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Tuesday, January 23, 2018

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

Vacancy title:
Performance 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.
Job Title: Performance Management Technical Assistant
Reports to: Commissioner Human Resource Management
Job purpose:
To provide technical assistance to Ministry of Health to establish and maintain a robust performance management system in the health sector.
Key result areas:
The key result areas for the Performance Management Technical Assistant are:

  • Establishment and functionalizing the performance management system at all levels of service delivery
  • Promotion of low cost and effective support supervision approaches
  • Building capacity of MOH technical staff in conducting result oriented support supervision
  • Building capacity of MOH technical staff to effectively implement rewards and sanctions programs
  • and operationalization systems for monitoring and tracking attendance to duty for improved health worker accountability and productivity.
Key duties andresponsibilities:
The key duties and responsibilities for the Performance Management Technical Assistant are to provide technical assistance to Ministry of Health to:

  • Establish and functionalize the performance management system at all levels including: establishing performance management structures; reviewing job descriptions and schedules of duty; developing performance plans; performance agreements/ contracts for all public sector health workers.
  • Customize, roll out and consolidate the performance management systems at all levels including; establishing and reviewing performance monitoring, evaluation/appraisal and improvement systems and practices in the health sector.
  • improve efficiency and coordination in conducting optimal and efficient support supervision including; SS planning and budgeting, establishing joint SS teams, conducting joint SS missions and feedback sharing to leverage resources.
  • Build capacity of technical staff in conducting result oriented SS, including provision of technical performance standards, revised S5 tools and guidelines
  • Build capacity of technical staff to effectively implement R&S programs-strengthening rewards and sanctions systems and developing costed annual R&S plans
  • Develop and operationalize systems for monitoring and tracking attendance to duty and link it to HRIS and service statistics so that the availability and productivity of the health workforce can be regularly analyzed to account for the health workforce.
  • Perform other relevant duties as may be assigned by the Commissioner Human Resource Management
Academic qualifications:
  • Must possess an Honours degree in Human Resource Management, Public Administration (Management option), Organizational Development or the equivalent from a recognized University/Institution.
  • Must possess a Master's degree in the above mentioned fields or their equivalencies from a recognized University/Institution.
  • Possession of a Master's degree in Public Health or Health Systems Management would be of added advantage
Work Experience:
  • At least 8 years of public sector experience in designing and implementing HRM systems and practices
  • Demonstrated experience in designing performance management systems 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 fosti-1 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.