NGO Jobs – Human Resource Training and Development Officer at Hospice

Organisation: Hospice
Africa Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala,
About Hospice:
Since 1993, Hospice Africa
Uganda (HAU) (national organization) has promoted modern methods of pain and
symptom control as well as “whole-person” (holistic) care for
patients living with cancer and HIV/AIDS. HAU strives to uphold excellent
clinical standards and provide quality education courses and advocacy
activities to promote the spread of palliative care throughout Uganda and
Job Summary: The Human
Resource Training and Development Officer (HRTD) will oversee the learning and
professional development of HAU’s workforce. The incumbent will assess training
needs of the HAU employees, learning objectives and applications from other
institutions, support teams with appropriate learning schemes, coordinates
training and volunteer programs within HAU.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
1. Learning and Professional
  • Develops
    HR training and development strategies, analyses training needs in
    conjunction with line managers;
  • Steer
    the planning, directing and delivering training and development programs
    including staff inductions; develops training programs that meet the
    skills gaps;
  • The
    incumbent will design and ensure the implementation of appropriate
    e-learning strategies.
2. Coordination of Continued
Medical Education:
  • Works
    closely with Clinical management and education function to organize for
    continuous medical trainings; case conferences and journal clubs for team
  • Document
    reports on continuous medical trainings;
  • Makes
    sure that certification of trainings;
  • Steer
    the promotion of research activities to enhance learning; writing of
    abstracts by team members and contributing to local and internal journals.
3. Coordination of Internship
and on job Placements at HAU:
  • Actively
    participate in the recruitment of interns and group applications
    interested in Palliative Care placements at HAU.
  • The
    incumbent coordinates internship placements, participate in assessments of
    internship programs;
  • Responsible
    for the training of mentors and supervisors and documentation of successes
    and lessons learnt on internship and placement program.
4. Coordination of Volunteer
  • Takes
    part in the recruitment of skilled volunteers; develop volunteer job
  • Orient
    and train volunteers;
  • Manage
    and evaluate the volunteer program; review policies and procedures and
    recommend changes.
  • Identify
    volunteer staffing needs; ensures proper budget management;
  • In
    charge of proper maintenance of documentation;
  • Coordinate
    a reward/recognition program(s) and special events for volunteers.
  • Develop
    promotional materials; M&E, statistics and reports.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  The
applicant should hold a Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business
Administration, Public Admin, Project Planning & Management, Social Work
& Social Admin, Public Relations. Possession of a Master’s degree in
Training and Development, Human Resources Management, Organizational
Development, or Business Administration is an added advantage.
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates may hand deliver, Email or post a recently updated and
detailed resume / CV with a typed cover letter indicating three work related
referees to the address below. Emails must not exceed 2MB.
Send to:
The Human Resources and
Administration Director,
Hospice Africa Uganda, P.O. Box
7757, Kampala. Uganda
Plot 130, Makindye Road,
Opposite Makindye Country Club
Email to:
Deadline: 19th January, 2015
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