JOB TITLE: HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGER
REPORTS TO: DIRECTOR FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION
DIRECTORATE: FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION
DEPARTMENT: HUMAN RESOURCE
SALARY SCALE: N/MA/N3
DURATION: 3 YEARS CONTRACT (RENEWABLE)
Purpose of the Job
To develop, coordinate and support implementation of NITA-U’s Human Resource Management and Development programs in line with the labor laws, the HRMM and best practices.
Key Result Areas/ Accountabilities
Provide professional (technical) support and advice to management, staff, and board in line with NITA-U Strategic Plan and HR Policy;
Develop work targets for the HR in line with Human Resource Strategic Plan;
Plan, budget and account for resources for Human Resource activities in line with NITA-U Strategic Plan;
Manage the performance, training and development of staff in line with the Human Resource Policy;
Position NITA-U as the employer of choice by implementing contemporary cost-effective HRM practices in line with the HRMM and the relevant laws of Uganda;
Coordinate the implementation of procedures for recruitment, confirmation, promotion, discipline and grievances in line with relevant Human Resource policies;
Review and monitor performance management and control systems and recommend changes in light of changing environment in accordance with Human Resource policy;
Develop and supervise the implementation of mechanisms that maintain the integrity and systematic flow of HR information and communication;
Review and advise NITA-U management on optimization of the organizational structure and business model;
Monitor the application of HURIS in the in line with NITA-U information policy.
Required Minimum Qualifications:
Masters degree in Human Resource Management/Organizational Psychology/ Business Administration (HR Option)/Masters Degree in Management and Organizational Development;
Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management will be an added advantage;
Must be Certified Human Resource Professional with an internationally recognized body;
Member of a reorganized Human resource Association in Uganda.
Knowledge of HR Information Systems and Computer applications;
Knowledge of best practices in Human Resource Management;
Change Management Skills;
Ability to work calmly under the stress of conflicting deadlines and assignments as well as strong emotional maturity;
Experience in advising and supporting users, and management in the development, implementation of HR Policies in a busy and large organization
Strong knowledge of Labor laws of Uganda;
Good organizational, attention to detail and coordination skills
Ability to build, lead, and work with teams, exercise good judgment and maintain complete confidentiality;
Good interpersonal and communication skills (counseling skills shall be an added advantage)
Leadership and supervisory skills;
A minimum of 7 (seven) years working experience in Human Resource Management of which 3 (three) should have been at a senior management level.
National Information Technology Authority
How to Apply:
Interested applicants who meet the job requirements/specifications and with the right personal attributes are invited to submit their application form (which can be down loaded from the NITA-U official website www.nita.go.ug), with a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and must specify day time telephone contact, postal and email addresses of both the applicant and three referees, copies of certificates and testimonials to the address below. Applicants must also submit with their application verifiable evidence supporting previous relevant appointments such as appointment letters and employment contracts.
The deadline for applications is 1st March, 2013 (Not later than 17.00 hrs. Local Time). No application will be accepted without a duly signed standard application form.
The Executive Director,
National Information Technology
Authority – UGANDA (NITA-U),
Palm Courts, Plot 7A, Rotary Avenue (former lugogo bypass)
P.O. Box 33151, Kampala-Uganda
Tel: 0417 801 038
Only successful candidates will be contacted. Any form of solicitation, influence peddling and or any other “backdoor” attempt, of whatsoever nature, to influence the selection process in ones favour, will automatically lead to disqualification of a candidate without any recourse.
Deadline: 1st March 2013