DEPUTY REGISTRAR, HUMAN RESOURCES AND LEGAL AFFAIRS (1 POST) GZU GREAT ZIMBABWE UNIVERSITY Great Zimbabwe University is an equal opportunity employer. Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced persons to fill the following posts at Great Zimbabwe University. REGISTRAR’S OFFICE DEPUTY REGISTRAR, HUMAN RESOURCES AND LEGAL AFFAIRS (1 POST) (Re-advertisement, members who applied previously need not reapply) This is a senior position which requires a highly qualified mature individual with expertise in Legal Affairs and Human Resource Management. The successful candidate will report directly to the Registrar and should have a deep understanding and knowledge of University administration and operations. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Ensuring that the University is in compliance with all regulatory frameworks pertaining to labour regulations and that heads of departments are kept up to date with changing labour legislation; Developing a sound Human Resources Strategy for the University; Coordinating the development and management of an effective human resources information systems (HRIS); Leading and directing the Human Resources team to deliver a comprehensive Human Resources service to the University. Instituting cost effective and integrated Human Resource models, processes and systems; Providing legal advice and guidance on various legal issues, prosecuting cases in courts, disciplinary committee and litigation management; Assisting in document preparation and drafting of contracts, leases and other important legal documents; Assisting the University to comply with various legal requirements; Ensuring that legal documents and other contractual documents are effectively drafted, reviewed, interpreted and vetted; Working in close liaison with Proctors for an effective staff and student disciplinary system; Facilitating the recruitment and selection of staff; Formulating and implementing human resource related policies and procedures; Ensuring that proper occupational health and safety policies and procedures are in place in accordance with relevant legislation;b and Any other duties as assigned from time to time. Overseeing the University’s performance management and promotion systems; Supporting current and future University needs through the development, motivation and retention of the human resource Providing strategic guidance in respect of organisational development and human capital management that are appropriate to the University’s environment; Supporting the training function of the University through developing and implementing training programmes;
QUALIFICATIONS Applicants must have a minimum first degree in Law and at least 10 years post qualification experience OR a Master’s degree in Law, Human Resources Management, Masters Business Administration, Masters in Commerce or equivalent. - He/ She must have five (5) years post qualification experience at senior management level. - The person should have a sound knowledge of Labour Law, be a registered Legal Practitioner with good communication and presentation skills. Possession of qualifications in Labour Law will be more desirable and an added advantage too.
NB: Female candidates are encouraged to apply. Police clearance is mandatory for successful candidates. Applicants must submit six copies of applications of the following: application letter, certified certificates and curriculum vitae giving full details of names, place and date of birth, experience, contact telephone number(s) and names and addresses of three referees to: The Deputy Registrar, Human Resources and Legal Affairs Great Zimbabwe University P.O. Box 1235 MASVINGO The closing date for receipt of applications is 30 January, 2021