Human Resources Business Partner

Full Time

Job Description

To lead the overall HR function in the Southern Hub currently covering Zimbabwe, Botswana, Angola, Mozambique, and in particular to attract talent, develop and retain the right skills to support the Hub business strategy, through building the right employer brand.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Strategic HR Planning: Input into and implement HR strategies aligned with organizational goals and
    • Talent Acquisition and Recruitment: Overseeing and lead the recruitment process, including sourcing
    candidates, interviewing, and selecting the best talent for the organization. Build employer brand
    through the process.
    • Employee Relations and Engagement: Creating and maintaining positive employee relations,
    handling grievances, and implementing strategies to improve employee engagement and
    satisfaction. Manage trade union effective consultation/negotiations ensuring a conducive Industrial
    Relations environment. Lead and manage IR matters as and when they arise
    • Performance Management: Implementing and driving robust performance management processes in
    line with group guidelines. Coach management on effective performance management and lead
    improvement plans with line managers where needed.
    • Training and Development: Support the managers with Identifying training needs, building training
    plans, ensuring correct budgeting, making best use of government or other subsidies for training and
    ensuring that employees have the necessary skills and knowledge to perform their jobs effectively.
    • Compensation and Benefits: Support implementation of compensation and benefits programs,
    including salary reviews, and employee benefits packages. Act as Principal Officer of the Pension
    Fund where required, manage pension fund in line with board resolutions and legal requirements.
    Conduct/coordinate job evaluation and all required input for the hub.
    • HR Policies and Compliance: Develop, implement, and regularly review HR policies and procedures
    to ensure compliance with legal requirements and company compliance requirements.
    • HR Metrics and Analytics: Monitoring and analysing HR metrics to assess the effectiveness of HR
    programs and initiatives and make data-driven decisions.
    • Talent management and succession planning: Using the company specific framework, and in
    collaboration with business, identify and develop high-potential employees for future leadership
    positions within the organization.
    • Change Management: Leading change initiatives and helping employees adapt to organizational
    changes effectively.
    • Administer payroll input in line with organisational policies and Group requirements.
    • Prepare reports for management.
    • Lead and develop a strong HR team
    • All such duties and/or activities assigned by management/board as and when required.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Qualifications required to fulfil the role
  • Relevant Bachelor’s degree; Human Resources/ Social Science.
  • An Honors or Master’s degree would be an added advantage
  • Specific Work Experience, Knowledge and Skills required to fulfil the role
  • At least 5 years’ managerial experience in Human Resources
  • Good knowledge of Human Resources management systems and tools (general and internal)
  • In-depth knowledge of labour legislation in Zimbabwe, with added advantage if having knowledge of labour legislation within the hub.
  • Digital acumen – Microsoft package and in particular Excel.
  • Talent identification, retention and development
  • Policies and procedures development skills
  • HR strategy formulation and execution skills

Leadership & Behavioural Skills

  • Ability to work in a cross-disciplinary way and diverse cultures.
  • Results orientation.
  • Leadership and delegation capacity.
  • Coaching and development abilities.
  • Excellent Communication, facilitation and conflict resolution skills.
  • Decision making, sometimes with little information
  • Negotiation and problem solving skills.