Head Human Resource & Administration Job Careers – National Drug Authority

Job Title:       Head Human Resource &
National Drug Authority
Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda
Reports to:
Director Corporate Services
Direct reports:
Administration Manager, Fleet Management Officer, Principal HR Officers, 
Registry Officer.
Salary scale:
About US:
The National Drug
Authority is a government-owned organisation in Uganda, mandated to regulate
drugs in the country, including their manufacture, importation, distribution,
and licensing
Job Summary:  The position is responsible for the planning,
development, coordination and implementation of HR Strategy, policies,
procedures and guidelines that will support achievement of NDA mandate in
compliance with the labour laws and other statutory requirements. 
The Head of Human
Resources & Administration will also contribute to the strategic direction
National Drug
Authority and be responsible for supervision, capacity-building and performance
of the department to ensure effective delivery of HR and administration
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·       Contribute to the development of an
organizational culture that reflects the mandate of NDA, promotes high
performance, encourages team building, innovation, and contributes to the
delivery of results to the public and relevant development partners.
·       Ensure that line managers understand and
appropriately lead the management of performance of employees through effective
performance planning, regular reviews and conducting annual appraisal process
in time.
·       Design and manage staffing strategies to
ensure that the organization plans, attracts, and retains a motivated and
qualified workforce capable of meeting organizational challenges
·       Provide professional advice and support to
management to enable effective management of human resources in their
respective Directorates.
·       Oversee the staff compensation system and
monitor both the internal equity and external market competitiveness of staff
·       Ensure Human Resource practices are fair,
equitable, and consistent and comply with the Employment Act and other National
labour laws.
·       Oversee management of NDA office premises,
assets, office support operations and supplies.
·        Lead
the preparation of the HR & Administration department annual workplan and
budget, monitor its utilization to ensure value for money in all departmental transactions.
·        Supervise
the provision of general administrative and logistical support to the
organization ensuring optimal utilization of resources.
·       Oversee the transport & administration
function including use and maintenance of vehicles, fuel consumption, service
and maintenance of generators and offer related support to the regional
·       Manage, mentor, and develop the capacity of
staff in the Human Resources & Administration department, ensuring that
they understand their responsibilities and are supported to perform their roles
·       Ensure effective management of all tasks
related to day-to-day HR management and Administration.
·       Undertake any other responsibilities, tasks
or activities which may be assigned from time to time by the supervisor.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal applicant must hold a Master’s
degree with a specialization in Human Resource Management from a recognized
·       A Bachelor ‘s Degree in at least one of the
following areas: Human Resource Management, Bachelor of Arts (Social Sciences),
Bachelor of Social Work & Social Administration.
·       Possession of a post-graduate Diploma in
Human Resources Management is an added advantage
·       At least ten years of experience in Human
Resource field in a reputable organization with at least 5 years as a Manager
or at senior management level.
·       High level of integrity and credibility
·       High level of professional people management
and customer care skills.
·        Strong
organization, supervisory, problem-solving, interpersonal, communication, team building,
analytical and negotiation skills.
·       Experience in the developing and
implementation of HR policies and programs.
·       Membership to relevant professional bodies
·       Ability to initiate and lead Change
management strategies
How to Apply:
All interested
candidates Please submit a cover letter, copies of your academic qualifications
together with your Curriculum Vitae (CV)
The Secretary to the
Authority, National Drug Authority,
Plot 19, Rumee
Towers, Lumumba Avenue,
P. O. Box 23096
Kampala, Uganda
Deadline: 9th July 2020 at 17:00pm
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