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25. Feb, 16:13
Ad ID: 1313869
Application deadline 8. Apr

Human Resource Manager with Legal Background

Other Dar es Salaam District Dar Es Salaam
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Business / Employer name
Company Industry
Human Resources
Job Level
Mid level
Work Type
Full Time
Minimum Qualification
Years of Experience
3 years

Human Resource Manager with Legal Background

Your role is to ensure efficient and productive execution of the full spectrum of HR services touching on the employee cycle from sourcing to separation

Key Responsibilities


 Develop and implement approved HR policies that are in line with country best practices and labor laws

 Organize the recruitment, hiring, selection, vetting and on boarding process for country’s employees, following company Recruitment policy and procedure

 Ensure all employees have read the HR handbook and are trained/ familiar with the company’s policies

 Ensure new employees are reviewed and contracts are confirmed in writing on time

 Manage all employee records in a confidential manner, including recruitment and exciting records

 Organize training on topics that lead on staff welfare and management

 Ensure all employees have a job description, performance objectives set, appraisal forms are signed and appraisal is conducted as per company policy and procedure

 Organize timely monthly payroll and approve for payment following approval from CEO and in line with payroll policy and procedure

 Lead disciplinary and grievance processes

 Lead in investigation of employee issues that need to be resolved

 Organize the employee separation process by following the company approved Separation Policy and procedure


 Gain a deep understanding of business operations and how staff productivity impacts the bottom line

 Source, attract, setup for interviews, interview, assess, vet, select, negotiate for package and contract employees from category managers and below

 Have deep understanding of country labor laws and guide management on execution of decisions that will not lead to legal battles with employees

 Lead in executing all placement on performance improvement plans and management of the process in line with company policy and procedure

 Ensure decision made and executed are in line with country labor laws and in line with company policy and procedure

 Distribute payslips to the staff monthly and on time

 Provide guidance / advisory service on best HR practises to the business CEOs and categorymanagers

 Counsel staff on issues that affect their productivity

 Ensure changes to staff role, salaries or communication on disciplinary etc are recorded on signed written record

 You must be able to positively connect with all level staff and managers, gain and maintain their trust and confidence, as well as maintain confidentiality of all information that you become aware of during the execution of your duties

 You must ensure all existing employees have valid, updated and compliant JDs, employment contracts, appraisal forms and any other written communications signed and kept on file in a locked up area

 You must be organized, able to multi-task and deliver on multiple requests in a compassionate, legally compliant and timely manner

 You will be required to guide the Chief Human Resources Officer and CEOs on appropriate high potential and high performing employees retention strategies

 You must be able to assist in detecting development needs of the employees as a group and as individuals and organize training

 You must be able to handle meetings with staff in which sensitive information is being transmitted e.g. hold town hall meetings, disciplinary meetings, grievance hearings, informing staff that they are being terminated or demoted or being made redundant

 You must understand how to handle payroll and its process in close cooperation with Finance Department

 You will be required to participate in appraisal meetings

 You will be required to draft different written communications e.g. salary change letters, termination letters and many others as directed

 You will be required to successfully ensure management of employees by following company policy and procedure on work attendance, leave, conflicts of interest


 Excellent time management skills and ability to multi-task and prioritize work

 Attention to detail and problem solving skills

 Excellent written and verbal communication skills

 Strong organizational and planning skills in a fast-paced environment

 A creative mind with an ability to suggest improvements

 Ability to conduct basic training for group of employees

 Ability to develop and sustain productive customer relationships;

 Ability to work with various departments and foster teamwork

 Bachelor’s Degree in Law (LLB)

The African Talent Company seeks to recruit for a Human Resource Manager with Legal Background.

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