HR Coordinator job at BRAC


HR Coordinator job Post

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2021 - 2022

Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: 03 April 2022

Hiring Organization: BRAC

Job Details:

BRAC is an award-winning international non-governmental development organization, with the vision of a world free from all forms of exploitation and discrimination, where everyone has the opportunity to realize their potential. BRAC is a leader in developing and implementing cost-effective, evidence-based programs to assist poor and disadvantaged communities in low-income countries, including in conflictprone and post-disaster settings. It is an organization of and for the people of the Global South, pioneering new development and social enterprise approaches to equip communities to achieve prosperity. As well as being the world's biggest NGO by number of staff and people directly reached, BRAC has regularly been ranked the number one NGO in the world by the Geneva-based NGO Advisor, an independent organization committed to highlighting innovation, impact and governance in the non-profit sector. BRAC retained the top spot in 2020 among the top 500 NGOs for the fifth consecutive year.

BRAC was founded in Bangladesh in 1972 by Sir Fazle Hasan Abed. It started its first programme outside of Bangladesh in Afghanistan in 2002, and has since reached millions of people in 11 countries in Asia and Africa. BRAC has a holistic approach to development that uses a wide array of programmes and social enterprises, including in microfinance, education, health, agriculture, gender and human rights BRAC believes that every person has inherent potential, and when an enabling environment is created and that potential is unleashed, even the poorest can become agents of positive change in their own lives, for their families and their communities

About the country
BRAC Uganda started operations in Uganda in 2006 and social development work in different thematic programs including Agriculture, Food Security & Livelihood, Health, Ultra Poor Graduation/Disability Inclusion, Education & youth Empowerment and Emergence Preparedness & Response. BRAC Uganda Country Office is located at Plot 880, Heritage Road, Nsambya, Kampala,

About the Programme
In 2022, the Mastercard Foundation in partnership with BRAC International (BI) will be announcing an initiative that will create a positive and measurable impact for 1.2 million adolescent girls and young women and 9.5 million people across seven countries in East and West Africa, including Ghana, Kenya, Liberia, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, and Uganda.

There is mounting urgency to support adolescent girls and young women (AGYW) living in poverty, which has been further amplified by the global pandemic. Through this partnership, scalable economic development approaches will be delivered in communities to foster the agency and voice of AGYW. They will have the opportunity to fulfill their aspirations, achieve sustainable livelihoods, and engage in advocacy issues

BRAC International will implement an integrated and holistic model to address the various life cycles of a young woman living in poverty, ensuring she is able to transition safely from adolescence to adulthood. She will be equipped with the appropriate skills, tools, and access to finance to effectively exercise her agency and build a fulfilling and productive livelihood.

In preparation for the launch, BRAC International is seeking applications from competent, dynamic and self-motivated individuals to fill the following position in Uganda
HR Coordinator

Job Purpose
Under the supervision of the Head of HR, s/he will liaise with program managers and department heads to manage staff performance, identify the capacity development and improvement needs of the staff, organize capacity enhancement sessions and handle staff grievances. Ensures staff performance is monitored and aligned to the program work plan and country Annual Strategic Plan.

• To coordinate the timely recruitment & on boarding process and ensure quality and safe recruitment as per guidelines
• To identify the capacity development needs of the staff through needs analysis, PMS reports and consultation from program managers and department heads.
• Support probation trucking and assessment for staff to ensure timely feedback of confirmation, extension and non-confirmation.
• To work with the respective supervisor in developing and reviewing job descriptions through a job evaluation exercise.
• Organize and coordinate capacity development trainings, workshops and refreshers for staff according to the identified gap Ensure that new recruits undergo orientation including values training in liaison with the programs, departments and the BLC team.
• Monitor, review and evaluate the progress of trainees through discussions with the first level supervisor and program manager department head
• Prepare and submit standard monthly, quarterly and annual reports and other supporting documents to the supervisor and relevant partners.
• Manage all grievances and disputes among staff in a transparent and impartial manner.
• Implementation of the BRAC vision, mission, core values and policies including an effective safeguarding policy
Safeguarding Responsibilities:
• Ensure the safety of team members from any harm, abuse, neglect, harassment and exploitation to achieve the programme's goals on safeguarding implementation. Act as a key source of support, guidance and expertise on safeguarding for establishing a safe working environment.
• Practice, promote and endorse the issues of safeguarding policy among team members and ensure the implementation of safeguarding standards in every course of action
• Follow the safeguarding reporting procedure in case any reportable incident takes place, encourage others to do SO.

Educational Requirements
Bachelor's degree in Human Resource Management/ Business Administration/ related field. Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource management is added advantage.

Skills and Competencies
• Previous experience working with a diverse workforce managing recruitment & performance management processes.
• Strong knowledge of the Uganda Labour laws and good HR practices especially with NGOs
• Ability to initiate and implement activities with minimal supervision, and to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
• Strong leadership capabilities including organizational and problem-solving skills
• Good interpersonal skills to form effective working relationships with colleagues
• Good computer skills with MS excel, Power point & MS Word.
• Excellent communication skills; both written and verbal
• Report writing, facilitation and presentation skills

Experience Requirements
Two years' progressive experience in Human Resource, 3+ years' experience in a similar position in a reputable organization.

Employment Type: Contractual
Salary: Negotiable
Job Location: Country Office, Nsambya

Application procedure

Persons with disabilities and women are encouraged to apply
If you feel you are the right match for the above-mentioned position, please follow the application instructions accordingly
Candidates need to email their CV with a letter of interest mentioning educational grades, years of experience, current and expected salary at

Please mention the name of the position in the subject bar.
Only complete applications will be accepted and shortlisted candidates will be contacted
Application deadline: 03 April 2022

BRAC is committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults, and expects all employees and volunteers to share the same commitment. We believe every stakeholder and every member of the communities we work with has the right to be protected from all forms of harm, abuse, neglect, harassment, and exploitation - regardless of age, race, religion, and gender, status as an individual with a disability or ethnic origin. Therefore, our recruitment process includes extensive reference and background checks self-disclosure of prior issues regarding sexual or other misconduct and criminal records and our values are a part of our Performance Management System.
BRAC is an equal opportunities employer.

Date Posted: 2022-03-24