Fresher Human Resource Officer NGO Jobs – Rakai Health Sciences Program (RHSP)

Job Title:    Human Resource Officer
Organisation: Rakai Health Sciences Program (RHSP)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Human Resource Manager
About RHSP:
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 District of Rakai, South Western Uganda. It is
based at the Uganda Virus Research Institute – Entebbe and Kalisizo in Rakai
Job Summary: The Human Resource Officer will conduct the HR
functions with special focus on recruitment/appointments, contract terms and
conditions of service, staff welfare /benefit management.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Provide administrative support to the staff
    appraisal process, including sending appraisal forms to the various users,
    providing technical guidance to appraisers as required, analyzing the
    forms when filled, preparing summary reports on the appraisals in line
    with the HR policies.
  • Assists the Human Resource Manager in
    monitoring staffing situation in the program by reviewing staff levels,
    identify staff gaps, and compile data on vacancies and other inadequacies
  • Implement and monitor staff recruitment and
  • Maintain a record of impending staff
    retirements, and plan for timely replacements
  • Manage staff leave schedules and database.
  • Actively participate in staff
  • Assist in attending to individual staff problems,
    grievances and concerns.
  • Assist in updating Job Descriptions and
    renewing staff contracts
  • Perform administrative duties in the HR
    office that may include but not limited to filling, organizing and
    representation in departmental meetings.
  • Maintain HR records and information on the HR
  • Coordinate staff Medical, IDs and Welfare
    activities as required including workman’s compensation insurance cover.
  • Process HR related payments.
  • Perform any other official duties as may be
    assigned management
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant should hold a Bachelor Degree
    in Human Resources Management. Possession of a post graduate degree in Human
    Resource management
  • Valid registration with HRMAU is an added
  • At least two years relevant work experience
    in HR Management and/or Office Administration.
  • Excellent planning, organizational and
    implementation skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Good records management skills
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office and Navision is an added advantage
NB: This is a re-advertisement. Those who applied earlier need not re-apply.

How to Apply:
suitably qualified and interested applicants should send their application
letter, valid academic documents and detailed resume (CV) with three
recognizable referees to:
Human Resource Manager,
Health Sciences Program,
Box 279, Kalisizo, Rakai, Uganda
by E-mail to:
Deadline: 19th August 2016

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