Job Title: Principal Human Resource Officer
Reports To: The Under Secretary
Responsible for: Human Resource Officers
Role: To plan, develop and coordinate the implementation of strategic human
resource policies and development programmes, and monitor and evaluate their
implementation in line with the IG’s corporate plan, the HR Manual and the HR
Policies and Regulations.
Duties: The officer will be responsible to the Under Secretary for performing the
Head the Human Resource unit.
Plan and set performance targets for the Senior Personnel Officer and Personnel Officer in the unit.
Standardize and Coordinate the processes for recruitment for the Inspectorate of Government.
Interpret various aspects of the personnel policies, rules and regulations, including the Uganda Government Standing Orders.
Provide staff guidance and counseling services.
Manage the establishment and staffing control information systems
Assist in the preparation of draft estimates of expenditures on personnel and draft staffing proposals in close liaison with other Heads of Directorates and/or Units.
Coordinate staff appraisals, personnel development and training programmes for IG staff.
Coordinate training of all IG staff.
In-charge of the supervision of the work of Open Registry staff.
Administer the pay-roll in close liaison with the Accounts Section.
Coordinate with all departmental heads on matters relating to human resource planning, technical and professional training.
Process and verify information related to recruitment, salary changes,
personnel statistics and Job Analysis.
Draft letters of appointment, termination and transfers within the IG.
Assist in assessing terminal benefits e.g. Gratuities etc.
Responsible for up-dating staff list for the Inspectorate of Government
Ascertain salary entry points.
Supervise the work of the support staff in close liaison with the Office
b) Minimum Qualifications, Competences and Experience
A Bachelors Degree in Social Sciences, Human Resource Management.
A Post Graduate Diploma qualification in Human Resource Management
from a recognised University/Institution.
Master’s degree in Human Resource Management from a recognised
University/Institution will be an added advantage.
Must be Computer Literate and shall be required to show proof.
Membership of the relevant professional organization/body where
Experience in the management of the training function.
Applicants should have a minimum of six (6) years relevant working
experience three (3) of which should have been gained at Senior Level in
Government or equivalent level of working experience from a reputable
Ability and experience in building, leading and working with teams.
Interpersonal skills, written and oral communication skills, including the ability to communicate effectively with all levels in the organisation.
High Level of integrity.
b. Age limit: 30-40 years
C. Remuneration and Benefits:
This position is placed in the IG’s salary scale IG-3
How to Apply:
Interested candidates who meet the specifications above should pick application
forms from and apply to;
The Secretary, Appointments Board
Inspectorate of Government
5th Floor Jubilee Insurance Building
P.O Box 1682
To reach not later than 19th October 2012, 5:00pm, local time.
The application forms can also be down loaded from the internet www.igg.go.ug
Please enclose detailed C.V, copies of academic certificates, transcripts and
testimonials, day time telephone numbers, postal and E-mail address. In addition
include telephone numbers of three competent referees, who should not be
Any form of canvassing for a post shall lead to automatic
Only successful candidates shall be contacted.