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School of Public Health
College of Health Sciences, Makerere University

Human Resource Officer

Date of Validity

Vacancy Details

The Makerere University School of Public Health Monitoring and Evaluation Technical Support (MakSPH-METS) Program is a five-year (2020-2025) CDC-funded Cooperative Agreement. The MakSPH-METS program emerged out of the growing recognition of the importance of evidence-based decision making for an AIDS Free Generation in Uganda. The overall purpose of the Program is to establish coordinated and effective national and district systems for the management of strategic information for a robust HIV response. We seek to recruit a dynamic, competent and experienced candidate to fill the following position:



Reports to                        :             Director  

The Human Resource Officer shall provide timely, accurate advice, information and support to METS management and staff on a range of Human Resources (HR) management related policies, procedures, systems and issues.

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Coordinate the administration of the recruitment and selection processes, working in conjunction with the Manager Finance and Administration to assist in all facets of the recruitment and selection process.
  2. Plan and implement the administration and maintenance of the performance review process.
  3. Develop the annual staff budget and implement the approved budget in line with HR policy and METS strategic plan.
  4. Create, maintain, and update a staff record filing system in line with the Information Management System and Human Resource policies
  5. Coordinate training of staff in line with METS staff development policy.
  6. Coordinate job analysis and evaluation findings and recommend changes in line with the work procedures, methods and systems in accordance with the HR policies
  7. Initiate staff discipline and grievance handling mechanisms and procedures in line with the Makerere University HR Manual and the Employment Act.
  8. Undertake such other tasks within the scope of the role as directed by management from time to time.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Masters in Human Resource Management or Business Administration (HR Option) from a recognized institution.
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Human Resource Management
  • Membership with HR professional body is an added advantage
  • Minimum of three (3) years of progressive relevant work experience

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Demonstrable knowledge of labour laws and human resource practices.


i)            Qualified and interested candidates are invited to submit the following application documents

and a motivation letter clearly highlighting the position being applied for and address this to;

The Dean,

Makerere University School of Public Health, College of Health Sciences, Makerere University, P.O. Box 7072,

Kampala, Uganda

ii)    Application Documents

a)   Motivational Letter

b)   Resume with contacts of 3 professional referees c)    Copies of all relevant academic documents

iii)          Soft copies of the applications should be submitted as one PDF file to the following email address by 5:00pm on October 15th, 2021. Please quote the position you are applying for in the subject head of your email.

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

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