Human Resource Officer Job at Welthungerhilfe - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Human Resource Officer

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Human Resources ]

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Deadline of this Job:
30 August 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kampala , East Africa

Date Posted: Monday, August 16, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

Welthungerhilfe (WHH), founded in 1962, is today one of the biggest Non-Governmental Aid and development agencies in Germany. We campaign against worldwide hunger and for sustainable food and nutrition security by promoting site appropriate farming, establishing access to clean water, sanitation, and hygiene, improving healthcare and education for people living in rural areas as well as promoting skills development for youth. In Uganda, Welthungerhilfe currently is operating in the districts of Moroto, Yumbe, Katakwi, Arua, and Fort Portal with its Country Office in Kampala.
Are you aiming to work for an organization where it is worthwhile investing your personality, your skills, and your time?
Are you looking for a job that is exciting and has clear goals? Welcome to Welthungerhilfe! As a politically and confessionally independent organization, our value-oriented actions are always based on ethical principles. Our vision is clear: "Zero Hunger by 2030" – If you want to become part of our global mission to end hunger around the world, we look forward to receiving your application as:
Human Resource Officer - Welthungerhilfe Country Office – Kampala:
Start date: November 01, 2021

Objective of the position:
1. Support the processes on staff recruitment within the country program
2. Support the implementation and reinforcing of performance management and staff development processes within the Country program

Duties and area of responsibility:
1. Staff recruitment and selection
• Support and document the whole process of the recruitment cycle of new staff for the Welthungerhilfe Uganda Country program.
• Design and develop a set process for evaluating and selection of the right candidate.
• Where applicable evaluate job applications and provide shortlists of qualified candidates based on established criteria
2. Staff Induction, Staff Development, and Performance Management
• Organizing and managing orientation/induction, training programs/events and on-boarding for new staff, and update the induction package as necessary
• Support in the development and implementation of a staff development policy and systems that ensures that Welthungerhilfe staff have access to training and development opportunities
• Support, strengthen and monitor the implementation of the performance management processes
• Laise with Management in creating and maintaining a training budget
3. Staff Exits
• Coordinate with the Administrators and Supervisors to ensure effective use of the staff exit forms

Required qualifications, competencies, and experience
Qualifications & Experience
• Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resource Management, or Business Administration or Social work & Social Administration
• At least 5 years of professional experience working with NGOs in human resources.
• Experience in Sourcing & Recruitment of staff will be of additional advantage.
• General knowledge of employment laws and best practices

• Organized and efficient in daily tasks
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Able to multitask, prioritize, and manage time efficiently
• Creative problem solver who thrives when presented with a challenge
• Encouraging to team and staff; able to mentor and lead
• Able to present company mission and mandate clearly and confidently
• Great “people-person” skills and professional attitude
• Confidence and self-motivation
• Flexible and willing to travel upcountry
• Solid ability to conduct different types of interviews (structured, competency-based, stress)
• Hands on experience with various selection processes (online interviews, phone interviews, reference check)
• Strong decision-making skills

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 60

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree


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Job application procedure
Qualified and interested applicants should submit their applications with a detailed CV contact details including telephone numbers of reference persons (max. 3 pages) and a one page motivation letter by email to not later than August 30, 2021.

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Job Info
Job Category: Human Resource jobs in Uganda
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 30 August 2021
Duty Station: Uganda
Posted: 16-08-2021
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 17-08-2021
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 16-08-2065
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