Human Resource Manager Employment Opportunity – Mukwano Group of Companies

Job Title:    Human Resource Manager

Organisation: Mukwano Group of Companies

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: General Manager – Management Services


About US:

The Mukwano Group of Companies is the leading manufacturer of Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) in the Great Lakes region, producing a wide range of market leader brands in soaps, edible cooking oils and fats, detergents, beverages, personal care products and plastics.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Development part

  • Guide HR team in developing their competences. Develop their work plans on career plans/growth, implement the same and give quarterly reports on new skills/competences learnt. Ensure that the team acquires minimum supervisory and self-motivation skills.

Managerial Roles directly;

  • Ensure Manpower strength approved by management is maintained and a report on same is presented to management on a monthly basis
  • Ensure recruitment, selection, placement and exit SOP is followed
  • Ensure Training and development is fully implemented
  • Ensure all the Employee relations and welfare issues are well handled
  • Ensure all salary payments and employee benefits are timely paid
  • Ensure Performance management is well implemented as per company SOP
  • Monitor the operations of labour contract service providers

General duties and responsibilities

  • Set departmental MBOs/KPIs
  • To oversee, provide leadership, guide and manage the performance of HR advisors and HR administrators, records staff and office attendants
  • Ensure that all departmental SOPs are reviewed by the respective staff
  • Ensure all internal and external audit concerns are addressed respectively
  • Play a balancing role in advocating for both company and employee needs
  • Guide and advise managers and line managers on human resource management issues
  • Ensure that employee satisfaction results are implemented
  • Ensure that the HR reporting team is fully competent and regularly refreshed in the performance of its duties
  • Submit weekly and monthly reports to GM-MS and Management
  • Ensure that plant visit and departmental meetings are conducted weekly and bi – monthly
  • Implement all HR related projects and activities that arise from time to time
  • Give periodic updates on labour laws and other regulations
  • Assume other responsibilities assigned the GM-MS/Management


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Administration, Business Administration, or related field.
  • Master’s degree in Human Resource Management or Business Administration or a related from an accredited institution
  • Five years’ working experience in a similar role in a large manufacturing company.
  • Knowledge of existing labour laws
  • Ability to influence and persuade senior management level.
  • Pragmatic problem-solving skills.
  • Articulate communicator and ability to interpret and explain written and statistical data to a wide range of audiences.
  • High standard of attention to detail.
  • Solid commitment to customer or employee service.
  • Ability to convey difficult and challenging information to managers.
  • Expert in Microsoft Office skills like Word, Outlook, and Excel.
  • Ability to manage time and prioritize work.


How to Apply:

All those interested in working with Mukwano Group should send their applications online at the link below.


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Deadline: 28th May 2021


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