Human Resources Officer Non-profit Careers – Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF)

Job Title:       Human Resources Officer
Organization: Elizabeth
Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF)
Duty Station: Mbarara,
Uganda
Reports to: Senior Human
Resources Manager
About US:
The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) seeks to end
pediatric HIV/AIDS through research, advocacy, and prevention and treatment
programs. We are a global leader in the fight against pediatric HIV and AIDS,
working in 15 countries and at 7,000 sites around the world to prevent the
transmission of HIV to children, and to help those already infected. Today,
because of the highly successful work of the Foundation and its partners over
the last 25 years, pediatric AIDS has been virtually eliminated in the United
States and new infections in children have declined by 58% worldwide. EGPAF
Uganda Country program is currently implementing a number of projects in
partnership with various donors.
Job Summary: The Human
Resources Officer provides specialized support in the day-to-day management and
administration of the human resources function. While the focus is typically on
HR administration & compliance, the position may also support other
functional areas such as recruitment, staff orientation, training &
development, employee relations, compensation & benefits, and performance
management.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
  • The incumbent will support the recruitment
    processes, including posting vacancy announcements, tracking and reporting
    on recruitment processes, preparing interview files and schedules, and
    assisting with reference checks for final job candidates.
  • Support administration of HR policies;
    including employee terms & conditions of service, leave records etc.
    Administer the organization medical scheme.
  • Ensure complete and up-to-date employment
    documentation and confidential handling of employee information. Ensure
    all required employee documentation is obtained, correctly filed, and
    updated as necessary. Ensure all employees are in receipt of critical HR
    documents, including a current contract, employee handbook, and job
    description.
  • Update HR Payroll and HR system and track
    contract expiry dates for renewal. Ensure any changes in an employee’s
    status are adequately documented.
  • Support the management and general
    administration of employee leave and other leave related processes.
  • Assist in providing support on performance
    management system and ensure that key dates and deadlines are met.
  • Offer support in the orientation and
    on-boarding of new employees, welcome package, orienting staff regarding
    employment conditions, registering staff for benefits schemes, and
    ensuring new staff have appropriate work space and resources.
  • Prepare and update the human resources
    data base, and update the organization chart on a monthly basis and
    circulate to employees.
  • Assist with employee safety, welfare and
    wellness programs, and support internal communications and staff training
    & development needs.
  • Ensure compliance with all internal
    policies and procedures as well as external regulatory concerns and
    applicable labour laws.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
  • The applicant for the Human Resources
    Officer career placement should hold a Bachelor’s degree in Human Resource
    Management, Business Administration, Organizational Psychology from a
    reputable university.
  • Possession of a post graduate diploma in
    Human Resources Management will be of an added advantage
  • At least three to five years hands on
    experience as HR Generalist with expertise in managing employee training
    and development, Performance Management of satellite staff and Employee
    Relations.
  • Previous experience gained in
    international non-profit sector preferred.
  • Excellent verbal, written communication skills,
    and active listening skills.
  • Understanding of the sensitivity and
    confidentiality of the HR function.
  • Strong inter-personal and team building
    skills.
  • Ability to manage a large and variable
    work load, ensuring timely and accurate completion of assigned work.
  • Excellent skills in data bases, word
    processing, spreadsheets.
  • Detail oriented and with special attention
    to accuracy.
  • Well organized, self guided and motivated
    to produce quality work.
  • Integrity, objectivity, and the ability to
    gain the trust and respect of peers
  • Fluency in English and at least one local
    language.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send
apply online at the link below.
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