Short-Term HR Recruitment Support

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Short-Term HR Recruitment Support

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4 days ago(7/2/2024 7:42 AM)
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International Positions
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Background: Jhpiego has recently been awarded a grant from USAID, with activities commencing in June 2024 and spanning until December 2025. The initial phase (June to September 2024) marks the startup of operations, including intensive staff recruitment, procurement of office equipment, and finalization of workplans and budgets to ensure alignment with grant objectives. This position will suit someone who is available to start immediately


  1. Facilitation of Office-Based Permanent Staff Recruitment:
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to recruit (posting advertisements, selecting eligible candidates, setting interviews and report on final selection in coordination with the interview panel and hiring manager) approximately 10-15 positions aligned with the program organogram.
  • Conduct background and reference checks for successful candidates.
  • Finalize salary negotiations and make job offers in collaboration with the Country Director and Regional HRBP.
  • Assistance in Recruitment and Placement of Jhpiego Secondees:
    • Support the recruitment process for approximately 50 secondees transitioning to various institutions.
  • Collaboration with HR Focal Persons:
    • Work closely with the transitioning team and partners on HR and labor-related processes.
  • Ensuring Compliance with Labor Practices:
    • Provide guidance during the transition phase to ensure adherence to both Jhpiego and South African labor practices.
  • Remuneration Package Assessment:
    • Assess and determine remuneration packages for transitioned staff in accordance with Jhpiego standards and requirements.
  • Induction Program Development:
    • Conduct inductions for newly recruited staff in accordance with Jhpiego policies to facilitate smooth integration.
  • Development of Staff Secondment Policies and Guidelines:
    • Assist in the development of policies and guidelines for staff secondment to enhance clarity and efficiency


    • Timely completion of recruitment processes for office-based permanent staff and secondees.
    • Comprehensive documentation and compliance reports on HR and labor practices.
    • Induction materials and sessions conducted for newly recruited staff.
    • Draft policies and guidelines for staff secondment reviewed and finalized.

    Duration and Engagement: This engagement involves 2-3 months in-person support in Centurion during the month of July – September 2024, in order to align with the critical phases of the startup and operational planning period.

    Required Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources Management, Business Administration or related field with a post graduate degree prefferred.
    • A minimum of 5 years’ progressive practical work experience in Human Resource. Background as a HR generalist will be an added advantage
    • Experience working with medium to large sized donor funded INGOs. Experience working with USAID funded organisations will be an added advantage.
    • In depth knowledge of South African employment practices

    Skills & Abilities

    • Ability to demonstrate diplomacy, sensitivity, and respect for confidentiality.
    • Effective organizational skills, attention to details and ability to handle a large volume of work in an efficient and timely manner.
    • Highly motivated, energetic, independent self-starter with strong team orientation.
    • Demonstrated use of initiative and ability to make appropriate linkages in work requirements and anticipate next steps.
    • Strong presentation and communications skills, oral and written.
    • Proficiency in computer applications to include MS Office: Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
    • Knowledge of Donors policies and procedures.


    Preferred Qualifications

    Jhpiego offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive employee benefits package.

                               Please apply at

        Applicants must submit a single document for upload including a cover letter, resume, and three references. Closing date to receive all applications is the 6th of July 2024

                           For further information about Jhpiego, visit our website at

        Note: The successful candidate selected for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background investigation.

       Jhpiego is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to tough international child safeguarding standards.

    Jhpiego, a Johns Hopkins University affiliate, is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of gender, marital status, pregnancy, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, other legally protected characteristics or any other occupationally irrelevant criteria. Jhpiego promotes Affirmative Action for minorities, women, individuals who are disabled, and veterans.



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    Recruiters will never ask for a fee during any stage of the recruitment process.

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    Official Jhpiego emails will always arrive from a email address. Please report any suspicious communications to [email protected]


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