Field Human Resources Officer NGO Jobs – Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI)

Organisation: Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI)
Funding Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Human Resource Manager
About US:
Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI) is an international non-profit organization
which is a partnership of infectious diseases and public health specialists.
The overall objective of the IDI is to strengthen health systems with strong
emphasis on Infectious Diseases, through Research and Capacity Development. IDI
has five operational areas through which it works to achieve its mission:
Prevention, Care and Treatment; Training, Research and Laboratory services
(provided through a partnership with the Makerere University – John Hopkins
University Core Lab) and Outreach.
About CDC Project:
Diseases Institute (IDI) received funding from Centers for Disease Control and
Prevention (CDC)/PEPFAR to implement a comprehensive HIV/AIDS services in the
mid-western Uganda Districts of Kiboga, Kibaale, Kyankwanzi, Hoima, Masindi,
Buliisa and Kiryandongo. The project is called “Accelerating Comprehensive
HIV/AIDS Service Delivery through Health System Capacity Building and Technical
Assistance of District Health Teams and Health Facilities in Western and West
Nile Regions in the Republic of Uganda under PEPFAR.”
Job Summary: The Field Human Resources Officer will be in
charge of implementing HR actions and administering terms and conditions –
including salary and benefits administration, under the supervision and
guidance of the HR Manager. The Field Human Resources Officer will also ensure
that physical files of all IDI West Nile staff are properly maintained.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Actively participates in staff recruitment
    processes; screening applications ,short-listing candidates ,interviews
    and other selection processes;
  • Participate in staff salary administration
    activities and processes;
  • Staff / personnel records management;
  • The incumbent will administer staff benefits:
    including leave entitlements, NSSF, Salary advances;
  • In charge of the monthly staff time sheet
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the Human
    Resource Manager.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the Infectious Diseases
    Institute (IDI) Field Human Resources Officer vacancy should preferably
    hold a bachelor’s degree in human resource management, industrial and
    organizational psychology, social work and social administration or any
    other social science with bias in human resource management;
  • A minimum of three years’ experience in executing
    human resource duties in a busy organization;
  • Previous experience in an NGO setting is an
    added advantage.
  • Proven ability to work with little or no
  • Keen attention to detail;
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of and
    ability to work with Navision computer program;
  • Sense of fairness and equity in handling
    staff matters.
  • Fluency of the local languages within the
    supported districts is desirable.
How to Apply:
suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their application cover
letters with a detailed CV, naming at least two professional referees to:
Human Resources Manager,
Diseases Institute,
Box 22418, Kampala, Uganda
NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for
Deadline: 4th March, 2016 by 5:00 PM

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