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Human Resources Officer

Date Posted
4th December 2017
Reference
VAC-27564
Sector
Human Resources & Recruitment
Job Type
Permanent
Location
Georgetown
Salary
Not Disclosed

Job Summary

To advise Management on the full and effective use of the commission’s salaried personnel, assist in personnel policy formulation and implementation of personnel policies and procedures.

Job Description

KEY OUTPUTS:

  • Effective Personnel Policies for the Commission including training and development plans.
  • Filling of vacancies through internal promotion, transfers or the recruitment of competent external candidates.


RANGE OF ACTIVITIES:

  • In collaboration with other Heads of Departments assist the Permanent Secretary in formulating policies and overall planning for the Ministry.
  • Advise on all aspects of Personnel Management.
  • Oversee the Annual Confidential Reports and direct the introduction of learning and development plans for Ministry's Staff.
  • Oversee employee relations activities, including handling of grievances and disciplinary issues with employees and their Union representatives.
  • Prepare annual budget to cover programmes such as employment training cost etc.
  • Supervise the Administration of all rules and regulations with respect to conditions of service and other benefits and entitlements.


QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE:

  • A Degree in Public Administration plus five (5) years as a Principal Personnel Officer.

OR

  • A Diploma/Certificate in Public Administration, plus ten (10) years’ experience in Personnel Administration with two (2) years at a very senior level.
     

DECISION MAKING, PROBLEM SOLVING AND IMPACT ON RESULTS:

  • The emphasis in the job holder's position is the creation of plans relevant to the needs of and in keeping with, the commission's plans/objectives. The job holder's time is spent mainly directing subordinates and ensuring that plans are developed in keeping with the policies of the Ministry. Decisions by the Chief Personnel Officer can impact positively on employees when problem are resolved in an amicable manner or on the other hand it can create frustration when the problem solving is delayed.


RESOURCE MANAGEMENT:

  • Reporting to the job holder is the Principal Personnel Officer.
  • The job holder controls the entire unit which consists of a staff of thirty-five (35) and is also responsible for high valued equipment e.g. filing cabinets


COMMUNICATIONS:
The job holder communicates regularly with superiors and subordinates e.g. the Secretary of the Commission/Chairman.

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