Job Title: Human Resources Coordinator – Staff Development
Organization: Plan International
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Founded 75 years ago, Plan International is one of the oldest and largest children’s development organizations in the world. We work in 50 developing countries across Africa, Asia and the Americas to promote child rights and lift millions of children out of poverty. Plan’s vision is of a world in which all children realize their full potential in societies that respect people’s rights and dignity. Plan is independent, with no religious, political or governmental affiliations.
Job Summary: The Human Resources Coordinator – Staff Development will support the HR department by monitoring and implementing human resources policies and strategy in line with Plan’s country strategic plan, global HR strategy and the national labour laws.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
• Responsible for identifying training needs for various categories of staff, and participating in the design of in-house staff training programs.
• Actively coordinating and supporting the implementation of appropriate learning initiatives as per Policies
• Develop and oversee the coordination and implementation of annual staff development /training plans including respective evaluations
• Coordinate workshops/trainings of all corporate training requirements; follow to ensure learning from workshops/trainings are shared with all staff using an approved approach/ strategy
• Responsible for staff learning and professional development programs including designing and delivery of programmes and workshops
• Oversee all internship placements and maintain database of organizations who can offer various types of professional development
• Organize and coordinate an effective orientation and induction program for staff in line with the HR induction policy
• Actively participate in periodical reviews of HR policies and strategies and employee opinion surveys and make recommendations for the better running of the department
• Participate in salary reviews and budgeting reviewing job descriptions and person specifications in accordance with changing job requirements
• Prepare manpower statistics and any other required HR
• Serve as focal person between the HR department and other Plan Uganda offices and proactively manage incoming/outgoing correspondences ensuring response deadlines are met
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
• The Plan International Human Resources Coordinator – Staff Development should possess a good Bachelor’s degree in Human Resource management or related field.
• Post graduate diploma or masters in Human resource management
• Excellent technical knowledge on general HR areas
• Working Knowledge of operationalizing HR in a busy NGO environment
• Practical experience and knowledge of working in developing country
• Excellent written and spoken English skills
• Proven skills in the full range of general HR needs including data management, recruitment, pay and employee relations is essential
• Skills in supporting strategic planning and human resourcing requirements
• Exceptional communication – excellent negotiation and influencing skills in multi-cultural
• Behaves consistently in approach to work and decision-making
• Strongly drives performance forward in area of the business for which they are responsible together with the team
• Sets a strong learning culture in their part of the organization
• Remains calm and positive under pressure and in difficult situations
• Aware of impact on others and adjusting own behaviour accordingly
• Tolerant of difference – cultural sensitivity in relation to its impact on HR.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates should send their letters of application, together with updated CVs, contact telephone numbers, copies of relevant certificates, names and contact details of three references plus salary history and send to:
The Country Human Resources Manager,
Email to: [email protected]
NB: As a child centered development organization, Plan strives to ensure that children are kept safe in all the areas we operate. The organization further has a Child Protection Policy that every staff is required to sign. Potential candidates will be required to provide information confirming whether or not they have ever been convicted of any child abuse crimes.
Deadline: 28th August, 2015
Please consider your application unsuccessful in case you do not hear from us by 28th October, 2015