NGO RHSP Jobs - Human Resource Manager Rakai Health Sciences Program

Organisation: Rakai Health Sciences Program (RHSP)
Duty Station: Kalisizo, Uganda
Reports to: Program Administrator

About RHSP:
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 district of Rakai, South Western Uganda. It is based at the Uganda Virus Research Institute – Entebbe and Kalisizo in Rakai District. The Program is seeking to strengthen its staffing position in order to efficiently execute its research activities.

Job Summary: The Human Resource Manager will develop and maintain an employee relations climate that creates and permits a stable and productive work force. To manage and coordinate all functions of employee relations including recruitment, labor relations, compensation and benefit services, work force planning, affirmative action and advocate for employees’ rights.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Continuous personnel audit and monitoring and updating the Head Administration on employment practices
  • Coordination and monitoring of Program’s performance and appraisal system
  • Provide leadership in the establishment and maintenance of employee relations that will assist in attracting and retaining a desirable and productive labor force
  • Conducting Human Resource Surveys ( Salaries, Contracts, Policies, Legal issues e.t.c ) and update the FAD
  • Plans, implements and maintains a program of orientation for new employees and re-orientation of redeployed staff.
  • Administration of termination procedures for staff leaving the program, including exit interviews and giving feed-back.
  • Establish procedure for ensuring compliance with notice, reporting and similar obligations under agreements with labor organizations.
  • Supervise the compensation and benefits staff in administration and or implementation and communication of current and new compensation and benefit programs, policies and procedures.
  • Attending to individual staff problems, grievances and concerns.
  • Updating Job Descriptions and renewing staff contracts
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by management
 Key Deliverables:
  • Personnel audit and monitoring
  • Timely staff performance appraisal reports
  • Human resource survey
  • Employee induction and orientation
  • Employment policy administration
  • Compensation and benefit administration
  • Staff grievance handling
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • Post graduate training in Human resource management plus three to four years related experience, including supervisory/managerial experience in a wide range of employee relations activities.
  • Possess an ability to understand human behavior and be able to lead and motivate people.
  • Mature judgment/decision making ability.
  • Willingness to reside in Rakai district,
  • Good interpersonal and organizational skills, Fluent in Luganda – local language
  • Ability to work under minimum supervision. 
How to apply:
All interested applicants should send their application letters, valid academic documents and detailed resumes (C.V) with three recognizable referees to:
The Human Resource Manager Rakai Health Sciences Program,
P.O. Box 279, Kalisizo, Uganda
Or Send by E-mail to:-

Deadline: 28th June, 2013

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