Job title: Senior Human Resources Officer (SHRO)

Vacancies: 01

Job purpose:

The Senior Human Resources Officer (SHRO) is responsible for providing support to the various Human Resources functions of the Atomic Energy Council (AEC). This will include rolling out AEC’s HR Policies and Procedures in various aspects of human resources management. The SHRO will work closely with other Senior Management Team to ensure compliance with AEC administrative standards and with local laws and regulations.

Reports to: Secretary & Chief Executive Officer

Salary Scale: AE4

Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Maintain the AEC HRIS data base, regularly update employee information and submit reports periodically.

2. Establish and maintain policies on staff recruitment, training, wage structure, promotion and discipline.

3. Plan, monitor and evaluate the implementation of performance management process in the various departments and provide professional guidance inline the AEC HRM manual.

4. Participate in recruitment, selection, orientation and on-boarding of staff in line with the relevant laws and the AEC Human Resource Manual

5. Participate in strategic decisions aimed at development of the AEC strategic action plan.

6. Participate in formulation of department work plans and budget.

7. Carry out staff training needs assessment, coordinate and evaluate staff learning, training and development programs in line with the AEC HRM manual

8. Ensure that payroll is timely and accurately managed.

9. Prepare staff status reports and reviews

10.Deal with employees’ grievances, disputes and disciplinary matters and ensure that justice is done

11.Advise on matters pertaining to personnel and general administration.

12.Support the superiors in change management.

13.Establish, interpret and advise staff on application of existing Labor Laws, Human Resource policies, regulations, procedures and administrative directives.

14.Liaise with Trade Unions on matters relating to labor relations.

15.Maintain sound industrial relations and develop effective communication systems.

16.Coordinate staff welfare, motivation and relationship initiatives and other benefit schemes.

17.Coordinate availability of medical services for employees under Medical Insurance Schemes.

18.Provide guidance and counseling to staff in line with AEC HRM manual.

19.Maintain and ensure an accessible, central filing system; ensure orderly archiving of official human resource documents.

20.Ensure that office buildings and all other property such as office equipment are properly maintained.

21.Perform other work-related duties that may be assigned from time to time by the superiors or any other designated person.

Person specifications: (Age, Academic qualifications, Skills and Work experience)

Age: 35-45yrs

Academic qualifications:

i. Honours Bachelor’s Degree (Second Class Upper and above) in Human Resource
Management, Social Sciences, Social Work and Social Administration, Arts or Business
Administration (Human Resource Management option) or any other related field.

ii. A post graduate diploma in Human Resource Management and /or a Master’s Degree in
Human Resources Management is an added advantage.

Other skills:

i. Good knowledge of Uganda Employment laws
ii. Proven skills in administration and human resources management.
iii. High degree of integrity and responsibility
iv. Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
v. Decision making skills.
vi. Discretion and understanding of confidentiality issues
vii. Problem diagnosis & solving skills.
viii. Good analytical and conflict management skills
ix. Leadership skills in managing people and operations.
x. Mature Judgment, counseling and guidance skills.
xi. Commitment to consistently improving and developing innovative HR solutions in response to HR challenges.
xii. Conversant with HRIS.

Work experience:

Should have at least a minimum of consecutive five (5) years relevant work experience in the area of human resources management of which at least three (3) years at a senior level with a reputable organization

How to apply
If you meet the requirements, send an application letter, CV with at least three referees, copies of your certified academic certificates & transcripts and testimonials, photocopy of the national identity card to or Hand deliver to;

Atomic Energy Council,
Plot 29/33, Amber House,
Kampala Road.

Address the letter to;

The Secretary & Chief Executive Officer,
Atomic Energy Council,
Plot 29/33 Amber House, Kampala Road,
P. O. Box 7044,

Note that only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.

Deadline for applications is Friday 22nd January 2021 not later than 5:00pm.