Human Resource Planning Technical Assistant Job Placement – Ministry of Health (MoH)

Organization: Ministry
of Health (MoH)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Commissioner Human Resource Management
About US:
The Ministry of Health (MoH)
has received support from the United States Government to strengthen its Human Resource
capacity. The support is intended to improve human resource management and
leadership mfr particular focus on policy and planning, performance management
and human resource development. The Staff to be recruited under this support
will be contracted by the MOH.
Job Summary: The Human Resource
Planning Technical Assistant will provide TA to MOH for human resource
planning, policy research and analysis, capacity building, succession planning
and health workforce analysis.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Develop
    long-term HRH strategic plans that respond to national and district
    workforce needs aligned with the Health Sector Development Plan (HSDP).
  • Carry-out
    annual health workforce analysis to generate data for evidence – based HRH
    planning and accountability.
  • Support
    Country level counterparts and stakeholders in the public and private
    sectors in reviewing, developing and strengthening systems for HRH policy
    analysis, assessments and planning at the national and district levels.
  • Establish
    and maintain multi sectoral mechanisms to analyze the HRH workforce needs,
    funding demands and develop solutions that are aligned with MOH vision,
    policies and plans.
  • Conduct
    HRH audits
  • Develop/review
    HRH attraction and retention strategy
  • Develop
    capacity of senior staff in designing and implementing succession plans,
    including conducting pre-retirement training
  • Undertake
    HRH policy research and analysis to ensure conformity with overall
    National policies.
Key Result Areas:
  • Development
    of Human Resource Plans
  • Conducting
    health workforce analysis /HRH Audits
  • Development
    of HRH attraction and retention strategies
  • Development
    of capacity building plans
  • Development
    of succession plans
  • Construction
    and application of statistical models that predict demand and supply

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    applicant must hold an Honours degree in Human Resource
    Planning/Management, Public Administration (Management option) Economics,
    Public Health or Human Resources for Health Management, Statistics or the
    equivalent from a recognized University/Institution.
  • Must
    possess a Master’s degree in Human Resource Planning, Health Economics,
    Statistics Public Health or Health Systems Management or their
    equivalencies from a recognized University/Institution.
  • At
    least eight years’ experience in developing human resource plans, policies
    and strategies in a complex and changing environment b Knowledge of
    relevant HRH planning tools and models applicable in Uganda.
  • Proven
    ability to carry out economic analysis of HRH issues; and sound costing of
    interventions to motivate resource allocation for HRH.
  • Familiarity
    with the GOU systems and financial analysis planning processes.
  • Computer
    skills in Microsoft Office Applications and Statistical Packages.
  • Advocacy
    experience and skills to articulate the need for long-term HRH support.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and
interested Ugandans are encouraged to send a filled Application Form/ Public
Service Form 3 (2008), download
, in triplicate and attach
the following; recent certified passport-size photograph, detailed curriculum
vitae, photocopies of certified academic certificates and transcripts,
photocopies of professional registration certificates and valid practicing
licenses where applicable, two recommendation letters from two of the most
recent supervisors/employers, a photocopy of your appointment letter for your
most recent position and copy of national identity card.  All applications
should bear the title and the number of the post being applied for. Applicants
should apply for only one post. Applicants should include their telephone and
email contacts on their applications. The complete application should be
submitted by hand to the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Health, P.O. Box
7272, Plot 6, Lourdel Road, Wandegeya, Kampala, (At the Reception). Hand
written applications are also acceptable.
Deadline: 2nd February, 2018
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