Human Resource & Administration Intern

COMPANY OVERVIEW

War Child Canada is an international charitable organization with its headquarters based in Toronto, Canada.  War Child Canada works with war-affected communities to help children reclaim their childhood through access to education, opportunity and justice. War Child Canada takes an active role in raising public awareness around the impact of war on communities and the shared responsibility to act.

War Child Canada currently works in Afghanistan, Iraq, Jordan, Sudan, South Sudan, Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya and Uganda.  War Child Canada has been working in Uganda since 2005 and in refugee and host communities since January 2014. War Child Canada’s program focus areas in Uganda are Education, Access to Justice, and Opportunities/Livelihood for vulnerable refugee and host communities.

PURPOSE OF THE ROLE

Under the supervision of the Human Resources Manager, the Human Resource and Administration Job Intern will provide support to the HR and Administration function in the Uganda country office.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assisting with contract processing: drafting and filing.
  • Assisting with recruitment: interview scheduling and logistics, reference checks follow-ups.
  • Assisting with preparation of lists and filing of HR documents.
  • Assisting with protocol tasks and related follow-ups.
  • Assisting with welfare activities.
  • Photocopying and scanning documents as requested.
  • Perform other duties and tasks as requested.

COMPETENCIES (SKILLS/ABILITIES & BEHAVIOUR)

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management or Business Administration (With a focus on HR Management) or comparable degree.
  • Good working knowledge of ICT (related software, phone, email, the internet) and computer applications (e.g MS Office).
  • Basic knowledge of national labour and social law.
  • Basic knowledge of HR Management, initial work experience is desirable.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and fluent in written and spoken English language.
  • Strictly confidential handling of all HR issues.
  • Ability to work in multi-partner environments in implementing Adolescent and Youth-friendly innovative and development protection activities and services.

MINIMUM ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management or Business Administration (With a focus on HR Management) or comparable degree.
  • Mastercard Foundation Scholar Award letter or letter of attestation from your Mastercard Foundation Program Manager at the institution that awarded you the Scholarship. Secondary Scholars who studied in non-Scholars Program partner universities can apply with the award letter they received from their Secondary Education NGO (Equity, CAMFED, BRAC and FAWE)
  • Copy of ID / Passport proving your citizenship or eligibility to work in the country
  • Copy of Highest Education Certificate/Qualification

DURATION & ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • 6xMonths Internship Program ONLY, the host organization reserve the right to extend the internship or convert it to a job based on performance and identified need. No full-time jobs are guaranteed
  • All applicants are strongly advised to take note of the minimum eligibility, if all of the requirements are not met, your application will not be processed

We will ensure that no job applicant receives less favourable treatment because of their gender, marital or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, colour, race, ethnic origin, religion, disability or age; nor be disadvantaged by any other conditions or requirements which are irrelevant.

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