Regional Human Resource Manager Job Placement – Rakai Health Sciences Program (RHSP)

Organisation: Rakai Health
Sciences Program (RHSP)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Project Director
About US:
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.
Job Summary: The Regional
Human Resource Manager will be responsible for the Regional human resources
functions by providing support in implementing partner human resource policies
and procedures, development and coordination of organizational HR strategies at
a regional level specifically in the Management and Professionalization of
human capital resource.
Key Duties and
  • Support
    IPs in ensuring that the HR values and strategic interests are up
    held and well presented as delegated in all partnership engagements.
  • Manage
    the effective implementation of the Human Resource Policies and Procedures
    manual; and provide advice to Management on all aspects related to employees/human
    resources in line the Government of Uganda legislation/employment laws;
  • Support
    IPs in carrying out Human Resource Planning at HRH level.
  • Work
    closely with the respective regional managers when a vacancy or new post
    surfaces to determine if the nature and the scope of the job or the
    duties have changed in any way;
  • Support
    IPs in developing and compile induction and orientation programme and a
    checklist for induction and ensure that new employees receive all the
    information they need.
  • Ensure
    that a robust recruitment and selection process is carried out to
    ensure that high quality and competent staff are employed to carry out
    their work effectively and efficiently at regional level;
  • Provide
    guidance and support to departments in carrying out the induction
    and orientation programme;
  • The
    incumbent will make sure that personal files for all employees in the
    regionalization are set up with the relevant information relating to
    employment and work performance.
  • Maintain
    and ensure controlled access to staff personal files;
  • Oversee
    the completion of Performance Appraisals by all Staff in the
    regionalization, and further ensure efficient management of the outcomes
    of the appraisal process. Regularly conduct refresher trainings on the
    Performance Management System.
  • Take
    lead in the preparation and implementation of the employee learning and
    development strategies.
  • Conduct
    exit interviews as appropriate to obtain feedback from departing employees
    concerning working conditions, policies, supervision,
    organizational culture and other matters related to their employment with
    the organization.
  • Perform
    any other tasks as assigned by the Project Director.
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The ideal candidate for the Regional Human
    Resource Manager job placement should preferably hold a Bachelor’s degree
    in Human Resource Management or Industrial or Organizational Psychology,
    or Business Administration (Human Resource Management option), Social
    Sciences with a Masters in Human Resource Management. Membership of the
    Human Resource Managers’ Association of Uganda will be an added advantage.
  • A minimum of five years of proven human
    resource managerial work experience within the local government sector.
  • The ideal candidate should be a Ugandan
    citizen with broad knowledge and understanding of the Uganda employment
    legal and statutory framework.
  • Pleasant, social, flexible, with good
    interpersonal skills and a spirit of team building/work
  • Good problem solving skills
  • Good counseling skills
  • Good decision making skills
  • Ability to plan ahead
  • Highly sensitive to different
    personalities, characters and behaviors/cultures
  • Ability to work in remote areas
  • Good oral and written communication and
    report writing skills
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested applicants should send their
application letter, valid academic documents and detailed resume (CV) with
three recognizable referees to:
The Human Resource Manager,
Rakai Health Sciences Program,
P.O. Box 279, Kalisizo, Rakai, Uganda
Send by E-mail to:
Deadline: 28th April
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