US CDC PEPFAR Grant Jobs – Human Resource Manager at MJAP

Organisation: Makerere
University Joint Aids Program (MJAP)
Funding
Source:
US President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)
Duty
Station:
Kampala, Uganda
Reports
to:
Executive Director
About
US:
Makerere
University Joint AIDS Program (MJAP) is a Company limited by guarantee under
Makerere University. MJAP emerged from the Mulago-Mbarara Teaching Hospitals
Joint AIDS Program (MJAP) which was established in November 2004 under the then
Makerere University Faculty of Medicine with funding from the US President’s
Emergency Plan For AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and technical assistance from Centers
for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
MJAP is currently
implementing a five year Grant under the Presidential Emergency Plan for AIDS
Relief II (PEPFAR II) supporting the provision of comprehensive HIV/AIDS
services including integration of these services in the broader health context
in line with the Global Health Initiative (GHI) while strengthening all the
Health System Components in the partner institutions to enhance their capacity
to provide these services.
Job Summary: The Human Resource Manager will actively initiate,
develop, review and monitor the implementation of human resource management and
organizational development policies, strategies, systems, processes and
procedures in line with the organization’s strategic plan and the national
labor laws.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
  • Initiate,
    develop and review human resource management policies and procedures for
    the organization in line with the organisation’s strategy and the
    prevailing labour laws
  • Initiate,
    develop and monitor the implementation of the departmental operational
    plan and budget in line with the HR strategy and organisation’s budgeting procedures
    and donor requirements
  • Design
    a mechanism for assessing staffing needs and develop a human resource
    recruitment and succession plan to avail adequate staffing numbers and
    competences in line with the organisation’s strategy and the staff
    development policy
  • The
    incumbent initiate, develop, review and monitor the implementation of
    performance management policies, systems and procedures for the
    organization in line with the organisation’s strategy and policies
  • Initiate,
    develop, review and monitor policies and strategies for human resource
    information system and knowledge management in line with the HR policies
    and procedures
  • Initiate,
    develop and implement strategies for handling staff grievances, discipline
    and labour relation related issues
  • Actively
    monitor the implementation of strategies and structures for recognising
    and remunerating staff in line with the organization’s policies and the
    donor requirements
  • Initiate,
    develop, review and monitor the implementation of change management (Organizational
    development) strategies to increase productivity of the organization in
    line with organizational development principles and values
  • Design
    strategies and procedures for providing employee assistance programs
    (EAPs) including counselling services to staff with personal problems and
    career related needs in line with the human resource policies
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The
    applicant should preferably hold a Master’s Degree in Industrial and
    organizational Psychology, Human Resource Management, or MBA (HR).
  • At
    least eight years’ experience in a reputable organisation preferably an
    NGO, three years should have been gained at a Senior Management level
  • Good
    leadership skills
  • Strong
    IT and computer proficiency skills.
  • Excellent
    analytical, coordination / networking, negotiation, communication and
    interpersonal skills.
  • High
    ethics and integrity.    
  • Results
    and team-oriented.
  • Ability
    to work under tight deadlines.
  • Demonstrated
    ability to produce high quality reports/ documents.
How
to Apply: 
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should email their applications including a
detailed curriculum vitae, copies of relevant academic documents and three
performance referees to: hr@mjap.or.ug addressed to; The Human Resource
Manager, Makerere University Joint AIDS Program (MJAP), Kampala. Uganda.
Deadline:
26th June, 2015 by 5:00 PM.

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