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Program Officer - Human Resources for Health Management

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Human resources
  • Expert (non-managerial)
  • Full Time
  • Temporary
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Job Summary

The Program Officer HRH Management is responsible for implementing the project’s human resource management initiatives for health workers supported by PEPFAR seconded to government and PNFP health care facilities in USAID-supported districts in Uganda. S/he will be responsible for providing technical assistance to the districts to manage the PEPFAR supported health workers and transition them to the GOU pay scheme. He/she will be responsible for ensuring that all aspects of HR management are conducted in compliance with USAID and IntraHealth regulations.


  1. Support the districts, hospitals and PNFP organizations in completion of health worker contracting processes
  2. Serve as the primary contact of the project to  the districts to ensure  appropriate and timely support is provided as needed
  3. Plan and organize district and regional meetings as needed
  4. Liaise regularly with the districts to advocate and facilitate the absorption of the seconded staff positions onto the GOU pay scheme.
  5. Maintain and regularly update the health worker database for all PEPFAR seconded staff
  6. Support districts and MOH to conduct recruitments & facilitate  orientation for the new staff
  7. Conduct support supervision visits in collaboration with the district and PNFP management
  8. Oversee the reporting of labour time and ensuring timely submission of electronic and paper timesheets, as well as the appropriate tracking and recoding of leave
  9. Support the districts’ health worker performance management efforts ensuring that performance evaluation and appraisals are completed in line with
  10. Establish and maintain personnel paper and electronic files for the projects’ record. Keep files in an organized, orderly manner for ease of retrieval.
  11. Oversee the implementation of the health worker management guidance issued by the USAID/SHRH project to the supported districts and facilities.
  12. Ensure adherence to the Uganda labor laws and practices

General Information

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Contract type: Temporary
Job type: Full Time
Location: Kampala
Area of work: Human resources
Seniority: Expert (non-managerial)

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 5 years
Required skills: Labour/employment law; Human resource and personnel development; Organize and manage recruitment campaigns; File management and data back-up; Database administration; Employee contracts; Employee relations and consultations
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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IntraHealth International

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Building on more than 30 years of experience in Kenya, IntraHealth is supporting the Government of Kenya’s ambitious targets to provide essential health services to all of its citizens by working to strengthen systems to produce, train, manage, and retain an optimal and equitably distributed health workforce.

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