Director Human Resources Employment Opportunity – Makerere University, Kampala (MUK)

 

Job Title:    Director Human Resources

Organization:  Makerere
University, Kampala (MUK)

Duty Station:   Kampala,
Uganda

Reports to: Deputy
Vice Chancellor (Finance and Administration)

 

About US:

Makerere University,
Kampala is Uganda’s largest and oldest institution of higher
learning, first established as a technical school in 1922. It became
an independent national university in 1970. Today, Makerere University is
composed of nine colleges and one school offering programmes for about 36,000
undergraduates and 4,000 postgraduates.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
The
Director Human Resources will provide overall management and coordination of
the human resource function of the University.

·       
Initiate,
develop, implement and review human resource policies and practices in line
with the University strategic plan;

·       
Act as a
resource to management of HR in the areas of job design, organizational
structures and workload distribution;

·       
Develop
and monitor HRD annual plan in line with the Human Resources Policies;

·       
Develop
work targets for the Human Resource Directorate in line with the Human Resource
Policies;

·       
Facilitate
the update of HR records, information and knowledge;

·       
Participate
in various salary, wage and benefit surveys, publications, training or other
means of sharing/networking; determine the optimal application of this new

·       
information
or trends for the University and propose implementation to various
stakeholders;

·       
Provide
secretariat services to Committees of Council with a Human Resource component;

·       
Mentor
and coach Human Resources staff of the University and coordinate training and
capacity building activities;

·       
Analyze,
develop and recommend sound plans, programs and procedures, in the areas of
Human Resource planning, compensation, employee recognition and other

·       
matters
related to employee relations;

·       
Formulate,
implement and monitor organizational development and change management systems
and strategies in line with the University Strategic plan;

·       
Introduce
and implement competence based Human Resource Management systems;

·       
Design
and implement performance Management and control systems;

·       
Coordinate
and implement the payroll and terminal benefits pay schedules as well as the
employee wellness programs;

·       
Establish
measure to ensure consistency in various HR practices as it relates to
recruitment, compensation, job descriptions, job profiles including demand
analysis and

·       
specifications,
organizational structure among other HR related issues;

·       
Perform
any other related duties assigned by the supervisor.

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
applicant for the Makerere University Director Human Resources job placement
must hold a Master’s Degree in Human Resources or MPA (Master’s degree in
Public Administration), Master’s degree in Business Administration (Human
Resource option) or other master’s degree with a Postgraduate Diploma in Human
Resources Management from a recognized institution;

·       
An
Honors Bachelor’s Degree in Arts or Social Sciences or Education or other
Humanity with a bias in Human Resource Management or Bachelor’s degree in Human

·       
Resources
Management from a recognized Institution;

·       
Membership
with HR professional body is an added advantage.

·       
At least
twelve years of relevant working experience 3 of which must have been at level
of Manager in a reputable organization.

·       
Computer
literacy skills;

·       
Excellent
analytical ability;

·       
Excellent
interpersonal skills;

·       
Very
good tactical and strategic planning skills;

·       
Broad
knowledge and understanding of Human Resource processes;

·       
Proficient
oral and written communication skills;

·       
Team
building and conflict management skills;

·       
Good
leadership and supervisory skills.

 

How to Apply:

All candidates are
encouraged to send their applications using this link,

 

Click Here and
upload their full details of your biodata, education, qualifications, work
experience, and all the other required information, including your Curriculum
Vitae, Certificates, Transcripts, and at least three reference letters

 

Deadline: 7th January 2021

 

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