Human Assets for Well being (HRH) Adviser – Fiji


The Pacific Group (SPC) is the principal scientific and technical organisation within the Pacific area, supporting improvement since 1947. We’re a world improvement organisation owned and ruled by our 27 nation and territory members. In pursuit of sustainable improvement to learn Pacific individuals, our organisation works throughout greater than 25 sectors. We’re identified for our information and innovation in such areas as fisheries science, public well being, geoscience, and conservation of plant genetic assets for meals and agriculture.

The Public Well being Division (PHD) is devoted to enhancing the well being, and subsequently the long run, of all Pacific Islanders. PHD strives to advertise and shield the well being of Pacific Island peoples. It advocates a holistic method to well being, helps sustainable capability improvement, and facilitates and promotes collaboration with companions. The Public Well being Division has 5 precedence areas: NCD prevention and management, Communicable Illness Surveillance and Reporting, Laboratory Strengthening Program, Scientific Companies Program and Well being system strengthening.

The function – Human Assets for Well being (HRH) Adviser will present technical and strategic recommendation and assist to PICTs and SPC Divisions with regard to human assets for well being actions. This contains strengthening PICTs well being Ministries/departments/divisions/models nationwide workforce coverage stewardship, management, and governance of HRH actions. The profitable candidate will present proof primarily based, sensible, related recommendation and proposals for PICTs HRH coverage and planning improvement, knowledge administration and reporting together with supporting the coordination and improvement of PHD’s efforts to make sure regional and nationwide precedence HRH improvement actions are aligned with international methods in collaboration with WHO and different key companions.

The important thing duties of the function embody:

Lead the availability of technical recommendation and assist to PICTs to evaluate, construct and strengthen nation capacities for efficient human assets for well being coverage, planning and governance, knowledge administration and reporting

Lead function when it comes to supporting international locations with the evaluation, formulation, drafting and implementation of nationwide HRH strategic plans aimed toward enhancing efficiency and high quality of well being workforce.

Lead the HRH improvement by conducting nation surveys, assessments and efficiency utilizing commonplace HR and workforce steerage monitoring instrument, in collaboration with nationwide specialists and regional technical companions.

In partnership with PHD programmes and technical companions, collaborate on strengthening techniques for useful resource monitoring, evaluation of workforce mobility knowledge to observe and consider HRH interventions and tendencies.

Lead the availability of technical recommendation and assist to programmes and actions in PICTs and/or PHD concerning methods, instruments, and platforms used for the compilation, evaluation and synthesis of workforce knowledge, labour mobility and monitoring HRH interventions and tendencies

Lead assist in collaboration with different improvement companions to tell PICTs of working circumstances, coverage setting on rules, service provision and training pathways for well being employees.

Help the institution of HR techniques to recurrently replace HRH availability that result in quick and lengthy phrases improved well being workforce planning and improvement.

Lead assist to PICTs with advisories to enhance using digital well being options to generate constant and significant well being info for HRH interventions and monitoring.

Help PICTs with well being workforce administration improvement info sharing, dissemination, communication and translating proof into insurance policies for nationwide well being planning and resolution making

Help and information the PICTs in utilizing HRH info for coverage improvement and nationwide well being planning.

Facilitate the event of a complete, but pragmatic, info supply observe that can be utilized by PICTs.

Collaborate with educational establishments, accomplice companies, private and non-private sectors, and PICT in issues associated to human assets for well being.

Facilitate and assist PICTs capability constructing and in nation mentorship to allow nationwide practitioners to implement the nationwide HRH plans in addition to regional commitments

Assess nationwide HRH plans and develop particular nation capability constructing plans (coaching, placements, mentorships and so forth.)

Promote and advocate for a forward-looking nationwide well being workforce planning and improvement plan throughout the PICTs.

Help the PICTs within the improvement of their nationwide HRH plan by offering assets, steerage, and advisory assist as requested.

Contribute as an energetic member of the OOD/HSS programme concerning programme planning, budgeting, reporting and publication

Contribute to the annual work plan improvement, funds administration and funding software.

Monitor and meet work plan goal indicators and consider outcomes when required.

Contributeto the event of PHD assets, conducting operational analysis, producing technical stories and publications.

For a extra detailed account of the important thing duties, please check with the web job description.

Key choice standards


Grasp’s diploma in human useful resource administration, well being companies administration, public administration, public well being, or associated self-discipline.

Technical Experience

Intensive information of human assets for well being in well being sector settings.

Minimal of seven years’ expertise implementing HRH administration and improvement.

Skill to extract, analyze well being workforce info and current visible displays and written stories.

Expertise within the provision of capability constructing or on the job coaching in well being workforce improvement administration evaluation

Willingness to journey regularly (as much as 30% of the time) within the Pacific area and internationally.

Skill to advise and implement a sector- huge response to public well being points and worldwide relations.

Wonderful analysis expertise and skill to research findings to make acceptable use.

Sensible publicity to the technical design, administration, and implementation of HR techniques/digitization of well being techniques and companies.

Skill to coalesce and collaborate with numerous donors and NGOs on numerous joint initiatives.

Language expertise

Wonderful English communication expertise (oral and written).

Interpersonal expertise and cultural consciousness

Cross-cultural expertise with a capability to work with colleagues from totally different cultural backgrounds.

Wage, phrases and circumstances

Contract Length –This vacant place is budgeted till 31 December 2026 – topic to renewal relying on funding and efficiency.

Remuneration – The Human Assets for Well being (HRH) Adviser is a Band 11 place in SPC’s 2023 wage scale, with a beginning wage vary of three,091 ‒ 3,864 SDR (particular drawing rights) monthly, which presently converts to roughly FJD 9,118–11,397 (USD 4,142–5,177; EUR 3,923–4,904). A proposal of appointment for an preliminary contract will usually be made within the decrease half of this vary, with due consideration given to expertise and {qualifications}. Development throughout the wage scale can be primarily based on annual efficiency opinions. Remuneration of expatriate SPC employees members shouldn’t be topic to earnings tax in Fiji; Fiji nationals employed by SPC in Fiji can be topic to earnings tax.

Advantages for worldwide workers primarily based in Fiji – SPC gives a housing allowance of FJD 1,350–3,000 monthly. Institution and repatriation grant, removing bills, airfares, dwelling depart journey, well being and life and incapacity insurances and training allowances can be found for eligible workers and their eligible dependents. Staff are entitled to 25 working days of annual depart every year and different kinds of depart, and entry to SPC’s Provident Fund (contributing 8% of wage, to which SPC provides an identical contribution).

Languages – SPC’s working languages are English and French.

Recruitment ideas – SPC’s recruitment relies on benefit and equity, and candidates are competing in a range course of that’s honest, clear and non-discriminatory. SPC is an equal-opportunity employer, and is dedicated to cultural and gender range, together with bilingualism, and can search to draw and appoint candidates who respect these values. Due consideration is given to gender fairness and the upkeep of sturdy illustration from Pacific Island professionals. If two interviewed candidates are ranked equal by the choice panel, choice can be given to the Pacific Islander. Candidates can be assured of full confidentiality in step with SPC’s Privateness Coverage.