• Location:
    Kampala Kampala Kampala Kampala
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  • Posted:
    4 weeks ago
  • Category:
    Human Resources
  • Deadline:
    August 12, 2019
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Human Resource Officer
 1 position

 12 month contract with possibility of extension Integrated Transport Solutions Limited (ITSL) is seeking to hire a Human Resource Officer. The Human Resources Officer will co-ordinate HR operations in ITSL, ensuring that the HR function is aligned to ITSL business and deliver sound and cost effective people management practices through continuous improvement and prioritization. The position holder will provide practical, consistent, and proactive support, direction and advice to management and all staff on HR policies, systems procedures and best practices.

The successful candidate should have:

 Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Arts in Human Resource Management

 Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Arts in Management with a concentration in Human Resource Management

 Excellent interpersonal and communications skills and a commitment to collaboration.

 Excellent decision-making, strategic thinking, leadership, and ethical conduct skills.

 A minimum of 3 years working experience in a similar role.

Duties and responsibilities Systems and Policies Development and Implementation

 Develop a human resources plan for the company in consultation with senior management

 Ensure ITSL HR strategies, policies, procedures and guidelines are implemented and regularly updated and ensures compliance with best practices and labour laws

 Reviews and recommends principles on how to motivate, attract and retain staff

 Plans the human resource, manages recruitment and selection and ensures safety wellness of staff  Ensures that all staff are kept informed of policies and procedures and of any changes in labour laws

 Handles employee grievances, disciplinary issues and other administrative problems according to ITSL policies and procedures and consult with the legal advisor on staff legal cases

 Ensures consistent and uniform implementation of the HR policy and procedures throughout the company.

Staff Development and Performance Management:

 Ensures that appropriate format for performance appraisal is in place and all staff have an understanding of ITSL Performance appraisal system

 Monitor implementation of performance appraisal systems

 Carries out periodic job and individual training and development needs analysis

 Identifies suitable courses to meet the training and development needs of the staff and follow-up plans to see them through

 Organizes in-house training and development programmes in accordance with needs identified and evaluates outcome of the training undertaken
 Establishes and regularly reviews standard and generic job descriptions for all positions and ensures all posts have up to date job descriptions and employees holding the posts are given copies of the same

 Advises line managers on personnel management issues.

Entry Management

 Ensures the recruitment of new staff as required by the HR staff plan

 Interviews and selects staff with inputs from others

 Ensures on boarding of staff to the company and that all staff sign all on boarding policies

 Directs and monitors the processing and entry of employee source data and documentation into the human resources information system and the manual personnel files, develops and implements policies and systems to ensure the highest standard of accuracy, timeliness, and efficiency in personnel records management;

Exit Management

 Ensures that all staff fill out an exit interview form when they leave ITSL

 Ensures that all Personnel Policy requirements are fulfilled when staffs leave ITSL

 Presents exit interview summary, analysis and recommendations to SMT for information and further action.

Staff Management

 Ensures all staff have job descriptions

 Orients, trains, and coaches staff. Recommends or initiates personnel actions such as promotions, transfers, terminations, and disciplinary actions including performance improvement plans

 Completes all performance management activities including: performance planning, monitoring, and annual performance appraisals of staff under the HR office.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates who meet the criteria above are encouraged to send their application recruitment@itsl.co.ug quoting the job title “Re-advert Human Resource Officer” as the subject line. All applications should be accompanied by a CV, cover letter, with daytime telephone contacts and contact details of three referees. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Applications close: 12th August 2019

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