Job Title: Lead – Business HR (Uganda)
Employment Type: Full-time
Company: Agri Exim Limited
Industry: Distribution
Location: Kampala, Uganda
Deadline: May 4, 2024

Job Summary:
The Lead – Business HR will work as a business partner to ensure a seamless experience for employees, foster a performance-driven culture, and develop human resources to achieve the organization’s objectives.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct manpower planning and budgeting based on the annual business plan
  • Lead HR activities in Uganda and collaborate closely with Business Heads and Global HR-Head to drive business growth and goals
  • Oversee and lead talent acquisition efforts, collaborating with business leaders to understand hiring needs and workforce planning
  • Develop assessment tools to identify top talent for leadership roles
  • Implement HR policies and processes to enhance the overall employee experience
  • Define KPIs for goal-oriented employees based on organizational goals
  • Ensure Agile rituals are followed by each team, with quarterly retrospectives
  • Facilitate bi-annual performance reviews and annual compensation benchmarking
  • Ensure compliance with statutory and social regulations
  • Manage the employee lifecycle processes and HR operations functions
  • Drive employee engagement, retention, and development initiatives
  • Handle disciplinary/grievance issues proactively
  • Collaborate with Legal and Factory/Plant Heads on HR-related legal matters and agreements
  • Coach and mentor the HR team to ensure high performance and engagement
  • Coordinate with the corporate L&D team for training and people development needs

Qualifications, Skills, and Experience:

  • MBA in Human Resource, Organizational Psychology, or Management studies from a recognized institution
  • Proficiency in HRIS/HRMS systems and data analytics
  • Exposure to SuccessFactors implementation, Reporting, and Analytics
  • Minimum of 12 years of experience in HR leadership roles, preferably as an HRBP or in a similar leadership role
  • Strong grasp of HR best practices and knowledge of statutory compliances
  • Ability to efficiently manage senior stakeholders and a diverse workforce
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
  • Openness to domestic travel across Uganda
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to influence

Functional Area: Human Resource

How to Apply:
Interested and qualified candidates should send their application letter and CV to


  • Only suitably qualified and interested candidates will be contacted.



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