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Human Resource Officer

The Company:

Samasource is a social enterprise that provides dignified, internet-based work to people living in poverty. We build technology that helps leverage the brain-power of the poor so they can lift themselves out of poverty by providing valuable services to companies around the world. We are a dynamic and growing team with a big vision--to reduce worldwide poverty and its effects through technology. We need the best people to help us achieve it. We like to move fast and get things done. If you join us, you’ll be able to make an immediate impact, connect with some of the brightest people in the fields of social enterprise, impact sourcing, and tech. Samasource is supported by major corporate and philanthropic funders including eBay, Google, Cisco, and the Rockefeller and Ford Foundations.

Key Responsibilities

Duties will include but not be limited to;

  • Facilitating various HR forums geared towards enhancing employee relations
  • Facilitating recruitment by assisting in the shortlisting process, participating in interviews, ensuring onboarding formalities are observed and maintaining recruitment records, document verification and background checks
  • Compiling payroll data
  • Preparing and maintaining employee files in both hard and soft copy
  • Drafting employee letters including contracts and separation letters
  • Assisting with employee separation formalities
  • Maintaining HRIS and ensuring HR operational processes run smoothly including benefits enrollment and termination
  • Assisting in disciplinary issues including record keeping of the same
  • Assisting in driving employee welfare programs
  • Facilitating team building activities and assisting in the rewards and recognition program
  • Preparing and submitting reports as and when required
  • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time


Successful candidate will have:

  • A Bachelor’s degree with at least a Higher Diploma in Human Resource Management
  • Working knowledge of MS Office applications
  • Good knowledge of Ugandan labour laws.
  • Hands on experience using HRIS
  • At least 2 years’ experience in a HR generalist position


The ideal candidate will:

  • Be fluent in written and verbal English
  • Have strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Have good report writing and analytical skills
  • Demonstrate Keen attention to detail
  • Have the ability to work with a sense of urgency and prioritize own work
  • Have good time-management skills
  • Have the ability to /interest in communicating effectively with people from diverse backgrounds and culture
  • Be a Team player.

 Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


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