Human Resources Officer

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Job Title : Human Resources Officer

Number of Positions : 01

Location : Head Office – Bonanjo

Reporting line : HR Manager

Terms of offer : Six months (maternity cover)

The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation is a global leader in the fight against pediatric HIV and AIDS, working in 19 countries and at over 5,500 sites around the world to prevent the transmission of HIV to children, and to help those already infected. Today, because of the highly successful work of the Foundation and its partners, pediatric AIDS has been virtually eliminated in the United States. With a growing global staff of over 1,000—nine of 10 who work in the field—the Foundation’s global mission is to implement HIV prevention, care, and treatment programs; further advance innovative research; and execute strategic and targeted global advocacy activities to bring dramatic change to the lives of millions of women, children, and families worldwide. For more information, please visit our page:

EGPAF works in partnership with the Ministry of Health to support HIV Prevention, Care and Treatment, and health systems strengthening services. EGPAF is mainly funded by PEPFAR through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

Purpose of the Job

The Human Resources Officer is expected to provide efficient and effective human resource delivery with regard to the employee lifecycle from end to end. This is a generalist role that will interact with all level of stakeholders across the organization and plays a key role in the execution of the HR agenda

Key duties


Prepare       Job adverts and follow up on advertisement

  • Provide job candidates by screening CVs, interviewing and testing applicants; notifying existing      staff of internal opportunities

Schedule       interviews for job candidates and conduct reference checks for successful candidates

  • Coordinate staff induction programs and schedule trainers.

Facilitate onboarding       of staff through induction and orientation to workplace processes, people and tools of work

Manage       staff and intern contracts for extension and temporary appointments.

Follow       up on contract renewal reminders

Compensation and Benefits Administration

Support payroll       processing by advising changes (eg new staff, staff exits, promotions, increments etc.)

Liaise       with medical insurance administrators for medical reimbursements, new staff medical applications etc.

  • Separation (ensure respect of notice, prepare terminal due/severance pay, conduct staff exit questionnaires and ensure the process complies with both labor law provisions and employee handbook)

Liaise       with National Social Security Fund for staff welfare issues (registration, withdrawal request for various allowances, benefits, and information)

  • Follow up on timesheet submission and approvals by staff and supervisors.

Training and development

Coordinate       staff induction and training programs, trainers, and training venues.

  • Coordinate performance management reviews.
  • Track probationary periods and ensure confirmations, extensions, or terminations within agreed timescales.

HR Administration

Facilitate       external and internal audits in liaison with the finance department

Update data on HRIMS       for accurate reports

  • Personal record keeping and filing
  • Monitor staff vacations and other absences.

Liaise       with the labor office for all HR-related activities.

Advise       on disciplinary processes


Bachelor       ‘s degree in Human Resources Management or equivalent

Knowledge       of Cameroonian labor laws and employment practices

06-08       years experience as an HR generalist in a matrix and multicultural environment

  • Computer literate with proficiency in HR Information Systems and MS office suite.
  • Professional proficiency in French & English is an asset.


  • Strong planning, organizational and administrative skills
  • Problem-solving skills, decision-making
  • High levels of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Strong record-keeping skills and ability to generate reports as required

Team       player with the ability to work in multicultural environments

  • Effective time management skills and working with tight deadlines

Confidentiality       and high integrity

Ability       to guide and work with minimal supervision

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Deadlines for application is December 08, 2022

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, EGPAF complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the Foundation has facilities.

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