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Thursday, August 29, 2019

Human Resource Officer Job at Rakai Health Sciences Program - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Human Resource Officer [ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Human Resources ]

Jobs at: Rakai Health Sciences Program

Deadline of this Job:
5:00pm, Friday, 6th September 2019
Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kalisizo , East Africa

Summary
Date Posted: Thursday, August 29, 2019 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed
JOB DETAILS:
Rakai Health Sciences Program is a collaborative Bio-medical research and service delivery organization. It strives to improve the quality of life of the local population through a combination of community-based research, curative services and prevention strategies in the districts of Greater Masaka region in Uganda.
HUMAN RESOURCE OFFICER - 1 POSITION (KALISIZO)
GENERAL POSITION SUMMARY
The Human Resource Officer will provide technical support in human resource management including recruitment, selection, performance management, training and development in line with the Rakai Health Sciences Program Human Resources policies and procedures..

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
• Recruitment; Prepares and circulates vacancy announcements, prepares candidate profiles and participates in the interview and selection of candidates for the different program locations
• Training and staff development; support supervisors to determine training needs of their teams and assist in determining the appropriate staff development plan, staff training sessions and develop a local annual training plan.
• Making sure that staff get paid correctly and on time
• Benefits administration, the incumbent will ensure support staff enrollment in local benefit plans staff i.e. pension medical and group personal accident insurance service providers as appropriate and follow up invoices for payment
• Ensure that the health, safety and welfare responsibilities are adhered to by all staff within the organization
• Monitoring staff performance and attendance as well as Make follow up on timely staff performance appraisals / reviews
• Advising line managers and other employees on RHSP policies and procedures
• Handling employee grievances - according to the Uganda labor laws and maintain confidential records related to grievances and complaints and coordinate their resolution.
• Negotiating salaries, contracts, working conditions or redundancy packages with staff and representatives as per the donor requirements.
• Maintain comprehensive updated confidential personnel files in respect of each individual staff.
• Prepares and oversees the implementation of orientation programs for all new staff and familiarize them with their job descriptions • Any other duties as assigned by the supervisor

KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE
• The ideal candidate should possess a Bachelors’ degree in Human Resource Management, Education, Organizational or Industrial Psychology or a related field from a recognized institution.
• A minimum of three years relevant experience gained from a reputable organization.
• Experience with a donor funded Organization Is an added advantage.
• Highly Organized and efficient worker.
• Skilled and multi-tasking and good time management.
• Positive and expert at stress management.
• Excellent communication skills both oral and written
• Strong computer and clerical skills.
• High professional integrity and sense of responsibility and accountability.
• Ability to maintain confidentiality is a must.
• Ability to prioritize tasks and strong problem-solving skills

Job Education Requirements: The ideal candidate should possess a Bachelors’ degree in Human Resource Management, Education, Organizational or Industrial Psychology or a related field from a recognized institution.

Job Experience Requirements: A minimum of three years relevant experience gained from a reputable organization.

Job application procedure
Applications: All interested Candidates possessing the above attributes can send their applications including a cover letter, latest Copy of CV (with 3 referees), copies of academic qualifications/certificates addressed to the HR Manager to jobs@rhsp.org. Kindly indicate the Job title under subject of the mail. Only Online applications will be considered
Deadline for Submission: Close of business by 5:00pm, Friday, 6th September 2019 Only short-listed candidates will be contacted by Rakai Health Sciences Program. Any form of lobbing and canvassing will lead to disqualification

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