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HR Officer: Resourcing & Employee Relations, Job Grade C5

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05 Jul 2019


19 Jul 2019

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HR Officer: Resourcing & Employee Relations, Job Grade C5

The incumbent reports to the Manager: Resourcing & Employee Relations: Head Office

Purpose of this position:

Responsible for resourcing and talent acquisition and implementation of the Human Resources plan, employee relations, union and management relations and negotiations and the correct administration of the company’s code of discipline and grievance procedures.


Job competencies include:

·     Provide input during the review and update of the resourcing and selection strategies, policies and initiatives; 

·     Ensure that set and agreed affirmative action targets are considered during the recruitment process;

·     Seek and obtain authorisation from the relevant departmental heads and resourcing supervisors for the position that needs to be advertised;

·     Draft job specifications and obtain input from the OD team and line managers to ensure job specifications are aligned to the requirements of each position, amend and update where necessary;

·     Meet with the line managers to advice and agree on the recruitment process and timelines for each vacancy;

·     Provide input to the development, review and updates of the employee relations policies and procedures;

·     Monitor and reinforce the adherence to the approved employee relations policies, procedures and employment regulations and legislation;

·     Conduct employee training and awareness sessions to ensure IR and related matters are understood and implements accordingly;

·     Oversee the disciplinary process and ensure that incidents are reported, initiated and investigated;

·     Provide timely advice and guidance to ensure that charges are correctly formulated, notices are served timely, a competent chairpersons is appointed and that the hearing is conducted in line with company policies;

·     Provide labour relations support during negotiations and union meetings;

·     Act as a liaison between employer and employee, overseeing employee relations;

·     Receiving and effectively handling employee complaints, escalating these complaints to the level of disciplinary or legal action when necessary.


Educational Requirements/Experience:


·     Diploma in Human Resource Management or a Degree will be an added advantage;

·     At least 5 - 6 years’ experience in the Resourcing and Employee Relations field or in Human Resources Generalist roles;

·     3 years of which should be supervisory level;

·     Valid driver’s license.


Personal Competencies:


·     Good verbal and written communication skills;

·     Good organizing, prioritizing and delegation skills;

·     Accuracy and attention to details;

·     Analytical and problem solving skills;

·     Ability to work under high work pressure, work load and deliver on timelines;

·     Strong interpersonal skills in dealing with employees and management;

·     Customer focused;

·     Results orientated;

·     Ability to communicate and motive teams and able to relate meaningfully to the team;

·     Ability to maintain confidentiality;

·     Good understanding and skills of the relevant local labour laws and regulations.

Applications accompanied by a detailed Curriculum Vitae (including career path to date, and contactable references), and non-returnable certified copies of qualifications, certificates, transcripts and identity document should be forwarded to:


The Strategic Executive:  Human Resources Department

Namibia Airports Company

P O Box 23061



E-mailed and faxed applications shall not be considered.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

No documents will be returned to unsuccessful candidates.

                         The Company reserves the right to conduct detailed background checks

Closing date for applications:   19 July 2019