Human Resource Manager Job in Uganda

Tawhiid Islamic Nursery and Primary School

Human Resource Manager – Uganda

Job Purpose: To Develop and implement HR strategies and initiatives aligned with the overall school business strategy; bridge management and employee relations by addressing demands, grievances or other issues; manage the recruitment, selection, performance management and exit processes.

Recruitment, Selection and Exit

  • Manage the review, development, and implementation of a streamlined recruitment and selection procedure.
  • Manage the provision of support and administrative service to all line managers in the areas of short-listing and the constitution of interview panels.
  • Ensure the regular compilation of recruitment and vacancy statistics and reports, as required in terms of the Human Resources Planning process
  • Prepares employee separation notices and related documentation, and conducts exit interviews to determine reasons behind separations.

Strategic HRM Services

  • Ensure and manage the development of the Human Resources Plan and align with the strategic objectives as well as to drive the implementation thereof.
  • Ensure the alignment of Human Resources policies and procedures to meet the human resources strategic objectives.
  • Ensure the alignment of Employment Equity Plan to the Human Resources Plan and strategic intentions of the organisation.
  • Ensure that the organisation meets its reporting requirements in respect of human resource management.
  • Ensure and provide strategic human resources management support to the senior Administrative team.
  • Ensure the effective and efficient management of human resources management information within the Department.
  • Updating Human Resource policies in accordance with latest legislation.

Training and Development

  • Provide strategic leadership and ensure the development of a training and development strategy and plan that is aligned to the strategic objectives and priorities of the school.
  • Ensure the alignment of the training and development plan to the strategic objectives and priorities.
  • Ensure the provision of resources for the effective implementation of the training and development
  • Ensure the development of a talent management strategy and plan, aligned to the long-term strategic intentions and objectives.
  • Implement induction programme for all new staff members

Performance Management Systems

  • Ensure the development of an integrated performance management approach, in support of achieving the strategic objectives and priorities.
  • Ensure the uniform and effective implementation of the performance management system across units within the school.
  • Monitor the performance management findings and evaluate the impact on the achievement of the school’s strategic objectives and priorities
  • Ensure job evaluation on all mandatory posts is conducted in line with policy requirements
  • Conduct organization work-study investigations into effective and efficient utilization of resources, to identify resource requirements and optimization of school business processes.

Labour Relations

  • Conduct workplace investigations and resolve employee complaints.
  • Be the primary contact for legal counsel in risk mitigation activities and litigation pertaining to employee relations matters.
  • Examine current workplace policies and provide training to employees on those policies to minimize the frequency of employee complaints due to misinterpretation or misunderstanding of school policies.
  • Manage the Occupational Health and Safety committee – safety, health, environment, risk and quality)
  • Promote an occupationally healthy and safe environment for all employees within the school.
  • Ensure the reduction of occupational injuries and diseases.

Benefits and Remuneration

  • Ensure the effective management of Human Resources Management records and information (including performance management information); so as to enable effective management of employees within the workplace.
  • Ensure the effective management and integrity of all Human Resources Management transactions including leave, transfers, salaries and salary payments, notch increments, benefits administration etc.
  • Ensure compliance with the PAYE and NSSF requirements.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resource Management or Organizational Psychology.
  • Masters’ Degree in any relevant field is an added advantage.
  • Must be Computer literate
  • Attendance certificates in Management courses are added advantage
  • Experience and knowledge
  • Over 5 years’ experience in progressively responsible human resource roles.
  • Over 3 years of experience in a supervisory role.
  • Solid understanding of Ugandan Labour Laws.
  • Character
  • Strong Interpersonal skills,
  • Analytical skills,
  • Reasoning ability,
  • Leadership skills,
  • Effective Communication skills,
  • Team building and Problem Solving skills,
  • Integrity,
  • Emotional Intelligence

How to Apply

If you fit the description, please send your CV to the following email address:

Indicate on Subject line ‘HRM – Uganda’

Applications will be evaluated on a rolling basis until a suitable candidate is hired.

Indicate your Current and Expected salary on your CV.

Ladies are highly encouraged to apply.

HR and Administration
Updated: March 7, 2020 — 9:50 am