Talent Manager

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Job Description


Section Unit Talent Management/Learning & Development

Job Scope Strategic HR Support for Company

Function Area Support

Job Summary

Drive the implementation of Talent Management, Learning and Development policies to ensure efficient management of human capital in the organisation.

Ensure adherence to approved best practices in Talent Management policies, procedures, and processes and instil the Organisation’s culture and values in all staff.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the implementation of company approved HR and Administration programs in the Company.
  • Communicate company’s overall objectives to subordinates and ensure mutual understanding of roles, responsibilities, and accountabilities in the Company.
  • Articulate the department’s plans, ensuring alignment with country-wide programs and objectives.
  • Oversee the use of approved systems/ framework to support recruitment, learning and development, career and performance management, labour relations, compensation & benefits activities in the Company.
  • Resolve Talent issues in the Company and escalate to the Head HR and Admin or CEO as may be necessary.
  • Oversee collation of staff development in the Company, verify and forward to relevant Head Office department
  • Provide guidance on the implementation of approved career and performance management practices in the Company.
  • Be the focal point for consolidation and central depository of HRIS on all talent related issues across the plant.
  • Monitor periodically to ensure maximum participation in scheduled training activities for Company employees.
  • Conduct periodical Talent Review and Succession Planning for Identified roles to ensure we have adequate talent pool and bench strength.
  • Rehearse with training providers and vendors that they adhere to agreed Service Level Agreements (SLAs).
  • Escalate Talent Management, Succession Planning, Career & Performance Management issues to Head HR, CEO or relevant Head Office function for speedy resolution.
  • Manage the company’s training budget and approved expenditure to control costs
  • Obtain information from Unit Heads on Talent Management, Learning and Development issues, review and collate for Management information and use.

Key Requirements:

Education and Work Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent in a Social Sciences or related discipline.
  • Minimum of ten (10) years relevant work experience with at least four (4) years in a management position
  • Mining or Manufacturing background will be added advantage
  • Full Member of Zambia Institute of Human Resource Management

Skills and Competencies

  • Good understanding of trends, challenges, opportunities, regulations and legislations relating to the cement manufacturing industry.
  • Good knowledge and understanding of key HR management components (recruitment, learning and development, performance & career management, compensation & benefits, reward and recognition, issues resolution).
  • Good understanding of succession planning and talent assessment/review framework, as well as an appreciation of the dynamics of the labour and employment legislations in the country.
  • Knowledge of relevant applications to support HR and administration operations
  • Strong leadership & good communication skills
  • Very good people management and networking skills.
  • Excellent negotiation skills.

Method of Application

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Precision Recruitment International (PRI) is a privately owned recruitment company with offices in Zambia, Zimbabwe (HQ) and Mozambique. It has positioned itself to provide high quality recruitment services by acquiring the best possible prospects and placements. It does this by pro-actively building relationships with people in developing industries in the various regional countries. PRI uses a wide range of techniques that include specified 'search and selection' methods and contingent-based recruitment techniques.