Director Human Resources And Administration

  • Full Time
  • Lusaka

Zambia Environmental Management Agency

Vacancy title:

Director Human Resources And Administration

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Public Administration, and Government , Category: Human Resources ]

Jobs at:

Zambia Environmental Management Agency

Duty Station:

Within Zambia , Lusaka, South – Central Africa


Job Purpose

Under the supervision of the Director General, the Director-Human Resources and Administration provides leadership and management to the Agency’s Human Resource Directorate for the effective execution of the Agency’s mandate as prescribed by the EMA and the ZEMA Strategic Plan.

Main duties and Accountabilities (without limitation)

The main duties and responsibilities of the Director-Human Resource and Administration, include: Supervise and provide policy/strategic guidance to the Directorate.

Review and respond to correspondences/reports.

  • Development of strategic/policy/new plans for the Directorate.
  • Represent the Directorate at Senior management meetings.
  • Chair the Directorate meetings.
  • Effective preparation and attendance of Board Committee meetings.
  • Review and onward submission of departmental monthly, quarterly and annual reports.
  • Conduct Departmental Meetings to facilitate staff engagement in Directorate affairs. ix. Ensure effective and efficient utilization of the Directorates Human, Financial and
  • Logistical resources.
  • Prepare, monitor, implement and review Strategic Risks for the Directorate.
  • Review, prepare and update departmental operations and annual reports.
  • Effectively manage ZEMA’s Performance Management System in the Directorate.
  • Carry out all other executive assignments at the Director General’s instance.

Minimum Qualifications and Experience

  • Grade 12 School Certificate or its equivalent.
  • University Degree in Human Resource Management or related field
  • Possession of a Master’s Degree (MBA, MSc, MA,) or postgraduate qualification in Human Resource Management or Business Administration, is an added advantage; and
  • Demonstration of Continuous Professional Development in Human Resource Management is an added advantage.

Minimum Relevant Pre-Job Experience

  • Eight (8) years’ work experience in a reputable organization, of which five (5) years must have been at Senior Management level
  • Member of the Zambia Institute of Human Resource Management with valid practicing license.
  • Experience in Public Policy and Regulation

Required Attributes and Competencies

  • Visionary and goals driven;
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of all labour and employment laws;
  • Ability to lead a teams of Human Resource professionals;
  • Intellectual ability to write, analyze and interpret technical and environmental management reports;
  • Exceptional interpersonal and team working skills;
  • Proven problem-solving skills and exceptional customer relations when dealing with both internal and external clients;
  • Computer literacy, and
  • Pragmatic, efficient and highly organized personality.

Tenure of employment & Renumeration

  • Five (5) year contract term, renewable subject to satisfactory performance
  • Competitive Executive Remuneration package.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 96

Level of Education: Bachelor Degree

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