Human Resource Assistant

Jhpiego is an international, non-profit health organization affiliated with The Johns Hopkins University. For 40 years and in over 155 countries, Jhpiego has worked to prevent the needless deaths of women and their families.

Jhpiego works with health experts, governments and community leaders to provide high-quality health care for their people. Jhpiego develops strategies to help countries care for themselves by training competent health care workers, strengthening health systems and improving delivery of care.

Jhpiego designs innovative, effective and low-cost health care solutions to ensure a level of care for women and their families. These practical, evidence-based interventions are breaking down barriers to high-quality health care for the world’s most vulnerable populations.

Jhpiego’s Mission: Jhpiego enhances the health and saves the lives of women and families in limited-resource settings. For nearly four decades, we have put evidence-based health innovations into everyday practice to overcome barriers to provide high-quality health care services for the world's most vulnerable populations. From our origins as technical experts in reproductive, maternal and child health, Jhpiego has grown to embrace new challenges, including prevention and treatment of HIV/AIDS, malaria and cervical cancer — reflecting the increasing interconnectedness of global health.

Jhpiego’s Vision: Jhpiego empowers front-line health workers by designing and implementing effective, low-cost, hands-on solutions that strengthen the delivery of health care services, following the household-to-hospital continuum of care. We partner with organizations from the community to the national level, building sustainable local capacity through advocacy, policy development, and quality and performance improvement approaches.

Human Resource Assistant

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Department: Nepal Country Office, ANE, Global Programs Operations

Position Reports to and is supervised by:  Country Director, Nepal. 

Positions Supervised: None

Location: Jhpiego Nepal Country Office, Kathmandu, Nepal


This position serves as the in-country human resources liaison and provides leadership on general HR functions. Manage overall tasks for HR matters including:  drafting/updating HR policies and manuals, HRIS, workforce planning, recruiting and selection, compensation and benefits, employee disciplinary matters, coaching and mentoring, employee grievances, training and development, HR process and practices, performance management, employee relations, HR customer service, periodic reports on HR statistics, and other HR support as needed.  


  • Develop and update Jhpiego HR policies as needed. Ensure thet staff are made aware ot these policies and interpret them as necessary or requested by staff
  • Provide advice to staff and supervisor on various HR policies and best practices
  • Oversee the recruitment, selection and onboarding of all staff 
  • Negotiate salaries with approval from the Country Director
  • Develop and coordinate orientation schedule for all staff
  • Prepare and Update employment agreement ensuring that they are in keeping with local law and Jhpiego practices
  • Register and update employment benefits (Such as Health Insurance)
  • Update employee status for payroll purposes
  • Work closely with employee’s supervisors for staff performance evaluation and take necessary actions (salary increase, promotions, reassignments and separation of employees)
  • Process consultants contract, including rate negotiations
  • Maintain HR database files (ICIMS) and JEMS
  • Maintain HR personnel files
  • Remind and review staff timesheet and leave records every month
  • Handle employee grievance
  • Ensure that 90 day reviews are conducted appropriately
  • Coordinate all exit procedures for staffs leaving Jhpiego
  • Develop and implement employee wellness and work life balance programs for staffs
  •   Regardless of the level of their responsibilities, all staff members of Jhpiego, an affiliate of Johns Hopkins University, are expected to
  •  Model the mission and values of Jhpiego 
  • Participate in the business development process
  • Contribute to the knowledge sharing and transfer process 
  • Make responsible decisions that result in time and cost containment and clear accountability

 Qualification and Requirement:

  • Higher secondary education with at least 3-4 years of relevant experience required or Bachelor's degree with relevant experience preferred
  • In-depth knowledge of the Nepal Labor Law
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise confidentiality and professionalism
  • Demonstrated excellence in oral and written English
  • Ability to communicate effectively, installing trust and confidence
  • Excellent organizational skill including the ability to handle a variety of assignment sometimes under pressure of deadlines
  • Computer skills, demonstrating in the competency of Microsoft Office Excel, MS Word and Powerpoint
  • Ability to work independently and to exercise independent Judgement

Applying Procedure

Interested candidate should submit their application stating their motivation along with an updated CV at by 12th Nov 2018. Telephone inquiries shall not be entertained.

Jhpiego is an equal-opportunity employer. Qualified women and candidates from the marginalized community are encouraged to apply.

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