Jobs at Share An Opportunity Uganda

Job Title:  Administration & Human Resource Manager

Share An Opportunity Uganda (SAO – U) is a National Christian founded child focused NGO empowering households and communities to fulfill their obligations in child care and development and affiliated to Baptist Union of Uganda. Share An Opportunity – Uganda’s key thematic areas are child health, Basic Education for OVC’s, Child Advocacy, Enterprise Development and food security, and institutional development for community based organisations while HIV/AIDS is mainstreamed in the program

Job Summary:  The Administration & Human Resource Manager will:
  • Ensure that each area of the SAO, as an organization is staffed with the right people, in the right jobs, with the right number of people and the best people the SAO can manage to attract.
  • Ensure that SAO is well looked after, its assets, premises, etc, are well maintained and are in good working condition
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Technically advise Management on policies and all matters relating to Administration, Human Resource Management, Development & Establishment in the organisation, and to ensure effective and efficient administration of approved Management Policies.
  • Ensures a healthy working environment for employees in accordance with the Employment, Health and Safety Act.
  • Intuitively plan, manage and co-ordinate administrative and Human resources, including continuous review of the Terms and Conditions of service for the staff and rules and regulations.
  • Conduct Manpower Planning for SAO and budgeting for the department, and to co-ordinate the annual performance appraisals for all staff and communicating resultant decisions.
  • Initiate and administer an effective and efficient Human Resources Training and Development Policy and to constantly update the computerized staff records and production of monthly statistical staff reports.
  • Actively co-ordinate the drawing up of organisational structures, related job descriptions and annual work plans and manuals.
  • Communicate all Board decisions relating to Human Resource Management.
  • Responsible for administration of SAO policies, rules and regulations for enforcing adherence to proper procedures and discipline among staff
  • Active coordination of the procurement process for SAO.
  • Oversee and manage human resource welfare, leave, terminal benefits etc.
  • Make sure that there is efficient management of organization assets e.g. motor vehicles, Perform any other assignments as management may direct.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant should hold an honours degree in Social Sciences or the equivalent plus post-graduate degree in Human Resource Management or MA or MBA with a bias in Development or Human Resource Management
  • A minimum of seven years’ working experience in Human Resource Management, 4 of which should have been in a supervisory position.
  • Possess excellent interpersonal communication and report writing skills, open-minded
  • Good counselling skills.
  • Excellent management skills
  • Proven record of success in developing others.
How to Apply for the job: 
All candidates are encouraged to send their applications and supporting documents including copies of academic qualifications, curriculum vitae (CV) indicating names plus telephone contacts of three professional referees and Pastor/Church leader’s recommendation should be posted or hand delivered to:
The National Director, Share An Opportunity Uganda,
Plot 1448, Kitala Zone, Kanyanya, Gayaza RD
P.O. Box 23408, Kampala, Uganda.

Deadline: Friday 23rd May 2014

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