Apply: Water Trust Human Resources Officer

Deadline: 10 December, 2020

Location: Kampala, Uganda

Water Trust is seeking to fill the position of Human Resources and Administration Officer.

Water Trust empowers rural communities in Uganda to reduce preventable death and debilitating disease by enabling access to safe water and a healthy, clean environment.


  • Coordinate hiring, volunteer recruitment, onboarding, separation, HR record keeping in BambooHR software, and coordination of organisation-wide performance management processes
  • Lead HR-related training, compliance checks, monthly reporting, and provide employee support to ensure strong human resource management and promote staff welfare
  • Lead annual training process on all organisational policies and procedures to ensure employees are trained and proficient in policies that govern their work
  • Support managers with reviewing staff workload assignments, effectively planning and reviewing staff performance, and resolving staff compliance or performance issues
  • Effectively respond to staff  enquiries and elevate staff issues as needed to the management team for review and response
  • Advise management on HR issues, including job design, workload assessments, staff training development, and staff planning
  • Prepare staff payroll and approval of monthly timesheets in collaboration with the finance department
  • Administer and provide advice on salary and related benefits, travel and other entitlements for staff, consultants, and interns
  • Contribute to the development of the human resources strategy and support cultural change and organisational development initiatives


  • University degree relating to Human Resource Management
  • Three years, minimum, of human resources experience, working ideally within an NGO
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and team-building skills
  • Experience in helping managers to develop, coach and motivate a high performance team
  • Service-oriented, customer focused approach
  • Ability to take initiative where appropriate, to deal with difficulties encountered in daily work and ability to work within tight deadlines
  • Flexibility to adapt, positive attitude towards change, and a constructive and creative approach to problem solving
  • Excellent oral and written English communication skills
  • Strong basic information technology skills
  • Willingness to travel up to 30 percent of time to Kiryandongo, Masindi, and potentially other rural areas

To apply and for more information, click here.

Photo source: SME Loans


About the Author