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Human Resources Officer


This is a Full-time position in Kampala posted December 16, 2021.

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# Job Description

Jhpiego is an international non-profit health organization affiliated with the
Johns Hopkins University. For more than 45 years, Jhpiego has empowered front-
line health workers by designing and implementing effective, low-cost, hands-
on solutions to strengthen the delivery of health care services for women and
their families. By putting evidence-based health innovations into everyday
practice, Jhpiego works to break down barriers to high-quality health care for
the world’s most vulnerable populations. Jhpiego, implementing a number of
projects in Uganda, wishes to recruit an eLearning officer for the Health
Workforce for the 21st Century Project HW21.
HW21 is a five-year Health Resources and Services Administration
HRSA-funded initiative supporting high HIV burden countries to meet 95-95-95
goals by 2030 by building competent and confident health workers and
effectively supporting governments to employ, deploy, and retain them. HW21 is
closing health workforce gaps to increase access for people living with HIV
PLHIV to testing, care, treatment and support to ensure sustained viral
suppression. In Uganda, HW21 will support HRSA, the U.S. Center for Disease
Control and Prevention CDC, and the Government of Uganda in this effort by
creating communities of practice through telementoring and case-based learning
for providers at facility level via the ECHO© model.

Position: Human Resources Officer
Reports to: Country Program Manager, CPM
Location: Uganda, Kampala
Positions supervised: N/A
• Ensure compliance by staff and supervisors to the HR policies, good
practices for effective and motivated staff
• Assist to review and update HR policies as per local laws and best practices
in the international NGO community.
• Assist the Global HR Partner in the recruitment process including review of
job descriptions, advertisements, screening of applications, interview and
selection process, reference checks and contracting.
• Oversee the review and renewal of the Jhpiego medical scheme Provide day-to-
day administration of staff benefits and answer queries from staff regarding
• Coordinate on-boarding orientation of new staff with other departments to
support the learning process of new employees and follow-up with new staff to
ensure adaptation and identify problem areas.
• Maintain up to date employee records in both electronicJEMS and J-drive
and hard copy files and ensure the files are complete and all required
documentation is maintained in a confidential and secure manner.
• Compile payroll details every month and the changes thereof and liaise with
the Finance office.
• Provide backstopping support to staff on JEMS HR system including: updating
staff records, timely approval of staff leave and timely submission of monthly
• Ensure effective administration of the performance management processes
including appraisals after probation period, performance improvement plan
PIP mid-year and end of year appraisals.
• Coordinate training and development initiatives for staff.
• Process email requisitions for staff and partner staff.
• Coordinate staff separation. Assist in the administration of HR Policies,
addressing staff grievances and in handling disciplinary issues.
• Provide leadership to the health safety and committee and ensure compliance
to health and safety requirements.
• Support to the Health and Safety committee in implementation of annual
program and in response to emergency
• Coordinate the staff welfare initiatives and all staff events e.g. welfare
association, staff recognition award, staff team building and meetings,
wellness activities and other HR initiatives.
• Responsible for drafting, processing and records of all consultants and
staff contracts.
• Drive staff towards a common and shared vision and mission.
• Assume other responsibilities as assigned.

Required Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree in HR, Admin or related field
• Post graduate diploma in HRM. Membership to a HR professional body will be
an added advantage.
• At least 5 years progressive practical work experience in Human Resource
within the International Nongovernmental organization settings.
• Knowledge of the Uganda Labor laws and the related labor dispute resolution
• Demonstrated use of initiative and ability to make appropriate linkages in
work requirements and anticipate next steps.
• Ability to identify clients’ needs and appropriate solutions including
ability to establish and maintain productive partnership with clients.
• Effective organizational skills and ability to handle a large volume of work
in an efficient and timely manner Knowledge of donor funded projects.
• Ability to demonstrate diplomacy, sensitivity, and respect for
• Fluent English both spoken and written. Strong computer skills including MS
Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
• Proven knowledge and experience in Human Resources Management Information

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Email:: [email protected]

Jhpiego is an equal Opportunity employer. Interested candidates should send
their CVs to **[email protected]** specifying the position of
interest. Deadline for submissions as 31st December 2021

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