Jobs – Human Resources and Administration at Clinton Health Access Initiative

Job Title: Senior Coordinator, Human Resources and Administration

The Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI) is a global health organization committed to strengthening integrated health systems in the developing world and expanding access to care and treatment for HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases. CHAI’s solution-oriented approach focuses on improving market dynamics for medicines and diagnostics; lowering prices for treatment; accelerating access to life-saving technologies; and helping governments build the capacity required for high-quality care and treatment programs.

Since its establishment in 2002 by President William J. Clinton, CHAI has worked on the demand and supply sides of the market to help more than 2 million HIV+ people access the medicines needed for treatment—representing nearly half of all people on HIV treatment in developing countries. Building on this model, CHAI has expanded its scope to include efforts to strengthen healthcare delivery systems and to combat malaria and childhood illnesses.
Job Summary: The Human Resources and Administration Senior Coordinator to undertake a broad range of activities to support the office. The HR and Administration Coordinator will majorly focus on staff welfare, professional development, office management, and administration.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Support CHAI in the formulation and implementation of HR, administration and staff welfare policies
  • Ensure that CHAI’s HR policies and practices are compliant with Ugandan law and CHAI global policies, including recruiting, benefits, and work authorization
  • Oversee staff welfare, conflict resolution, and grievance handling to create and foster a productive work environment
  • Manage the staff recruitment process and develop a database to track applicants and ensure an efficient process and timely feedback
  • Work with the Deputy Country Director and Program Managers to develop and implement a comprehensive professional development strategy, including organizational learning, new skills acquisition, and talent development
  • Keenly track staff leave days and generate a leave tracker report on a monthly basis
  • Maintain CHAI personnel files and ensure that all individual records are up-to-date
  • Coordinate with insurance vendor to ensure provision of top quality medical coverage for staff and their families
  • Work in liaison with CHAI’s legal, security and compliance teams
  • Support procurement and monitor stock of office supplies, kitchen supplies and programmatic materials; maintain a tracking system for office equipment
  • Monitor and oversee the general appearance and maintenance of the office
  • Ensure that appropriate arrangements for visitors are made, including pickups, hotel and air bookings, and other travel arrangements; maintain a visitors log
  • Maintain a list of service providers and contacts, developing and adhering to agreed rates
  • Organize meetings and conferences, including coordination with external parties and organization on venues, food, transport, etc.
  • Generate letters and communications to support office administration
  • Ensure the proper filing of important documents (hard and soft copies)
  • Perform any other duties and responsibilities, as needed
Qualifications, Skills & Experience:
  • The Senior Coordinator Human Resources and Administration must hold a degree, ideally in Business Administration, HR or other related field; post graduate training is an added advantage
  • At least five years’ work experience in office administration and/or human resources
  • Competent computer skills, particularly in Word and Excel
  • Possess the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, set priorities and work independently
  • Ability to learn on the job quickly and absorb/synthesize a broad range of information
  • Strong communications skills—both written and oral
  • Strong work ethic and flexibility
  • Exposure and experience with procurement and/or accounting
  • Post-graduate training in HR Management
  • Prior experience working for an international NGO
  • Advanced knowledge of Uganda labor laws
  • CHAI places great value on the following qualities: resourcefulness, responsibility, tenacity, independence, energy, and work ethic.
How to pply for the job:
If you are passionate about humanities and desire to join this prestigious health NGO founded by one of the United States of America’s Former Presidents, Bill Clinton, please click web link below.
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