Human Resources Officer CDC Program Careers – Uganda Episcopal Conference (UEC)

Job Title:        Human Resources Officer
Organization: Uganda Episcopal Conference
Duty Station: Uganda

About US:
The Uganda Episcopal Conference (UEC) is the Assembly of the Catholic Hierarchy in Uganda, constituted with the approval of the Holy See, through which bishops express their collegial responsibility through collective action, to assure the progress of the Church and coordination of its social and pastoral ministry.

About CDC Program:
UEC has received a sub-grant from Rakai Health Sciences Program with support from the US Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention (CDC) to implement the “Accelerated HIV Epidemic Control program” in the Masaka Region. Through the health department, the Uganda Catholic Medical Bureau (UCMB), UEC will coordinate and support the programming and implementation of accelerated HIV epidemic control in PNFP health facilities accredited to the Uganda Catholic, Muslim and Protestant Medical Bureaus in the Masaka Region.

Job Summary:  The Human Resources Officer will support the PNFP sub sector in the Masaka Region to maximally utilize the human resource for health support to achieve program objectives, enhance staff productivity and assure compliancy to donor requirements and country labor laws.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Manage and coordinate the recruitment process for new I vacant positions in conjunction with Diocesan and Regional Health Coordinators of UCMB, UMMB, UPMB together with facility In-charges for the PNFP facilities supported in the Masaka Region.
  • Ensure all supported staffs have a current employment contract in line with national labor laws and hospital/health unit employment manuals.
  • Ensure all staffs have a personnel file containing all relevant documentation and information, according to donor requirements.
  • Ensure staffs are appraised and coordinate the performance management processes for all staff.
  • Ensure each supported staff has a performance plan anchored on achievement of the PEPFAR goals.
  • Generate all program and activity reports for submission to the donor as required from time to time.
  • Take lead in organizing training activities under the HRH component of the project.
  • Travel regularly to each health facility within the Masaka region to provide technical assistance
  • Participate in meetings, seminars and any other events related to HR management within PNFP subsector for the three Bureaus mentioned above.
  • Support the Diocesan and Regional Health coordinators to submit staff lists, accountabilities and any other official documents required by UCMB or project funders to ensure efficient use of resources.
  • Work with the accountant to ensure the preparation, payment and record-keeping of staff salaries and / or allowances is done in a timely manner and in accordance with employment regulations


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree preferably in Human Resource Management or Humanities
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Human Resource Management, Business Administration or Public Health.
  • A master degree is an added advantage
  • A good knowledge of health care service delivery and management of health care services is required including of the PNFP subsector.
  • Working knowledge of PEPFAR grant operations, rules, regulations, procedures, policies, and programs is necessary.
  • Good knowledge of Government of Uganda labor laws and policies is required.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills are required to develop and maintain effective working relationships with health facility managers and staff.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their applications  and updated CVs with three professional reference letters from previous employers to:

Office of the Secretary General,
Uganda Catholic Secretariat
Plot 672 Hanlon Road Nsambya Hill,
P.O. Box 2886, Kampala. Uganda

Deadline:  3rd October 2017

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