Human Resources Specialist Employment Opportunity - RTI International

Organisation: RTI International
Project Name: USAID Uganda School Health and Reading Program
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About RTI:
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 Project:
RTI International is implementing the USAID Uganda School Health and Reading Program, a five-year, USAID program that aims to improve early grade reading outcomes for children in primary grades and develop sustainable health education systems that support national HIV/AIDS prevention efforts.

Job Summary: The Human Resources Specialist will support the USAID Project by being responsible for the management, administration, coordination and facilitation of HR processes and operational support services for the Project. The HR Specialist 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 Specialist promotes a collaborative, client-oriented approach and contributes to the maintenance of high staff morale.  The incumbent will support 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 candidates must hold a Bachelor’s degree with at least ten years’ related experience or an MA degree and six years related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • The applicants should be mature individuals who can call upon years of leadership experience in HR to lead, collaborate and support the project during different implementation cycles.
  • Previous experience of working on a US government funded program is required.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates who desire to work for the USAID RTI Project should submit their updated CVs including three work related referees and cover letter to: The Human Resource Manager by e-mail to Emails should not exceed 2MB.

Deadline: 20th August 2016

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