Job Title: Human Resources Officer
Organisation: RTI International
Project Name: USAID ENVISION Project
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Resident Program Advisor/ Chief of Party
RTI International is one of the world’s leading research institutes, dedicated to improving the human condition by turning knowledge into practice. Our staff of more than 3,700 provides research and technical services to governments and businesses in more than 75 countries in the areas of health and pharmaceuticals, education and training, surveys and statistics, advanced technology, international development, economic and social policy, energy and the environment, and laboratory testing and chemical analysis.
About USAID ENVISION Project:
RTI International is implementing the ENVISION Project in Uganda which is funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and aims at providing assistance to national NTD control programs for the control and elimination of seven targeted NTDs: lymphatic filariasis, trachoma, onchocerciasis, schistosomiasis, and three soil-transmitted helminths (roundworm, hookworm, and whipworm). ENVISION contributes to the global goal of reducing the burden of targeted NTDs so that they are no longer a public health problem in Uganda.
Job Summary: The Human Resources Officer will be responsible for the management, administration, coordination and facilitation of HR processes and operational support services for the Project. The HR Officer is responsible for transparent implementation of HR Strategies, effective delivery of HR services and management; interprets and applies HR policies; rules and regulations facilitate internal procedures and process solutions to a wide spectrum of complex HR issues. The HR Officer promotes a collaborative, client- oriented approach and contributes to the maintenance of high staff morale. The incumbent provides support in the formulation of solid HR strategies and implement Project human resources initiatives to attract, develop, motivate and retain the most suitable talent throughout the projects and facilitate successful performance in management.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
· The ideal candidate for the USAID ENVISION Project Human Resource Officer must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management, International Development
· At least ten years’ related experience or an MA degree and 6 years related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
· Prior experience of working on a US government funded program is required.
How to Apply:
All applicants should send an updated CV including three work related referees and cover letter to the Human Resources Manager via E-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com. Emails should not exceed 2MB. The applicants must include the POSITION TITLE in the subject line of their email.
Deadline: 24th October 2016
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