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Human Resources Management Officer

Date Posted: Mar 13, 2021

Job Description

Lighthouse Trust is a registered Public Trust established to manage Centres of Excellence (CoEs) and provide leverage for leadership and delivery of integrated HIV prevention, treatment, care, and support services in Malawi. Lighthouse has been involved in the development of locally applicable HIV care and treatment models. It is strategically positioned in Malawi’s National HIV response due to its close collaboration with the Ministry of Health (MoH). The Lighthouse in close coordination with MoH operates integrated services at Kamuzu Central Hospital, Bwaila Hospital and some health facilities in urban and rural areas in Lilongwe, Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital in Blantyre, Zomba Central Hospital and District Support Program for Northern region districts including Ntchisi district. Its strategic approach focus on client-centred care based on four goals which are:-

Goal 1: Service delivery: to enhance high-quality, integrated HIV Prevention, treatment, care and support services for adults and children

Goal 2: Model interventions and operations research: to develop, pilot, evaluate, and disseminate innovative programs and policies across the continuum of prevention, treatment, care and support for HIV infection and its co-morbidities, both infectious and non-infectious.

Goal 3: Quality management: to ensure that all patients at LH clinics and all supported sites are receiving quality health care and services as recommended the MOH and other health development partners by utilizing quality improvement (QI) methodologies in a multidisciplinary team approach.

Goal 4: Capacity strengthening: to build and strengthen healthcare capacity for high quality HIV prevention, treatment, care and support servicesLighthouse Trust, with support from the United States of America President’s Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) through a Cooperative Agreement with Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), has two grants to operate Centers of Excellence for Comprehensive Integrated HIV Care and Treatment Services in Lilongwe (Grant #1NU2GGH002131) and also to achieve HIV Epidemic Control through scaling up of Quality Testing, Care and Treatment in sites outside Lilongwe (Grant # 1NU2GGH002003). Through these grants Lighthouse wishes to recruit highly qualified and experienced persons to fill the following position in order to achieve the above mentioned goals :-

Position Title : Human Resources Management Officer (Quote Ref HRMO1)

Reports to : Human Resources Manager

Team : Administration

Location : Lighthouse Lilongwe CoE

Overview of the Position

To provide specialized or general support of the day to day management and administration of the Human Resources function at Lighthouse Trust.

Responsibilities (which include, but not limited to):

  • Assist in all administrative functions linked to recruitment, including developing and posting vacancy announcements.
  • Support the orientation and on boarding of new employees, including orienting staff regarding employment conditions, registering staff for benefits schemes
  • Assist with staff performance management system and ensure that key dates and deadlines are met.
  • Ensure that all personal files are updated and contain relevant documents, and also maintain a complete and up to date data base of Lighthouse staff
  • Ensure that all staff have up to date employment contracts and job descriptions
  • Ensure compliance with all Human Resource internal policies and procedures as well as external regulatory concerns and applicable Malawi labour laws throughout Human Resource management.
  • Support the administration of Lighthouse Trust benefits schemes.
  • Support administration of employee leave and other leave related processes.
  • Prepare monthly payroll HR communication and communicate to Finance department.
  • Develop, monitor, review and implement HR strategies, system and procedures across Lighthouse.
  • Interpreting and advising on employment legislation.
  • Timely submission of HR reports
  • Support the HR Manager in implementing, monitoring and review of HR policies
  • Support disciplinary procedures in line with Lighthouse HR policy and Malawi employment legislation.
  • Plan for exit interviews for employees exiting Lighthouse as part of collecting information to help improve LH processes

Education and Experience

  • Must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources Management or related field from a recognized University
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in managing Human Resource functions.
  • Ability to be self-directed and self-motivated and a team player.
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment and establish harmonious and effective working relationships both within and outside the organization.
  • Fluency in English

Application Procedure

Eligible candidates meeting the required qualifications and experience should send applications with cover letter, detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV), copies of Certificates, names, addresses and telephone numbers of three traceable referees. Please clearly quote the reference number on the outside of the envelope.

Applications should be received not later than 19th March, 2021 to the following address:

The Executive Director

Lighthouse Trust

Kamuzu Central Hospital

P O BOX 106




NOTE: Those currently employed by the Government are not eligible to apply for this position

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