Job Title: Human Resources Assistant
for the Future Inc. (TREES)
Duty Station: Uganda
Trees for the Future
Inc. (TREES) is a nonprofit organization providing technical training and
supplies for farmers in East and West Africa to end hunger through the Forest
Garden Approach. Nearly a billion people live in extreme poverty and earn less
than $1/day. Most of them are subsistence farmers whose farming practices have
led to the deforestation of their land and the degradation of their local and
global environment. Trees for the Future (TREES) is ending deforestation,
hunger and extreme poverty for farmers in developing nations. Through our
“Forest Garden Approach,” we train farmers to plant and manage Forest Gardens
that sustainably feed families and raise their incomes by 400%.
Job Summary: The Human Resources Assistant mainly provides
vital executive support in administration, talent management, communications
and operations. S/he will also bring
initiative and be a true team player. S/he must be able to communicate
effectively with a variety of audiences.
This is a full-time,
exempt opportunity. This position reports directly to the Director of Human
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
holder will assist in the recruitment process by scheduling and screening candidates,
assist with creating offer letters, new hire packets and background checks,
assist in orienting new employees to the organization and is the point person
to filter employee questions to the HR Director.
addition, will create, maintain, and organize electronically employee files and
appropriate documents, process all hires, transfers, changes, and terminations
accurately into HRIS in a timely manner; provide clerical support for the HR
Director including departmental filing, answering the phone, travel
arrangements, and other miscellaneous duties.
will perform HR file audits to ensure that all required documents are collected
and are maintained in employee files, keep files of performance appraisal
information, grievance, or corrective action up to date.
not least act as an advocate for employees and convey employee issues and
concerns to management for resolution, help plan and oversee employee
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
degree in relevant field or equivalent experience/education
three years of experience in Human Resources, Proficiency in Microsoft Office,
organizational and multitasking skills
writing, proofreading, and formatting skills
candidate must have worked in an administrative support role to an executive
level officer in a busy environment. In order to succeed at this position, the
candidate will be flexible, open to change, a learner, have a positive
attitude, be comfortable in a fast-paced environment, have high standards,
possess excellent people skills, and be willing to take initiatives and problem
need to be an excellent writer and thrive in a high-communication environment.
to think inter-departmentally and anticipate needs
navigating among leadership and decision-makers
with nonprofit operations
interpersonal skills and ability to work cooperatively and diplomatically with
a culturally diverse domestic and international team
to cooperate effectively and harmoniously with all stakeholders including
internal departments/leadership, project partners, and external organizations
flexible and excellent time management, organizational, and scheduling skills
to build, foster, and maintain positive professional relationships.
How to Apply:
qualified and interested candidates should address their application to the
Country Director and submit e-copies of their application by sending an email
to [email protected] enclosing a detailed CV and cover letter
expressing their interest
Deadline: 23rd February 2021.
is an equal opportunity employer.