Deadline: 16 December 2019
The World Food Programme (WFP) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Human Resources Officer in Kampala, Uganda.
The Human Resources Officer will be responsible to support the delivery of a professional, client-focused HR services, partnering with managers to implement HR solutions in line with WFP corporate priorities.
World Food Programme is the world’s largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide.
Key Job Responsibilities
The Human Resources Officer will perform the following functions-
- HR Business Partnering
- Engage with the various Heads of Units & Heads of Area/field Offices to establish the strategic direction of the unit/office to forecast HR related needs.
- Update Business Partners on HR initiatives at corporate and local level and provide guidance during the rollout.
- Empower Business Partners in the execution of people related matters by providing necessary tools to enable the processes.
- Talent Acquisition
- Lead Strategic Talent Acquisition intervention to reduce ‘Long Lead Time’, ‘Improve Hire Quality’ and ‘Enhance Talent Diversity’.
- Design and implement a proactive, data-driven talent acquisition strategy, incorporating social media, software and networks, to identify, attract, and hire the best talent in support of WFP strategic goals.
- Liaise with Country Offices and establish an implementation plan for delivering the recommended changes as defined under the Country Offices’ Organisational Alignment analysis.
- Coordinate recruitment activities, with a focus on gender-sensitive sourcing.
- Support the respective CO HR teams to ensure consistent, transparent and effective HR processes are executed within WFP rules and regulations related to the recruitments.
- Performance culture
- Reinforce a performance culture via the WHAT and HOW of Performance Management (PACE) particularly on how it be used more effectively in the design and delivery of country-wide Learning and Development Plan.
- Lead and facilitate Functional & Field offices PACE learning sessions, reinforcing rigor & quality conversations, Line of sight between individual goals and UGCO WFP goals.
- Link performance to Individual learning and development to Country Learning Development plan.
- Learning and Development
- Drive Communication, engagement and alignment of management team to the overall learning and development requirements in line with the approved annual learning and development plan.
- Review Monthly Annual Staff learning and development progress reports and shared with the Head of Human Resources by the 5th day of the following month.
- Conduct Leadership capability development for high performance in line with Country Strategy plan and Annual learning and development plan.
- Drive Coaching & Mentoring programmes in line with the annual L&D Plan.
- Review and report of monthly Human resource statistics.
Applicants must have:
- Advanced university degree in Human Resource Management, Public or Business Administration, Industrial Psychology or other relevant field, attained from a recognized institution.
- First University degree in Human Resource Management, Public or Business Administration, Industrial Psychology with additional years of related work experience or trainings/courses, attained from a recognized institution.
- At least 6 years of relevant working experience in Human Resources management and development, administration, gained from reputable organizations.
- Proficiency in both oral and written English is essential.
- Good working knowledge and experience using MS Office applications.
- Ability to quickly build credibility with internal stakeholders.
- Ability to work well with a diverse team, cultural sensitivity and demonstrated business partnering skills.
- International HR work experience.
- Working knowledge (proficiency level C) of English.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit their applications through online process.
For more information, please visit WFP.