Human Resource and Administration Officer Job 2023 at Arua by IRC

Human Resource and Administration Officer Job 2023 at Arua by IRC Career. IRC, an international NGO operating in Uganda, is currently searching for a highly qualified Human Resource and Administration Officer to join their team.

Human Resource and Administration Officer Job 2023 at Arua by IRC

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) is a global humanitarian aid, relief, and development nongovernmental organization. Founded in 1933 as the International Relief Association, at the request of Albert Einstein, and changing its name in 1942 after amalgamating with the similar Emergency Rescue Committee, the IRC provides emergency aid and long-term assistance to refugees and those displaced by war, persecution, or natural disaster. The IRC is currently working in about 40 countries and 26 U.S. cities where it resettles refugees and helps them become self-sufficient. It focuses mainly on health, education, economic wellbeing, power, and safety.

Vacancy Post Name:

  • Human Resource and Administration Officer

Number of Vacant Post

  • 01 (One)

Organization Name:

  • International Rescue Committee (IRC)

Last Date to Apply

  • 24th March 2023

Job Location

  • Arua, Uganda

Employment Type

  • Full-time


  • Human Resources

Education Requirement:

  • University Degree, in Human Resource Management, Public Administration or similar professional qualification.

Experience Required

  • 3 years of relevant professional experience in human resources.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure internal equity is maintained for staff compensation and benefits and advice programs leads accordingly.
  • Ensure staff understands their benefits package and lead an effective administration of the benefits.
  • Maintain accurate and up to date personnel records of all employees including orderly archiving.
  • Initiate and coordinate all the recruitment requests and follow through on hiring procedures in line with the policy.
  • Prepare and post all job advertisements for all vacant positions in appropriate channels and ensure wide and appropriate distribution, this includes e-filing of application and sending out HR communications.
  • Ensure that performance evaluations for all staff are conducted on time and review all evaluations to ensure quality and consistency.
  • Collate training needs from the PME and ensure that they are captured in the Annual learning and development plan.
  • Ensure all staff and eligible dependents are registered on to the medical insurance scheme, monitor staff medical coverage and ensure that the scheme is functioning well.
  • Liaise with the health service provider to resolve any issues with the services.
  • Prepare invoices and payment request vouchers for all utilities (electricity bills, water bills etc.)
  • Assist the HR department in organizing staff training sessions, workshops, and activities.
  • Receive all guests to the Office and make necessary arrangements for visitors in liaison with the HR & Admin Manager.
  • Ensure Guest house are cleaned on a regular basis.
  • Manage the office stationery ensuring availability of supplies for daily use.
  • Prepare timely purchase requests for Operation department and ensures approval and follow up.

Other Requirements:

  • Ability to maintain the highest degree of discretion and confidentiality of HR information.
  • Ability to use judgement to determine when to deal with a query to conclusion or when to pass to another member of the team.
  • Organized and methodical and with good attention to detail.
  • Willingness and ability to work within a multi-site, international organization.
  • Customer focused with good interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work on own initiative with limited supervision.
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity and work towards a resolution.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

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