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Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Human Management Technical Assistant Job at Ministry of Health - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Human Management Technical Assistant

Jobs at:
Ministry of Health

Deadline of this Job:
not later than 5:00pm Friday, 2nd February 2018

Duty Station:

The Ministry of Health (MoH) has received support from the United States Government to strengthen its Human Resource capacity. The support is intended to improve human resource management and leadership with particular focus on policy and planning, performance management and human resource development. The Staff to be recruited under this support will be contracted by the MOH. The contracts are for one year renewable subject to availability of funds and satisfactory performance of the Staff.
Reports to: Commissioner Human Resource Management

Job purpose:
To provide TA to MOH to develop innovations to eliminate bottlenecks in health workforce recruitment business processes to increase efficiency and timey filling of positions, and plan for a more comprehensive restructuring of MOH, RRHs and LLHFs based on the labour market analysis results.
Key result areas:
The result areas for the Human Resource Management Technical Assistant are:

  • Review the health workforce recruitment business processes
  • Transition of 1,965 contract health workers to the GOU by 2020
  • Restructuring MOH, RRH and LLHF based on the labour market analysis
  • Conducting wage analysis for the open positions to generate evidence for advocacy for wage.
  • Filling open positions in the current approved structure.
Key duties and responsibilities:
The key duties and responsibilities for the Human Resource Management Technical Assistant are to provide technical assistance to Ministry of Health to:

  • Build capacity in human resources management policies and identify reforms necessary for a responsive and resilient health workforce,
  • Review the health workforce recruitment business processes and develop innovative strategies for enhancing efficiency in health workforce recruitment both at national and district levels. Promote use of W|SN in staff deployment to optimize health workers productivity
  • Develop plan to expedite the recruitment of staff for MOH ~ Support MOH to transition the 1,965 contract health workers funded by the USG by 2020.
  • Conduct wage analysis to generate information for recruitment planning and advocacy for wage allocation.
  • Plan for a more comprehensive restructuring of the MOH, RRH and LLHF based on the labour market analysis results.
  • identify and promote service delivery models and task shifting practices that enhance efficiency in the utilization of health workers.
  • Translate human resource management policies into operational procedures and standards
  • Develop advocacy tools for HRH financing

Academic qualifications:
  • Must possess an Honours degree in Human Resource Management/Planning, Public Administration (Management option) or the equivalent from a recognized University/Institution.
  • Must possess a Master's degree in Human Resource Management/Planning, Public Health or Health Systems Management or the equivalent from a recognized University/Institution.
  • Computer skills in Microsoft Office Applications
Work Experience:
  • A minimum of 10 years’ relevant working experience in managing or developing human resource policies and strategies in government or a reputable organization.
  • Broad knowledge of current and emerging advances involving human capital management and work processes as well as demonstrated ability to spearhead the reengineering of business practices.
  • Demonstrated leadership ability in developing promoting and implementing effective organizational strategies, programmes and systems to foster a work environment and organizational culture that values technical and professional excellence, continuous learning and performance improvement.
  • Demonstrated ability to design and implement strategies that maximize employee potential and foster high ethical standards in meeting the Ministry's vision, mission and goals.
Job application procedure
Applications are invited from suitably qualified Ugandans to fill the below positions tenable at MOH Headquarters. The applications should be made in triplicate on Public Service Form 3 (PSF 3) (Revised 2008). The application forms can be downloaded from the Public Service Commission website on Hand written applications are also acceptable. All applications should be HAND DELIVERED to the address below between 8.00am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday. All applications should be submitted not later than 5:00pm Friday, 2nd February 2018 to.
Ministry of Health Headquarters (At the Reception)
Plot 6, Lourdel Road, Wandegeya
Tel: +256 417 - 712260/ + 256 417 - 712221
All applications should bear the title and the number of the post being applied for Applicants should apply for only one post. Please include your telephone and email contacts on the application. Applicants should attach the following to each of the three applications forms;

  • Recent passport-size photograph
  • Detailed Curriculum Vitae
  • Photocopies of academic certificates and transcripts
  • Two recommendation letters from two of the most recent supervisors/employers
  • A photocopy of your appointment letter for your most recent position
This advert can be accessed on the New Vision web page www.; and the Ministry of Health Headquarters noticeboard. Only successful candidates will be contacted.
The lists of short listed candidates will be displayed on the MOH Notice-Board.
All the posts have an attractive salary and benefits commensurate with the qualification and experience.