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Commisioner, Human Resource Management

at Public Service Commission(PSC)
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted March 7, 2019
Category Human Resources
Currency UGX


Ministry/Department : Ministry Of Public Service
Scale : U1SE
Vacancies    : 5
Reference: HRM 56/272/01
Minimum Age: 35
Maximum Age
The incumbent will be responsible to the Director Human Resource Management for performing the following duties:-
The incumbent will be responsible to the Director Human Resource Management for performing the following duties:-

- Participating in the initiation, development, implementation and review of comprehensive HR policies, plans, strategies and guidelines in the areas of planning, management, development and compensation of public officers;

- Ensuring that HR strategic policies are translated into operational rules, procedures and standards and that these are appropriately communicated and implemented in the entire Public Service;

- Participating in the design of HR policies for the effective management and utilization of HR in the Public Service;

- Analyzing and advising on the utilization of the HR in the Ministry/Department;

- Making proposals on HR Planning and succession management;

- Analyzing staff performance and career progression and making appropriate recommendations;

- Ensuring correct interpretation and implementation of HRM policies, rules and regulations including those relating to pensions, salary administration, labour laws and other statutes relating to HRM;

- Providing leadership in the effective implementation, monitoring and evaluation of HR policies and programmes;

- Allocating duties, monitoring and evaluating performance and coaching/developing staff within the department, to ensure the achievement of departmental objectives;

- Ensuring the preparation of departmental budgets and managing the utilization of funds within the department;

- Conducting HR surveys and researches aimed at establishing performance gaps and designing remedial policies, plans, and progammes in liaison with the relevant stakeholders.

- Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.


Public Sector Management; Results Orientation, Ethics and Integrity; Interpersonal, Communication and Computer Skills; Ability to Adapt to Multi Cultural Settings; Innovation; Concern for Quality, Standards and Technical Competence; Ability to Coach Subordinates; and Report Writing Skills
Strategic Thinking; Negotiation Skills; Team Building; Conflict Management; Policy Development; Change Management; Research and Project Management Skills.

Experience Requirements

Applicants should have a minimum of ten (10) years relevant working experience, three (3) of which should have been served at Assistant Commissioner level in Government or equivalent level of experience from a reputable Organization.

Education Requirements

Applicants should be Ugandans holding either an Honours Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resource Management or Social Sciences or Arts or Commerce or Business Administration with a recognized specialty in Human Resource Management field such as Human Resource Development or Human Resource Management or Organizational Development Studies plus a Masters Degree in Human Resource Studies or Social Sciences or Business Administration or Public Administration or relevant professional qualification such as CIPD or any related field from a recognized awarding Institution. Possession of a minimum of a Certificate in Financial Management if not done at Postgraduate level.