Human Resource Officer job at Uganda Coffee Development Authority (UCDA)

Uganda Coffee Development Authority (UCDA)

Human Resource Officer job Post

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2022 - 2023

Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: 19 September 2022

Hiring Organization: Uganda Coffee Development Authority (UCDA)

Job Details:

Job Purpose:
• Implement HR related activities in the benefits administration,employee relations, training, performance management, onboarding, policyimplementation, recruitment/employment and employment law compliancefunctional areas in accordance with approved guidelines and procedures.

Key Result Areas:
1. Recruitment program support
• Implement recruitment activities for required Staff and conduct new-employee orientations as well monitor career-pathing program.
• Support the interview panels logistically and draft the final recruitmentreports.
• Support the staff orientation exercise and placement through draftingconfirmations for placements and contacting the successful applicants.

2. Support Performance management system
• Support the Performance Management process and preparation ofmanuals.
• Support the management team in the revision and update of the
• Performance Appraisal documents.
• 3. Implementation of employee compensation scheme
• Administer the employee compensation program in line with approvedpolicies and guidelines.
• Ensure that all staff of UCDA are under the medical cover and liaise withthe medical service providers to effect additions and cancellations to themedical scheme.
• Guide staff through the process of claims and any other issues that mightarise in line with worker’s compensation.

4. Records maintenance
• Maintain human resource information system records.
• Make constant updates to the HRIS.

5. Support staff training and development program
• Coordinate the staff capacity building exercise in accordance with theUCDA staff development policy.
• Conduct training needs assessment.
• Assist in the development of training plan and schedules to managementfor approval.
• Evaluate effectiveness and tracking progress of the training initiatives.

6. Support the staffing, exit or handover processes
• Make sure the old staff all have up to date contracts.
• Assist the process of staffing adjustments [Transfers, Promotions andReassignments].
• Ensure that the staff leaving the institution follow the right handoverprocedures.

7. Oversee staff relations and code of conduct
• Oversee Staff’s adherence to the Staff Code of conduct and other Staffdisciplinary related cases.
• Guide staff on the expected code of conduct during execution of theirroles with the institution.
• Provide support to the Supervisor in handling employee relations.

8. Implementation of HSE policies
• Implement the Occupational Health, Safety and Environment policies andprocedures.
• Assist in the development of a safety, health and environment policy

9. Prepare periodical reports as requested by the supervisor
• Assist in the drafting and finalizing of reports.

10. Carry out any other duties as assigned from time to time

Minimum Education:
The ideal candidate must have;

• Master’s Degree in Human Resource Management, or OrganizationalPsychology or MBA (HR Option).
• Bachelors’ Degree (First Class or Upper Second class) in Human ResourceManagement, or Organizational Psychology, or Business Administration (HRoption), or Social Sciences, or equivalent degree from a recognized university

Minimum Experience
• At least five (5) years working experience in a Human Resource Department ina reputable organization or NGO.

Expected Personal Competences And Skills
• Familiarity with Balanced Score Card system will be an added advantage.
• Knowledge of performance management, learning and developmentpractices, and talent acquisition practices, and ability to apply this informationin a manner that is compliant with relevant Employment Law and the UCDA
• Human Resources Manual.
• Capability of compiling and analyzing employment data to guide strategicplanning.
• Excellent teamwork and inter-personal skills, and a good understanding ofhuman relationships, and creating a culture of engagement.
• Demonstrated effectiveness in written and verbal communication.


Application procedure

• Follow the following link below to access the available positions: 
• Signup before applying for the vacancy.
• Identify the vacancy that interests you and click “Apply for this Vacancy”
• Fill the Application Form and follow the prompts accordingly.
• Upload Curriculum Vitae, Academic and Professional Certificates as a singleDocument of maximum size 2MB, in Portable Document Format (pdf).
• In case you have any further questions about the role, contact us 
• Please note the deadline for applications is 19th September 2022.
• Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Terms Of Employment
• The holders of these positions will be offered contracts subject to the Ministry ofPublic Service Guidelines on Rationalization of Government Agencies and PublicExpenditure Exercise.

Date Posted: 2022-09-11




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