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Human Resource Officer – Health Access Connect

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We are currently looking for a qualified candidate to fill in the position of Human Resource Officer at HAC

Position: Human Resource Officer

Location: Masaka

Reporting to: Finance and Administration Manager

Contract: Part-time

Application Deadline: 09.02.2022


Handle the recruitment process(posting job adverts both internal or external, conducting interviews, carrying out reference checks, and onboarding new candidates)

Gather and maintain employee personal records both in hard & soft copies and ensure the records are up to date.

Spearhead the implementation of HR initiatives and policies.

Draft contracts for staff, consultants, and volunteers, and support them in understanding the details therein.

Track and maintain a leave database for staff. This includes time taken off or any other holiday.

Follow up on medical insurance by advising employees on eligibility, verifying submissions, and notifying employees on approvals or changes.

Compile HR data relating to payroll processing by recording new hires, transfers, terminations, changes in job classifications, salary increases, and other adjustments.

Update the payroll information monthly, share with the finance team and share payslips with staff at the beginning of the next month.

Record all human resources actions by completing forms, reports, and logs.

Support staff members by providing official employment documents required by third parties e.g. banks and other financial institutions

Review employment and working conditions to ensure legal compliance and handle staff welfare.

Support the management of disciplinary and grievance issues.

Handle exit administration, ensure that staff exiting has handed over all required assets. Communicate to staff regarding existing staff.


Education, Knowledge & Working experience

Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Human Resources, Business administration with a bias in Human Resource Management, Bachelors of Industrial and Organisational Psychology.

Minimum working experience of 2 years working in a generalist HR setup

Excellent knowledge of various HR functions such as pay & benefits, recruitment, onboarding, evaluation, training & development, etc.

Good understanding of labor laws, HR functions, and best practices

Skills and Abilities

Excellent communication skills with an ability to liaise effectively with a range of departments to effectively implement company policies

Proficient in MS Office; knowledge of HRMS is a plus

Knowledge of HR functions i.e. HR Operations, recruitment, training, pay, and benefits

Ability to analyze and interpret complex information.

Ability to handle highly confidential matters professionally & discreetly.

Outstanding organizational and time-management skills

Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment and meet all set deadlines

Professional and confident with excellent diplomacy and negotiation skills


This position is designed as a part-time (24 hours/week) position. Compensation is UGX 900,000  per month before taxes.

If interested, send your CV and cover letter via email to info@healthaccessconnect.org before 9th February 2022

Website: https://www.o4ug.com/human-resource-officer-health-access-connect/

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