Human Resources Officer (HRO) job at Little Sun
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Vacancy title:
Human Resources Officer (HRO)

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Business Management and Administration , Category: Human Resources ]

Jobs at:

Little Sun

Deadline of this Job:
Wednesday, July 24 2024 

Duty Station:
Within Zambia , Lusaka, South - Central Africa

Date Posted: Wednesday, July 10 2024, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Job Purpose
Are you a passionate HR professional ready to drive positive change through renewable energy solutions? We are seeking an experienced and motivated Human Resource Officer (HRO) to play a key role in achieving our mission. As an HRO, you will be instrumental in driving the success of Little Sun’s transformative initiatives.

Place of Performance and Reporting Lines
The HRO will report to the Managing Director and will be responsible for overseeing and managing the overall HR functions of the organization at our head office in Lusaka.

Role Responsibilities and Tasks
• Operational implementation of personnel activities and ensuring the organization’s HR policies align with our mission and values.
• Lead the end-to-end recruitment process, from sourcing and interviewing candidates to onboarding.
• Develop and implement effective talent management strategies to support our mission and organizational goals.
• Maintain a pay plan and benefits program.
• Oversee employee relations, ensuring a positive and inclusive workplace culture.
• Manage HR policies and procedures to ensure alignment with best practices and legal requirement
• Establish a performance-based culture and drive performance management processes, including goal setting, performance evaluations, and career development
• Lead training and development initiatives to enhance employees’ skills and competencies
• Foster diversity and inclusion within the organization.
• Handle Human Resource (HR) related inquiries and issues from employees.
• Stay up-to-date with HR trends and best practices to continuously improve HR functions

Minimum Education and Experience
• Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management or a related field
• A minimum of 3 years of relevant HR generalist experience including Payroll input
• Proficiency with HR software and Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint
• Strong Working knowledge of employment laws and regulations in Zambia
• Must be an innovative, well organized and self-directed individual
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
• Proven ability to work effectively with diverse teams and stakeholders
• A genuine passion for renewable energy, sustainable agriculture, and making a positive impact on local communities.
• Capacity to work in a multicultural environment and maintain confidentiality
• Fluency in English
Key Result Areas
• Develop an annual HR strategic plan that aligns with Little Sun’s strategic initiatives
• Provide a quarterly HR metrics report
• Ensure there is a robust performance management system with signed performance contracts with clear and measurable objectives
• Ensure all staff records are accurate and updated
• Ensure all disciplinary case records are handled within policy and labour laws

Key Competencies for the Role
• Problem-solving, strategic and innovative
• Multicultural awareness and engagement of internal and external stakeholders
• Strong written and verbal communication with strong presentation skills
• Compliance, detail-oriented, ability to work within tight deadlines and knowledge of HR metrics and analytics
• Ability to initiate and work with minimum supervision
• Coaching and mentoring of internal stakeholders in HR policies

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 36

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
Application Process
• Provide a 100-word brief statement on why you qualify for the job, a two-page CV with a minimum of two (2) professional references including one from an immediate work supervisor. Kindly provide your current and expected gross salary and cash benefits). Please indicate “Human Resource Officer” in the subject line. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Please send your application to:  by 23.59 pm on 14th July 2024.

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Job Info
Job Category: Human Resource jobs in Zambia
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: Wednesday, July 24 2024
Duty Station: Lusaka
Posted: 10-07-2024
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 10-07-2024
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 10-07-2066
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