EXECUTIVE SECRETARY (CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER)
The position provides leadership, direction, vision and financial/resource accountability to the Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission for effective execution of its Constitutional mandate.
KEY RESULT AREAS

  •  Administrative head of the Commission.
  • Attends Commission meetings as ex officio member.
  • Provides competent advice to Commissioners on policy issues relating to the Commission’s mandate.
  •  Provides strategic guidance to all technical staff of the Commission.
  • Ensures all corporate policies and strategies are uniformly understood and properly interpreted and administered by all technical staff at the Commission.
  • Attends meetings at various fora to give input into high level decisions concerning human rights.
  • Sets benchmarks and standards for the Programmes and Administration units.
  • Monitors performance to ensure that the Commission’s strategic objectives are met.
  •  Identifies training and support needs in Commission staff members
  •  Directs the preparation and review of annual work plans and budgets for the Commission.
  • Monitors annual work plans to ensure that expected results are achieved.

COMPETENCIES

  • Must be a holder of a Master’s Degree in Human Rights / Humanitarian Law, or
  • Basic Degree in one of the following: Law, International Law or Human Rights Law from a recognized institution.
  • Qualification to practise as a legal practitioner in Zimbabwe and at least seven years practising experience.
  • At least five (5) years’ experience in a senior managerial position having had a stint in both public and private sectors.
  • Conversant in the working of government institutions and legal framework governing such institutions.
  • Have an understanding of the legal framework governing human rights institutions.
  • Knowledgeable and conversant with international human rights treaties, international human rights systems including continental, regional and national human rights protective mechanisms.
  • Must have strong report writing skills.
  • Able to work under pressure.

ACCOUNTANT (1 POST)

The position maintains accounting and financial records for accurate and timely financial reports for the Commission.

KEY RESULT AREAS

  • Produce Financial Statements and Budgets as required
  •  Year-end Audits process facilitation
  • Maintain accurate financial record
  • Appropriateness of ledger postings

COMPETENCIES

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and/or full professional qualifications such as CIS, ACCA,CIMA, IAC, CPA, SAAA
  • 3 years related working experience
  • Sound knowledge of SAP and pastel accounting packages
  • Good analytical, negotiating and problem solving skills
  • Financial report writing skills

PRINCIPAL EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT (2 POSTS)
The positions manage the Deputy Chairperson’s and Executive secretary’s offices

KEY RESULT AREAS

  • Deputy Chairperson’s/Executive Secretary’s Office Management.
  • Logistical arrangements (travel, accommodation etc.) for the Deputy Chairperson/Executive Secretary

COMPETENCIES

  • HND in Office Management , Executive Secretarial Diploma or related qualifications
  • 3 years’ experience in a similar position.
  • Advanced computer skills
  • Good organisational and report writing skills
  • Good communication skills

SENIOR EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT (2 POSTS)

The positions manage the offices of Deputy Executive Secretaries for Administration and Programmes

KEY RESULT AREAS

  • Office Management
  • Logistical arrangements for travel and accommodation

COMPETENCIES

  •  National Diploma in Office Management , Executive Secretarial Diploma or related qualification
  • 3 years’ experience in a similar position
  • Good computer skills
  • Good organisational and report writing skills
  • Good communication skills

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT (3 POSTS)
The position manages the Directors’ offices

KEY RESULT AREAS

  • Office Management
  • Logistical arrangements for travel and accommodation

COMPETENCIES

  • Diploma in Office Management , Executive Secretarial Diploma or related qualification.
  • 3 years’ experience in a similar position.
  • Good computer skills
  • Good organisational and report writing skills
  • Good communication skills
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HUMAN RESOURCES ASSISTANT (1 POST) BULAWAYO

The position provides human resource support to the Commission

KEY RESULT AREAS

  • Participate in the recruitment, orientation and organisational exit programs for lower levels.
  • Coordinate training and development processes for lower level staff.
  • Human Resources Administration (payroll, monthly leave schedules and performance assessments)
  • Employee relations (grievance processes and staff meetings)

COMPETENCIES

  • HND in Human Resources Management or related field.
  • 3 years related working experience
  • Good organisational skills
  • Good computer skills
  • Good communication and report writing skills
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ACCOUNTING ASSISTANT (2 POSTS) BULAWAYO & HARARE

KEY RESULT AREAS

  • Preparation of payment documents and filing of records.
  • Inputting data into Computerised Accounting System (CAS).
  • Banking (deposits and withdrawals)
  • Reconciliation of accounts

COMPETENCIES

  • Accounting Diploma from a recognized tertiary institution or part qualification of CIS, ACCA, CIMA, IAC, SAAA etc.
  • 3 years’ experience in a similar position
  • Sound knowledge of SAP and pastel accounting packages
  • Good analytical, negotiating and problem solving skills
  • Financial report writing skills OFFICE ORDERLY (1 POST) BULAWAYO
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OFFICE ORDERLY (1 POST) BULAWAYO
The position provides cleaning and messenger services to the Commission

KEY RESULT AREAS

  • Cleaning of Commission facilities
  • Mail delivery in and outside the Commission COMPETENCIES
  • 5 ‘O’ level passes including English language
  • Communication skills
  • Paying attention to details
  • Knowledge of cleaning chemicals and supplies
  • Integrity

Applications together with detailed curriculum vitae, proof of qualifications and experience may be hand delivered at any of the following addresses:
Human Resources Director Or Human Resources Director
Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission                                                                   Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission
144 Samora Machel Avenue                                                                                         49 JMN Nkomo Street (between 3rd &4th Ave) 
Harare                                                                                                                                        Bulawayo                                                                                                                                                                                     

Or
e-mail your application together with a detailed CV to humanresources@zhrc.org.zw. All applications should reach the Commission no later than close of business on 30 September 2019. Only those meeting the above requirements will be responded to.
Salary and benefits for this position to be disclosed only to shortlisted candidates.

The Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission is an equal opportunity employer which practices gender and human rights based approaches to recruitment. Qualified women and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply