Human Resources Officer Job Careers – Clarke International University (CIU)

Resources Officer

Organization: Clarke
International University (CIU)

Duty Station: Kampala,

Reports to:
Vice Chancellor

About US:

Clarke International
University (CIU) (Formerly, International Health Sciences University (IHSU) in
Uganda is a University that is licensed by the Uganda National Council for
Higher Education (NCHE [UI.PL 013]).  CIU
is a non-residential university offering health sciences and business courses
and grooms students to become tomorrow’s leaders nationally and
internationally.  CIU is currently
situated on the third floor at International Hospital Kampala (IHK) in

Job Summary:  The Human Resources Officer will spearhead
Human Resources best practices and objectives to provide an employee-oriented,
high performance culture which emphasizes empowerment, quality, productivity
and, the highest professional standards within a safe and secure environment in
compliance with the current labour and employment legislation of Uganda. The
highest principles of equality and ethical standard will be adhered to as
specified by the Human Resources Management profession.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Guide management on issues related to
    human resources planning, documentation, review and implementation.
  • Coordinate staff recruitment and the
    selection process including: placement of vacancy notices; receipt of
    applications and shortlisting of candidates; following up with references;
    verifying of documentation; and acting as secretary to appointment
  • Manage new staff entry and supervise all
    administrative procedures therein including; in collaboration with
    supervisors review and revise Job Descriptions, and maintenance of
    complete employment files for all staff.
  • Carry out exit interviews for staff leaving
    and giving prompt feedback to management to ensure continuous improvement
    of systems and policies in the organization.
  • Advise HOD’s and staff on human
    resources issues in accordance with strategy, policies and best employment
  • Identify upcoming job openings in
    coordination with the respective Heads of Departments (HODs;
  • Review all draft job openings and
    conduct Human Resources assessments of applications, and monitor the
    recruitment processes & actions in liaison with the respective Heads of
  • Taking charge of individual staff communication,
    including role change, disciplinary, promotion/demotion, job offers,
    updates, salary changes etc.
  • Negotiate the staff medical
    /compensation schemes with prospective service providers in consultation
    with the SMT.
  • To lead the identification and
    coordination of staff continuing professional development (CPD) and how
    best to deliver this for all staff.
  • Track Staff/employees contractual
    periods & expiry;
  • To supervise administration of the staff
    payroll in consultation with the Finance Department.
  • To assist staff who qualify for and who
    wish to arrange salary loans from financial institutions in conjunction
    with the Finance Department and Vice Chancellor.
  • Provide support and initial counseling
    advice to staff who have performance related obstacles.
  • Review the applications of the
    Internship Programmes, specifically handling the correspondence with
  • Provide induction orientation programme
    and briefing to new employees/staff members;
  • Oversee Occupational Health and Safety
    (OHS) issues and ensure appropriate insurances are in place;
  • Facilitate the inclusion of new staff
    into the appropriate medical coverage plan and Group Accident Scheme
  • To be responsible for organizing social
    events and other staff related social programmes;
  • Perform any other duties which may be
    determined from time to time by the Vice Chancellor

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The ideal candidate must hold a Master’s
    Degree in Human Resources Management. Bachelor’s Degree: in Human
    Resources Management, Finance, Organizational Psychology, Business
    Administration or, related field.
  • At least three years of work experience
    in Human Resources Management.
  • A degree and/or bias for a postgraduate
    qualification in Human Resources Management.
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of
    relevant national and international labour laws
  • The ability to display and adhere to a
    code of absolute confidentiality
  • Ability to work independently with a
    high level of self-motivation
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal,
    and presentation skills
  • Basic counseling skills
  • An analytical, problem solving and
    creative work approach
  • Effective verbal and written
    communications skills
  • Effective public relations and public
    speaking skills (sound people management skills)
  • Good understanding of University
    Structures and functions


  • Conflict resolution skills (high level)
  • Strategic thinking
  • Willingness and, ability to learn

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should submit the following, (please note
that incomplete applications will not be considered):

 One-page summary of your qualifications and
experience, indicating how you meet the expected skillset and competencies for
the position and: your motivation for applying (your signature is required).
Also, quote the source of the advertisement i.e.

  • Your Curriculum Vitae (CV) in English
    (please include your current residence address, telephone number, and
    email address, date of birth, gender and nationality);
  • Copies of Academic papers (preferably certified
    Academic documents are required)
  • Names and full contact details of at
    least three (03) referees.
  • Use the address: The Human Resources,
    Clarke International University (CIU)

Email to:

Deadline: Friday, 16th August 2019 by 17:00hrs

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