Human Resource Officer (1)- Short-term (6 Months)


Job Ref No: CHJ/DEC/J90 | Closing Date: 19/November/2021

Reports To:

Head of Human Resource and Organizational Development


Overall Job Purpose:  To provide support in the delivery of the various human resource functions and activities in order to ensure better performance of the Human Resource within the hospital.

Key Result Areas

  • HR information system Updated.
  • Organisational changes, HR policies and procedures and payroll information implemented as per given schedules.
  • Employee welfare, health and safety requests and concerns responded to within 24hours.
  • Employee performance management followed up and 100% appraisals attained.
  • Employee capacity building and training fully facilitated.
  • Employee discipline and grievances handled as per the HR policy.
  • Recruitment process facilitated to the fullest within the required timelines.
  • HR professional support given to management and staff.


Detailed Roles and responsibilities

  • Update HR information management system that includes maintaining personal records of employees on matters such as attendance, organisation changes and leave management.
  • Participate in HR information management through provision of the required payroll information, monitoring daily attendance and encouraging time management.
  • Create awareness and implement HR policies and procedures by explaining the personnel policy and employment manual.
  • Handle staff welfare matters such as assist employees with work matters, medical insurance documentation and other related personal issues.
  • Promote health and safety measures through effective supervision by the teams.
  • Work closely with various department heads to address HR issues through performance evaluations and appraisals by coordinating, controlling and monitoring the process; keeping appraisal files updated and organised.
  • Organise and participate in staff training sessions such as career development and conducting staff orientation and induction.
  • Participate in disciplinary meetings and grievance handling.
  • Facilitate recruitment process for the available vacancies and volunteer positions by providing advice and assistance with writing/reviewing job descriptions, scheduling, organizing and participating in interviews.
  • Attend departmental and other committee meetings to provide information, when required.
  • Provide advice to CoRSU management and staff about HR best practices and adherence to the Ugandan labour laws.
  • Perform other related duties as required by the management.

Academic/Professional qualifications, work experience, knowledge & skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree in HR Management
  • 1st degree in other humanities, and a Post Graduate qualification in HRM.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in HR Management.
  • Member of a Human Resource Management Association of Uganda (HRMAU) or other HR professional body.
  • Knowledge of Uganda Labour laws.
  • Good computer knowledge and skills.
  • Interpersonal skills, Communication skills and customer care skills
  • Organizational and analytical skills.
  • Good oral and high levels of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Interpersonal and problem solving skills

Closing Date: 19/November/2021