Human Resources & Administration Coordinator Non-profit Careers – Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

By | June 16, 2020
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Human Resources & Administration Coordinator Non-profit Careers – Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

Job Title:   Human Resources & Administration Coordinator  

Organization:  Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

Duty Station:  Uganda

About US:

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent humanitarian organisation helping people forced to flee. We work in crises across more than 30 countries, providing emergencies and long-term assistance to millions of people every year. We stand up for people forced to flee, advocating their rights. NORCAP is a global provider of expertise that contributes to solving challenges in the humanitarian, development and peacebuilding sectors. Our ultimate goal is to strengthen the resilience, and protect the lives, rights and livelihoods of vulnerable people and communities. NRC also runs the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre in Geneva, a global leader in reporting on and advocating for people displaced within their own country.

Job Summary:    The Human Resources & Administration Coordinator will implement delegated HR/Admin responsibilities. The incumbent shall support the Area Manager to advance and implement Human Resources compliance with NRC policies and procedures at Area Level.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • Ensure that professional recruitment practices are managed in a way that attracts and retains the highest caliber of candidates.
  • HR administration with follow-up on contracts, payroll and leave.
  • Ensure an appropriate implementation of NRC’s Duty of care policy.
  • Ensure that staff are well managed by careful planning performance management, monitoring of contract end dates and potential gaps/development opportunities at Area Level.
  • Develop a trainings and capacity building plan based on WDP (Work and Development Plan).
  • Report on a regular basis to the Area Manager on all HR matters to include training and development, recruitment, employee relations, headcount and employee engagement initiatives.
  • Ensure that staff costs are appropriately budgeted for the Area, liaising with the Finance department and monitoring Programme proposals to ensure that they fully incorporate staff costs.
  • Ensure staff have a voice through effective communication, feedback mechanisms and employee engagement initiatives and are responded to appropriately to ensure positive employee relations.
  • Technically line manage HR Staff in the Area ensuring a commitment to best practices and effective systems are in place.
  • Implement NRC’s Induction (NRC WAY Plus) within the prescribed time.
  • Liaise with the security, Duty of Care/Staff Care/ Staff representative teams to ensure that staff welfare, health and safety are maintained at as per NRC standards.
  • Maintaining all Area Office staff records on HR systems /filing Tree and personnel files.
  • Provide administrative support to ensure smooth operations.
  • Manage inventory of office supplies; purchase supplies and equipment when needed.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal candidate for the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Human Resources & Administration Coordinator job must hold a degree in Human Resources Management or related field.
  • Post Graduate degree is an added advantage
  • At least three years of relevant work experience from working as a HR/Admin Coordinator in an NGO in humanitarian/recovery context.
  • Good knowledge to the Uganda labour laws and statutory requirements
  • Documented results related to the HR Coordinator responsibilities
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize, and meet deadlines in a complex and challenging environment.
  • Ability to work well under pressure with diverse teams from all backgrounds and level.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills Highly confidential and professional
  • Ability to lead a team
  • Strong organizational and team working skills
  • Knowledge of the context of West Nile Refugee operations. .
  • A strong administrative service orientation
  • Good cultural awareness and sensitivity
  • Strong English writing ability and communications.

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified candidates who wish to join NRC in the aforementioned capacity should apply online at the link below.

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Deadline: 25th June 2020

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