Manager, HR and Training

Manager, HR and Training

  • Job Title: Manager, HR and Training
  • Organisation: BRAC International
  • Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:

BRAC International is one of the world’s largest Non-Governmental Development Organizations, working in a number of countries in Africa and Asia on poverty alleviation Programs, is registered in Uganda as BRAC Uganda. The organization implements integrated development approach combining Education, Health, Agriculture, Livestock, Adolescent Empowerment and Microfinance.


Job Summary: The Manager, HR and Training will provide customised HR relationship management and services to all of BRAC Uganda.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  


    Maintaining the work structure by updating job requirements and job descriptions for all positions.

    Tasked with maintaining organisation staff by establishing a recruiting, testing, and interviewing program; counseling managers on candidate selection; conducting and analyzing exit interviews; recommending changes.

    Maintaining a pay plan by conducting periodic pay surveys; scheduling and conducting job evaluations; preparing pay budgets; monitoring and scheduling individual pay actions; recommending, planning, and implementing pay structure revisions.

    Tasked with ensuring planning, monitoring, and appraisal of employee work results by training managers to coach and discipline employees; scheduling management conferences with employees; hearing and resolving employee grievances; counseling employees and supervisors.

    Responsible for maintaining employee benefits programs and informs employees of benefits by studying and assessing benefit needs and trends; recommending benefit programs to management; directing the processing of benefit claims; obtaining and evaluating benefit contract bids; awarding benefit contracts; designing and conducting educational programs on benefit programs.

    Ensuring legal compliance by monitoring and implementing applicable human resource federal and state requirements; conducting investigations; maintaining records; representing the organization at hearings.

    Maintaining management guidelines by preparing, updating, and recommending human resource policies and procedures.

    Maintaining professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.

    Completing human resource operational requirements by scheduling and assigning employees; following up on work results.

    Maintaining human resource staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees.

    Maintaining human resource staff job results by counseling and disciplining employees; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results.

    Actively contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:


    The BRAC International Manager, HR and Training must hold a Master’s degree from any reputed university concentrating on Human Resource related field.

    Human Resource related membership in a Professional HR body is an added advantage.

    A minimum o five to six years of experience in relevant field. Two to three years in a managerial role is preferred.

    Broad knowledge and understanding of all current labour laws and best practice.

    Ability to work and manage compensation and Wage Structure.

    Excellent interpersonal, particularly staff/management relation skills.

    Excellent oral and written communication skills.

    Ability to work and produce accurate results in an environment with multiple and challenging tasks.



How to Apply:

All qualified and interested candidates should send their application letters, Curriculum Vita in one Ms. Office            Word Document and academic papers in one PDF to hrd.uganda@brac.net. There should be only 2 attachments & the subject in email must be the name of the position applied for strictly.


NB: Only Soft Copy Applications will be considered and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. These positions are open for Ugandan nationals only.


Deadline: 29th September 2017