Jobs in Uganda - Head of Human Resources (HRM) Job at PWC


PWC

Head of Human Resources (HRM) Job Post

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2021 - 2022


Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: 23 July 2021

Hiring Organization: PWC

Job Details:

Our client the Madhvani Group is a leading international professionally-managed industrial and services conglomerate, engaged in diverse operations in East Africa. One of its flagship company M/s Kakira Sugar Limited is in the business of cultivation of sugar cane and production of sugar, alcohol and electricity. For further details please see www.kakirasugar.com  Kakira Sugar would like to recruit a Head of Human Resources (HRM) for its Sugar factory situated at Kakira. Reporting to the Head of Business, the HRM will be a member of the company's Senior Management Team (SMT), responsible for overseeing and coordinating all the company's HR operations, ensuring that the HR function is aligned to the company's strategy and delivering sound and effective people management practices.


Key Duties and Responsibilities
• Develop the company's HR/people strategies by identifying and researching human resources issues and recommending to the organization, strategic thinking, and direction and establishing human resources objectives in line with organizational objectives;
• Implement human resources strategies by establishing department accountabilities, including staffing, employment processing, compensation, safety, health and welfare, training and development, records management, succession planning, employee relations and retention, statutory and legal compliance, and Industrial/labor relations;
• Prepare and manage the HR department's annual plan and budget aligned to the Company's annual operating plan and long-term strategic direction;
• Review and implement manpower complement for all the company's departments and keep up-to-date staff data in SAP/HCM database with job descriptions as per the HR guidelines;
• Continuously develop, shape and nurture the company's culture:
• Manage human resources processes and operations such as talent acquisition/recruitment, orientation, training, learning and development, coaching, counselling, planning, employee engagement, monitoring, performance review, staff appraisal, compensation and benefits, HR information systems and disciplinary issues;
• Advice and provide guidance to management on all employee-related issues including, researching, developing, writing, and updating HR policies, procedures, and guidelines; communicating and enforcing company values;
• Ensure compliance with all legal and regulatory requirements relating to employment, studying existing and new legislation; enforcing adherence to the applicable laws and regulations and advising management;
• Dealing with the employees' union, representing the company in periodical CBA negotiations with the union, ensuring a cordial working relationship with all stakeholders and the union officials, and continuously updating staff on union-related matters.

Required Qualifications, Experience and Competence:
• A graduate with an Honors Degree in Human Resource Management, or Organizational Psychology, or a related relevant field;
• A Master's Degree or an equivalent professional qualification in a relevant field will be an added advantage;
• At least 15 years' experience in human resource management in an organization that has a large workforce, with at least 5 years in a senior leadership position;
• Knowledge of, and experience with SAP-HCM is desirable;
• A very organized individual with excellent time management skills, the ability to analyze information quickly, and good problem-solving skills; and
• An excellent negotiator with a proven track record of Union negotiation and influencer, with excellent communication skills and ability to relate with all levels of staff and management within the organization.

Application procedure

Interested persons who meet the above criteria should submit their CV and a cover letter highlighting how their experience is relevant to the Duties and Responsibilities described above to ug_hrs@pwc.com  by not later than Friday 23 July 2021.
The CV must include 3 referees including their e-mail address and telephone number. The duty station for this role will be Kakira Estate located in Jinja, Uganda.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Date Posted: 2021-07-15

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