Uganda - HR Outsourcing

Sharing borders with South Sudan, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, and the Democratic Republic of Congo, Uganda is known to be Africa’s leading coffee exporter. The country is rich in natural resources, including oil fields, and has huge potential in agriculture and hydroelectric spheres. As the country collaborates with international bodies such as the World Bank to transform into a modern and thriving economy, the opportunities for employment outsourcing are rising.

Africa HR Solutions is the go-to HR outsourcing expert across Africa. We help companies in defining a tailored Uganda HR outsourcing strategy to establish their office and subsidiary even if they do not have a legal entity yet. Our services include Professional Employer Organisation (PEO), Employer of Record, payroll solutions among other ancillary services.

Country Profile - Uganda

Population: 42.7 mn

Gross Domestic Product (GDP): $37.37 bn

GDP Growth: 6.1%

Inflation: 2.6%

Foreign Direct Investment (% of GDP): 4.9%

Unemployment Rate: 1.7%

Capital: Kampala

Currency: Ugandan shilling

Languages: Swahili, English

Payroll Outsourcing in Uganda

Uganda's Economy

Bordered by South Sudan, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, and the Democratic Republic of Congo, Uganda is known to be Africa’s leading coffee exporter. The country has abundant natural resources such as fertile land, oil fields, hydroelectric potential and is dedicating more efforts to the agricultural sector. The Covid-19 pandemic has affected several sectors including, tourism, trade, manufacturing, construction as well as agriculture too. Uganda is also working with the World Bank to transform the country from a peasant to a modern, prosperous economy by 2040, and receiving international aid to invest in infrastructure projects.

Interesting Facts About Uganda

Around 1/4 of Uganda’s GDP comes from agriculture

The country is famous for producing tea, tobacco,

and cotton
Uganda’s main export is coffee

It is the second-largest landlocked country in the world

Uganda welcomes around one million tourists every year

Public Holidays in Uganda

New Year’s Day

NRM Liberation Day

International Women’s Day

Good Friday

Easter Monday

Labour Day

Martyrs’ Day

National Heroes’ Day

Eid al-Fitr

Independence Day

Eid al-Aduha

Christmas Day

Boxing Day

Employment in Uganda

It is recommended to have a strong employment agreement in Uganda, which can be in a verbal or written format. A written agreement is preferred, outlining all information about their job, that is their monthly wage, compensation, leaves, bonus if applicable as well as termination requirements. Being the go-to HR outsourcing expert in Africa, Africa HR Solutions craft a comprehensive offering to ensure your move to Uganda is easy and complies with all laws and policies. Our dedicated team also assists you in crafting a competitive benefits scheme to attract the right talent to your organisation while you focus on running your business hassle-free.




Kevina Takoordyal has a BA Hons Business Management from the University of Glamorgan, UK, with MBA in leadership and Innovation, MBA General, PMP Certified, and Agile Scrum Master. She currently works as the Head of Operations at Africa HR Solutions Ltd with more than 20 years of proven leadership capabilities in Operations, Business Development, People Management, Process Optimization, and Project Management in the Financial Services, BPO, Banking Industry, and Heath Care Industry. In Senior leadership roles with an international footprint across Europe working and extensive Pan- African experience from a compliance, finance, and operations angle, Kevina comes across with a panoply of cross-functional skills. Kevina also serves on a few Boards, Non-Independent Executive at MioD and for NGOs on a voluntary basis, a coach and mentor to aspiring female leaders across Africa and Mauritius.

Kevina is a firm believer in Servant Leadership with a strong focus and commitment to uplifting others, with the ability to deliver through a highly engaged – diverse team, and works towards consistently synergistic value creation. While being a focused and adaptive thinker and Kevina is actively participating in panel discussions on Innovation, CX, Digital transformation.

Kevina serves as Project Assessor for the National Youth upskilling program. She has been recognized as Global Talent in a few companies, Ceridian, and International SOS Ltd whereby she has been awarded a few scholarships and had the opportunity to be mentored by Senior Vice President in the US. Award Winner in various fields and at a national level and recognized including Super Achiever Leader Award in Africa in 2016, Awarded Africa Women Leader 2018.



Head of Legal & Compliance

A qualified lawyer who joined Africa HR Solutions in July 2020, Mark Du Preez has experience working in private practice for a reputable law firm in South Africa. He also played commercially focused roles at a leading private bank, wealth management company, and outsourcing firm in South Africa and Mauritius.

Mark has played a pivotal role in Africa HR Solution’s risk mitigation strategy, which positively impacted P&L performance over the years.

He currently leads the Partnerships function of the company including relationships and oversight with in-country partners (ICPs) across Africa.

alex daruty


Head of Commercial

Alex has more than 15 years of experience in the global, strategic development of both enterprise and consumer brands in categories including technology, transport, enterprise software, entertainment, and travel.

With experience in roles on both agency and corporate side, he has worked across international brands and has led the development and execution of multi-discipline campaigns across EMEA, NORAM and Asia Pacific.

His focus is on driving meaningful business impact through brand differentiation and building high-functioning, digitally oriented, and analytically driven capabilities. He is motivated by working with, and developing dynamic people, teams, and organizations.

He leads, manages, develops and mentors the Key Account Management department, including line management responsibility for the team of Key Account Managers and Key Account Administrator who represent the Company as the primary communication link between all relevant stakeholders, including clients, third party in-country partners and internal functions.

Originally from Mauritius, he holds bachelor’s degrees in International Business, Finance and Management from the University of Nevada, Reno.