NGO RHSP Jobs – Human Resource Manager Rakai Health Sciences Program

Rakai Health Sciences
Program (RHSP)
Reports to: Program Administrator
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.
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.
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
  • 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
  • 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

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
  • Mature
    judgment/decision making ability.
  • Willingness
    to reside in Rakai district,
  • Good
    interpersonal and organizational skills, Fluent in Luganda – local
  • Ability
    to work under minimum supervision.
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:-
28th June, 2013
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