Human Resource Officer

UGAFODE Microfinance Limited

Location: Kampala

Deadline: 28th March 2024

Email Application:

Subject Line: Application for Human Resource Officer

UGAFODE Microfinance Limited is seeking a qualified and experienced Human Resource Officer to join their team. The HR Officer will play a crucial role in supporting the development and execution of HR strategy, managing HR operations, and ensuring efficient HR service delivery to the business.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Payroll Management & Administration: Prepare and process payroll using both manual and HRMIS systems. Ensure compliance with all statutory requirements.
  • HR Records Management: Maintain accurate employee data in HRMIS and personal files. Manage access and retrieval of information.
  • Managing Contracts: Engage, monitor, and manage HR outsourced contractors for services such as insurance, medical cover, and consultancy.
  • HR Administration: Manage employee leave, benefits, and welfare administration. Compile, verify, approve, file, and track according to institutional standards.
  • Staff Advances: Process staff loans and advances, recommend for approval/decline, and update payroll. Ensure compliance and effective management of recovery.
  • HR Business Partnering: Serve as the HR Business Partner for advisory services to support functions such as Risk, Compliance, Legal, HR, and MD Secretary.
  • Separation Management: Handle administrative aspects of staff separation process in line with HR policy.
  • HR Letters: Process and issue HR correspondences to employees. Ensure accuracy, timeliness, and effective filing.
  • HR Reporting: Develop reports on HR operations activities. Provide necessary management information (HR Analytics) to business departments.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resource, Social Sciences, Psychology, or Business Administration. Postgraduate diploma in HRM is desirable.
  • Three years of professional experience in HR Management in a competitive business environment.
  • HR professional membership and Certification (e.g., CIPD, SHRM, HRMAU) is desirable.
  • Knowledge of Uganda Labour laws and familiarity with International Labour laws.
  • Proficient in MS Office and Human Resource Management systems (HRMIS).
  • Excellent analytical, decision-making, planning, and organizational skills.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and team leadership skills.
  • Influential, persuasive, solution-focused, innovative, and flexible with a “can-do” attitude.
  • Ability to build rapport with employees and vendors.

How to Apply:

If you meet the requirements, submit an up-to-date CV to: Save the documents as Your Full Name and indicate the job title in the Email Subject Line. Applications should be addressed to the Head of Human Resources.

Application Deadline:

28th March 2024

NB: Ladies are encouraged to apply

Join UGAFODE Microfinance Limited and contribute to their mission of financial inclusion and empowerment in Uganda!



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