HR Officer

  • Contract
  • Kitwe, Zambia
  • Applications have closed
  • Salary: -

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Purpose

The Human Resource Officer under general supervision of the HR Manager, will assist in the smooth running of the HR function – contributing to the development of a quality workforce and productive labor relations.

Key Responsibilities

  • Facilitate the drafting/ updating the existing job descriptions, placing of adverts on the internal and external systems and conducting all recruitment processes to onboarding electronically.
  • Facilitate the disciplinary process and act as custodian for employee and industrial relations
  • Manage payroll inputs and payroll related queries
  • Management of leave application and leave reports
  • Coordinating all departmental appraisals and performance reviews for employees
  • Updating of HR databases and HR systems
  • Regular follow ups with Immigration Consultant for extensions, applications, business visa, Temporal Employment Permits
  • Coordination of the Group Life Assurance, NHIMA, Pension, medical scheme and all company compliances
  • Perform any other duties as required by the HR Manager

Other (Behavior and Miscellaneous)

  • Ability to handle and deal with conflict / difficult situations
  • Clarify goals and reach agreement maintaining the interests of all parties
  • Build and maintain excellent relationships with colleagues and clients
  • Problem solving at a strategic level, working with others to reach a resolution
  • Ability to overview situations, review and evaluate, defining set plans to achieve business goals.
  • Must be able to meet deadlines and work under pressure against competing priorities and timelines
  • Able to take initiatives and be dynamic

Qualifications

  • Human Resource Diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in human resources management
  • Excellent computer literacy
  • Excellent administrative skills
  • Good English Language Skills (Written & Oral)
  • Proficient in MS Office and SAP
  • Must be a member of ZIHRM

Competencies

  • Communication Skills
  • Planning & Organising
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Team Work
  • Information seeking
  • Relationship Building