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Human Resource Officer Job at Uganda Episcopal Conference ( UEC ) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Human Resource Officer

Jobs at:
Uganda Episcopal Conference ( UEC )

Deadline of this Job:
not later than 3rd October 2017 at 5.00pm

Duty Station:
Masaka Region

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Job details:
The Uganda Episcopal Conference ( UEC ) is the Assembly of the Catholic hierarchy in Uganda, through which Bishops express their collegial responsibility through collective action, to assure the progress of the Church and coordination of its social and pastoral ministry. UEC has received a subgrant from Rakai Health Sciences Program with support from the US Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention (CDC) to implement the “Accelerating HIV/AIDS Epidemic Control program" in the Masaka Region. Through the health department, the Uganda Catholic Medical Bureau (UCMB), UEC will co-ordinate and support the programming and implementation of accelerated HIV epidemic control in PNFP health facilities accredited to the Uganda Catholic, Moslem and Protestant Medical Bureaus in the Masaka Region.
UEC therefore seeks to recruit suitable candidates for the following position in the UCMB Masaka Region Project Office located in Masaka District;
Title: Human Resource Officer-Masaka Region
Job Summary
The job entails supporting the PNFP sub sector in the Masaka , Region to maximally utilize the human resource for health support to achieve program objectives, enhance staff productivity and assure compliancy to donor requirements and country labor laws.
Duties:
  • Manage and coordinate the recruitment process for new vacant positions in conjunction with Diocesan and Regional Health coordinators of UCMB,.UMMB, UPMB together with facility in-charges for the PNFP facilities supported in the Masaka Region.
  • Ensure all supported staffs have a current employment contract in line with national labor laws and hospital health unit employment manuals.
  • Ensure all staffs have a personnel file containing all relevant documentation and information, according to donor requirements.
  • Ensure staffs are appraised and coordinate the performance management processes for all staff.
  •  Ensure each supported staff has a performance plan anchored on achievement of the PEPFAR goals. §i§
  • Generate all program and activity reports for submission to the donor as required from time to time.
  • Take lead in organizing training activities under the HRH component of the project.
  • Travel regularly to each health facility within the Masaka region to provide technical assistance
  • Participate in meetings. seminars and any other events related to HR management within PNFP subsector for the three Bureaus mentioned above.
  • Support the Diocesan and Regional Health coordinators to submit staff lists, accountabilities and any other official documents required by UCMB or project funders to ensure efficient use of resources.
  • Work with the accountant to ensure the preparation, payment and record-keeping of staff salaries and I or 5 allowances is done in a timely manner and in accordance with employment regulations
Qualifications/Competencies
  • Bachelor’s degree preferably in Human Resource Management or Humanities
  •  Postgraduate Diploma in Human Resource Management, Business Administration or Public Health.
  • A master degree is an added advantage
  • A good knowledge of health care service delivery and management of health care services is required including of the PNFP subsector.
  • Working knowledge of PEPFAR grant operations, rules, regulations, procedures, policies, and programs is necessary.
  • Good knowledge of Government of Uganda labor laws and policies is required.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills are required to develop and maintain effective working relationships with health facility managers and staff.
Job application procedure
Qualified and interested individuals should submit their applications and resume together with three reference letters from previous employers to the Office of the Secretary General- Uganda Catholic Secretariat Nsambya Hill, 672 Hanlon Road not later than 3rd October 2017 at 5.00pm.