We are currently looking for a qualified candidate to fill in the position of Human Resource Officer at HAC

Position: Human Resource Officer

Location: Masaka

Reporting to: Finance and Administration Manager

Contract: Part-time

Application Deadline: 09.02.2022


  • Handle the recruitment process(posting job adverts both internal or external, conducting interviews, carrying out reference checks, and onboarding new candidates)
  • Gather and maintain employee personal records both in hard & soft copies and ensure the records are up to date.
  • Spearhead the implementation of HR initiatives and policies.
  • Draft contracts for staff, consultants, and volunteers, and support them in understanding the details therein.
  • Track and maintain a leave database for staff. This includes time taken off or any other holiday.
  • Follow up on medical insurance by advising employees on eligibility, verifying submissions, and notifying employees on approvals or changes.
  • Compile HR data relating to payroll processing by recording new hires, transfers, terminations, changes in job classifications, salary increases, and other adjustments.
  • Update the payroll information monthly, share with the finance team and share payslips with staff at the beginning of the next month.
  • Record all human resources actions by completing forms, reports, and logs.
  • Support staff members by providing official employment documents required by third parties e.g. banks and other financial institutions
  • Review employment and working conditions to ensure legal compliance and handle staff welfare.
  • Support the management of disciplinary and grievance issues.
  • Handle exit administration, ensure that staff exiting has handed over all required assets. Communicate to staff regarding existing staff.


Education, Knowledge & Working experience

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Human Resources, Business administration with a bias in Human Resource Management, Bachelors of Industrial and Organisational Psychology.
  •  Minimum working experience of 2 years working in a generalist HR setup
  • Excellent knowledge of various HR functions such as pay & benefits, recruitment, onboarding, evaluation, training & development, etc.
  • Good understanding of labor laws, HR functions, and best practices

Skills and Abilities

  • Excellent communication skills with an ability to liaise effectively with a range of departments to effectively implement company policies
  • Proficient in MS Office; knowledge of HRMS is a plus
  • Knowledge of HR functions i.e. HR Operations, recruitment, training, pay, and benefits
  • Ability to analyze and interpret complex information.
  • Ability to handle highly confidential matters professionally & discreetly.
  • Outstanding organizational and time-management skills
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment and meet all set deadlines
  • Professional and confident with excellent diplomacy and negotiation skills


This position is designed as a part-time (24 hours/week) position. Compensation is UGX 900,000  per month before taxes.

If interested, send your CV and cover letter via email to info@healthaccessconnect.org before 9th February 2022