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Regional Human Resource Manager Job at Rakai health Sciences Program - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Regional Human Resource Manager

Jobs at:
Rakai health Sciences Program

Deadline of this Job:
not later than 12th May, 2017, 5:00pm

Duty Station:
Uganda

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Job details:
Rakai Health Sciences Program is a collaborative Bio-medical research and service delivery organization. It strives to improve the quality of life of the local population through a combination of community based research, curative services and prevention strategies in the district of Rakai, South Western Uganda. it is based at the Uganda Virus Research Institute - Entebbe and Kalisizo in Rakai District.
The Program is seeking to strengthen its staffing position in order to efficiently execute its research and service activities at a Regional Level. Applications are therefore invited from qualified and competent Ugandans to fill vacant positions based at RAKAI HEALTH SCIENCES PROGRAM
- Kalisizo, Rakai district as indicated below:
Regional Human Resource Manager (1 Position - Two years contract) Renewable
Reporting to: Project Director
Location: Kalisizo -Rakai
Job summary:
The Human Resource Manager will be tasked for ithe Regional human resources functions by providing support in implementing partner human resource policies and procedures, development and coordination of organizational HR strategies at a regional level specifically in the Management and Professionalization of human capital resource. Duties & Responsibilities

  • Supports in Ensuring that the HR values and strategic interests are up held and well presented as delegated in all partnership engagements.
  • Oversee the effective implementation of the Human Resource Policies and Procedures manual; and provide advice to Management on all aspects related to employees/human resources in line the Government of Uganda legislation / employment laws;
  • Support IPs in carrying out Human Resource Planning at HRH level.
  • Liaise with the respective regional managers when a vacancy or new post surfaces to determine if the nature and the scope of the job or the duties have changed in any way;
  • Support IPs in developing and compile induction and orientation programme and a checklist for induction and ensure that new employees receive all the information they need.
  • Ensure that a robust recruitment and selection process is carried out to ensure that high quality and competent staff are employed to carry out their work effectively and efficiently at regional level;
  • Provide guidance and support to departments in carrying out the induction and orientation programme;
  • Ensure that personal files for all employees in the regionalization are set up with the relevant information relating to employment and work ‘performance.
  • Maintain and ensure controlled access to staff personal files;
  • Oversee the completion of Performance Appraisals by all Staff in the regionalization, and further ensure efficient management of the outcomes of the appraisal process. Regularly conduct refresher trainings on the Performance Management System.
  • Take lead in the preparation and implementation of the employee teaming and development strategies.
  • Conduct exit interviews as appropriate to obtain feedback from departing employees concerning working conditions, policies, supervision, organizational culture and other matters related to their employment with the organization.
  • Any other tasks as assigned by the Project Director.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Human Resource _ Manager vacancy should hold a Bachelor's degree in Human Resource Management or industrial and Organizational Psychology, or Social Sciences or Business Administration (Human Resource Management option). Masters in Human Resource Management.
  • Membership of the Human Resource Managers‘ Association of Uganda will be an added advantage.
  • The applicant should have at least five years of proven human resource managerial work experience in recognized institutions including the local government sector.
  • The ideal candidate should be a Ugandan citizen with broad knowledge and understanding of the Uganda employment legal and statutory framework.
Person specifications:
  • Pleasant, social, flexible, with good interpersonal skills and a spirit of team building/work
  • Problem Solving skills
  • Counseling Skills
  • Decision Making Skills
  • Ability to plan ahead
  • Sensitivity to different personalities, characters and behaviors/cultures
  • Ability to work in remote areas
  • Good oral and written communication and report writing skills
Job application procedure
Only qualified applicants should submit their application letter, valid academic documents and detailed resume (C.V) with three recognizable referees not later than 12th May, 2017, 5:00pm to:
The Human Resource Manager
Rakai Health Sciences Program,
P.O. Box 279, KALISIZO Or
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