UHMG Jobs – Human Resources Manager at Uganda Health Marketing Group (UHMG)

Job Title:       Human Resources Manager
Organisation: Uganda Health
Marketing Group (UHMG)
Reports to: Director Human
Resources and Organizational Development
Duty Station: Kampala,
About US:
Uganda Health Marketing Group (UHMG) is a Company Limited by Guarantee
with an NGO status, whose Vision is “A good life for all Ugandans”. UHMG works
in partnership with public, private, and civil society institutions to improve
the quality of life of Ugandans through the provision of superior and
affordable health care solutions. Using the Good Life Platform as its launch
pad, UHMG has employed uniquely designed interventions and innovative behavior
change communication approaches to raise people’s awareness of and demand for
health care services for Reproductive Health, HIV, Malaria, and Maternal &
Child Health.
Job Summary: The Human
Resources Manager is responsible for overseeing Uganda Health Marketing Group
(UHMG) to ensure  efficient acquisition,
selection, retention, and development of the human resources, and ensure that
related HR procedures are followed regularly, and implemented in compliance
with the defined systems and processes, and in line with the organization’s
operational policies and guidelines, donor requirements, and statutory
regulations, while ensuring value for money, efficiency and effectiveness.
Key Duties and
  • Planning: The Human Resource
    Manager will develop the departmental Annual Work Plan and Budget,
    Capacity Building Plan, and Manpower Plan.
  • Talent Acquisition: Manage the
    implementation of manpower planning, forecasting, and the timely sourcing,
    acquisition, induction, retention, and development of the human resources.
    Coordinate the staff exit management process.
  • Compliance: Regularly share and
    orient staff with the UHMG Human Resource-related policies, procedures,
    and ensure consistency and harmony with national labour legislation, and
    funding requirements.
  • Organization Development: Carry
    out a Training Needs Analysis, and develop & implement the Annual HRD
    Plans. Coordinate the development of staff in line with the Organisation’s
    goals and objectives.
  • Performance Management: Manage
    and monitor the performance of staff supervised in the department in line
    with the Organisation’s goals, objectives, policies, and regulations.
    Coordinate the performance management process, and in liaison with sector
    heads, implement the Performance Management System, train the supervisors
    on the performance management system, and generate informative reports for
    appropriate action.
  • Benefits Management and Welfare:
    Manage the staff payroll process in liaison with the Finance department.
    Coordinate the implementation of staff welfare services and adherence to
    work place safety standards. In liaison with the Staff Consultative Forum,
    introduce and coordinate initiatives that will increase staff motivation
    and engagement.
  • Records Management: Implement
    the electronic HR information/data management system, ensuring that all
    human resources data and information is safe, secure, and up-to-date, and
    that confidentiality is maintained. Conduct regular audits of personnel
    file records, and ensure completeness and accuracy of required

Qualifications, Skills and
  • The ideal candidate for the UHMG Human
    Resources Manager job opportunity should hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Human
    Resource Management, Organizational/Industrial Psychology, or related
    field is essential.
  • Possession of a Post graduate Diploma in
    Human Resource Management is a must. A Certified professional
    qualification (e.g. CIPD), Master’s Degree in Management Studies, and
    Membership to a Human Resource Management Association are added
  • A minimum of five years’ experience in
    human resource management at managerial level.
  • Previous exposure and experience in human
    resource planning, management, and development;
  • Previous experience in people and culture
    management, financial/budget management, contracts management;
  • This position requires a self-driven,
    resilient, focused, flexible and people-person with good understanding of
    best practices in personnel management, motivation, and welfare, and with
    the capacity to perform with minimal supervision to fulfill the
    organization’s goals.
  • Excellent analytical skills, with
    attention to detail;
  • Excellent planning, coordination,
    reporting, and organizational skills;
  • Excellent training, and presentation
  • High degree of innovation and creativity
    in a busy organization;
  • Excellent interpersonal and team player
    skills, with ability to work with all staff levels;
  • Results-oriented individual;
  • Computer literacy skills with proficiency
    in MS Excel, Word, Power Point, Outlook, and Office 365;
  • Excellent written, verbal, numeric, and
    communication skills and etiquette;
  • Excellent planning, managerial and
    organizing abilities;
  • A self-starter, able to multi-task, and
    work with minimum supervision.
  • High degree of creativity, imagination,
    initiative, drive, competence, flexibility, and a willingness to learn;
How to Apply:
All qualified candidates should send their applications with copies of
Curriculum Vitae, names of three professional referees, copies of certified
academic documents, and telephone and email contacts to: The Human Resources
Manager, Uganda Health Marketing Group Ltd.; Plot 20-21, 27-28, Martyrs
Crescent, Ntinda, or to P. O. Box 4553, Kampala, Uganda.
N.B:  Hand deliveries should be submitted at the
UHMG reception.
E-mail to:
vacancies@uhmg.org with the job role clearly indicated in the email subject
Deadline: 6th
September 2017 by 4:00pm
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