Infectious Diseases Institute Human Resource Assistant - Jobs in Uganda

Infectious Diseases Institute Human Resource Assistant - Jobs in Uganda


The Infectious Diseases Institute (101) is a Ugandan not-for-profit organisation whose mission is to strengthen health systems in Africa, with strong emphasis on infectious diseases, through research and capacity development.

IDI has five operational areas through which it works to achieve its mission: Prevention, Care and Treatment; Training, Research, Laboratory services and Outreach.

In order to meet the ever growing human resource needs and deliver the people agenda, IDI seeks to recruit competent and highly motivated individual with a keen interest in human resource management (performance management & Learning & development) as indicated below;

Human Resource Assistant- Talent Management & Development

Role definition

  • Provide human resources administrative support to the Talent Management & Development (Learning & development, performance management & OD) function in line with the organization's Human Resource Policies and strategy.

    Key Result Areas
  • Co-ordinate all the staff learning and development events in line with the staff learning and development policy.
  • Provide support in developing and updating annual training calendar
  • Provide support to the Performance Management process by receiving, sorting and tracking submission of staff performance appraisal information in line with the PMS policies and procedures.
  • Support staff probation management, by tracking their status on a monthly basis and draft letters of confirmation for senior management approval.
  • Support in compilation of training reports and coordinate the implementation of the identified action points
  • Produce results on performance gaps and a list of staff with performance gaps
  • Follow up evaluation report of the performance after the training
  • Coordinate the orientation and on boarding of new employees
  • Follow up on the technical orientation training
  • Maintain and keep proper custody of learning and development tools (audio visual equipment, laptop and other accessories)
  • Coordinate the orientation and induction process for new staff ensuring that all materials required for orientation are in place.
  • File all records relating to talent management and development in line with the HRMIS
    policies and procedures.

    Person Specifications
  • Bachelor's Degree in Human Resource Management or Industrial/Organizational Psychology
  • Excellent understanding of Human Resource policies
  • Keen interest in the HR core functions of learning & development
  • Proven experience as an HR assistant, staff assistant or relevant human resources/administrative position
  • Computer literate at least in all the MS Office packages
  • Hands on experience with an HRIS or HRMS
  • Basic knowledge of labor laws
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Strong communications skills

    How to apply
  • IDI will offer a competitive remuneration package to the successful candidate.
  • Candidates that know that they meet the above criteria and have what it takes to excel in the above position, please send their CVs, which should include details of email address, present position, current remuneration, Certificate/testimonials and address of three (3) Referees plus telephone contact to the stipulated email address not later than 22nd March 2019. (Email your application and CV to and let's save the environment).

    Key Notes:

  • IDI is an equal opportunity employer and does not charge a recruitment fee or any other fees at any stage of the recruitment process
  • Make sure that your application letter, CV and certificates are attached as one document
  • Indicate the Vacancy Code as the subject for your email
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
  • Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
  • The Senior Human Resource Manager Infectious Diseases Institute — IDI Knowledge Centre, Makerere University Main Campus . to College of Health Sciences, Makerere University P.O. Box 22418, Kampala, Uganda

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