Human Resources Manager

Published by Jobstanzania on 11:56:00 pm

Our Client: A market leader in the Tanzanian printing industry.  
Job Title: Human Resources Manager 
Type of Hire: Local 
 Location: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania 
 Gross Salary: USD 900 with benefits (negotiable based on experience) 

Job Responsibilities: 
1. Maintain knowledge of and ensure compliance with employment-­‐related laws and regulations. 
2. Manage actions and proceedings brought against the organization arising in connection with employment, benefits and workers compensation issues, including preparation of responses to Labour charges, OSHA etc. 
3. Maintain all personnel files, and ensure the company is in compliance with all laws and regulations and demonstrates “best practices” in regard to personnel information management. 
4. Provide leadership in effective conflict resolution for all personnel. 
5. Serve as a resource for team leaders in handling employee issues and assist them in counseling employees, conducting evaluations, staff training, problem solving and consensus building. 
6. Serve as a resource for all team members by being available and accessible to discuss all human resources related issues. 
7. Oversee the Organizational Development & Training function and develop employee training programs. 
8. Maintain inter and intradepartmental workflow by providing information to and cooperating with co-workers. 
9. Develop, implement and participate in employee recognition programs. 
10. Enhance job performance by applying up-todate professional and technical knowledge gained by attending seminars and conferences (if any) 
Essential Functions: 

  • Prepare and maintain accurate records, files and reports, including responsibility for maintaining personnel records. 
  • Organize and work independently on multiple assigned tasks/projects and complete assignments within specified deadlines. 
  • Communicate effectively verbally and in writing to all levels of staff and management, outside officials and agencies, and the public, expressing ideas and instructions clearly and concisely. Compile and analyze complex information, and research and develop solutions to complex issues. 
  • Work well under pressure. 
  • Accurately follow verbal and written directions from senior management. 
  • Advise on employment statutes, rules, regulations and policies affecting team members. 
  • Meet with and assist team leaders in planning and directing activities, explaining and implementing decisions, and resolving significant issues involving team members. 
  • Recommend, develop, interpret and clarify personnel procedures and policies. 
  • Conduct research regarding employment issues, benefits, workers compensation and personnel procedures and, working with General Counsel, apply the conclusions to personnel policies and practices. 
  • Assist in hiring, including developing job descriptions and job advertisements, and screening and interviewing candidates. 
  • Develop, implement and manage a centralized recruiting process. 
  • Demonstrate skills in consensus building and mediation in order to constructively address employee conflicts. 
  • Demonstrate skills critical for managerial success including leadership, decisiveness, flexibility, sound business judgment, and highly developed personal, analytical and communication skills.    

Qualifications and Skills:    

  • Bachelor’s degree in HR Management or related discipline required; Master’s degree preferred. 
  • At least 5-7 years of professional experience across all HR disciplines, including employment, benefits, compensation, employee relations, training and development, workers compensation and conflict resolution. 
  • Work effectively, professionally and tactful y with organizational workforce, team leaders, senior staff, and outside companies and public agencies. 
  • Experience working with a diverse workforce. 
  • Fluency in English and Swahili both written and spoken
  • Results-oriented senior professional requiring minimal supervision
  • Excellent analytical, logical reasoning and creative problem solving skills. 
  • Strong organizational, documentation & planning skills 
  • Excellent communication, conflict resolution, negotiation skills. 

How to Apply: 
Kindly justify your application by stating similar experience at your previous / current job. 
Send your CV (in PDF format) titled with your name, to no later than 5th April 2013.  

The subject line of the application should read “HR Manager.” 
Please do not call the recruitment firm or its respective client, doing so will forfeit your application process. 



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