Manager Human Resource and Development Job Placement – Joint Clinical Research Centre (JCRC)

Human Resource and Development

Organization: Joint
Clinical Research Centre (JCRC)

Duty Station: Kampala,

Reports to: Director,
Finance & Administration

About US:

Joint Clinical
Research Centre (JCRC) is a National Ugandan Organization that was established
in 1991 as a Medical Institution and HIV/AIDS Centre of Excellence specializing
in Medical Research, Health Care and Training.

Job Summary:   The Manager Human Resource and Development
will be a member of the management team and will be responsible for among
others; job design, recruitment, managing employee relations, performance
management, training & development as well as talent management.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Recruits, interviews, tests, and selects suitable employees to fill
    vacant positions.
  • Develop and implement HR strategies and initiatives aligned with the
    overall JCRC Strategic plan.
  • Develop and monitor overall HR strategies, systems, tactics and
    procedures across the organization.
  • Nurture a positive working environment.
  • Oversee and manage staff performance appraisals.
  • Assess and manage staff training needs.
  • Ensure legal compliance throughout human resource management.
  • Bridge management and employee relations by addressing demands,
    grievances or other issues.
  • Advise management on wages and salaries.
  • Develops and maintains a human resources system that meets top
    management information needs.
  • Oversees the analysis, maintenance, and communication of records
    required of employees by law or local governing bodies, or other
    departments in the organization.
  • Administer performance review program to ensure effectiveness,
    compliance, and equity within organization. Administers salary
    administration program to ensure compliance and equity within
  • Manage employee benefit schemes in compliance with employee labour

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The ideal candidate for the Joint Clinical Research Centre (JCRC)
    Manager Human Resource and Development job must hold a Masters &
    Bachelors in humanities such as Human Resource Management, Business
    Administration among others from a recognized institution.
  • A post graduate diploma in Human Resources Management from a
    reputable institution is a must.
  • Experience working as a Manager Human Resources and Development in
    a reputable organization.
  • Knowledge of ICT based HR systems and applications.
  • Experience working with donor funded organizations.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • People oriented and results driven.
  • Ability to architect strategy along with leadership skills.
  • Excellent active listening, negotiation and presentation skills.
  • Competence to build and effectively manage interpersonal
    relationships at all levels of the company.
  • In-depth knowledge of labor law and HR best practices.
  • Membership of a professional Human Resource body will be an added

How to Apply:

All applications
must be addressed to: Director, Finance & Administration, Joint Clinical
Research Centre strictly by email:

Note: JCRC is an equal opportunity employer. Any
attempts of influencing the recruitment process will lead to automatic

Deadline: 12th July 2019

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