Amref Health Africa is an international African organization founded in Kenya in 1957. Our Headquarters are in Nairobi with major programmes in Ethiopia, Kenya, South Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda, and two regional hubs in Southern and Western Africa based in South Africa and Senegal Respectively.

Working with and through African communities, health systems and governments, Amref Health Africa aims to close the gap that prevents people from accessing their basic right to health. Amref Health Africa is committed to improving the health of people in Africa by partnering with and empowering communities. Our Vision is Lasting Health Change in AfricaAmref Health in Africa is seeking to hire a qualified person to fill the following position.

Job Title:  Human Resource Assistant

Reports to:  Human Resource Business Partner 

Number of positions:   01

Work Station: Kampala      

Job Summary:

The Human Resource Assistant will support the Human Resource department in the provision of HR support on various human resource functions. 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist generally in the human resource activities for the Amref employees, as required.
  • Support recruitment exercise including sorting, longlisting of applications, coordinate candidates’ invitations for interview, drafting interview report, creation of new staff personnel files, supporting in    • the induction processes.
  • Support in the preparation of contract documents for staff for review by Supervisor.
  • Update the existing personnel files, ensuring that they all have the necessary information.
  • Manage trackers within the Human Resource Department including, performance management tracker, mandatory training tracker, recruitment tracker e.t.c.
  • Ensures appropriate and immediate handling of project staff enquiries, issues and requests for assistance in the absence of supervisor.
  • Keeps all project staff information confidential and communicates only what needs to be shared when need arises.
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the Supervisor.

Basic Qualifications, Training and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resource Management
  • At least 1 years’ experience doing a similar role
  • Proven skills in administration and human resources management
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal skills
  • Good administrative skills
  • Strong written and oral English communications skills


Please send an updated CV including three work related referees and cover letter addressed to the Human Resources Business Partner, Amref Health Africa in Uganda through

Emails should not exceed 2MB. The closing date for submitting applications is Tuesday January 12, 2021.  We regret that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Amref Health Africa is committed to the principles of safeguarding at the workplace and does not tolerate any form of abuse, discrimination or harassment.