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Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Manager Human Resource Development & Training Job at Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Manager Human Resource Development & Training

Jobs at:
Civil Aviation Authority (CAA)

Deadline of this Job:
14th February 2018 by 5:00 PM

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda




Job details:
Job Ref: CAA/ADV/EXT/03/2018
Reports to: Director Human Resource & Administration
About US:
Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) is a corporate body responsible for the regulation of Civil Aviation in Uganda. It manages Entebbe International Airport and 13 other aerodromes upcountry. CAA carries out its work in conformity with International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Standards and Recommended Practices (SARPS).
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Draws up and updates the Corporate Staff Training Plan
  • Prepares the Corporate staff Training Plan:
  •  Works closely with all Directorates and obtains training needs analysis proposals and compiles the training plan within the set time frames.
  • Ensures that training requirements are within budget
  •  Ensures that all training requirements are in line with CAA business, are relevant to current staff duties and will enhance staff performance
  •  Understands CAA strategic direction to be able to craft a staff development programme in support of the strategy
  •  Understands the operations of CAA to tailor make appropriate development programmes
  • Understands ICAO regulations and requirements so as to come up with relevant development programmes
  • Convenes and facilitates Committee deliberations, advises on training regulations and ensures decisions are communicated to Directorates for action on time.
  •  Initiates and participates in the development of selection of training participants
    Prepares and monitors staff training budget.
  •  Prepares input into the staff training budget to ensure that all relevant programmes and departments are catered for
  • Compiles costs of all approved training programmes and compares to the training budget to keep track of the variances and avoid exceeding approved budget
    Training Management Process
  •  Implements, coordinates and facilitates approved training of staff members following the training programme on due dates
  •  Works closely with trainers and ensures that payment is done through liaison with Accounts department.
  •  Liaises with Training Institutions, Civil Aviation Authorities, Embassies, Airlines and Government Ministries to facilitate training outside Uganda.
  •  Ensures accurate logistical planning and facilitation of external training within the budget limits.
  •  Ensures training venue costs are within agreed budgetary limits.
  • Familiarizes self with training regulations and advises staff accurately and ensures compliance
  •  Initiates and participates in the development of selection criterion for training participants and Implements the regulations for selection of course participants and advises all staff on the same.
    Implements staff induction training.
  • Ensures proper programming and prompt execution of staff induction training.
  • Reviews and updates the induction training programme to keep it relevant to operations in CAA
    Evaluation of training programmes
  •  Prepares comprehensive and timely reports on the staff development programmes, courses attended, results achieved, number of staff on different programmes and the costs of all programmes
  •  Ensures evaluation reports are submitted by all departmental managers on the performance of staff who undergo training to measure the success and relevance of the programmes
    Management of department staff
  •  Lead, supervise, discipline, monitor and evaluate staff under his/her supervision.
  • Ensures good leadership through proper delegation of duties.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicants for the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) Manager Human Resource Development & Training r job opportunity should hold an honors Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following:Human Resource Management, Social Work & Social Administration, and Social Sciences from a recognized University
  • A Master’s Degree in any of the following:Human Resource Management, Public Administration or Business Administration with a speciality in Human Resource Management/Development/Management from a recognized and reputable Institution.
  • Possession of an internationally recognized professional qualification in a relevant discipline such as full membership of Chartered Institute of Personnel Development (CIPD) or Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ICSA) or a Postgraduate Diploma in Human Resource will be an added advantage.
  • Eight years of relevant work experience in a large, reputable business oriented organization, including at least 5 years at Principal Officer level in Human Resources Management.
  •  Broad knowledge and understanding of Human Resource Management in relation to organizational success.
  • A sound knowledge of the internationally recognized Human Resource Management Principles, Policies, Procedures and best Practices.
  •  Previous experience of the training function for at least 4 years in a large and complex business enterprise.
  •  Broad understanding of industrial relations and its impact on the organisation’s effectives.
  •  Must be knowledgeable in managing third party consultants and in supervising training and capacity building consultants.
  •  Must be knowledgeable of Ugandan and Regional Labour and Industrial laws.
  • Demonstrated skills in Job Evaluation and Grading, Compensation Management and Performance Management.
  •  Proven understanding of organization’s working conditions, work hazards and staff motivation.
  •  Must be a skilled people manager with ability to oversee sound Human Resource strategies and Management practices.
    Broad knowledge and understanding of industrial relations and its impact on the Organisation.
  •  Excellent negotiation skills and be able to work with minimum supervision.
  •  Highly computer literate in MS Word, MS Excel, MS Power Point and computerized Human Resource Systems.
  • Age: Between 35 to 55 years
Job application procedure
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who desire to join the aviation industry should send their hand-written applications with detailed CV and copies of academic certificates plus transcripts with the Job reference number clearly marked at the top left hand corner of the envelope should be sent to the address below. Please indicate your (day time) phone contact.
The Director, Human Resource and Administration,
Civil Aviation Authority (Head Office),
P.O. BOX 5536, Kampala, Uganda.