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Human Resources Specialist

The Nature Conservancy

This is a Full-time position in Lusaka posted 05/05/2022.

The Nature Conservancy Jobs in Lusaka Human Resources Specialist Carreer opportunities in Lusaka vacancies in The Nature Conservancy at Lusaka

# Job Description

OFFICE LOCATION

Cape Town- South Africa or Zambia

Who We Are

Founded in 1951, the Nature Conservancy is a global conservation organization
dedicated to conserving the lands and waters on which all life depends. Guided
by science, we create innovative, on-the-ground solutions to our world’s
toughest challenges so that nature and people can thrive together. We are
tackling climate change, conserving lands, waters and oceans at unprecedented
scale, providing food and water sustainably and helping make cities more
sustainable. One of our core values is our commitment to diversity. Therefore,
we strive for a globally diverse and culturally competent workforce. Working
in 72 countries, including all 50 United States, we use a collaborative
approach that engages local communities, governments, the private sector, and
other partners. To learn more, visit www.nature.org or follow @naturepress on
Twitter.

Since establishing the Africa Program in 2007, The Nature Conservancy’s vision
in Africa is to work towards fostering a sustainable future for people and
nature, partnering with indigenous communities across 55 million acres on the
continent. Our efforts are firmly rooted in people, leveraging scientific and
technical expertise as we collaborate with governments and organizations to
conserve and enhance Africa’s shared resources in the 9 countries we operate.

TNC’s work in Africa transcends three key pillars: securing ownership rights
to lands and resources for indigenous people, strengthening leadership and
resource and helping communities value nature through a holistic
appreciation of its benefits while increasing revenue streams for conservation
efforts and socio-economic development. Together with our partners, we are
witnessing critical milestones in integrated land and fisheries management,
ocean and source water protection, energy development and sustainable food
production, working together and strengthening our resolve in tackling global
challenges such as climate change, habitat and biodiversity loss that stands
to adversely impact the nearly 1.4 billion people that share Africa.

YOUR POSITION WITH TNC

The Human Resources Specialist provides human resource support services in the
following functions, compensation, benefits, payroll, and recruiting.
Reporting to Africa HR Business Partner and working closely with the South
Africa and Zambia Program Directors, Africa HR team, and Global Mobility,
Preferred location will be Cape Town- South. No employment visas or assistance
is being offered with this position except for the local labour employment
requirements.

Essential Functions

The Human Resources Specialist is responsible for administering and
maintaining HR systems, programs, procedures and plans according to HR
policies and will provide assistance to all levels of personnel on various HR-
related issues and requests within the TNC Africa Business Unit. This position
provides support to the HR manager and maintains a high degree of
confidentiality and a strong customer service focus. Using their specialized
knowledge, the HR Specialist will deal with customers with high level of
maturity, tact and diplomacy. Their key role is to manage all staff data
including information on contracts and other related data, serve as the BU
focal person on recruitments, onboarding and global mobility. The role must
provide excellent customer service, demonstrate initiative, take ownership of
responsibilities, and complete projects with positive results. The role will
work closely with the worldwide Office talent acquisition team, training and
development, and Global mobility teams to provide required HR support.

Responsibilities And Scope

Responds to moderately complex employee/management questions and problems
based on advanced knowledge of aspects applicable to the subject area.
Recruitment administrator for Job description development, posting,
advertisements, interview schedules and reporting, reference checks,
documentation, hiring & on-boarding, tracking recruitment and validation of
hire information
Custodian of employment contracts, offer & promotion letters, introductory
period, separation processes and documentation and ensure communication on
employee related matters on change of employment status.
Maintains and updates HR tracker on recruitments, fixed employment contracts,
creates and maintain the integrity of the staff personnel files by storing
them in a confidential manner and ensuring that all documentation is available
and up to date
Coordinate Employee medical and benefits enrolment, renewals, cancellations,
negotiations, analysis and serve as Employee contact person on health benefits
and insurance. Verify benefit entitlements for accuracy and liaise with the
service provider for conformance to agreements and benefits standards.
Coordinates employee welfare and wellness. In liaison with Operations Manager
ensure safety programs across South Africa and Zambia programs
Coordinate with the People Learning and Development Manager on all staff
development programs
Coordinate with global mobility on work permits, renewals, and submission of
documents for South Africa and Zambia programs.
Works closely with Payroll Manager/Finance Manager to communicate payroll
matters and provide necessary monthly payroll inputs.
Facilitate administration of staff surveys to gauge employee satisfaction,
engagements and feedback.
Updates job knowledge by participating in conferences and educational
opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal
networks; participating in professional organizations.
Enhances department and organization reputation by accepting ownership for
accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value
to job accomplishments
Ensure the Africa Org chart is regularly updated.
Perform all other human resources and administrative tasks deemed necessary
for the smooth running of the human resources office.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree or a minimum of 5 years related work experience in areas
of specialization or equivalent combination.
Human Resource certified professional.
Experience coordinating and leading projects.
Experience responding to HR related questions and problems from
employees/management.
Experience in one or more of the following areas: database management and
spreadsheet software; constructing and producing reports; data input,
manipulation, and analysis.
Experience working with MS Office software, including Word, Excel, Access and
PowerPoint
Desired Qualifications

Multi-lingual skills and multi-cultural or cross-cultural experience
appreciated.
Higher Diploma or Degree in Human Resource Management.
Member of Human Resource Management body.
Advanced understanding of employee contracting legal framework
Experience working with integrated Human Resources Management Systems e.g.
Peoplesoft.
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
Solid knowledge of word processing, database management, and spreadsheet
software, with ability to construct and produce reports, data input,
manipulation, and analysis
Proven track record of maintaining employee confidentiality
May require fluency in foreign languages to support global operations.
Ability to travel.

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URL:: Link to Apply

[ **Submit your CV and Application on Company Website : Click Here**
]https://careers.nature.org/psc/tnccareers/APPLICANT/APPL/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=1&JobOpeningId=51397&PostingSeq=1

Closing Date : 15th May, 2022.

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