• February 25, 2022
    • March 4, 2022
    •  Full Time
  •  Human Resources, Hr Jobs

Job Summary

Great Zimbabwe University, an equal opportunity employer, invites applications from suitably qualified and experienced persons to fill the following posts that have arisen within the institution: Assistant Registrar, Human Resources (1 Post)

Registrar’s Office

2.1 Assistant Registrar, Human Resources (1 Post)

Duties And Responsibilities


• Ensuring timely processing of advertisements for vacant posts;
• Preparing offers of appointment on behalf of the Deputy Registrar, Human Resources and Legal Affairs;
• Processing leave forms and records for members of staff;
• Coordinating and servicing University committee meetings;
• Processing resignations, retirements, promotion/upgrading and extension/termination of contracts for staff members on fixed term contracts;
• Facilitating the confirmation of tenure and performance appraisal for staff;
• Handling employee grievances;
• Facilitating training and development of staff;
• Handling staff welfare issues;
• Facilitating performance appraisal for staff;
• Supervision of junior staff in the department;
• Servicing staff disciplinary hearing meetings.

• Maintaining staff records including the generation of staff statistics and monthly Human Resources reports;
• Maintaining historical records for staff

• Managing and implementing human resources policies and procedures, including drafting the policies and compilation and communication of existing policies to stakeholders;
• Ensuring that academic staff members on study leave comply with the Staff Development policy;
• Perform any other duties as may be required from time to time.

Qualifications And Experience


Applicants must have at least a Masters degree in Human Resource Management, Industrial Relations, Industrial Psychology, Law or equivalent plus two (2) years relevant post qualification working experience or a relevant first degree plus four (4) years relevant post qualification working experience. An IPMZ Diploma/ qualification in Labour Law or equivalent will be an added advantage. In addition, applicants must have five (5) Ordinary level passes including English Language.

• Excellent oral and written communication skills in English;
• Ability to use independent judgment and take initiative;
• Should be mature, hardworking, reliable, responsible and prepared to work overtime;
• Sound analytical and problem solving skills;
• Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and collaboratively as part of team;
• Ability to work with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail;
• Ability to maintain employee confidence and protect Human Resources Operations by keeping personnel data confidential at all times;
• Ability to provide customer service even when under deadline and other pressure;
• Knowledge of issues and best practices in Human Resources procedures and methods in an academic environment is preferable;
• Excellent computer skills; and
• Experience in delivering presentations or facilitating training to small groups;

How To Apply

NB: Female candidates are encouraged to apply. Police clearance is mandatory for successful candidates.

Applications inclusive of the following: application letter, certified copies of academic certificates, national identity card, birth certificate and a detailed curriculum vitae giving full details of names, date of birth, experience, contact telephone number(s) and names and addresses of three referees must be emailed to as a single PDF file.

Applications should be addressed to:

The Deputy Registrar, Human Resources and Legal Affairs
Great Zimbabwe University
P.O. Box 1235

The closing date for receipt of applications is 04 March, 2022.

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