5 Senior Human Resources Job Opportunities – National Water and Sewerage Corporation (NWSC)

Organisation: National Water and Sewerage Corporation (NWSC)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Area Manager
National Water and Sewerage Corporation (NWSC) a leading organisation in the Water sector in Uganda with a Vision “To be a leading Water Utility in the World.” NWSC is a utility parastatal 100% owned by The Government of Uganda. It was established in 1972 under decree No: 34. The mandate of the Corporation as defined in the National Water & Sewerage Corporation Statute of 1995, Section 5 (1), is to operate and provide water and sewerage services in areas entrusted to it, on a sound, commercial and viable basis. The NWSC operations were initially in three towns of Kampala, Jinja, and Entebbe.
Job Summary: The Senior Human Resources will ensure that the Human Resources employed meet the short, medium and long term objectives and that every employee’s potential and energies are directed to improve the overall performance of the company.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Develop, review, communicate and implement acceptable human resources strategies, policies, procedures, practical plans and budgets, based on the best practices.
  • The jobholder will coordinate recruitment and selection activities and ensuring that new employees are properly oriented as well as carrying out orientation of other staff as well.
  • Undertake effective implementation of the terms and conditions of service, welfare policies and procedures, and disciplinary policies and procedures.
  • Provide advice and guidance to all employees on the interpretation of the terms and conditions of service and on any other human resource policies.
  • Work closely with the heads of departments and line Managers in identifying training needs and formulates annual company-wide training requirements.
  • Develop and maintain an accurate Human Resource Information Database.
  • Tasked with updating and maintaining job descriptions for all positions.
  • Maintain cordial industrial relations in the company as a way of enhancing high productivity.
  • Offer technical support to Line Managers in introducing and maintaining performance management systems in the company and ensures that the company wholly embraces performance-management principles and practices.
  • Develop and coordinate performance appraisal of employees and ensuring it is fairly carried out and identifying their training and development needs.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resource Management.
  • Possession of a post graduate training in the relevant field will be an added advantage.
  • At least four (4) years’ post qualification experience.
  • High integrity.
  • Ability to work under minimum supervision.
  • Knowledge of labour laws of Uganda.
  • Proficiency in Human Resources Management Principles and Procedures.
  • Ready to work long hours.
  • Must be a mature and seasoned professional manager who is able to interact and coordinate activities well with staff at all levels of the company.
  • Age: Below 40 years.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send in their applications (hard copies) addressed to the Senior Manager Human Resources, National Water and Sewerage Corporation, Plot 39 Jinja Rd, P.O. Box 7053, Kampala. Uganda
The applicants must attach the following requirements; –
  • An application letter with a detailed Curium virtue (CV)
  • Three referees (outside NWSC)
Deadline: 12th January 2018 by 5pm
NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.