HRIS Officer

HRIS Officer, National Position:

About the US:

Save the Children is an organization for talented people with different backgrounds and perspectives. We are proud that our people are representative of the children we work with and we thrive on our diversity. We are an equal opportunity organisation dedicated to our core values of Accountability, Ambition, Collaboration, Creativity and Integrity. Our culture is embedded in these values, along with a strong commitment to our Child Safeguarding Protocol, ensuring that all representatives of Save the Children demonstrate the highest standards of behaviour towards children both in their private and professional lives.

In Uganda, we implement programmes in five thematic programme areas of Child Protection, Child Rights Governance, Education, Child Poverty, Health and Nutrition in development and emergency contexts. Save the Children delivers programs in over 36 districts in the North, Rwenzori, North-Eastern and Central regions of Uganda, Currently, Save the Children has a staff complement of 240 persons. We save children's lives. We fight for their rights. We help them fulfil their potential.

About the Role:

Save the Children International are currently recruiting a HRIS Officer for our Uganda Country Office.

In close consultation with the Human Resources Manager, the key purpose of this role is to ensure that the Human Resources Information Systems meet the needs of the users, makes changes, recommends areas for review and adoption and handles vast amounts of data for the HR department whilst maintaining confidentiality. This will be done using Oracle, FMS, LMS, Taleo, Access Payroll system and any other systems as will be communicated from time to time.

In the event of a major humanitarian emergency, the role holder will be expected to work outside the normal role profile and be able to vary working hours accordingly.

In order to be successful you will bring/have:

  • Minimum of two (2) years relevant working experience in HR.
  • Demonstrated understanding and proficiency in the field of Human Resources Management and ability to work under minimum supervision.
  • Fair understanding of national legal requirements relating to HR, including labor laws and administrative law.
  • Good understanding of employment related statutory requirements, organizational policies, systems and procedures formulation and management.
  • Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in an international environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures.
  • Excellent planning, coordination and reporting skills, with the ability to organize a substantial workload comprised of complex, diverse tasks and responsibilities.
  • Ability to intervene with crisis management or troubleshooting as necessary.
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching
  • Excellent documentation skills are a must.
  • Excellent time management and planning capacity

Location: Kampala, Uganda

Permanent - Full-Time

Closing date: Tuesday 23 April 2019

All jobs close at midnight UK time on the date specified

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