Human resource Jobs at SMECH Engineering Services Zambia Limited, Brilliance Executive Management Consultancy, Development Aid from People to People (DAPP) and Local Government Service Commission (LGSC)

Deadline of this Job: 17 August 2022
SMECH Engineering Services Zambia Limited, a company subcontracted by NAVA Energy Zambia Limited – C/O Maamba Collieries Limited, In the operation and Maintenance (O&M) of a 2*150 MW Thermal Power Plant located in Maamba, Zambia is looking for suitable candidates to recruit for the following positions:

HR Officer X1

• Diploma in Human Resource
• 1-3 years experience in HR activity in related industry.

Deadline of this Job: 23 August 2022
Human Resource Officer
Job Purpose:

The HR Officer support business units to drive operational effectiveness through the implementation of Human Resource best practice. Coordinate the performance management process with the HR Manager. Build and maintain key stakeholder relationships with HR Leadership, Business Leadership, wider HR community and Employees.

Key Responsibilities:
• Work closely with the HR Manager to Coordinate the performance management process
• Build and maintain key stakeholder relationships with HR Leadership, Business Leadership, wider HR community and Employees
• Compile the managed staff protective clothing and equipment schedule for submission to the requesting officer as the set deadline including issuance as per prescribed period.
• Coordinate the staff recruitment and selection process at the assigned branch office and ensure the whole process is done in accordance with the Company’s recruitment policy and that vacancies are filled within a reasonable timeframe.
• Help to plan, organize, direct, control or coordinate the personnel, training, or labour relations activities of the organisation
• Establish a talent scouting and recruitment strategy by sourcing and building relationships with candidates
• Work with the HR Manager to come up with initiatives aimed at boosting the organization’s brand and visibility cooperating with key departments (e.g. Human Resources, Learning and Development)
• Help the HR Manager to evaluate employee performance and create improvement plans with team leaders
• Explore potential hiring needs and build long-term recruitment and succession plans
• Research and consult on compensation and benefits

Skills and Attributes
• Approachable
• Attention to detail
• Good negotiating and influencing skills in implementing HR policies.
• Good Interpersonal Skills
• Negotiating Skills
• Problem-solving Skills
• Attention to detail
• Good Listener

Primary Areas of Accountability:
Qualifications and Experience

• Degree or Advanced Diploma in HR Management, Business Administration or Social Sciences
• Must have a minimum of 3-5 years of experience in Human Resources in the same or similar capacity in a well-established organization
• HR Work experience with a Transport and Logistics Company will be a plus
• Familiarity with performance management software will be plus
• Proven experience in organizing and delivering training programs
• Must be well revised with Zambian labour laws & Employee Statutory Contributions
• Must be a Member of ZIHRM with a valid practising certificate

Deadline of this Job: 16 August 2022
Development Aid from People to People (DAPP) is inviting suitably qualified and experienced persons to apply for the position of Human Resources Assistant for its Total Control of the Epidemic (TCE) project, operating in Southern Province.
The position will be based in Choma district.
Priority will, therefore, be given to qualified applicants who are residents of Choma.
Reporting: The position reports to the Project Manager on day-to-day operations and to the Assistant Human Resources Manager on Human Resources (HR) matters.

1. Job summary/responsibilities
• Facilitate and participate in the recruitment, selection, on-boarding and off-boarding processes according to set policies and procedures
• Plan and conduct new employee orientation to foster positive attitude toward project and organizational objectives
• Ensure that all local contracts are attested by the local labour office
• Manage and track all contracts, liaise with various supervisors on way forward upon expiry of contracts
• Ensure that leave plans for each employee are submitted at the beginning of the year/contract: Monitor leave accruals and track all leave taken monthly. Ensure all leave applications are duly signed and filed in employee personnel files
• Ensure each employee completes and submits Time-sheets at the end of the month
• Ensure that all personnel files are updated at all times including ensuring that all audit requirements are adhered to.
• Responsible for tracking staff performance and development ensuring that all performance plans, coaching sessions are recorded, and final appraisals are placed on file.
• Ensure that all personnel files have all necessary documentation as per personnel file checklist.
• Be the link on Human Resources (HR) matters between the project and national HR office.

