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Job Summary

The Human Resource Business Partner’s role is to align our HR programs with the Institute’s objectives.

  • Minimum Qualification:Bachelor
  • Experience Level:Senior level
  • Experience Length:5 years

Job Description/Requirements


The Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI) is a Ugandan not-for-profit organization whose mission is to strengthen health systems in Africa, with a strong emphasis on infectious diseases, through research and capacity development. IDI has six operational areas through which it works to achieve its mission: Prevention, Care, and Treatment; Training, Research, Laboratory services  (including the CAP-certified IDI Core Lab & Translational Lab), Global Health Security, and Health System Strengthening. In order to successfully, implement this, IDI is looking for a competent and experienced  individual to fill the position below:  

Job Title: Human Resources Business Partner 

Vacancy Code: HRBPX004 

Duty Station: IDI Mulago 

Classification: Full Term (Contract) 

Reports to: Head of HR Department 

General Summary:  

The Human Resource Business Partner’s role is to align our HR programs with the Institute’s objectives. Working closely with the select Heads of function in the assigned unit, you will be responsible for the tactical and operational execution of the HR Strategy providing advice and guidance on people-related issues while acting as a change agent in supporting organizational change initiatives. 

Responsibilities and Duties: 

  • Strategic Planning: Collaborating with the HOD-HR and respective unit HODs to develop  HR strategies that support organizational objectives, such as workforce planning, talent management, succession planning, and change management. 
  • Talent Acquisition: Manage the process for the assigned business unit by implementing effective recruitment and selection strategies that attract top talent and ensure a diverse and inclusive workforce. 
  • Employee Relations: Providing guidance and support to managers and employees on HR  policies, procedures, and employment laws to ensure a positive and productive work environment.
  • Performance Management: support and implement the performance management system to enable managers to effectively evaluate (on a timely basis) and develop their employees' skills and competencies. 
  • Learning and Development: Developing and delivering training programs that enhance employee skills and support organizational goals. 
  • Compensation and Benefits: support the central team in collating and preparation of required inputs and provide advice that ensures that the organization's compensation and benefits programs are competitive, equitable, and aligned with organizational goals. 
  • HR Metrics and Analytics: Collecting and analyzing HR metrics to identify trends and areas for improvement, and providing recommendations to senior management. 
  • Work together with the HOD-HR to ensure effective communication & consultation processes and build people engagement in the organization. 
  • Support the Organization's onboarding program so as to ensure new employees are integrated into the Institute and provided with the right information and resources for their success in their roles.  
  • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time. 

Essential Educational Requirements: 

  • Undergraduate Degree in HR or related field. 
  • At least 5 years of proven experience in human resource management with a deep  understanding of the core functions; Employee relations, Resourcing, L&D,  Organizational Effectiveness, Reward, and D&I 
  • Adequate knowledge of current labor laws 
  • Proven track record of delivering results in a fast-paced, dynamic environment 
  • Experience working in the health sector is an added advantage 
  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills 

How to apply; 

Candidates that meet the above criteria and have what it takes to excel in this position should send their CVs, including details of email address, present position, current remuneration,  certificate/testimonials, and updated email address and phone contacts of three (3) referees not later than 30th April 2023. Please follow this link https://idi.mak.ac.ug/hrms to apply for the position above.

Key Notes:  

1. IDI is an equal opportunity employer and does not charge a recruitment fee or any other fees at any stage of the recruitment process. 

2. Internal candidates who meet the required specifications and have worked with IDI for a  period of at least one year will be given priority. 

3. Make sure that your application letter, CV, and certificates are attached as one document.

4. Indicate the Vacancy Code as the subject line of your email. 

5. Please note that if you DO NOT indicate the vacancy code as instructed above, your application will not be considered. 

6. Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification. 

7. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 

NB: Candidates should attach a copy of their National Identity Card 

The Head of Department, Human Resources 

Infectious Diseases Institute — IDI Knowledge Centre, Makerere University Main Campus College of Health Sciences, Makerere University  

P.O. Box 22418, Kampala, Uganda

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