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Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF)

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Human Resources For Health - Officer

Kabale, Uganda

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Human Resources For Health - Officer

Closing: Feb 16, 2024

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Published: Feb 10, 2024 (15 days ago)

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The Human Resources for Health Officer will work closely with a team of technical advisors and multi-disciplinary teams to plan and manage capacity-building activities. S/he will be expected to provide technical assistance to the district human resource teams in the areas of evidence-based strategic human resources planning, including health workforce projection and action planning, HR recruitment, retention, performance management, staff development, and succession planning. S/he will specifically provide technical support in developing capacities for data analysis and use in determining human resource needs, planning interventions, and monitoring outcomes and results of the project interventions in the region.


Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Public Health, Human Resources Management, or Nursing
  • At least 5 years of relevant experience in Human Resources Health Management with the use of QI for healthcare worker engagement
  • Experience Strengthening Health Care Worker Performance Management.
  • Experience developing integrated facility improvement plans focused on client satisfaction.
  • Familiarity and experience working with the Uganda health care system, the Ministry of Health, the District, Government, and other development organizations in Uganda is a plus.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills, worked as an effective member, and provided technical guidance to complex multi-site activities.
  • Experience and a good understanding of HRIS or similar systems.
  • Proven ability to carry out analysis of HRH issues; and sound costing of interventions to motivate resource allocation for HRH.
  • Experience working on USAID-funded projects is highly desirable.
  • Clear commitment and record of achievement to building the capacity of local partners.
  • Training in computer applications is required plus a good working knowledge of computers with the ability to use Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English, including the capacity to prepare and deliver formal presentations on programs and results, and have good Trainer Skills.
  • Team player with good interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a diverse social and cultural environment.
  • Excellent data analysis skills and ability to think concisely, and critically as well as distill information to lay audience.


Responsibilities

The Human Resources for Health Officer will work closely with a team of technical advisors and multi-disciplinary teams to plan and manage capacity-building activities. S/he will be expected to provide technical assistance to the district human resource teams in the areas of evidence-based strategic human resources planning, including health workforce projection and action planning, HR recruitment, retention, performance management, staff development, and succession planning. S/he will specifically provide technical support in developing capacities for data analysis and use in determining human resource needs, planning interventions, and monitoring outcomes and results of the project interventions in the region.


Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Public Health, Human Resources Management, or Nursing
  • At least 5 years of relevant experience in Human Resources Health Management with the use of QI for healthcare worker engagement
  • Experience Strengthening Health Care Worker Performance Management.
  • Experience developing integrated facility improvement plans focused on client satisfaction.
  • Familiarity and experience working with the Uganda health care system, the Ministry of Health, the District, Government, and other development organizations in Uganda is a plus.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills, worked as an effective member, and provided technical guidance to complex multi-site activities.
  • Experience and a good understanding of HRIS or similar systems.
  • Proven ability to carry out analysis of HRH issues; and sound costing of interventions to motivate resource allocation for HRH.
  • Experience working on USAID-funded projects is highly desirable.
  • Clear commitment and record of achievement to building the capacity of local partners.
  • Training in computer applications is required plus a good working knowledge of computers with the ability to use Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English, including the capacity to prepare and deliver formal presentations on programs and results, and have good Trainer Skills.
  • Team player with good interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a diverse social and cultural environment.
  • Excellent data analysis skills and ability to think concisely, and critically as well as distill information to lay audience.


  • Coordinate capacity-building activities.
  • Develop district-level and project capacity-building plans.
  • Identify unique HR planning and PM challenges and gaps in different districts and Regional Referral Hospitals and support them in designing appropriate local solutions.
  • Facilitate working continuously with regional and local partners to achieve ownership, political support, and skills transfer for overall project sustainability.
  • Offer technical leadership in sharing, adapting, and developing new and improved HR strategies, tools, and interventions for improved planning, performance management, and document intervention outcomes.
  • Support adherence and use of technical performance standards, engage district and facility teams to conduct performance evaluations at least annually; and ensure annual performance improvement plans are developed and supervision tools used.
  • Facilitate implementation of project interventions and approaches in the areas of recruitment, deployment, and retention.
  • Work with stakeholders at the regional level to create a culture of data use, by developing a strategy for building capacity to analyze data and draw conclusions that will improve decision-making and planning.
  • Ensure functionality of HRIS in all districts and follow-up corrective action when needed.
  • Support the health sector managers to review and operationalize HR policies, guidelines, and procedures.
  • Prepare and provide regular reports on a monthly, quarterly, and annual basis.
  • Carry out any other duties reasonably assigned by the Supervisor.


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