Human Resources Specialist Employment Opportunity – RTI International

Organisation: RTI International
USAID Uganda
School Health and Reading Program
: Kampala, Uganda
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.
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.
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.

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.
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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