Human Resource Assistant USAID SHRH Project Careers – IntraHealth International

Job Title:      Human Resource Assistant
Organisation: IntraHealth
Project Name: USAID
Strengthening Human Resources for Health (SHRH) project
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Senior Human
Resource & Administration Officer
About US:
IntraHealth International is a non-profit organization that was founded
in North Carolina, United States and has been working in over 30 years in over
100 countries. IntraHealth has empowered health workers to better serve
communities in need. IntraHealth fosters local solutions to health care
challenges by improving health worker performance, strengthening health
systems, harnessing technology, and leveraging partnerships. In collaboration
with governments, nongovernmental organizations, and private- sector
organizations around the world, IntraHealth champions the needs and
contributions of health workers—from doctors and nurses to community health
workers to health facility managers—and works to ensure they have the tools,
supplies, information, training, and support they need to provide communities
they serve with the best possible opportunity for health and well-being.
About SHRH Project:
IntraHealth International is implementing the Strengthening Human
Resources for Health (SHRH) project whose purpose is to strengthen the
capacities of central ministries, districts, health professional councils, PNFP
and health training institutions to effectively and efficiently plan, manage
and utilize the health workforce; and strengthen systems for sustained health
worker performance to improve health outcomes for the people of Uganda.
Job Summary: The Human
Resource Assistant will support the Senior Human Resource & Administration
Officer to administer and develop the human resource management of the
Strengthening Human Resources for Health (SHRH) project. The incumbent assists
the Senior Human Resource & Administration Officer to manage human resource
functions including benefits administration, recruitment, performance
management, retention, employee relations and development, compensation, leave
and personnel records.
Key Duties and
  • Assisting in orienting new staff, ensuring
    new staff have all needed equipment, supplies and email accounts, and
    communicating with HQ about new hires.
  • Provide support in the creation and maintenance
    of personnel files, hiring, compensation issues, leave schedules,
    timesheets, severance issues, staff management and other personnel
  • The jobholder will assist with
    coordination and support all aspects of the recruitment and selection
    process of staff.
  • Provide support to coach and train staff
    involved in recruitment on best practice and equal opportunities.
  • Assist to ensure that IntraHealth’s Human
    Resource policies, practices and processes are reviewed and updated
    regularly ensuring that they are suitable and consistent with good
    practice and local legal requirements
  • Assist to ensure ongoing update of the
    Human Resource database (Ultipro) and filing system for all staff
  • Provide support in processing timesheets
    using the time management system (Tenrox).
  • Assist to provide the necessary
    information required for the monthly payroll preparation and allocation
  • Attend meetings as a representative of the
    Human Resource department as required
  • Handling inquiries regarding Human
    Resource issues

Qualifications, Skills and
  • The ideal applicants for the Intrahealth
    Human Resource Assistant job placement should hold a Bachelor’s Degree in
    Human Resources Management from a recognized University.
  • A minimum of three years of human resource
  • Good working knowledge of current Uganda
    labour law
  • Significant exposure and experience
    working in an International Non-Governmental Organization (INGO) in the
    development/humanitarian sector will be an added advantage.
  • Excellent interpersonal relations skills
    including courteousness, tact and good verbal communications
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently
    and self-motivated; also work cooperatively with other office personnel
  • Strong organizational and time management
  • Ability to simultaneously support a team
    of professionals
  • Computer literacy in MS Office
    applications including Word, Excel, Power Point; Outlook
  • Personal Competencies: Service
    Excellence, Planning and Organizing, Interpersonal Relationships,
    Effective Oral and Written Communication
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who wish to join the
USAID Project should apply by clicking on the web link below.
Deadline: 6th October

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