Human Resources Manager (Eswatini)


The Georgetown University Center for Global Health Practice and Impact (CGHPI) serves countries to improve their population health and well-being and to safeguard against health-related threats by advancing the use of evidence and human-centered enterprise architecture on the path towards achieving equity and social justice. To achieve this mission, we catalyze the uptake, spread, and implementation of innovations; triangulate data from different sources, and tailor visualization of the information for each audience; design and implement integrated service delivery models; support communities of practice to inform policy and practice through efficient data use and horizontal and vertical collaboration; disseminate best practices and evidence globally through open source learning networks; build global, collaborative, multi-disciplinary, and interprofessional networks; undertake research that is informed by local needs; and invest in local leadership to own, provide oversight, and sustain implemented interventions.

CGHPI has recently received an award from the U.S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) through funding from the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). The program will support the Kingdom of Eswatini to provide comprehensive, quality assured care, treatment and prevention HIV/TB services in Manzini and Lubombo regions. As a result, CGHPI is recruiting for the following position, and seeks exceptional individuals to join the team and further enrich our unique offerings.

Job Location:  Mbabane, Eswatini

Job Overview: 

The Human Resources Manager will oversee and support staff recruitment, welfare, performance, and safety in accordance with the organization’s personnel policies, regulations and practices, and in compliance with national and local labor laws. The position will support staff and senior management in HR related issues including tasks and responsibility assignments, payroll, grievance and whistle blower functions, resolution of emergent issues, and will coordinate staff engagement with the HQ office.

Specific Duties

  • Ensure compliance with the organization’s recruitment policy and procedures.
  • Oversee employment processes: Place and circulate in-house and external advertisements for positions; Collect applications and prepare preliminary short lists, process candidate documents; communicate with applicants, carry out and document reference checks, arrange interviews and collate interview recommendations
  • Develop and oversee employee orientation for new hires
  • Manage staff grievance and related procedures
  • Manage staff benefits in line with Eswatini law and organization guidelines
  • Initiate, monitor and follow up the Performance Evaluation Management System (PMS), and ensure compliance by all staff.
  • Manage staff exit procedures
  • Develop and update staff development and training plans.
  • Organize and monitor in-house staff coaching and mentoring.
  • Advise and lead operationalization of a work place HIV/AIDS Policy
  • Liaise with program technical leads and support workforce planning: staffing, staff succession plans, promotions, internal transfers and relocations
  • Assist in securing government permits for expatriate personnel and their dependents

Required Qualifications and Competencies

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources Management
  • At least 5 years’ experience in human resources management in a reputable organization
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Deep understanding of the Eswatini employment and labor law practice environment

To Apply
Interested applicants should send a current CV, cover letter, and references to CGHPI at