Head of Human Resources NGO Careers – Baylor-Uganda


Job Title:        Head of Human Resources


Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda


About US:

Baylor-Uganda is a
private not for profit child health and development organization providing
family-centered pediatric HIV/AIDS prevention, care and treatment services,
health professional training, and clinical research in Uganda. Baylor College
of Medicine Children’s Foundation -Uganda (Baylor-Uganda) is an indigenous
not-for-profit child health and development organisation affiliated to the
Baylor College of Medicine International Paediatric AIDS Initiative (BIPAI), a
Network of paediatric HIV/AIDS care and treatment Children’s Clinical Centres
of Excellence and international program offices in 11 countries across Africa
and Eastern Europe.


Job Summary:  The Head of Human Resources will initiate,
develop and monitor the implementation of systems, policies and procedures for:
developing the human resource department; aligning the business and human
resource functions & harmonization of HR activities in line with the business


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • Develop, and monitor the implementation of Human Resources Policies
    and procedures of Baylor Uganda and the HR strategy in line with the
    strategic plan, donor guidelines and the Employment Act of Uganda
  • Develop, and monitor the development and implementation of
    performance management systems, policies and procedures aligned with the
    HR strategy, mission of Baylor-Uganda and public service, and cascade them
    to the individual level
  • Review and monitor the Human Resources Planning; recruitment and
    selection; and retention strategies and procedures for Baylor-Uganda staff
  • Develop and monitor the implementation of Baylor-Uganda staff
    developmental strategies
  • Develop and monitor the implementation of the Employee relations,
    Health and Safety and staff Welfare systems among Baylor-Uganda Staff
  • Develop strategies for monitoring the maintenance and update of
    accessible Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS) for improved
    decision making in line with the organization’s objectives
  • Develop and monitor the implementation of the HR departmental plan
    and budget
  • Develop and maintain a competent & motivated “HR team” through
    implementing HR support activities
  • Develop, and monitor the implementation of systems, strategies and
    procedures that align the HR directorate to line managers
  • Develop and monitor the implementation of change management
    initiatives coupled with strategic partnerships and networks to foster a
    strategically focused workforce
  • Develop and monitor systems, strategies and procedures that enhance
    the development of up to date business HR orientated practices
  • Develop a 5 years ‘HR operation strategy based on holistic strategic
    thinking’ for the HR department and monitor its implementation through the
    periodic consolidated departmental BSC


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a Master’s Degree in HR/ MBA (HR)/
    Organizational Psychology.
  • At least seven (7) years working experience, with four (4) years’
    experience at Senior Management level in a reputable organization,
    preferably a local or International NGO.
  • Knowledge of HR strategic principles, and updated nationally and
    internationally acceptable HR related laws and regulations



  • Applications should include a cover letter, CV, daytime telephone
    contact, three traceable professional references and certified UNEB
    certificates as well as certified University Transcripts
  • You must have at least a credit 6 in MATHEMATICS and ENGLISH at
    Ordinary Level (UCE). Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for
    interview. Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


How to Apply:

All candidates
should send their applications online at the link below


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Deadline: 16th September, 2020


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