Spencon Uganda Human Resources Manager Job Vacancy

Job Vacancy: Human Resources Manager, Spencon Uganda

**This job opening is only open to qualified Ugandan nationals**

Role Purpose: The Human Resources Manager is directly responsible for the overall administration, management of the human resource function, and coordination of all HR activities in Spencon Services Ltd, Uganda.

Reporting Line: The incumbent will be based in Kampala, Uganda and administratively report to Country Manager, and functionally to Group Head of Human Resources.


  • Develop and administer various human resources plans and procedures for all company personnel.
  • Participate in developing department goals, objectives and systems; plan, organize and control all activities of the department.
  • Custodian of the in-house performance management system and related tools, and monitors effectiveness as required.
  • Implement and annually update compensation programmes; rewrite job descriptions as necessary; conduct annual salary surveys and develop merit pool (salary budget); analyze compensation.
  • Develop, recommend and implement HR policies and procedures; prepare and maintain handbook on policies and procedures; perform benefits administration to include claims resolution, and effect required changes related to employee life cycle management.
  • Recommend new approaches, policies and procedures to effect continual improvements in efficiency of department and services provided to Spencon Uganda.
  • Responsible for periodic re-evaluation of HR activities and policies for cost-effectiveness.
  • Develop and maintain affirmative action program; maintain all company HR records, provide monthly reports to Country Manager, and Group Head of Human Resources as required.
  • Maintain company organization charts and employee staff list/directory and keeps them current.
  • Conduct recruitment for all positions ; writes and places advertisements; carry out new-employee orientations; monitor career-paths, employee relations counseling, outplacement counseling and exit interviews;
  • Take the lead in Staff meetings and attend other meetings as required.
  • Performs other related duties as required and assigned.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work: This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. This position occasionally requires long hours and weekend work.

Travel: Travel is primarily to project sites during the business day, although some overnight travel may be expected.

Required Education and Experience

  • A Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field with ten (10) years’ demonstrable experience preferably in a similar role.
  • A master’s degree in business administration or human resource management would be an added advantage.
  • A recognized HR management certification.


  • Ethical Conduct
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Leadership
  • Decision Making
  • Financial Management

Supervisory Responsibility: This position manages some HR and admin direct reports and will be responsible for the performance management and hiring of the employees within that department.

Internal stakeholders
  • Country Manager, Uganda
  • Group Head of Human Resources
  • Country Head of Finance, Uganda
  • All staff
External stakeholders
  • Representatives from Statutory bodies
  • HR Services vendors e.g. employee benefits providers
Application details

Interested and qualified applicants should send their applications letters and CV to recruitment@spencon.net no later than Friday 13th May 2016.

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