Apply for the job of Labour Officer / Industrial Relations Officer at Makerere University

Job Summary: The Labour Officer / Industrial Relations Officer will implement Labour Relation policies of unionized staff in the University in line with Labor Laws

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement a mechanism for conflict resolution in line with Human Resources polices and labour laws.
  • Review and implement Human Resources policies in line with the Labour Laws.
  • Develop, review, recommend and implement policies on sexual harassment in line with Human Resources policies.
  • Develop, review and recommend a policy on sports/recreation for staff in line with Human Resources policies.
  • Implement, monitor and update staff leave schedules in line with Human Resources policy.
  • Handle staff grievances in line with set standards and guidelines
  • Liaise with the University Hospital in handling Workman’s Compensation

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant should possess a Masters’ degree in Human Resource Management or Organizational Psychology or MBA (Human Resource option) OR a Masters degree with a postgraduate Diploma in Human Resource management from a recognized Institution/University OR An Honors Bachelors degree in Human Resource management or Business Studies or Industrial Psychology or Arts/Social Sciences or Education or its equivalent from recognized institution/university
  • At least three years of HRM work experience in a large complex and reputable organization handling labour matters
  • Computer literacy skills
  • Good interpersonal and negotiation skills
  • Proven Counseling Skills
  • Working Knowledge of Labour Laws
  • Familiarity with the Employment Act (2006) of Uganda
  • Knowledge of the Universities and other Tertiary Institutions Act
  • Knowledge of other Labour Laws

Age: Less than 50 years

How to Apply for the job:

All applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the vacancies above. Please submit your application, Curriculum Vitae, Certificates and Transcripts (3 copies each set) giving full details of applicants’ education, qualifications, work experience, present salary and naming three referees, plus their postal addresses. Applicants should make sure that at least two referees have forwarded references concerning their application by the closing date.

Applications should be delivered to the Appointments Board Office, Room 406, Top Floor, Main Building, Makerere University, and addressed to:

The Director

Human Resources

P.O. Box 7062

Kampala. Uganda

Deadline: 31st December 2013  

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