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Friday, April 5, 2019

Talent Acquisition Specialist Job at Infectious Diseases Institute - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Talent Acquisition Specialist

Jobs at:
Infectious Diseases Institute

Deadline of this Job:
19th April 2019
Duty Station:
Kampala , Uganda , East Africa , 00256 , UG

Date Posted: 5th April 2019 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Employment Type: Full_Time , Currency: UGX , Value: 1500000 , Minimum: 1050000 , Maximum: 4500000 , Period: MONTH
Post: Talent Acquisition Specialist (CODE TAS X01)
Reporting: Talent Management and OD Manager
Role Definition
Reporting to the Talent Management and OD Manager, the Talent Acquisition Specialist will determine the organisation's staffing needs and facilitate the effective staffing of the organization through leading the process of sourcing, attracting, recruiting, interviewing, and on-boarding of employees within IDI in line with the provisions of the IDI HR manual and the prevailing labour laws..

Key Result Areas
• Develop the annual work plan for the Talent Acquisition function that feeds into the overall Human Resource annual work plan in line with the overall HR planning cycle.
• implement the organizatlon’s talent acquisition strategies in line with the organization's strategic direction and the human resource plan.
• Work hand in hand with the hiring Managers to determine the user departments’ staffing needs and develop an annual organization's human resource plan.
• Review and refine iob descriptions and prepare job adverts for vacant positions
• Provide leadership in the sourcing, recruitment and selection of candidates while effectively targeting the right kinds of candidates for the job and make recommendations regarding new ways of sourcing talent.
• Manage the Organization's recruitment and selection tracker, schedule all interviews and then prepare and advise the candidates beforehand.
• Develop tools for guiding the shortlisting and selection process to enable a lair and equitable selection process. Plan and conduct selection processes of candidates using different test instruments as deemed necessary in line with the recruitment and selection processes.
• Conduct background reference checks for prospective employees to inform hiring decisions in line with the organization's recruitment and selection policies.
• Conduct trainings for managers and other staff involved in the recruitment and selection process with regard to interviwing skills and ethical codes of conduct.
• Develop talent acquisition metrics to monitor the talent acquisition agenda and produce talent acquisition reports and identify areas of improvement in IDI’s recruitment and selection processes.

Person Specifications
• An advanced degree in Human Resource Management, Industrial! Organizational Psychology, Business Psychology, or any other related filed.
• A Bachelor's degree in a Human Resource Management, lndustrial Organizational Psychology plus a Post Graduate qualification in a similar field with good experience in Talent management may be considered.
• A thorough and in-depth understanding of recruitment and selection as a core function of human resource management.
• At least 5 years‘ proven experience in recruitment and selection using a number of test batteries.
• A keen interest in recruitment and selection

Job application procedure
IDI will offer a competitive remuneration package to the successful candidate. Candidates that know that they meet the above criteria and have what it takes to excel in the above position, please send their CVs, which should include details of email address, present position, current remuneration, Certificate/testimonials and address of three (3) Referees plus telephone contact to the stipulated email address not later than 19th April 2019. (Email your application and CV to and let's save the environment).
Key Notes:
1. IDI is an equal opportunity employer and does not charge a recruitment fee or any other fees at any stage of the recruitment
2. Make sure that your application letter, CV and certificates are attached as one document
3. Indicate the Vacancy Code as the subject for your email
4. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
5. Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
The Senior Human Resource Manager
Infectious Diseases Institute— IDI Knowledge Centre, Makerere
University Main Campus, College of Health Sciences, Makerere
University, P.0. Box 22418, Kampala, Uganda

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