Fresher Human Resource Assistant CDC Program Jobs – Rakai Health Sciences Program (RHSP)

Job Title:     Human Resource Assistant
Organisation: Rakai
Health Sciences Program (RHSP)
Funding Source: US PEPFAR/
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Duty Station:  RHSP
Head Office Kalisizo, Uganda
Reports to:  Human
Resource Officer L&D, Payroll and Benefits and Recruitment & Outreach
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.
About CDC Program:
With funding from PEPFAR/
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), RHSP is implementing a 5 year
comprehensive HIV/ AIDS program in the 12 districts of Masaka region namely;
Rakai, Kyotera, Masaka, Kalungu, Bukomansimbi, Lyantonde, Lwengo, Sembabule,
Butambala, Gomba, Mpigi, and Kalangala with an aim of achieving rapid HIV
epidemic control.
Job Summary: The Human
Resource Assistant will provide support to the Human Resource Function in the
administrative implementation of set activities. The position will work closely
with the Human Resource Officer-learning and Development, Human Resource
Officer-Recruitment and Outreach Services as well as Human Resource
Officer-Payroll and Benefits Management.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Provide support in Recruitment and Outreach
    Service by Sorting and reviewing resumes as they arrive.
  • The Human Resource Assistant also manages the flow of paper applications
    and manages the recruitment
    email box.
  • Provides
    the first review of resumes. Maintains a filing system that retains
    qualified applications for one year, arrange interview logistics needed.
    Makes sure that the workspace, computer and other equipment, mailbox are
    ready for the new employee’s start day.
  • Assist
    in preparing paperwork required for new hires and establishes personnel
  • Provide support in Training and Development by
    scheduling participants into training sessions, tracking participants and
    training records as may be
    requested, following up on training logistics required and facilitators for
    the same.
  • Entering
    training records into a database and maintaining the same as may be
  • Assisting
    in the orientation of new staff on the required documentation and
    following up on the same.
  • Provide support in Payroll and Benefits
    Management by completing monthly allocations on time sheets and filing of
    the same as may be guided from time, receive approved allowances and
    ensure they are delivered to payroll, ensure new staff fill insurance forms and have theme
    signed off by the HRM, draft correspondence as may be requested from time
    to time

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    ideal candidate for the Human Resource Assistant job opportunity should
    hold a bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management, Industrial
    psychology, Business Administration
    (HR) or any other related.
  • At least two years in HR Management and Office
  • Should have a pleasant enthusiastic
    personality, appositive attitude to learn and the ability to take
  • Independently motivated, able to meet deadlines
    and proven ability to follow through on initiatives
  • Good communication skills (Both written and
    oral) presentation and interpersonal 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,
Deliver to: Rakai Health
Sciences Program offices
Clement Hill Plot 8 Kampala,
Send via E-mail to:
NB: Please indicate on
the envelope & application; a) the position applied for, b) The district of
preference. For all online applications, save your documents as position &
district of preference ( e.g. Administrative Assistant Kalangala)
Deadline: 16th February 2017

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