Vacancy: Human Resources Management Team Leader
Recruiting Organisation: IntraHealth International
Project Funding Source: United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Deputy Chief of Party
Job Requisition Number: 14-0034
For over 30 years, in more than 90 countries, IntraHealth International 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.
Support the national and regional country-level counterparts and stakeholders in reviewing, designing and strengthening systems such as HRH assessments, recruiting, deployment and performance management systems .
Support other health sector leaders to review HR legislative policies, operational practices and procedures, build capacity and improve HR and recruitment systems to improve the quality and availability of health services in Uganda, especially in remote and low resource areas.
Co-conduct, with the MoH, assessments to determine the best interventions and approaches to address pressing problems;
Steer the design, implementation and monitoring of training activities and interventions to build local capacity in managing health sector human resources.
Play a primary role in HRM programming to strengthen the capacity of the MoH, HRM and Human Resource Development Departments to perform a more strategic role in terms of management and production of health workers.
Provide technical leadership in sharing and developing new and improved strategies, tools and interventions for improved human resources availability and productivity and in documenting evidence of success or lack of success for the interventions
Build capacity in the central and the sub national public health sector to strengthen their HR management systems, especially systems such as recruitment, deployment, retention and motivation, and performance management systems.
The applicant should hold a Master’s degree in Human Resource Planning/ Management. Additional degree in International Health or Public Health preferred
Skills and Experience:
A minimum of eight years’ experience in designing and implementing HRM systems and practices (e.g. planning, recruitment, performance management, etc).
Extensive knowledge of the World Health Organization’s Workload Indicators of Staffing Needs (WISN) approaches and the ability to lead its application at the national and district level preferred. Demonstrated experience developing work plans and budgets and delivering results on time and within budget.
Demonstrated ability to direct and manage a team to achieve technical goals on a large, complex project, preferably for USAID.
Proven diplomatic and interpersonal skills and ability to work in a complex and changing environment with all levels of stakeholders.
Excellent written and oral communications skills in English.
Computer literacy skills i.e. proficiency in MS Office applications including Word, Excel, Power Point, and Outlook.
Willingness to travel 25% within the country and internationally on occasion.
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who wish to join the Not for Profit Sector with USAID’s IntraHealth International should visit the e-recruitment website below to express their interest in this vacancy.
Deadline: 27th June 2014