Human Resources Specialist – Resourcing Ref No. HS/HR/ 28/11/17 –

Application Deadline: December 15, 2017

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Reports to HR Manager – Resourcing and Development. The incumbent is part of a team responsible for planning and executing staff recruitment activities and supporting the overall recruitment strategy at operational level.

Main duties

Works with HR Manager – Resourcing and Development to develop a complete understanding of CIDRZ objectives to effectively shape and plan recruitment requirements. Understanding CIDRZ resourcing needs in order to meet business objectives and acts as the resourcing subject matter expert. Be externally focussed and curious about best practice in the external labour market and ensures the organisation is continually updated with labour market conditions. Assists with Job analysis and job evaluation to ensure jobs are properly graded. Assists with change management initiatives by conducting readiness assessments, job-impact analysis and capability assessments. Effectively and efficiently maintains and updates Job descriptions and competence profile. Correctly implement and interpret HR policies and labour laws and provide guidance to Project Heads and Managers on handling resourcing issues. Conducts and coordinates the recruitment cycle for the entire organisation and ensure interviews, selection, placement and orientation enhance acquisition of staff.  Ensures new staff are placed at correct salaries and negotiating with prospective candidates were need arises. Timely Processing of work permits for expatriate staff, initiating follow ups with immigration department. Conducts yearly organisational man power planning in consultation with the Manager and maintains the organisation establishment spread sheet to ensure optimum staffing numbers. Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual reports. Prepare periodic special reports to reflect staffing trends by project, grade and staff turnover analysis

 Qualifications and experience

Advanced Diploma in HR; Minimum of 5 years’ relevant work experience in a fast paced environment; working knowledge of Zambian Labour Laws; Excellent interpersonal and communications skills; Job analysis and evaluation training is an added advantage; Trainings in specialised recruitments is an added advantage; Membership with ZIHRM is a must.

Suitably qualified candidates are invited to apply; however only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Please send application letter quoting the reference number above, relevant academic and professional certificates, and detailed CV with day-time telephone number(s) to: CIDRZ Human Resources Director, PO Box 34681, LUSAKA or email:

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