Human Resource Officer US Non-profit Careers – FHI 360


Resource Officer

Organisation: FHI

Duty Station: 
Kampala, Uganda


About US:

FHI 360 is a
nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in
lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes
experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development,
civil society, gender, youth, research and technology — creating a unique mix
of capabilities to address today’s interrelated development challenges. FHI 360
serves more than 70 countries.


Job Summary:  The Human Resource Officer provides employee
and Human Resources staff support in several functional areas including
recruitment, employee relations, benefits administration, compensation,
payroll, HRIS and training & development. Inputs employee personal data
into human resources information system (HRIS) database and generates reports
as needed for HR staff. Serves as initial point of contact for employees with
questions related to their personal employee information. Processes various
forms related to documenting human resources activities such as new employees,
change-of-status, performance evaluations, benefits, terminations, etc.
Conducts new employee orientations and may handle or facilitate employee exit
interviews. Prepares special reports using HRIS data that may include COBRA,
OSHA, EEO and headcount. Coordinates interviews and maintains visa processing.


Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Serves as an experienced resource to the HR team and employees in
    multiple areas to include: HRIS, compensation, benefits, recruiting,
    payroll, and training & development.
  • Functions as initial point of contact for employees with HR-related
  • Independently and accurately responds to Employee Service Center
    (ESC) requests.
  • Processes forms and system updates related to new employees,
    change-of- status, performance evaluations, benefits changes, separations
  • Ensures employee data in HRIS is accurate.
  • Serves as a back-up to corporate payroll.
  • Is able to complete full pay cycle processing, if needed.
  • Prepares required reports for benefits, COBRA, OSHA, EEO, AA, and
    headcount reports.
  • Able to run standard reports and create ad-hoc reports for special
  • Conducts new employee orientation and may assist with separation
  • Assists with training and development programs as needed.
  • May independently create materials for routine training classes.
  • Recommends improvement or changes in systems, processes or
    procedures to management.
  • Partners with Benefits, Payroll and Accounts Payable to ensure HR
    related procedures and processes are handled and resolved in a timely
  • Performs analysis on assimilation/turnover data; analyses and
    evaluates data.
  • Other duties s assigned.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The applicant for the Human Resource Officer job must hold a High
    School/GED Diploma or its International Equivalent
  • Three to five years of experience providing HR or administrative
    support in an office setting.
  • Ability to handle oral and written communications independently.
  • Able to communicate effectively and tactfully with all levels of
    staff, individuals from diverse cultures, and the public.
  • Has ability to recognize situations that deviate from accepted
  • Follows specific standards and procedures to resolve; variations
    must be approved by manager before taking action.
  • Errors may negatively impact departmental functions and deadlines
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite (Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint,
    Access) and HRIS / Payroll systems.
  • Vocational or specialized training.
  • Prior work experience in a non-governmental organization (NGO).
  • Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to lift 5-50 lbs.


How to Apply:

All candidates
should apply online at the link below.




Deadline: 18th September 2020


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