Principal Human Resource Officer Job at Uganda Nurses and Midwives Examinations Board (UNMEB) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:

Principal Human Resource Officer

[ Type: FULL TIME Industry: Education, and Training Category: Human Resources ]

Jobs at:

Uganda Nurses and Midwives Examinations Board (UNMEB)

Deadline of this Job:
16 October 2020  

Duty Station:
Within Uganda Kampala East Africa

Summary
Date Posted: Tuesday, September 22, 2020 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed


JOB DETAILS:
Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons to fill vacant positions at the Uganda Nurses and Midwives Examinations Board (UNMEB) Secretariat based in Kampala. Uganda Nurses and Midwives Examinations Board (UNMEB) is a Government Agency under the Ministry of Education and Sports (MoES), established by the Business, Technical, Vocational Education and Training (BTVET) Act No. 12 of 2008 and operationalized by Statutory Instrument No. 4, 2009. UNMEB Mandate is to streamline, regulate and coordinate examinations and award at Certificate and Diploma level for the nursing and midwifery profession in Uganda. UNMEB Mission is to manage and administer quality examinations using skilled Examiners and Award Certificates to successful candidates in the Nursing and Midwifery Profession in Uganda. This is an exciting opportunity for highly motivated and result-driven Professionals. .

JOB TITLE: PRINCIPAL HUMAN RESOURCE OFFICER
Reports to: Executive Secretary
Directly Supervises: Senior Human Resource Officer, Senior Records Officer,
Terms of service: Contract
Duty Station: UNMEB headquarters
Salary Scale: UNMEB 3
Age limit: 40 Years and above
Main Purpose of the Job:
To provide technical support in the development and maintenance of a Human Resource system that ensure effective and efficient Human Resource function.
Duties and responsibilities:
• i. Coordinate the HR function;
• ii. Offer advice to management on Human Resource matters i.e. Management of staff entry, retention and exit.
• iii. Coordinate performance management processes, counseling and staff discipline, aligning people with the UNMEB objectives;
• iv. Supervise the implementation of HR Policies and guidelines including implementation of the Human Resource Manual;
• v. Plan and manage staff welfare;
• vi. Advocate for and promote workplace safety standards;
• vii. Advise staff and managers on Human Resource policies, plans and practices
• viii. Coordinate training needs assessment and develop a plan for staff development
• ix. Coordinate training workshops, seminars, retreats, conferences and induction for staff.
• x. Chair management meetings of lower level cadres;
• xi. Plan and manage Human Resource information & related systems, processes & procedures;
• xii. Review and advise on Human Resource systems of the Board;
• xiii. Develop and review recruitment plans and staff duty allocations;
• xiv. Create and enforce effective appraisal systems
• xv. Initiate strategies for motivating staff, policies, programs for attraction and retention of staff;
• xvi. Any other duties as assigned from time to time

Person Specifications
• An Honors’ Degree in Human Resource Management or Social Sciences or Public/Business Administration or BBA/Commerce (Management Option) with HRM or Personnel Management as a subject from a recognized University.;
• A minimum of a Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource from a recognized institution;
• A Master’s degree in Management Sciences or Public/Business Administration or equivalent with Personnel/Human Resources Management or Labour Relations as a specialty is an added advantage;
• At least six (6) years’ working experience in managing Human Resource function, three (3) of which should be at senior level in a reputable organization.

Core Competencies and Qualities:
• Managing employee performance
• Human Resource management
• Confidentiality
• Professionalism
• Efficiency & Effectiveness
• Critical thinking and high analytical skills
• Coaching skills
• Good interpersonal skills
• Strong communication skills
• High level of integrity
• Team building skills
• Innovativeness

Job Education: Not Specified


Job Experience: Not Specified


Work Hours: 8

Job application procedure

Interested candidates who meet the qualification and experience requirements for the above mentioned positions are advised to;
1. Submit their hand written or on-line applications in triplicate to the Executive Secretary, Uganda Nurses and Midwives Examinations Board, Plot 157, Ssebowa Road, Kiwatule, P.O. Box 3513 Kampala, to be received not later than 05:00 p.m. on 16th October 2020.
2. Attach on their application detailed Curriculum Vitae with an address and day time telephone contacts, written recommendation letters from referees, Copies of three (3) sets of relevant Certified Academic documents, three (3) Passport size photographs a copy of the National Identity Card.
3. Indicate title of post on the Applications as well as the Reference Number against the vacancy. For electronic submission, please quote the respective reference number on the subject of the e-mail and send to; info@unmeb.go.ug  and unmebservices”gmail.com
Only successful candidates will be contacted..

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