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Human Resources Officer

Published on 15.01.2021

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Website : https://plan-international.org/
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Position : Human Resources Officer

We are looking for experienced, vibrant and self-starters to fill the following positions in Lusaka, Chongwe and Chiengi;

HUMAN RESOURCE OFFICER X 1 (LUSAKA), 2 YEARS CONTRACT

Position Description:

The Human Resource Officer will report to the Country Human Resource and Organisational Development Manager (CHRODM). The position will provide human resources (HR) support to the SUN II Project for effective delivery of HR services and functions. This includes advising Project Managers and staff on all HR matters, recruitment, performance management, HR administration and employee relations in accordance with HR Plan policies to ensure compliance and in line with Zambian Labour laws.

Responsibilities: 

  • Support (CHROD) Manager in the implementation of HR policies to ensure compliance with organizational, statutory policies and laws on Human Resource and Labor legality matters.
  • Protecting and calming employees, updating them, and addressing grief issues
  • Prepare employment contracts and reference letters for new staff as advised by the (CHROD) Manager.
  • Organize and coordinate an effective orientation and induction program for staff at Country Office and Program Area levels under the Project in line with the Plan Zambia Recruitment Policy.
  • Act as a focal person between the HR department and other Plan Zambia offices in the Program Areas and proactively manage incoming/outgoing correspondences ensuring response deadlines are met.
  • To be responsible for providing information, knowledge and promoting Plan International’s principles and ways of working
  • Prepare vacancy advertisements, short list, coordinate and participate in the interviews when required and prepare corresponding reports as required.
  • Ensure that all the project staff are registered in the HRIS.
  • Managing pay and benefits, medical scheme, provide day to day administration and answer queries from staff regarding any HR issues.
  • Coordinate operational planning to help identify staffing needs.
Required profile for job ad : Human Resources Officer
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resource Management/Public Administration/Business or related field.
  • 2-3 years’ experience in a similar role in an INGO/NGO environment.
  • Must be a paid-up member of the Zambia Institute of Human Resource Management (ZIHRM)
  • Must have proven skills in the general HR functions

Competencies:

  • Analytical and good interpersonal skills.
  • Proficient in computer skills and well versed in computerized Human Resource Information Systems (HRIS)
  • Effective communication and facilitation skills.
  • Accountability and honesty.
  • Problem solving skills.
  • Excellent writing, facilitation, and organizational skills.
  • Excellent command of the English language and other local languages
  • Ability to work in a multidisciplinary and multicultural environment.
  • Team-playing skills.
Job criteria for job ad : Human Resources Officer
Job category :
HR, training
Industries :
Associative activities
Employment type :
Permanent contract
Region :
Central - Copperbelt - Eastern - Luapula - Lusaka - Muchinga - North-Western - Northern - Southern - Western
Experience level :
2 to 5 years
Educational level :
Bachelor
Spoken language :
englishfluent
Number of Position(s) : 1

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