post Graduate degree is an added advantage
·      
At least three years of relevant work experience
from working as a HR/Admin Coordinator in an NGO in humanitarian/recovery
context.
·      
Good knowledge to the Uganda labour laws and
statutory requirements
·      
Documented results related to the HR Coordinator
responsibilities
·      
Demonstrated ability to prioritize, and meet
deadlines in a complex and challenging environment.
·      
Ability to work well under pressure with diverse
teams from all backgrounds and level.
·      
Good communication and interpersonal skills
Highly confidential and professional
Personal Qualities
·      
Ability to lead a team
·      
Strong organizational and team working skills
·      
Knowledge of the context of Kampala and South
West Refugee operations.
·      
A strong administrative service orientation
·      
Good cultural awareness and sensitivity
·      
Strong English writing ability and
communications. 
NB: Shortlisting
will be done on a rolling basis, candidates are advised to apply ASAP.
Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply. 
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates who wish to join NRC in
the aforementioned capacity should apply online at the link below.
Deadline: 10thJanuary
2020
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