Human Resource Officer

Joint Country Pogramme

Norwegian Church Aid (NCA) and DanchurchAid (DCA) have been working in Zambia for more than 20 years and became a Joint Country Programme (JCP) of NCA and DCA in 2011. Together with local communities and government institutions, JCP seeks to contribute to a Zambia where all women, men, girls and boys on equal terms are empowered to enjoy economic, political, social, environmental and democratic rights, so that they benefit from the sustainable growth of the country through three thematic programmes: (i) Climate Smart Economic Empowerment, (ii) Gender Justice Free of Gender Based Violence and (iii) Fighting Inequality.

Information about the position:

The NCA-DCA JCP is seeking a suitably qualified individual to fill the position of Human Resource Officer for the NCA-DCA JCP Zambia office.

Key roles and responsibilities:

The preferred candidate must be able to carry out the following tasks:

  • Provides support to Management in the interpretation of HR policies and procedures and ensuring that staff and managers are conversant with the content of the NCA Staff Handbook and National Legislation Appendix.
  • Implements all HR processes within JCP Zambia, including staff recruitment and talent acquisition, staff on-boarding processes, performance evaluation management support, leave management, and other HR processes.
  • Support preparation of staff payroll on a monthly basis
  • Ensure JCP Zambia remains compliant to Zambian Labour Laws and NCA HR policies.
  • Facilitate capacity building and training programs for all staff in liaison with the unit Heads.
  • Administer the digital HR system (SDWorx) and maintain updated records of all personnel in line with HR standards and NCA policies.

Academic Qualifications:

  •   Grade 12 Certificate
  • Minimum undergraduate university degree in Human Resource Management
  • 3 years’ relevant experience

Professional Membership

  • Must be a paid-up member of the Zambia Institute of Human Resource Management

Skills and Competencies:

  •  Good understanding of the Zambian Labour Laws.
  • Excellent writing skills.
  • Good communication skills
  • Thoroughness, attention to detail and strong analytical skills.
  • Proficient use of MS office applications

Personal attributes:

  • High ethical standards of behavior, good judgment, respect for others, and confidentiality.
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • The ability to work in a multicultural environment.
  • Energetic, proactive, and capable of working independently as well as being an active member of the team.
  • Flexible and creative with a positive attitude and an aptitude for solving problems.

How to apply

kindly send your expected renumeration package (benefits included), curriculum vitae and cover letter explaining why you are interested in this job, and why we should interview you for this role. Send your applications addressed to the Head of Operations:

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