Human Resources Officer-. International Health Sciences University (IHSU)]

International Health Sciences University (IHSU)]

Human Resources

uganda - kampala full-time Closing date - 14/08/2019

Job Summary

Minimum qualification: Bachelors degree

Minimum years of experience: 3

Required languages: English

Required IT skills: ,MS Office

Job Description

Reporting to: The ViceChancellor,

Clarke International University (CIU) [formerly, International Health Sciences
University (IHSU)] is looking for a Human Resources Officer to spearhead
Resources best practices and objectives to provide an employeeoriented,
performance culture which emphasizes empowerment, quality, productivity and, and
the highest professional standards within a safe and secure environment in
compliance with the current labour and employment legislation of Uganda. The
highest principles of equality and ethical standard will be adhered to as specified by
the Human Resources Management profession.

 Advice management on issues related to human resources planning,
documentation, review and implementation.
 Coordinate staff recruitment and the selection process including: placement of
vacancy notices; receipt of applications and shortlisting of candidates; following
up with references; verifying of documentation; and acting as secretary to
appointment committees.
 Manage new staff entry and supervise all administrative procedures therein
including; in collaboration with supervisors review and revise Job Descriptions,
and maintenance of complete employment files for all staff.
 Carry out exit interviews for staff leaving and giving prompt feedback to
management to ensure continuous improvement of systems and policies in the
 Advise HOD's and staff on human resources issues in accordance with strategy,
policies and best employment practices.
 Identify upcoming job openings in coordination with the respective Heads of
Departments (HODs;
 Review all draft job openings and conduct Human Resources assessments of
applications, and monitor the recruitment processes & actions in liaison with
the respective Heads of Department/SMT;
 Taking charge of individual staff communication, including role change,
disciplinary, promotion/demotion, job offers, updates, salary changes etc.
 Negotiate the staff medical /compensation schemes with prospective service
providers in consultation with the SMT.
 To lead the identification and coordination
of staff continuing professional
development (CPD) and how best to deliver this for all staff.
 Track Staff/employees contractual periods & expiry;
 To supervise administration of the staff payroll in consultation with the Finance
 To assist staff who qualify for and who wish to arrange salary loans from
financial institutions in conjunction with the Finance Department and Vice
 Provide support and initial counseling advice to staff who have performance
related obstacles.
 Review the applications of the Internship Programmes, specifically handling the
correspondence with applicants;
 Provide induction orientation programme and briefing to new employees/staff
 Oversee Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) issues and ensure appropriate
insurances are in place;
 Facilitate the inclusion of new staff into the appropriate medical coverage plan
and Group Accident Scheme (GPA);
To be responsible for organizing social events and other staffrelated
To perform any other duties which may be determined from time to time by the
Disclaimer: This job description is not an exhaustive list of the skillset,
effort, duties, and
responsibilities associated with the job position.

Desirable: Master's Degree in Human Resources Management
Essential: Bachelor's Degree: in Human Resources Management, Finance,
Organizational Psychology, Business Administration or, related field.


Three (03) year work experience in Human Resources Management.

Essential :
 A degree and/or bias for a postgraduate qualification in Human Resources
 An good understanding of relevant national and international labour laws
 The ability to display and adhere to a code of absolute confidentiality
 Ability to work independently with a high level of selfmotivation
 Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and presentation skills
 Basic counseling skills
 An analytical, problemsolving
and creative work approach
 Effective verbal and written communications skills
 Effective public relations and public speaking skills (sound people management
 Good understanding of University Structures and functions
 Conflict resolution skills (high level)
 Strategic thinking
 Willingness and, ability to learn

How to Apply

 Interested candidates should submit the following, (please
note that incomplete applications will not be considered):
 Onepage
summary of your qualifications and experience, indicating how you
meet the expected skillset
and competencies for the position and: your
motivation for applying (your signature is required). Also, quote the source of
the advertisement.
 Use the address: The Human Resources, Clarke International University (CIU)
 Your Curriculum Vitae (CV) in English (please include your current residence
address, telephone number, and email address, date of birth, gender and
 Copies of Academic papers (preferably certified Academic documents are
 Names and full contact details of at least three (03) referees.
Email your Application to:
Deadline for Submission: Friday, 16th August 2019 at 17:00hrs
Clarke International University (CIU) [formerly, International Health Sciences
University (IHSU)] is an equal opportunity employer.
***Only shortlisted
candidates will be contacted. 

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