Mr. Uyapo Mooketsi
Mr. Uyapo MooketsiDirector (Ag)- Human Resources

Human Resources

The Human Resources Department is responsible for the provision of strategic human resources functions of the University and currently situated at Head Office in the Corporate Services Section of the University reporting directly to the Deputy Vice Chancellor – Corporate Services. The department has the following Units;

Organisational Development (OD)

Responsible for;

        • Recruitment & selection
        • Staff Development
        • Performance Management
        • HRIS & Records
        • Policy Development and Review
        • Talent Management
        • Compensation

Employee Relations & Wellness

Responsible for

        • Industrial relations/Disciplinary & grievance management
        • Union/JNCC administrative support
        • Staff welfare
        • Staff Pension & Benefits back office responsibilities
        • Policy Development and Review


HR has a staff compliment of 4 officers, Director x 1; Senior HR Specialist x 2 and Human Resources Officer x 1 and their official contact numbers are as follows:

Director HR: - (+267) 364 6049
Senior HR Specialist – OD: - (+267) 364 6024
Senior HR Specialist – EW - (+267) 364 6029
Human Resources Officer (HRO) - (+267) 364 6133


To transform the Human Resources Department into a strategic HR function and business partner of the University to ensure delivery of quality human resources management systems to enable the University to realise/ achieve its strategic goals.


The Department is charged with attainment of the following responsibilities, among others;

        • To Formulate, review and implement HR policies, procedures and practices including guidelines for decentralized HR operations that would enable the University to attract, retain, motivate and reward suitably qualified, experienced staff.
        • To promote organisational climate, which will encourage a culture of teamwork (Collegiality), Customers Service and performance excellence in order to become a high performing organisation (HPO)
        • To undertake human resources forecasting and planning in collaboration with the appropriate recruitment and planning committees of the university.
        • Recruitment of staff
        • Compensation and benefits
        • Industrial/Employee Relations - to facilitate a professional working environment, development and implementation of health and safety standards in the workplace in order to ensure compliance with national health and safety standards.
        • Human Resources Development – to coordinate and facilitate capacity building and professional development of staff in order to enhance performance excellence.
        • Employee Services
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