Job Title: HCM Graduate Trainee – Mercy Corps Uganda Jobs 2022

Organization: Mercy Corps Uganda

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Human Resource Officer

Works directly with: HR Director, Senior Talent Acquisition Officer, Senior Roving HR Officer, Field Administration Officers, Programs, Operations, and Finance Teams



Mercy Corps Uganda Profile

Mercy Corps implements high-quality, analytical development work in very difficult places. We have been operating in Uganda since 2006 and currently implement development programs in the Acholi, West Nile and Karamoja sub-regions of Uganda with funding from USAID, EC, SDC, and USDA.



Roles and Responsibilities:


  • Responsible for the development and updating of trackers including but not limited, HR data tracker, Leave tracker, etc.
  • Providing support for entries in HCM and ensuring that it is always up to date
  • Managing the HR data and providing information for the HR reports.


  • Provide Support to the HRO on recruitment documentation.


  • Ensure code of conduct course compliance through follow-up and reminders to staff.




  • REPORTS DIRECTLY TO:   Human Resource Officer
  • WORKS DIRECTLY WITH:   HR Director, Senior Talent Acquisition Officer, Senior Roving HR Officer, Field Administration Officers, Programs, Operations, and Finance Teams

Ethics and Integrity

All Mercy Corps staff members are expected to behave ethically and demonstrate highest integrity in their professional and personal life. Mercy Corps has zero tolerance to any form of fraud, corruption, abuse, harassment, or exploitation. Any breach of our policies or misconduct will lead to disciplinary action or may lead to termination. 



Minimum Qualifications:


  • 1-2 years plus experience in this similar HR support role.
  • Bachelor’s degrees in Human Resource, Business Administration, or any related discipline in people function.
  • A post-graduate qualification in Human resources, Organizational Psychology, or any related discipline would be an added advantage
  • A high degree of organizational skills using computer-based tools/software with demonstrated attention to detail.
  • Strong communication skills including the ability to communicate frequently and effectively in both verbal and written form.
  • Willing to travel upcountry on a monthly basis to support the HR function at the field level.
  • Proven ability to conduct him/ herself professionally under pressure.
  • Previous experience as a full/part-time staff with Mercy Corps and demonstrated knowledge of Mercy Corps systems, procedures, and program priorities is an advantage.


  • Able to communicate effectively with all teams
  • Responsive to all staff
  • A good team player with a sense of humor
  • Attention to detail
  • Innovative and results-oriented




Enthusiastic: Shows intense and eager enjoyment and interest

Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity

Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well

  • Diploma or better.



How To Apply for Mercy Corps Uganda Jobs 2022

All interested and suitably qualified candidates should submit their applications through the link below.

Click here to apply

Deadline: 31st August 2022



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