Graduate Trainee – Human Resources Management

Job Title:                    Graduate Trainee – Human Resources Management

Location:                    Kampala with travel to field offices 

Reports to:                  Human Resources Officer

CARE is a global leader within a worldwide movement dedicated to ending poverty. We are known everywhere for our unshakeable commitment to defending the dignity of people. CARE works around the globe to save lives, defeat poverty, and achieve social justice. We seek a world of hope, tolerance, and social justice, where poverty has been overcome, and all people live with dignity and security. We put women and girls at the Centre of our work because we know we cannot overcome poverty until everyone has equal rights and opportunities. CARE has been working in Uganda for over 50 years. We aim to reach 2 million people through lifesaving and gender transformative programs for the next five years (2021 to 2025).

CARE International in Uganda has an amazing one-year opportunity for a passionate, highly motivated recent university graduate to work as a Graduate Trainee in Human Resource Management. As a Graduate Trainee, you will be able to develop practical skills by working alongside CARE International employees. As this is a learning opportunity, CARE will contribute a monthly stipend, including medical insurance for the contract period. The Graduate Trainee will undergo coaching and mentoring and be equipped with skills for market readiness and improving their employability. 

Therefore, CARE International in Uganda seeks to recruit a highly motivated and qualified professional to fill the above position:


  • Identify areas for personal learning and development. 
  • Undergo regular coaching and mentoring sessions focusing on specific human resource functions.
  • Support the recruitment and selection process. 
  • File, archive, and retrieve documents as requested.
  • Participate in organizing staff forum meetings or any other gatherings. 
  • Support the updating and management of staff data.
  • Identify and document one project to improve CARE’s internal processes. 


  • A Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management, Industrial Psychology or any related field attained in the past three years. 
  • Passion for gender equality, Integrity and Trust, Learning agility (fast learner), Creative and innovation, Cross-cultural awareness and sensitivity, and Good communication and negotiating skills. 
  • Ability to communicate with a high level of cross-cultural sensitivity, good analytical and decision-making skills, ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment, excellent organizational skills with great attention to detail, high drive to learn, ability to demonstrate professionalism and flexibility. 
  • Must be a recent graduate below 30 years, who graduated over the past 1-3 years from a reputable university.
  • Post-graduates below 30 years will also be considered.


To apply, send an updated CV, Application letter and copy of the transcript, including telephone contact and name and email addresses of 3 (three) referees, to indicating in the email subject: Graduate Trainee – Grants and Compliance. The deadline for submitting CVs is 1st August 2022. For any questions, please call our office on 0312258100/150.


Please Note that CARE International in Uganda does not ask applicants to pay for recruitment.

Kindly note that effective 1st January 2022, CARE International requires all staff to be fully vaccinated with COVID 19 to access any CARE office premises.

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