Human Resource Officer NGO Job Careers – Rakai Health Sciences Program (RHSP)

Resource Officer

Organization: Rakai
Health Sciences Program (RHSP)

Duty Station: 

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 districts of Greater Masaka region in Uganda.

Job Summary:  The Human Resource Officer will provide
technical support in human resource management including recruitment,
selection, performance management, training and development in line with the
Rakai Health Sciences Program Human Resources policies and procedures..

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Recruitment; Prepares and circulates vacancy announcements, prepares
    candidate profiles and participates in the interview and selection of
    candidates for the different program locations
  • Training and staff development; support supervisors to determine
    training needs of their teams and assist in determining the appropriate
    staff development plan, staff training sessions and develop a local annual
    training plan.
  • Making sure that staff get paid correctly and on time
  • Benefits administration, the incumbent will ensure support staff
    enrollment in local benefit plans staff i.e. pension medical and group
    personal accident insurance service providers as appropriate and follow up
    invoices for payment
  • Ensure that the health, safety and welfare responsibilities are
    adhered to by all staff within the organization
  • Monitoring staff performance and attendance as well as Make follow
    up on timely staff performance appraisals / reviews
  • Advising line managers and other employees on RHSP policies and
  • Handling employee grievances – according to the Uganda labor laws
    and maintain confidential records related to grievances and complaints and
    coordinate their resolution.
  • Negotiating salaries, contracts, working conditions or redundancy
    packages with staff and representatives as per the donor requirements.
  • Maintain comprehensive updated confidential personnel files in
    respect of each individual staff.
  • Prepares and oversees the implementation of orientation programs for
    all new staff and familiarize them with their job descriptions Any other
    duties as assigned by the supervisor

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The ideal candidate should possess a Bachelors’ degree in Human
    Resource Management, Education, Organizational or Industrial Psychology or
    a related field from a recognized institution.
  • A minimum of three years relevant experience gained from a reputable
  • Experience with a donor funded Organization Is an added advantage.
  • Highly Organized and efficient worker.
  • Skilled and multi-tasking and good time management.
  • Positive and expert at stress management.
  • Excellent communication skills both oral and written
  • Strong computer and clerical skills.
  • High professional integrity and sense of responsibility and
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality is a must.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and strong problem-solving skills

How to Apply:

All interested and
qualified candidates possessing the above attributes can send their
applications including a cover letter, latest Copy of CV (with 3 referees),
copies of academic qualifications/certificates addressed to the HR Manager to Please kindly indicate the Job title under subject of the mail.
Only Online applications will be considered

Deadline: Friday, 6th September 2019

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted by Rakai Health Sciences Program.
Any form of lobbing and canvassing will lead to disqualification

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