Human Resources Manager Employment Opportunity – Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU)

Organization:  Private Sector Foundation
Uganda (PSFU)
Duty Station:   Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Executive
About US:
Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU) is Uganda’s apex
body for the private sector. It is made up of 250 members covering the whole
spectrum of business in the country. Its members are drawn from business
membership organisations, corporate bodies and the major public sector agencies
that support private sector growth. Since its founding in 1995, PSFU has served
as a focal point for private sector advocacy as well as capacity building and
continues to sustain a positive dialogue with Government on behalf of the
Private Sector. PSFU aims to strengthen Private Sector capacity for effective
policy advocacy and market competitiveness; through undertaking research and
representing advocacy positions, provision of priority business development services,
training and capacity building services.
Job Summary:  The Human Resources Manager (HR Manager)
will head the human resources functions with responsibility for management of
the human resources of the institution. The HR Manger is responsible for
resourcing, developing and managing performance of the human resource of the
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Implementation of key HR strategies including
performance management, remuneration and incentive frameworks;
Management of the recruitment and induction
processes for new recruits, ensuring consistent and transparent procedures are
Development and implementation of HR policies,
including amendment of policies and procedures where necessary in line with
legislation in Uganda and where relevant benchmarking regional and international
best practices;
Maintenance of confidential staff/ employee
personnel files, including tracking of relevant leave statistics and other
Implementation of an organisation-wide
performance management framework, including assistance to division heads with
the performance review process and in drafting performance plans for employees;
Assist Project and Directorate heads in
identification of staff training and development needs and facilitation of
suitable education, training and development necessary to advance the mission
and objectives of PSFU
Establishment and maintenance of a
staff/employee complaints and grievance settlement process, ensuring
confidentiality is maintained;
Together with division heads and where
appropriate in consultation with the Executive Director, management of any
disciplinary issues as they arise;
Ensuring project policies and practices are
consistent with national labour laws and are communicated to staff, including
facilitating information sessions or staff training where relevant;
Protecting the interests of employees and the
project in accordance with the governmental laws and regulations;
Carrying out any other functions as the
Executive Director may assign.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The HR Manager will be recruited competitively
and must have the following qualifications:
The HR Manager must hold a Master’s level degree
or higher in human resource management, business management/ administration,
human resource law or related field;
At least five years of working experience in
human resource management in an established and reputable organisation.
Strong management skills including ability to
build strong teams, mentor staff, and manage conflicts and disputes;
Strong negotiation skills;
A strong understanding of the Uganda labour
market, laws and regulations especially as they apply in and affect the private
Good interpersonal skills with experience in
networking with partners at all levels (ministry, donors, private sector, NGOs
and local community based organizations);
A good understanding of private sector development
issues and appreciation of the role the private sector plays in economic
Experience working with or in international and
donor organizations with implementation of participatory projects;
Demonstrated written, analytical, presentation,
reporting and computing skills and familiarity with modern communication
systems (internet, worldwide web, email etc.);
Ability to work unsupervised and under tight
Ability and readiness to work in a multicultural
and multi-disciplinary environment;
Effective communication skills anchored in an
excellent command of spoken and written English.
Desirable: A passion for people and
How to Apply:
All interested Ugandan candidates should hand-deliver their
application, together with detailed Curriculum Vitae and copies of academic and
professional certificates in a sealed envelope clearly marked “APPLICATION FOR
THE POSITION OF HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGER” on the right hand corner of the envelope
addressed to;
The Executive Director
Private Sector Foundation Uganda
Plot 43 Nakasero Road
P.O. Box 7683,
Kampala, Uganda
Deadline: 21st
February 2020
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