People & Culture Intern

COMPANY OVERVIEW

PEAS is an international education not-for-profit with the mission to ‘expand access to sustainably delivered, quality secondary education across Africa’.

Since 2008, PEAS has built and operated high quality low-cost not-for-profit secondary schools in close partnership with the government in communities where there is urgent unmet demand for secondary education. We currently run 28 secondary schools in Uganda and 4 in Zambia serving over 15,000 students.

PURPOSE OF THE JOB 

To assist our P&C department with administrative and P&C-related tasks. The P&C Intern’s responsibilities include updating employee absence records, filing P&C documents, accordingly, initiating background checks on shortlisted candidates, and providing suitable recommendations to improve P&C policies. You should also be able to draft employee communications notifying staff of policy and procedural changes.

To be successful as a P&C Intern, you should keep abreast of the latest developments in Uganda labour legislation to determine how PEAS P&C policies may be affected. Ultimately, an outstanding P&C Intern should be detail-oriented and able to demonstrate excellent administrative and organizational skills.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Updating PEAS Employee databases by inputting new employee contact information and employment details and sharing with staff monthly.
  • Ensuring Network employee files are up to date with the latest information.
  • Screening potential employees’ resumes and application forms to identify suitable candidates to fill company job vacancies.
  • Organizing interviews with shortlisted candidates.
  • Posting job advertisements to job boards and social media platforms.
  • Track progress, priorities, and deadlines of various projects
  • Preparing and sending offer and rejection letters or emails to candidates.
  • Coordinating new hire orientations.
  • Responding to staff inquiries regarding P&C policies, employee benefits, and other P&C-related matters.

COMPETENCIES (SKILLS/ABILITIES & BEHAVIOUR)

  • Working knowledge of Uganda Labour Laws.
  • Proficiency in all Microsoft Office applications.
  • The ability to work as part of a team.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent administrative and organizational skills.
  • Effective communication skills.
  • Detail-oriented.

MINIMUM ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management or studying toward a degree in Human Resource Management or related field.
  • 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

  • 6x Months 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 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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