MJAP Uganda Jobs 2022 – Fresher Locum HRH Program Assistants

MJAP Uganda Jobs 2022

Job Title: Locum HRH Program Assistants – MJAP Uganda Jobs 2022

Organization: Makerere University Joint AIDS Program (MJAP)

Duty Station: Cluster office

Reports to: Administratively to Regional Program Manager and Technically to RHITES-EC HRH Advisor



Makerere University Joint AIDS Program (MJAP) Profile:

Makerere University Joint AIDS Program (MJAP) was established in 2004 and is registered as a private-not-for profit Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) of Makerere University. MJAP’s mission is to build partnerships and strengthen health systems to optimally respond to HIV/AIDS, TB, Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) and other diseases of public health importance in Africa.

Since 2004, MJAP has championed the implementation of comprehensive HIV and TB prevention, care and treatment programs in Ugandan districts, health facilities and communities, capacity building for interprofessional HIV service delivery; and implementation research for HIV, TB/HIV, and non-communicable HIV related conditions.

Project overview:

MJAP was granted the PEPFAR funding Award for the USAID Local Partner Health Services in the East Central Uganda. MJAP will support public health facilities and their communities in the 12 districts of Bugiri, Bugweri Busia, Buyende, Iganga, Jinja, Kamuli, Kaliro, Luuka, Mayuge, Namayingo and Namutumba; to continue implementation of quality Integrated HIV/AIDS and TB services, and contribute to the attainment/sustenance of epidemic control.



Job Summary

To provide technical support to HRH interventions by directly contributing to increased
accessibility, availability, and acceptable high-quality health services for improved TB and HIV health outcomes. With the guidance of RHITES-EC HSS Advisory team and the LPHS-EC Regional Program Managers, you will provide HRH mentorships to site teams and improve the Integrated Human Resources Information System (iHRIS) data update, attendance and reporting, and Performance Management (PM) practices by health facility supervisors.

As a Locum HRH Program Assistant, you will also work directly with the district iHRIS focal
persons, MEL teams, the facility in-charges, and the assigned focal persons per facility to improve the HRH data quality at facility level, updating of the iHRIS and routine reporting.



Roles and responsibilities:

  • Work with the facility leadership and cluster HIV team to promote routine performance reviews of the LPHS-EC seconded HRH, through Performance Management.
  • Working with district teams to provide continuous mentorship of health facility staff in Performance management.
  • Monitor and support facility attendance to duty dashboards on a weekly basis to improve health worker attendance to duty and well as monitor facility uploads of electronic duty rooster into the iHRIS on a monthly basis.
  • Perform direct routine data entry into the MoH/USAID iHRIS, in consultation with the facility leadership and the responsible focal persons.
  • Monitor the functionality of the biometric machines on a weekly basis to proactively identify and rectify machines breakdowns in a timely manner as opposed to relying on delayed facility leadership reports.
  • Monitor staffing changes in the districts and municipalities to inform HRH planning
  • Monitor and review support supervision action plans and report on status of progress.




  • A minimum of a degree in Human Resource Management, social sciences or equivalent.
  • At least six months’ experience working in HRH interventions.
  • Flexible and willing to work under pressure and tight deadlines.
  • A good team player.



How To Apply for MJAP Uganda Jobs 2022

Interested and qualified candidates should apply via the email below and submit their cover letters, a detailed curriculum vita and copies of relevant academic documents to:
hr@mjap.mak.ac.ug addressed to; The Human Resource Manager, Makerere University Joint AIDS Program (MJAP), not later than 13th January 2022 at 5:00pm

The Application letter, CV and certificates be attached as one document; and should not exceed 5 MB.

MJAP is an equal opportunity employer and does not charge a recruitment fee or any other fees at any stage of the recruitment process

We do appreciate your interest to work with MJAP. However, we regret that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted within 2 weeks after the submission deadline

Closing Date: 13th January 2022 at 5:00pm



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