14 Mar 2017


Job Description

The Zambia Institute for Policy Analysis and Research (ZIPAR) is a semi-autonomous Think-Tank whose mandate is to conduct socio-economic research and policy analysis in order to provide evidence-based policy advice to the Government, the private sector, civil society and other stakeholders in Zambia. ZIPAR also promotes economic literacy thereby encouraging increased stakeholder participation in national policy dialogue and debate on economic topics of wide public interest. ZIPAR now seeks to recruit suitably qualified candidates to join an energetic and dynamic team and invite applications for the following:

Human Resources Officer

Duties and Responsibilities

  • To examine and recommend adjustments to Human Resource policies and initiatives, employment and working conditions to ensure compliance with Zambia labour laws
  • To facilitate staff recruitment and selection in consultation with relevant officers
  • To plan and facilitate orientation programmes for new staff
  • To examine and recommend capacity building and development programs for Institute’s staff
  • To facilitate the administration of performance appraisal and management systems for staff
  • To facilitate efficient and effective implementation of the Institute’s Disciplinary Code and handling of grievance procedures
  • To facilitate processing of all types of leave of absence for eligible employees in accordance with one’s terms and conditions of service
  • To regularly examine and update employees’ files, records and answer questions regarding eligibility, salaries, benefits, labour relations and other pertinent human resource issues.
  • To compile and prepare reports and documents pertaining to staff matters
  • To carry out other lawful duties incidental to the above as may be assigned from time to time.

Required Qualifications

  • Grade 12 Certificate or equivalent
  • Diploma in Human Resource Management, Public Administration or equivalent
  • Registered and licensed by Zambia Institute of Human Resources and Management (ZIHRM)
  • At least 3 years’ work experience in HR
  • Experience in or knowledge of Performance-Based Remuneration Systems an added advantage
  • Experience in Procurement procedures an added advantage
  • Computer literate (MS Office and knowledge of HR packages a plus)

Skills Attributes

  • Outstanding organizational and time-management abilities
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Problem-solving and decision-making aptitude
  • Strong ethics and reliability
  • Team player



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How to Apply

Interested candidates who meet the above requirements should submit their applications with all supporting documentation to: The Executive Director Zambia Institute for Policy Analysis and Research P.O. Box 50782 Lusaka Physical Address: Central Statistical Office Annex Building, Corner John Mbita and Nationalist Roads, Lusaka Email: [email protected] ZIPAR is an equal opportunity employer. Women are encouraged to apply. Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Closing date: 24th March, 2017

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