THETA-Uganda Jobs 2021 – Human Resources Officer

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Job Title: Human Resources Officer – THETA-Uganda Jobs 2021

Organization: THETA-Uganda

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Reports to:   Finance and Administration Manager

Department:   Finance and Administration 

Engagement Terms:   2 years Contract Renewable upon Performance and availability of resources



THETA-Uganda Profile

THETA-Uganda is a not-for-profit Ugandan Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) and company limited by guarantee. The Organization was founded as a research project in 1992 and registered as an NGO in 1995. THETA’s core mandate is to improve health and access to health care through promotion of collaboration between the traditional and biomedical health care systems.

Department Summary:

The Finance and Administration Unit is responsible for all financial functions including; accounting, payments, payroll, budgeting, financial reporting, and compliance. The Unit ensures compliance with donor regulations as well as Global Fund’s internal policies and procedures. In its role as a support to the Program Department, the Finance Department provides timely reports and assistance to the Executive Director and the Program team to ensure that financial resources are used efficiently and effectively.



Job Summary

The primary purpose of the job is to ensure that human resource management functions are carried out in the context of organization’s development while remaining true to the THETA’s vision and mission. The job holder supports the senior management team in strategic human resource development, entrenching a culture of performance and alignment of people to the organization’s strategic goals and priorities.

It is a role requirement that the job holder must fully comply, promote and live THETA’s values of: Professionalism, Accountability, Mutual partnership and Team work.



Roles and Responsibilities

  1. Support the development of a culture that reflects THETA values, promotes accountability and high performance and encourages learning, creativity and innovation.
  2. Help design and implement a coherent organizational structure and human resource policies and practices that are consistent with and appropriate to the program needs.
  3. Ensure that human resources policies, practice, procedures and standards are consistent with the relevant statutory employment and labor laws.
  4. Lead long term HR planning for the organization
  5. Lead the periodic review of the organization’s salary structures and staff benefits
  6. Lead, monitor and evaluate the progress of human resource management practices ensuring compliance with organizations polices, standards and procedures
  7. Develop best practice HR strategy for reward, resourcing, employee relations engagement, performance management, learning and development using.
  8. Manage staff recruitment, retention and exit process.
  9. Manage the human resource information systems (i.e. database for staff information, leave time management, leave /staff absence etc.)
  10. Partner with program teams to ensure that adequate HR inputs are provided for and incorporated during development and implementation of projects.
  11. Supervise the HR function to ensure that advice and support is provided to managers and staff on the interpretation of and application of policies and procedures on HR related matters.
  12. Incorporate staff development strategies and performance management systems into learning and development initiatives
  13. Manage the performance of all staff through; performance management systems including establishment of clear and measurable objectives, periodic fair and unbiased appraisals, coaching, mentoring, recognition and reward of outstanding performance and documentation of performance that less satisfactory with appropriate performance improvement plans.
  14. Manage staff wellness schemes including medical insurance and group personal insurance.
  15. Manage organizations fleet and fuel cards to ensure efficiency in organization operation.
  16. Procurement goods and services for the organization and ensure value for money as per procurement policy.
  17. Support management identification and planning for critical building needs
  18. Coordinate staff training and team building sessions
  19. Plan and coordinate new staff induction session.
  20. Monitor and advise on disciplinary matters in accordance with the established policies and procedures.
  21. Mediate staff conflict, grievances and harassment related cases in accordance with the established procedures.

Supervisory Responsibilities: This position supervises Drivers



Minimum Qualifications

  1. Graduate degree/ professional qualification in Organizational development, Administration, Community Psychology or Human resource management or MBA
  2. 5 years or more experience in organizational development or HR management fields preferably in NGO context.
  3. Proven leadership and team building skills
  4. A positive “can do” attitude and deeply committed to THETA’s mission
  5. Good interpersonal and communication skills
  6. Attention to details and quality



How To Apply for THETA-Uganda Jobs 2021

  1. ALL Applications to be addressed to the Executive Director, THETA Uganda, P.O Box 21175 Mawanda Rd, Kampala.
  2. Only online applications are acceptable, online Submissions will only be via this link:
  3. NO  Application will be accepted later than 02:30pm Tuesday 14 th  September 2021
  4. Successful applicants  MUST  be available for immediate deployment.
  5. Applicants  MUST  indicate on the application letter, their current/ expected salary range

Deadline: 14 th September 2021



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