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Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Human Resource and Administration Manager Job at Kiwoko Hospital - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Human Resource and Administration Manager 

Jobs at:
Kiwoko Hospital

Deadline of this Job:
30th November 2018 

Duty Station:

Date Posted: 19th November 2018 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Employment Type: Full-Time

Kiwoko Hospital is a Private-Not-For-Profit Organization under Church Of Uganda, located in the district of Nakaseke and affiliated to the Uganda Protestant Medical Bureau (UPMB).
The Hospital is seeking to strengthen its staffing position in order to efficiently execute its medical services. Applications are therefore invited from experienced, competent and qualified Ugandans willing to offer services at the Hospital, as indicated below:

Title: Human Resource and Administration Manager
Department: Administration
Reports To: Medical Director

Job Summary:
  • The Human Resource Administration Manager is directly responsible for the overall management, coordination, and evaluation of the human resource function in a multicultural environment of Kiwoko Hospital. Post holder will maintain and enhance Kiwoko Hospital’s human resources by planning, implementing, and evaluating employee relations, human resources policies, programs, and practices.
  • The HR/Administration Manager will be expected to formulate the HR strategy, lead the performance management function, implement best practices in employee entry, stay and exit processes. The post-holder will be expected to mentor and/or build capacity of existing staff; develop, manage and co-ordinate the overall functioning of administrative support systems.
  • To be successful in this role, you should have a deep understanding of all administrative hospital procedures, from creating work schedules and communicating with health workers to budgeting and handling employee grievances and concerns. The post-holder will use their organizational and leadership skills to supervise employees, manage employee engagements, and ensure compliance with policies and regulations.
  • Ultimately, post-holder will be responsible for making sure that Kiwoko Hospital operations run smoothly.
  • The post holder will be expected to work outside the normal role profile and be able to vary working hours when need arises.
  • The role requires an individual with a proven track record in relating with staff members, guiding and counseling staff members.
  • The individual must be an active Christian as Kiwoko Hospital is a vibrant Christian founded, highly professional hospital.
Person Specification:
  • Possession of first degree in Human Resource Management or humanities related courses. A postgraduate in Human Resource Management or closely related field is an added advantage.
  • Minimum 5 years of progressive HR professional experience, three of which must have been at Senior Management level.
  • Proven work experience in similar role preferably in a hospital/health care, PNFP or an NGO setting.
  • Possess demonstrated success in supporting senior management, building relationships, and teamwork.
  • Broad knowledge and experience in Uganda Labor Laws, employee relations, training and development.
  • Experience in general office administration.
  • Be a person of integrity, and able to maintain high level confidentiality of staff personal information.
  • Professing Christians encouraged to apply (preferably Anglicans).
  • Willing and able to work in a remote up-country setting around Nakaseke district.
  • Be computer literate and with extensive knowledge in the use of MS office packages.
Job application procedure
Interested persons who meet the above criteria should submit ONLY their applications together with an up-dated CV and a copy of their national ID. (Certificates and academic documents not needed at this stage) CV should indicate 3 recognizable referees, their addresses and functioning telephone contacts, not later than November 30, 2018 to: