Manager, Human Resource Job – Uganda National Oil Company (UNOC) Ltd

Job Title:  Manager, Human Resource

Organisation: Uganda National Oil Company (UNOC) Ltd

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Chief Human Resource Officer

About US:

The Uganda National Oil Company (UNOC) Ltd was established under the Petroleum (Exploration, Development and Production) Act and the Petroleum (Refining, Conversion, Transmission and Midstream storage) Act, both of 2013 and incorporated under the Companies’ Act, 2012. It is a limited liability company wholly owned by the Government of Uganda. The overall function of UNOC is to handle the State’s commercial interests in the Oil and Gas industry and ensure that the resource is exploited in a sustainable manner.

Job Summary: The Manager, Human Resource will develop policy, implement, and coordinate the routine human resources functions such as recruitment, performance management, compensation, benefits, training, employee relations and enforcing Company HR Policies and Practices.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Participate in the development and implementation of Human Resource policies, strategies, systems, and tools.
  • Participate in the preparation and implementation of plans and budgets of the human resources operations and prepare of periodical reporting on the same.
  • Coordinate the recruitment processes and employee induction and orientation program in line with Company policies and procedures.
  • Develop and maintain a human resources information system.
  • Coordinate and implement the Company Organizational Development activities including but not limited to the periodic review of the Company Organogram, job profiles, culture transformation and change management programs ensuring alignment with the corporate strategy.
  • Coordinate the staff performance review programs to ensure effectiveness and compliance within the organization.
  • Conduct periodical salary surveys within the labor market and recommend competitive wage rates.
  • Coordinate the development and implementation of staff training and development programs.
  • Coordinate and implement the corporate reward and recognition program.
  • Oversee the implementation staff welfare initiatives across the business units including leave management, staff events and bereavement.
  • Supervise and manage outsourced services including but not limited to cleaning, health insurance and catering services and prepare periodical contract management reports.
  • Design and coordinate Corporate Teambuilding engagements to enhance staff motivation and enhance relationships.
  • Supervise, appraise and develop the Human Resource staff in the department.
  • Represent the department at personnel-related meetings and events.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned.

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Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (Hons) in Social Sciences, Social Work and Social Administration, Human Resource Management or Business Administration (Human Resource Management option).
  • Master’s degree in Public Administration, Management, Business Administration or other related master’s degree.
  • Possession of relevant professional membership such as SHRM, CIPD or other relevant professional membership is an added advantage.
  • Proven eight (8) years of operational HR experience, three (3) of which should be at a senior level providing generalist HR service across a full range of HR issues.
  • Must have excellent communication, personnel management skills and a high level of integrity.
  • Experience of building and developing the capacity of HR staff through the use of training, performance management frameworks and development plans.
  • Excellent planning, coordination, and reporting skills.
  • Ability to build relationships quickly with a wide variety of people, both internally and externally.
  • Excellent skills in handling and advising on complex people management issue.
  • Good attention to detail.
  • Strong communication skills (written and spoken) in English.
  • Demonstrated computer proficiencies, including Microsoft Office Suite, especially Word, Excel, PowerPoint and database management.

How to Apply:

All candidates who wish to join UNOC should send their applications online at the link below.

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  • Applicants are required to scan and attach CERTIFIED copies of the required academic documents only e.g. Degree, Transcript, Diploma certificates.
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Deadline: Friday 24th February 2023 by 11:59pm.

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