Entry Level Human Resource Officer Job Vacancies – Uganda Health Marketing Group (UHMG)

Job Title:    Human Resource Officer   
Organisation: Uganda Health
Marketing Group (UHMG)
Reports to: Human Resource
Manager
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
About US:
Uganda Health Marketing Group (UHMG) is a Company Limited by Guarantee
with an NGO status, whose Vision is “A good life for all Ugandans”. UHMG works
in partnership with public, private, and civil society institutions to improve
the quality of life of Ugandans through the provision of superior and
affordable health care solutions. Using the Good Life Platform as its launch
pad, UHMG has employed uniquely designed interventions and innovative behavior
change communication approaches to raise people’s awareness of and demand for
health care services for Reproductive Health, HIV, Malaria, and Maternal &
Child Health.
Job Summary: The Human
Resource Officer will support the Human Resource Function of UHMG by providing
technical support to the Human Resource Manager with specific regard to Talent
Acquisition, Staff Development, Benefits Management, and Exit Management. The
position requires a fast learner self-driven person with capacity in the areas
of personnel management and development, and should have the capacity to work
with minimum supervision, while upholding the Core Values of UHMG.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
  • Provide support in the interpretation and
    implementation of the HR policies, procedures and systems.
  • Maintain and update a comprehensive
    physical filing system and the HRM Information System.
  • Maintain an updated staff leave plan and
    produce quarterly reports.
  • Provide support in the implementation of
    the recruitment and selection process in line with HRM Manual.
  • The incumbent will implement orientation
    and induction programmes for all new staff in line with the HRM Manual.
  • Regularly monitor and implement staff
    welfare system in line with HRM Manual.
  • Offer technical input to the performance
    management process and track evaluations reports, including facilitating
    timely feedback and development plan processes.
  • Keenly track submissions of performance
    appraisals, support in the development of the Annual HRD Plans, liaise
    with the Supervisor to ensure implementation, and track progress.
  • Manage the staff Medical Insurance Scheme,
    Group Personal Accident insurance, and coordinate the periodic insurance
    renewal process.
  • Regularly respond to employee queries;
    manage HR paper processes, and maintain job and personnel information.
  • Provide support in the development of the
    annual directorate’s work-plan and monitor implementation.
  • Prepare and submit monthly staff payroll
    and review staff timesheets on a timely basis.
  • Compute exiting staff severance pay and
    all related payments for review by the HR Manager.
  • Update the Alumni database.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the UHMG Human
    Resource Officer job vacancy should hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Human
    Resource Management, Organizational Psychology, Business Administration,
    or related field. Post graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management is
    essential.
  • A professional/certified qualification in
    Human Resource or personal management/development is an added advantage.
  • A minimum of two years’ experience in
    human resource practice of a growing organization.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
    skills.
  • Excellent managerial and organizational
    abilities.
  • High degree of integrity, energetic,
    dynamic team player, and portray innovation.
  • Highly flexible, innovative, with good
    record keeping, report compilation, communication, and interpersonal,
    supervisory and team work skills.
  • Computer literacy skills with knowledge of
    MS Excel, Word, Power Point, Outlook, and demonstrable experience in
    working with electronic Human Resource Management Information Systems
    (HRMIS) and electronic payroll systems.
  • Ability to work under pressure with
    competing deadlines in a demanding and challenging work environment.
NB: The job is available
for a period of 6 months.
How to Apply:
All qualified candidates should send their applications with copies of
Curriculum Vitae, names of three professional referees, copies of certified
academic documents, and telephone and email contacts to: The Human Resources
Manager, Uganda Health Marketing Group Ltd.; Plot 20-21, 27-28, Martyrs
Crescent, Ntinda, or to P. O. Box 4553, Kampala, Uganda.
N.B:  Hand deliveries should be submitted at the
UHMG reception.
Deadline: 17th
February, 2017 by 4:30pm
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