General Manager Human Capital & Administration

Shortlisting stage of vacancy - only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Overview of role

To develop and direct the implementation of best practice human resource strategies, policies and procedures which support a conducive work environment, compliance to corporate governance principles and labour legislation. The position holder will offer advice on areas of Organisational Development, Talent Management and Succession, Change Management, Employee Relations, Staff Welfare and other related functions. The incumbent will also direct general administrative services of the Authority, which include effective records management and supervision of the payroll process.

Job description

  • Contribute to the formulation and development of the LEA corporate strategy utilising pertinent economic, policy and market research data and/or information.
  • Coordinate the development of policies and procedures that guide the Authority and ensure effective implementation of such policies and procedures.
  • Direct and manage organizational reviews and design ensuring ideal organisation structures and staffing of the Authority
  • Drive the organisational developmental systems and interventions that improve organisational efficiency, efficiency, optimise utilisation of staff and other resources, and promote high levels of employee engagement
  • Coordinate and manage the development of job profiles of all positions in the authorized structure
  • Give strategic guidance on continuous organisational performance improvement and change management initiatives.
  • Undertake research on change management interventions and recommends suitable transformation methodologies for building and sustaining high performance and achievement culture in the Authority
  • Plans, directs, supervises, and coordinates work activities of subordinates and staff relating to employment, compensation, labour relations, and employee relations.
  • Provide continuous advice and support to Senior Management on identified training needs. Coordinates the development of learning, training and development interventions to enhance staff potential.
  • Manage the design, delivery and evaluation of in-house competency development programmes to address identified needs and priorities of the Authority.
  • Review, update and recommend the adoption of HR policies that will allow the company to recruit, retain and motivate competent staff, optimising returns on staff costs and compliance with labour legislation.
  • Develop Industrial Relations policies and practices and recommends the adoption of these policies as they promote positive relations between management and staff.
  • Lead the recruitment process ensuring that the Authority has the right talent that is qualified and competent to achieve its mandate.
  • Ensure adherence to organisational recruitment and administrative procedures by taking part in the selection of senior staff.
  • Employ staff within delegated limits
  • Give advice on disciplinary and grievance issues to line management and employees, ensuring timely resolution of issues and adherence to the Authority’s policies, procedures and labour legislations.
  • Encourage amicable and positive management of employee relations through leading the development of effective consultative and communication channels.

Requirements, Education and Experience

  • Degree in Human Resource Management, Human Resource Development, Organizational Development, Industrial Relations, Industrial Psychology, BCOM Management, Public Administration or any other related fields.
  • A Masters Degree in the relevant field will be an added advantage.
  • At least eight to ten years working experience in HR management with a strong background in workforce planning and recruitment, organisational development,compensation, performance management and industrial relations, with at least three years at strategic and executive level.

Please download detailed job description below.

Closing Date for applications is 7th December 2018.

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Match criteria
  • Gaborone
Education level
  • Degree
  • Masters Level
  • Business services
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