MRC/UVRI and LSHTM Uganda Research Unit Human Resource Assistant Jobs

MRC/UVRI and LSHTM Uganda Research Unit Human Resource Assistant Jobs

Job Purpose:

  • The position holder will maintain a centralized records management system. They will
    support development of standards, policies and procedures, aimed at ensuring records management compliance and development.

    Roles & Responsibilities

    Principal Responsibilities

  • Be accountable for quality and efficiency of individual workloads while contributing to the
    day to day performance of the unit, guiding and supporting fellow colleagues and by providing efficient and effective customer support to colleagues;

  • Assist with maintaining HR Records Management System, including the maintenance and management of active and archived records;

  • Maintain organizational security and confidentiality of personnel information in accordance with the Unit policy and legislative requirements;

  • Identify, report and where appropriate, action risks/hazards in order to eliminate or
    mitigate against the risk occurring again;

  • Information management of all HR personnel records;

  • Management and maintenance of all HR correspondence file for both internal and external

  • Initiating, design and implementation of document handling and release procedures from
    the HR registry (Registry Records Transfer Forms, Creating Records Retention & Disposal Schedules); and,

  • Support the section other adhoc activities as requested by the line manager

    Service Delivery

  • Ensure the services under the HR team’s control are delivered in a way that is; -

  • Responsive

  • Promptly communicating to user’s new developments such as new services, changes to
    services etc.

  • Pro-active in resolving issues

  • Upholding high standards of professionalism


  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management, social work and social Administration,
    Business Administration with Human Resource Specialization, psychology or other related field;

  • Member of a professional body like HRMUA is an added advantage;

  • Prior experience in supporting HR operations;

  • Should possess experience with records management in a reputable organization;

  • Experience providing HR services in a research setting;

  • Experience working in a grant-funded environment;

  • Should possess knowledge of Ugandan labor laws;

  • Attention to detail and ability to prioritize;

  • Ability to build effective working relationships at all levels;

  • Excellent analytical skills and ability to trouble shoot complex issues;

  • Ability to respond creatively and flexibly to demanding challenges;

  • Good oral and written communication skills;

  • Proficiency using MS Office skills;

  • Proven ability to respond creatively and flexibly to demanding challenges;

  • Possess strong conflict resolution skills; and,

  • Routinely taking initiative.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; MRC/UVRI and LSHTM Uganda Research Unit Human Resource Assistant Jobs

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