HEAD OF INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS job at SCAW Limited

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Vacancy title:
HEAD OF INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Manufacturing , Category: Team leader ]

Jobs at:

SCAW Limited

Deadline of this Job:
08 October 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Zambia , Kitwe , South - Central Africa

Summary
Date Posted: Monday, October 04, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed


JOB DETAILS:

SCAW Limited is a Copperbelt-based manufacturing Company specialized in the manufacturing of grinding media, castings products and industrial oxygen and acetylene, that was established in 1960.
The Company seeks to employ suitably qualified, experienced and result oriented individuals to fill up the following positions on two years contracts renewable depending on individual performance:
Job Purpose
The purpose of this role is to lead the development and delivery of employee relations strategies to create and sustain a healthy work culture and team spirit needed for outstanding business performance. The role requires a high calibre individual with energy, resilience and strong negotiation and people skills to build positive relations between employees and management and between the Company and its external key stakeholders. He/she must be able to manage and lead difficult negotiations based on strong stakeholder management experience to build momentum and positive change in a competitive business environment. Self-motivated individual with a clear passion for building harmonious and mutually beneficial relations between employees and management and between employees and the external community to create goodwill towards the Company and its business.

Duties and Responsibilities;
• Designs and delivers industrial relations (IR) strategies with the key focus on remodelling Trade Union-Management interface; owns and develops the relationship with Senior Officials and Trade Unions and between the two stakeholders.
• Designs, develops and implements employee relations (ER) policy, processes and procedures to create sense of belonging and team work at all levels of the organization; monitors and evaluates the implementation of the policy to continually improve Employee Relations.
• Sets direction for Union-Management negotiations and offers expert advice in all matters relating to collective bargaining and industrial relations issues.
• Ensures accurate implementation of compensation and benefits policy to contribute to sustainable employee morale for work; in collaboration with finance, supervises proactive and prompt resolution of staff pay queries to minimize payroll processing costs and sustain employee morale.
• Ensures accurate implementation of compensation and benefits policy to contribute to sustainable employee morale for work; in collaboration with finance, supervises proactive and prompt resolution of staff pay queries to minimize payroll processing costs and sustain employee morale.
• Builds appropriate skills, attitudes, capabilities and code of ethics for improving industrial relations across all departments, including knowledge of labour legislations; coordinates and integrates all industrial relations activities across the business into a coherent and dynamic plan.
• Develops and fosters distinct company culture, values, image and branding that promote internal and public goodwill towards the Company and inspire employees and management to serve with commitment, loyalty and clear vision; works hand in hand with the Public Relations (PR) function to develop a dynamic stakeholder communication strategy with the support of intranet and internet tools.
• Supervises and monitors employee welfare services.
• Monitors the quality of industrial relations periodically using software platforms; analyses data to recommend improvements to industrial relations. Also responsible for updating the changes to labour laws, arbitration/court decisions and anything else that may affect union-management relations or employee-management relations.
• Works closely with the legal and marketing department in effectively establishing communication strategies which can improve the image of the company.

Key Requirements:
• Grade Twelve (12) Certificate with a minimum of 5 Credits
• Bachelor’s Degree/in HRM, Business Administration or Equivalent;
• Master’s Degree in Business Administration or equivalent will be an added advantage.
• Minimum of Ten (10) experience preferably in the Mining Sector.
• Membership: Zambia Institute of Human Resources Management (ZIHRM)

Skills and Competencies
• Leadership skills
• Experience of working in a multi-cultural environment;
• Analytical and strategic thinking skills;
• Good communication and interpersonal skills;
• Accurate interpretation of Labour Laws, Health and Safety requirements;
• Ability to work with others;
• Demonstrate sound work ethics.


Work Hours: 8


Experience in Months: 60

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

 

Job application procedure

Only applicants who meet the above requirements should submit their applications with copies of detailed Curriculum Vitae with traceable references, academic/ professional qualifications and any other relevant documentation in support of the application. Applications should be submitted to the address below or emailed to [email protected]   

not later than Friday, 08th October 2021. •
Only short-listed candidates will be communicated to.



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