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Thursday, July 27, 2017

Human Resource Manager Job at Goal - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Human Resource Manager

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Deadline of this Job:
7th August 2017

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

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Job details:
About GOAL:
Founded in 1977, GOAL works to promote the realization of the fundamental rights of the poor, the vulnerable, and those affected by humanitarian crisis. GOAL currently works in 16 countries, with our head office in Dublin, Ireland.
GOAL is an equal opportunity employer. GOAL is committed to the safety and protection of children in our care from intentional and unintentional harm. Candidates will therefore be expected to comply with GOAL Uganda’s child protection policy.
General description of the country programme:
First operational in Uganda in the late 70s, the current country programme focuses on two of GOAL’s three strategic sectors, namely: Health (including WASH and Health Accountability programming); and a market based approach to improving agricultural livelihoods and WASH. GOAL Uganda mainstreams HIV, gender, child protection and the resilience strategies across all programming. GOAL works on a district focused approach, and uses a mixture of direct implementation and partnerships with national and international civil society organizations, local government, the private sector and communities to give effect to our mission. GOAL is currently operational in the North, South, East and West of Uganda with six established offices in Kampala, Bugiri, Abim, Kaabong, Lira and Agago Districts. We are funded by a number of donors who include DFID, Charity: Water, lrish Aid, Master Card Foundation, GOAL and a number of small foundations

GOAL is seeking to fill the position of Human Resource Manager to support our country program.
Title: Human Resource Manager
Reports to: Assistant Country Director-System
General Position Summary:
The Human Resource Manager provides overall coordination oversight of GOAL Uganda's HR Department. As a member of the Senior Management Team (SMT) the Human Resource and Administration Manager is responsible for delivering outstanding people and organizational development (OD) support to GOAL Uganda Country Programme.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • The incumbent will develop and Implement GDAL country programme People and Organisational Development Plans". Develop a clear understanding of the Country people needs and with the Senior Management Team (SMT) create and effectively deliver a people and OD plan to maximize the Country Programmes effectiveness and capabilities.
  • Work effectively with the Senior Management Teams (SMT): As part of the SMT of the Country Programme responsible for the overall leadership of the Country Programme. Promote and embed GOAL‘s values and leadership behaviours.
  •  Support Change Management: Support managers to drive, _ communicate and sustain change implementation by ensuring clarity on the rationale for change, the future vision.
  •  Performance Management: Embed and role-model a strong performance management culture and processes. Support and coach staff and managers to create clear KPIS, hold open honest conversations, recognise success and implement performance improvement plans
  • Work with wider Global HR team: Supporting and sharing learning, resources, mentoring others across the GOAL global HR network.
  • Resourcing: identify skills and capabilities required to deliver current and future country programme work. Develop an annual Country Programme resourcing plan, support and challenge managers to make the right resourcing choices. Use appropriate, effective and creative recruitment and selection approaches.
  • Induction: Ensure new and transitioning employees receive a thorough induction and coach managers on their role in deliverin
  • Identify and maximise potential: Support managers in identifying and maximizing high potential with the deputizing programme.
  •  Learning and Development: Coach Managers to understand employee learning needs, career aspirations and to build learning and development plans. Recommend suitable learning methods and develop an annual Country learning and development plan, supported by learning initiatives from the global people team.
  •  Reward and Payroll: Manage and continuously improve GOAL’s reward ensuring an appropriate mix of pay, benefits and non-pay rewards in line with GOAL’s reward principles and best practices. Contribute to reward benchmarking and coach managers in talking to employees about reward. Ensure payroll and reward is delivered and communicated effectively.
  •  Employee Engagement: Encourage high levels of employee engagement, including thorough staff participation in the global employee survey and internal engagement surveys.
  • Effective Management of Employee Relations: Provide specialist advice and instruction to managers on employee relations issues (i.e. disciplinary, grievance handling) in line with GOAL’s policy.
  • People Policies and Processes: Develop and maintain all GOAL Uganda people policies, processes, administration, staff handbook and other documentation, ensuring this is kept up to date, is effective, in line with current statutory legislation and GOAL global policies (i.e., employment contracts, starters, leavers and change processes).
  • Diversity Management: Give accurate and appropriate advice, training and support to managers to recognise, respect and enable diversity.
  • People Reporting: Collect, collate and accurately analyse people metrics for use within the Country Programme’s and for reporting.
  • Partner Organizational Development Contributing to and supporting GOAL Uganda implementing Partner's on people management. Organizational design and development in close collaboration with other departments/ teams within country programmes
  •  Other role related tasks. Willing and able to travel for field support between 8-12 weeks per year, predominately to GOAL’s field offices and partner offices.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the GOAL International Human Resource Manager should hold a degree level qualification in Human Resources Management, Organization Psychology or a Master’s degree in Business Administration/MHRM with a post graduate diploma in Human Resources Management.
  • Professional HR qualification highly desirable
  • At least five years’ experience in senior HR management;
  • Three years of managing staff
  • The applicant must have established donor relationships in the sector
  •  Good people management skills, demonstrated through experience;
  • Proven recruitment and selection skills;
  •  Ability to write complex and detailed reports, documents, policies and procedures;
  • Ability to lead, manage & implement complex processes to successful conclusion;
  •  Previous experience in senior management liaising on HR planning and reporting;
  • Strong IT skills particularly MS Word, Excel and Outlook, with experience of using HR databases, online recruitment tools and Intranets.
  • Strong communication skills in written and oral English
  • Highly competent in interpreting and applying statutory legislation.
Job application procedure
Interested applicants who meet the requirements should submit their applications which must include at least 4 reference contacts (2 professional, 2 character references, including your supervisor and the most recent/previous employer), and daytime contact number to; The Human Resource Manager, GOAL Uganda on the email:  by 7th August 2017.