2. Basic Requirements
• Minimum Diploma in Human Resources Management, Business Administration or equivalent
• Membership of the Zambia Institute of Human Resources Management (ZIHRM), with valid practising licence
• At least two (02) years’ experience in Human Resources
• Understanding the interpretation and application of labour laws
• Competence using Microsoft applications and internal systems. Familiarity with HR information systems will be a distinct advantage

Deadline of this Job: 17 August 2022
Title: Head – Human Resources
Reports to: Managing Director

Job Summary
Our Clients are looking for a Head of Human Resources to Join their team.
The Head of Human Resources develops policies and directs and coordinates human resources activities such as Recruitment & Selection, Compensation, Benefits, Performance Management System, Training & Development, Administration and Employee Relations.
The Head of Human Resources in addition to dealing with staff welfare and administration-centred activities will also deal with strategy and staff planning which will cut across the company.

Key duties and responsibilities:
To be successful in this role you must have a clear understanding of your employer’s business objectives and be able to devise and implement policies that select, develop and retain the right staff to meet these objectives.

Recruitment and Selection
• Recruiting staff which involves drawing up Job Profiles from existing job descriptions and person specifications, preparing job adverts and arranging head hunting of personnel, receiving and checking job applications, shortlisting, interviewing and selecting candidates
• In conjunction with Heads/Line Managers develop and regularly review job descriptions for all positions
• Advertise and fill vacant positions with competent staff
Employee Relations
• Promote a work culture where employees relate well with other fellow employees to attain their full potential
• Ensure that all expectations in terms of workplace behaviours are clearly communicated to all staff
• Dealing with Grievances and implementing disciplinary procedures
• Resolve any conflicts that might arise
• Ensuring that all contracts of employment issued to staff are up to date and consistent with the Labour Laws
Staff Learning, Training and Development
• Analysing training needs in conjunction with line managers using the Balanced Scorecards
• Identify skills gaps then recommend appropriate training interventions
• Manage the induction training
Policy Development & Implementation
• Working closely with the various CEOs and Company Heads in assisting CEOs/Heads/Senior management to understand and implement policies and procedures.
• Developing and implementing policies
• Updating of the Staff member handbook
• Interpreting and advising on Employment Law
• Developing HR planning strategies, which consider both immediate and long-term requirements
Compensation and Benefits Administration
• Coordinating the pay and other remuneration issues, including the arranging of acting allowances, promotion and pay increases
• Undertaking periodic salary reviews
• In collaboration with Finance, ensure payroll is processed and run on time
• Staff Records management
• Maintaining leave plan records
• Managing staff communications

Other Skills/Advantages
• Understanding of the Zambian Labour Laws.
• Proficiency in MS Excel, MS Work, MS Teams and other MS office packages
• Ability to prioritise, multitask and meet deadlines
• Demonstrate a high level of interpersonal skills
• Strong communication skills
Academic and professional requirements:
• Bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management, Business Administration/Management or related field
• Member of the Zambia Institute of Human Resources Management

Deadline of this Job: 31 August 2022

To supervise and undertake the processing of Appointments and Separations cases in order to facilitate their resolution and disposal by the Commission

(a) Minimum Secondary Education
Form V/Grade 12 School Certificate with Five (5) Credits or better
(b) Minimum Vocational/Professional Qualifications
Degree in Human Resource Management or equivalent, Must be a member of ZIHRM
(c) Minimum Relevant Pre-job Experience
5 years of work experience and 2 years at supervisory level

Deadline of this Job: 
31 August 2022

To oversee and manage the human resource and administration functions in order to ensure efficient and effective operations of the Council.

(a) Minimum Secondary Education
Form V/Grade 12 School Certificate with Five (5) Credits or better
(b) Minimum Vocational/Professional Qualifications:
Degree in Public Administration and Human Resource and equivalent, must a member of the Zambia Institute of Human Resource Management (ZIHRM)
(c) Minimum Relevant Pre-job Experience:
10 years experience with 3 years at senior management in the Local Authority.