Vac.No.BS/19/18 : Senior Human Resource Management Officer
Grade : BS 5
Responsible to : Deputy Director of Finance and Administration (BS4)
Responsible for : Human Resource Management Officer
Number of posts : One
Duty station : Blantyre

Job purpose
To manage human resource function

Key duties and responsibilities
The Senior Human Resource Management Officer shall be responsible for, but not limited to the following duties and responsibilities:

1. Coordinating staff recruitment and selection processes;
2. Developing and maintaining Human Resource Management Information Systems and Procedures;
3. Managing payroll;
4. Reviewing and drafting human resource policies from time to time;
5. Coordinating inductions for new staff;
6. Coaching and mentoring staff;
7. Coordinating the implementation of HIV and AIDs workplace policies and programmes;
8. Coordinating and implementing occupational health and safety matters;
9. Coordinating staff welfare;
10. Providing secretarial service for the disciplinary and grievance committee;
11. Managing human resource records;
13. Producing human resource reports;
14. Advising management on human resource policies;
15. Supervising staff in the Human Resource Division;
16. Preparing budgets and work plans for the division; and
17. Appraising performance.

Minimum qualifications and experience
The applicant must have:
1. A Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resource Management obtained from a recognised institution,
2. At least 5 years experience in human resource related work.

Key competencies and attributes
The ideal candidate must:
1. Demonstrate ability to take initiatives and carry out assigned tasks to completion;
2. Be able to manage resources as well as demonstrate good organisational abilities;
3. Be committed, motivated and able to achieve tasks within required time frame;
4. Be able to priotise important matters and act on them accordingly;
5. Have positive attitude;
6. Have strong interpersonal skills;
7. Be able to work under pressure and available at work outside normal working hours when required.

How to apply
The Malawi Bureau of Standards is an equal opportunity employer and female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply. The Bureau is committed to the promotion of merit, fairness, equity, honesty, integrity, impartiality and professionalism. As such, any form of canvasing is not allowed and any candidate involved in canvasing of any kind shall be disqualified.

Interested persons who meet the above requirements should submit a written application letter together with copies of relevant certificates, detailed Curriculum Vitae, naming three traceable referees, in a sealed envelope clearly marked on top with the post being applied for before close of business on 5th July, 2019 to:

Director General
Malawi Bureau of Standards
P. O. Box 946
Blantyre