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Are you looking for Human Resource Jobs in Uganda 2024? If yes, then you might be interested in Human Capital Advisor job at Root Capital

Kampala, Uganda

Full-time

Deadline: 

March 31, 2024 at 2:00:00 PM

About the Organisation

Root Capital is a nonprofit organization operating in poor rural areas of Africa, Latin America, and Southeast Asia. According to its website, Root Capital "seeks to maximize the positive social and environmental impact of [its] work through a three-pronged strategy: finance, advise, and catalyze."

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Job Title

Human Capital Advisor job at Root Capital

Job Description

Main goal
Train and advise agricultural cooperatives and agribusiness enterprises on human resource (HR) management (HR policies and processes) to define sustainable people changes. Set up systems and processes for recruitment and onboarding, retainment and promotion, performance appraisals/ reviews, development and implementation of workplace policies, compensation and benefits administration, and overall organization design.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Carry out organizational diagnostics that include measuring business performance in various management areas, in particular organizational capacity, human resource management, and related systems.

  • Identify strengths, weaknesses, and potential development opportunities to influence client work plans in regard to human capital

  • Prepare reports and write responsive recommendations based on diagnostic results and develop a customized human capital training plan with clients.

  • Provide advisory and training services to clients, in line with Root Capital methodology, on topics including, but not limited to: human resource management, systems and processes for recruitment and onboarding, retention and promotion, performance appraisals/reviews, workplace policies, organizational structure, employee training and professional development, compensation and benefits administration, employee communication and relations.

  • Set up systems that support culture and behavioural change.

  • Keep records of training participants, evaluate training results, and prepare activity reports.

  • Monitor workplace business management and gender equity action plans, document and validate strategies used, and advise clients on implementation

  • Record activities carried out with clients (using digital data collection tools and Excel) and preparing monthly activity reports.

  • Deliver reports with key impact information, including results, challenges, lessons learned, customer success stories, and photographs.

  • Promote innovation through contributions to the development and piloting of new instruments, methodologies, and training tools.

  • Understand and effectively integrate gender-inclusive approaches and gender mainstreaming best practices to ensure that women equitably participate in and benefit from the services provided by our clients and the training done by the advisor and, more broadly, promote gender equity within our clients.

  • Explore, identify, and strengthen areas where there are linkages between human capital and gender specifically focusing on women and career development. This may encompass training gaps and needs including interpersonal skills, benefits including leave, flexible working hours, facilities such as nursing rooms and day care facilities, and policies on equal pay for equal work day, equal opportunities etc.

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Qualifications and Competencies

  • University degree, preferably in studies related to Human resource management, Social Sciences, Business Administration or related field.

  • Knowledge of HR best practices and prior experience in all functional areas of human resources (compensation and benefits, talent acquisition, employee relations, performance management, compliance etc.).

  • Experience in people and organizational change capabilities with a focus on sustainability.

  • 3-4+ years of experience training and/or working with business development in rural agricultural areas and/or with agribusiness and/or cooperatives.

  • Knowledge and application of participatory training, adult learning, and facilitation methodologies

  • Knowledge of MS Office Suite, Google Apps, and Zoom.

  • High organizational planning and management skills, ability to meet deadlines.

  • Strong writing skills and ability to prepare reports or other documents as needed

  • Interest and commitment to gender equality

  • Ability to travel and work in different parts of the country.

  • Ability to manage your work independently with a high degree of responsibility.


Preferred qualifications

  • Certified Human Resource Professional (CHRP) qualifications

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How to Apply

• If interested in the role, please submit a curriculum vitae/resume and compelling cover letter to afradvisoryrecruitment@rootcapital.org.
• The subject of your email should follow this convention: “Human Capital Advisor- Country Name – Applicant First Name & Last Name”.
• Inquiries that do not follow this convention will not be reviewed.
• The cover letter should explain why you are a fit for Root Capital, your experience working with agri-SMEs, and your expertise in digital business solutions. Specific examples of your impact and achievements should be included.

Application Process
• 1st Stage: Review of resume and cover letter
• 2nd Stage: First Interview
• 3rd Stage: Technical Assessment
• 4th Stage: Final interview

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