Recruitment and Training officer

Job Summary

Recruitment and selection of new Community Health Entrepreneurs (CHEs)

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 2 years

Job Description/Requirements

JOB TITLE: Recruitment and Training officer

ORGANISATION: Healthy Entrepreneurs Uganda

DUTY STATION: Uganda. The Recruitment and Training officer will share his/her working time (Mon to Fri) as follows: 40% in Kampala main office and 60% within the allocated districts, including overnight stay. 


Healthy Entrepreneurs (HE) is a social enterprise based in Uganda. The organization has similar activities in Tanzania, Kenya, and Ghana. HE specializes in the implementation of last mile distribution models of reliable products and information that enhance health and the quality of life for people living in hard to reach and remote areas. 

HE aims to contribute to solve social issues and improving access to basic health commodities and services by developing and implementing sound commercial business models. HE is implementing its franchise model via more than 2000 Community Health Entrepreneurs (our customers) in 20 districts of Uganda today. We are looking forward to increasing the number of entrepreneurs within the current districts and to also expand to new ones. 

If you would like to make difference in the lives of many, Healthy Entrepreneurs Uganda offers you a unique professional opportunity. 

For more information about Healthy Entrepreneurs, look at our website


The future candidates should be able:

Recruitment and selection of new Community Health Entrepreneurs (CHEs)

To introduce and present the Healthy Entrepreneurs concept to potential CHEs, district officials, local council officials and partner organizations

To train partner organizations to identify, inform and screen potential CHEs.

To participate in the recruitment process of new CHEs at various stages.

To select new CHEs joining the network.

To find new methods and technologies to improve recruitment and presenting recommendations to management. 

To develop effective introduction training programs for staff and interns as per the goals and objectives of Healthy Entrepreneurs. 

Training of new Community Health Entrepreneurs

To conduct Healthy Entrepreneurs training programs according to the needs of our customers and meet the set training targets.

To design and expand training programs based on the needs of Healthy Entrepreneurs and our customers.   

To amend and revise organization and customer training programs to adapt to changes occurring in the work environment. 

To assist managers and fellow trainers to solve training problems encountered.

To find new methods and technologies to improve training in a workplace and presenting recommendations to management

Planning and reporting

To plan and coordinate the recruitment and training activities for new Community Health Entrepreneurs.

To consider the costs of planned training programs and keep within available budgets.

To calculate the Return on Investment (ROI) of the trained customers by assessing their understanding and implementation of the Healthy Entrepreneurs model. 

To monitor and review the progress of the trained customers.  


A minimum of 3 years working experience in Health, Social works, Sales, or Human Resources Management or Psychology.

Experience in Health, Medical or Pharmaceutical fields is recommended.

Relevant experience with recruitment and training of adults;preferably in remote areas  will be an advantage.

Experience working with VHTs at district level is an advantage.


The future candidates will need to possess:

He/she must know luganda, runyankole and any other western languages.

The future candidate should have a good understanding of the concept of social enterprise and entrepreneurship.

Presentation skills are required.

Interpersonal skills that enable you to work with the team and motivate customers to change their attitudes where necessary. 

A strong background focused on serving customers.

Problem-solving and negotiation skills.

Initiative and the ability to offer new ideas.

Excellent written and spoken communication skills.

Skills in working as a team in a similar work environment or remotely.

Organizational and planning skills to manage your time and activities to meet deadlines.

Ability to multitask to enable you to effectively manage training schedules.

Proactive, enthusiastic and innovative approach towards work.

Interest in continuous learning and development to improve individual knowledge and skills. 


Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Business, Social Work or Sales Related fields. or alternatively a Diploma in Pharmacy / Nursing/Clinical medicine.

Fluency in one of the Western Uganda languages is required (Runyankole, Rukiga, Runyoro or Rutooro). 

Fluency in Luganda is required.

Fluency in English both written and verbal

Solid knowledge of computer software (ERPs, Excel reporting, MS Office)

Knowledge in Medical and/or Pharmaceutical fields will be an advantage.

Interested candidates should submit application before or by 5th January 2021.

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