The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) is a national humanitarian & development organization of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, tasked to serve humanity so all may live as God intended.

Applications from suitably qualified persons are being invited for the position of Human Resource Manager (HRM).

Job Title: Human Resource Manager (HRM)
Reporting Line: Country Director
Job Purpose: To support the efforts of the Country Director by recruiting efficient, effective and values-driven staff, empowering and building staff capacity to achieve ADRA’s mission and purpose in Uganda.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement the HR strategy & policy and ensures alignment with ADRA Country Strategy
  • Develop and maintains a comprehensive/integrated and effective Human Resource Management Framework (systems, policies, procedures and periodic plans) covering: Human Resources Policy, Staff Planning, Recruitment, Selection and Deployment, Performance and Reward Management, Learning & Development, Succession Planning and Employee Consultation; ensures all systems and policies address imperatives and remain aligned with the country office’s strategic direction
  • Monitors industry/market salary and benefit levels and movements and recommend adjustments to ensure fair and equitable rewards package that is in line with the ADRA’s Reward Principles working in collaboration with the ADCOM
  • Identifies, builds and manages relationships with high-value external HR Management support organizations, to share knowledge and practices that add value to Learning and Development, Employee Relations, Compensation Strategy and Culture change
  • Nurtures the relationship with the staff to ensure workplace harmony and peace, as well as effective partnership in the identification of employee issues; conduct periodic office climate assessments and advise management as appropriate on appropriate solutions and achievement of high levels of employee morale, commitment and performance
  • Monitors the national and local context and labour environment and advise on how ADRA can remain relevant, compliant and competitive
  • Coordinates the recruitment process for ADRA. This includes placing adverts, dealing with responses and correspondence, facilitating the shortlisting and interviewing process; where necessary taking part in the interviews
  • Ensures that all new staff undergoes effective orientation, facilitates the issue of contracts, ADRA policies and function area procedures
  • Leads the annual performance management activities (i.e. performance planning/target setting, performance monitoring and periodic performance appraisals); ensures employee performance results adequately reflect corporate and departmental performance levels
  • Other duties as assigned by the Country Director

Required Experience and Qualification

  • Master’s degree in relevant subject or its equivalent
  • At least seven years of significant experience
  • Highly motivated and self-driven
  • Excellent communication and listening skills
  • Organized
  • Proficiency with the Microsoft Office Suite and must have the ability to travel in the field
  • Candidate must be a skilled strategic thinker and performance management is driven
  • Strong leadership and managerial skills
  • Knowledge of the national employment and labour laws

All qualified and interested candidates who are below 60 years should submit their applications online not later than 6th May 2019.