Entry Level HR Officer NGO Jobs – Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation

Job Title:  HR Officer (Entry Level Job Vacancies)

Organisation: Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation (Baylor)

Duty Station:  Uganda

About US:

Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation -Uganda (Baylor-Uganda) is an indigenous not-for-profit child health and development organisation affiliated to the Baylor College of Medicine International Paediatric AIDS Initiative (BIPAI), a Network of paediatric HIV/AIDS care and treatment Children’s Clinical Centres of Excellence and international program offices in 11 countries across Africa and Eastern Europe.

Job Summary:  The HR Officer will provide technical support in human resource management for health to designated health facilities/districts in line with Baylor Uganda and government policies and professionally accepted HR management principles and; support the Regional HR and Administration Coordinator in implementation of the organizational policies and procedures.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • Support the recruitment and selection process for District supported staff as per the approved staffing plans, implement the induction and placement procedure for new staff and manage staff exit processes in line with the Baylor HR Manual and local government procedures
  • Monitor implementation of employee relations, health and safety, leave management, payroll changes and update and welfare procedures in the region.
  • Attend cluster meetings and HR clinics in the clusters to identify staff concerns for the HR Coordinator’s attention
  • Implement performance management system, policies and procedures and provide technical support to the District supported staff in performance management processes in line with Baylor HR manual and local government procedures.
  • Maintain and regularly update the HR regional data base and staff records including entries into HR module on ERP as applicable as well as attendance and leave records.
  • Prepare and submit to the Regional HR Coordinator periodic and adhoc reports in regard to the human resource management issues related to cluster management and District supported staff
  • Provide expertise and guidance in HRH to all staff within the region, partners and government authorities.
  • Participate in the development, implementation and monitoring of the regional HR plan and budget in line with the HR departmental plan and Baylor Uganda Financial guidelines

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal applicant for the Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation HR Officer job must hold a Degree in industrial/Organizational Psychology or Human Resource management
  • Three years’ experience supporting HRH preferably in an NGO setting.
  • Good understanding of national legal requirements relating to HR, including labor laws.
  • Extensive knowledge of the organizational policies, systems and procedures as well as local government procedures.
  • Broad knowledge, understanding and proficiency in the field of Human Resources Management.
  • Knowledgeable about the performance management processes.
  • Good interview, negotiation and counselling skills.
  • Good understanding of a range of Human Resource information systems.
  • Skills in building relationships, partnerships and advocacy.
  • Highly developed cross-cultural awareness and ability to work well in diversified environment.

How to Apply:

All candidates should apply online at the link below.

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  • Applications should include a cover letter, CV, daytime telephone contact, three traceable professional references and certified UNEB certificates as well as certified University Transcripts
  • You must have at least a credit 6 in MATHEMATICS and ENGLISH at Ordinary Level (UCE). Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview. Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: 8th  September 2021

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