HR Coordinator - West Nile job at Save the Children

Save the Children

HR Coordinator - West Nile job Post

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2021 - 2022

Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: 18 February 2022

Hiring Organization: Save the Children

Job Details:

HR Coordinator - West Nile

In close consultation with the HR Director and the HR team, the job holder will contribute to the implementation of the Human Resources strategy in compliance with the Policies and the Ugandan labor laws. Further, s/he supports the recruitment and on boarding of new staff and ensures that the entire recruitment process is adhered to, ensures that the organization’s compensation guidelines are clearly communicated and consistently administered in attracting and retaining employees, and leads and coordinates development of a non-monetary employee recognition scheme to reward high performing employees in addition to performance-based salary adjustments. In addition, the job holder will ensure that child and adult safeguarding policies are communicated, awareness is raised, programs implemented are safe and staff know the process of raising and responding to concerns and allegations. The job holder will spend 50% of their time in the field supporting field offices and humanitarian/emergency response operations. In the event of a major humanitarian emergency, the role holder will be expected to work outside the normal role profile and be able to vary working hours accordingly.

Experience and Skills

• Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Humanities. Post graduate training in Human Resource Management is an added advantage
• Minimum of four (4) years’ HR experience in a similar position, preferably with an International NGO.
• Demonstrated understanding and proficiency in the field of Human Resources Management and ability to work under minimum supervision.
• Good understanding of national legal requirements relating to HR, including labor laws and administrative law.
• Good understanding of employment related statutory requirements, organizational policies, systems and procedures formulation and management.
• Good Interview, negotiation, listening and counselling skills.
• Strong experience within recruitment, operating at different levels of the business, and familiarity with competency models
• Experience and capability with regards to direct sourcing approaches
• Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in an international environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures.
• A sensitive approach to advising and mentoring staff and to dealing with critical issues.
• Excellent planning, coordination and reporting skills, with the ability to organize a substantial workload comprised of complex, diverse tasks and responsibilities.
• Creative and visionary
• Ability to intervene with crisis management or troubleshooting as necessary.
• Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching
• Computer literacy and excellent documentation skills are a must.
• Excellent time management and planning capacity

• Able to remain calm when working under pressure whilst maintaining a high-quality output
• Excellent stakeholder and candidate management skills, able to consistently deliver a high-quality experience
• Quality focused with strong attention to detail
The Organisation
We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realize the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.
We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:
• No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
• All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
• Violence against children is no longer tolerated
We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

Application procedure

Please apply using a cover letter and up-to-date CV as a single document. Please also include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations. A copy of the full role profile can be found at
We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.
Application closes on 18th February 2022 at midnight Uganda time.
Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified talent, persons with disabilities and female candidates are encouraged to apply.

Date Posted: 2022-02-14