Human Resources Officer USAID Project Job Placements – University Research Co., LLC (URC)

Organization:  University Research Co., LLC (URC)
Duty Station:
Reports to: Director
of Finance and Administration
About US:
University Research
Co., LLC (URC) URC is a global company dedicated to improving the quality of
health care, social services, and health education worldwide. With a non-profit
affiliate, the Center for Human Services (CHS), URC manages projects in over 45
countries, including the United States.
About the Project:
The Quality and
Performance Institute (QPI) is a division of URC that has implemented quality
improvement and operations research programs in health care since 1981 and
continues to be at the cutting edge of health care improvement work in
countries around the world. 
With the RHITES-N
Acholi Project (Regional Health Integration to Enhance Services in Northern
Uganda – Acholi), USAID will continue its support of the Government of Uganda’s
(GOU) efforts to improve access to and use of health services in the country’s
post-conflict northern region. RHITES-N Acholi Project activities will build on
USAID investments and national advances to increase access to and use of
high-quality integrated services that accelerate the ability and capacity to
respond to the specific health needs of residents in the Acholi sub-region,
leveraging the URC-ASSIST project successes.
Job Summary:  The Human Resources Officer is responsible for
providing HR and administrative support in line with URC policies and
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·       Analyses and gleans HR from the work plans
presented at the beginning of the project year and coordinates them with the
Operations Manager.
·       Assists staff in understanding and completing
the performance appraisals process in a timely manner.
·       Guides supervisors in keeping the performance
appraisals process as an ongoing process
·       Ensures that all new staff have set
objectives for the probation and set up appraisal schedules with supervisors
for probation and annual review and follow up on the submission of the
·       Work with HQ programmatic and international
HR staff on all issues related to employee performance and
policy/procedure/benefit related matters
·       Provide HR support through coordination of
the recruitment process such as advertising vacancies, collecting CVs,
screening candidates, and setting up interviews for selected applicants with
the relevant staff on the project, providing interview feedback
·       Manage staff enrollment in local benefit
·       Manage and review invoice payment for benefit
·       Provide support and follow up on the timely
submission of electronic and paper timesheets, and the timely completion and
submission of Labor Adjustment forms, as required
·       Maintain and update the project/personnel
paper and electronic files. Keep files in an organized, orderly manner so that
records can be referred to in the event of an audit or need for historical
·       Photocopy or scan as necessary the required
copies of staff documents
·       Maintain an updated leave management data
·       Support the separation of employees due to
resignation, termination, and ensure that all the necessary exit documentation
is completed.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal applicant must hold a Bachelor’s
Degree in Human Resources Management, Social Sciences, Business Administration
or a related field.
·       At least three years’ relevant work
experience gained through serving in a similar position with an NGO or
multinational company.
·       Excellent planning, organizing, communication
and Interpersonal skills. As well as great attention to detail.
·       Knowledge of Uganda Labor laws,
·       Ability to work in a multicultural
environment and maintain confidentiality of employee information
·       Desired Experience & Qualifications
·       A Post Graduate diploma in Human Resources
Management and/or training in records management
·       A good understanding of USAID rules and

Note: Only candidates who are eligible
to work in Uganda for an indefinite period without a need for sponsorship will
be considered for this position.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested applicants should apply online at the link below
You must upload your
CV/Résumé and your Cover Letter where indicated. Also, please complete your
application form and attach a completed USAID Form 1420 Contractor Employee
Biographical Data Sheet, Download Here as well. 
Due to the large
number of inquiries we receive, only candidates who have met the required
experience & qualifications for this position will be contacted. No phone
calls please. However, since we are active around the world in the field of
public health, we may wish to retain your CV in our database for other/future
opportunities, unless you direct us otherwise. Thank you very much for your
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