Human Resource Officer NGO Job Opportunities – Katalemwa Cheshire Home (KCH)

Job Title:   Human Resource Officer

Katalemwa Cheshire Home (KCH)

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Finance
and Administration Manager


About US:

Katalemwa Cheshire
Home (KCH) is a development non-governmental organization in Uganda involved in
the rehabilitation process of children with disabilities and fulfillment of
their rights in Uganda since 1970. KCH‘s programs focus on disability medical
and social rehabilitation, gender mainstreaming. provision of assistive
devices, promotion of quality inclusive education and livelihood programs to
enable children and youth with disabilities live independent and meaningful
lives. Each year KCH serves over 15.000 children and youth with disabilities
through their various programs.


Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

·       Support all internal and external HR related
inquiries or requests, maintain digital and electronic records of employees

·       Assist with the recruitment process by
notifying candidates and schedule interviews

·       Sit on the Interview panel

·       Performing reference checks and prepare
interview reports.

·       Issue employment contracts

·       Oversee the completion of compensation and
benefit documentation

·       Resolve any payroll errors

·       Assist with performance management procedures

·       Draw up HR development staff development plan
and upon approval, cause implementation

·       Maintain calendars of HR management team

·       Schedule meetings, HR events and maintain
agendas, Coordinate training sessions and seminars, perform orientations and
update records of new staff, produce and submit reports on general HR activity

·       Manage staff grievances, procedures,
complaints and processes.

·       Oversee whistle blowers’ processes, complete
termination paperwork and exit interviews, keep upto-date with the latest HR
trends and best practice and serve as point of contact with benefit vendors and


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       The ideal applicant must hold a Bachelor’s
degree in Human Resources or related (essential, 2 years of experience as an HR
Officer (essential),

·       Exposure to Labor Law and employment equity
regulations, effective HR administration and people management skills

·        Exposure to payroll practices, full
understanding of HR functions and best practice,

·       Excellent written and verbal communication

·       Works well under pressure and meets tight
deadline, highly computer literate with capability in email, MS Office and
related business and communication tools, exceptional organizational and time
management skills.

·       Strong decision-making and problem-solving
skills, meticulous attention to detail and ability to accurately follow


How to Apply:

 A Candidate with relevant experience who knows
that She/he meets the above requirements and can excel in the above position should
hand deliver an application and CV, present position: current remuneration,
copies of certificates/testimonials and three recent professional references in
a sealed envelope: plus day time telephone contact to the address

Persons with
disabilities with the relevant qualifications are encouraged to apply.


Katalemwa Cheshire
Home for rehabilitation services

P. 0. Box 16548,
Kampala, Tel: +256 704 763 363, +256 772412333

Off Gayaza Road at
Mperere to Buwambo (about 200 meters from Mperere trading centre}


Deadline: 12th August


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