Vacancy: Human Resource Officer

Vacancy: Human Resource Officer

The Human Resource Officer is responsible for providing support in the various human resource functions, which include recruitment, staffing, training and development, performance monitoring and employee counseling and disciplinary actions.

Scope

The Human Resource Officer provides advice and assistance to management and staff. This may include information on training needs and opportunities, job descriptions, performance reviews and personnel policies of the Council.

The position coordinates the staff recruitment process .The Human Resource Officer provides advice and support to management and staff selection teams and ensures that they have accurate and timely information in order to make effective decisions. The function is reporting to the General Manager

Knowledge

  • Human resources management
  • Job descriptions
  • Performance review methods and techniques
  • Staff training, development and recognition
  • Mentoring and coaching
  • Understanding of relevant legislation, policies and procedures
  • Understanding of roles and responsibilities

Skills:

The applicant must demonstrate the following skills:

  • Supervisory skills
  • Team building skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Basic counselling skills
  • Negotiating skills
  • Effective verbal and listening communications skills
  • Computer skills including the ability to operate spreadsheets and word-processing programs at a highly proficient level
  • Effective written communications skills including the ability to prepare reports, proposals, policies and procedures
  • Effective public relations and public speaking skills
  • Stress management skills
  • Interviewing skills
  • Time management skills

Personal Attributes:

  • Maintain standard of conduct
  • Be respectful
  • Possess cultural and political awareness and sensitivity
  • Be flexible and hands-on
  • Demonstrate sound work ethics
  • Be consistent and fair
  • Be an example to others

Applicants are required to send their CV’s including their higher education degrees per email to kobina.otoo@portside.ch and s.trabys@portside.ch till latest 31st of March 2017.

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