Zambeef Products Plc
Zambeef Products Plc
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about 2 months ago

Human Resource Business Partner

Human Resource Business Partner – (Lusaka *1) & Chisamba *1)

Reporting to Group Head – HR


Labour Planning and Sourcing

Design/re-design jobs, titles, organograms in line with corporate strategy and ensure full job descriptions for all jobs exist and are updated as necessary.

Recruit, screen, interview and appoint new staff and ensure that new employee is inducted into the organisation.

Support the recruitment process in the business, including ensuring effective induction and onboarding

Provide input to budget for total manpower requirements.

Talent Management

  • Implement the talent processes (as per the Zambeef Way) to support the current and future development and deployment needs of the BU in line with strategies and plans.
  • Train and support managers on the quality and outputs of talent management processes & principles.
  • Ensure that employees holding key / critical roles have Job descriptions, competencies, and individual development plans.

Performance Management

Support individuals and managers in developing team and individual goals that are relevant to their BU and aligned to business priorities and customer requirements

Coach managers to have honest performance conversations during 1:1’s, mid-year and year end reviews

Support managers in making appropriate performance rating decisions, and communicating the reasons and outcomes of these decisions effectively

Develop consistent communication to support the effective implementation of the Performance Management process as per Zambeef Way.

Review performance problems with managers and workers, provide counselling and support managers to set clear / relevant performance goals that are aligned their business unit, and business priorities.

Preparing, updating and maintaining staff performance appraisal and staff development panel guidelines.

Providing a secretarial service and maintain records of all the panel meetings in the business.

Facilitate the staff development and panel recommendations.

Maintaining up to date and correct company records concerning promotions, transfers, redeployment and succession charts by panel within the purview of the Staff Development Plan system.

Industrial Relations

Apply / interpret company policy and legal procedures to deal with IR cases, and advise management and workers.

Resolve conflict / employee relations issues within the IR legal framework.

Negotiate with Unions, other stakeholders to secure the interest of company and workers.

Support, coach and train managers and all employees in understanding and dealing with Industrial Relations issues

Assist management with restructuring of departments / units.

Develop / review policies, conditions of employment, in line with current legislation; and keep record of system and inform employees of changes.

HR Administration

Ensure timely processing of key HR information and manage personnel data on the HRIS system.

Coordinate the time and attendance system and address any non-compliance.

Prepare and analyse monthly HR Reports and dashboards. By observing trends, propose and implement actions to sustain positive results.

Engage new recruits in Premier HR employee data base, capturing all relevant employee details.

Terminating employees in Premier HR employee data base who leave the company for various reasons as soon as they are officially terminated.

Updating employee details that are reclassified for various reasons e.g promotions, transfers, change of job titles etc.

Periodically audit employee data to ensure that the system contains correct accurate data always.

Defining and activating eligible employees in Employee Self Service (ESS) system to enable them utilize the system.

Guide employees on how to use the Employee Self Service (ESS) system for purposes of applying for leave, checking their payslips, checking their leave balances and approving leave for subordinates.

People and Leadership Accountabilities

Manage and lead the subordinates – i.e., ensure that they have set goals/KPIs, regular one-on-one engagements and feedback, performance reviews and development plans.

Ensure that the department is adequately staffed with efficient, multi-skilled and adaptable employees.

Skills and knowledge sharing: Support and guides team members in compliance with Group processes; policies and procedures and with keeping abreast of latest Human Resource, legislative and reporting guidelines.

Contribute to the development of a positive team culture.

Embrace self-development and lifelong learning to stimulate continuous personal growth


Degree in Human Resource Management or equivalent.

Minimum 5 years hands on Human Resource experience.

Membership of the Zambia Institute of Human Resource Management

Knowledge, Skills and Competencies required

Business partnering.

Working knowledge of HR systems.

Good judgement and good decision-making ability

Committed team player with ability to interact with all levels of management in the organisation

Highly developed written and oral communication skills

Ability to work in pressured and deadline-driven operating environment

Detail-orientated with the technical aptitude and ability to perform tasks accurately and comprehensively

Expert in multi-tasking, time management and planning of work

Method of Application

The application to reach the Group Head – Human Resources on the address indicated below no later than Wednesday, 21st December 2022.

Zambeef Products Plc

Private Bag 17


(Reference the Job Title in the subject)

(Only shortlisted candidates who meet the requirements will be communicated to). Zambeef Products PLC values gender diversity in the recruitment process as we promote gender equality.

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Zambeef Products Plc
Processing & Distribution
Crop farming
Dairy, Meat & Poultry
Fish farming
Food & Groceries
This is a group of companies consisting of Zambeef, Zamleather, Zambeef Retailing, Zampalm and Zam Chick that are involved in the production, processing, distribution and retailing of beef, chicken, pork, milk, dairy products, eggs, stock feed and flour. Zambeef Products Plc also has large row cropping operations (predominantly maize, soya beans and wheat). The company has a vision to be one of the most accessible and affordable quality protein providers in the Southern Africa region.