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Human Resources Business Partner at NICO Life Insurance Company Limited

  • Full Time
  • Blantyre, Malawi
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  • Salary: 000

NICO Life Insurance Company Limited

NICO Life Insurance Company Limited (NICO Life), a leading provider of innovative life insurance solutions, is an equal opportunity employer and diversity is an integral part of our Business, History, Culture, and Identity. Inclusion is the way we treat and perceive all differences, and all forms of diversity are seen as real value for the Company.

NICO Life seeks to recruit a suitably qualified person to fill the position of Human Resources Business Partner. The position is tenable at the Head Office in Blantyre.

Reporting to the Head of Human Resources for NICO Life and Insurance Sector, the successful candidate will be responsible for all Human Capital life cycle interventions from on-boarding, maintenance, to exit.

He/she will be responsible for the following Key Result Areas:

Human Resources planning – Contributing to the development of short to medium term Human Resources Strategy and Annual Action Plan.
Budget Management and Control – Analysing and projecting requirements for Manpower resources, Remuneration, Training and Development, and Administrative processes amongst other areas, including the development of preliminary budgets with identified cost lines for each function, and monitoring implementation
Recruitment, Selection, and Placement – Managing the on-boarding process from recruitment, selection and placement in accordance with policy and Service Level Agreements (SLAs) in place.
Human Capital Development – Managing the Training Needs Identification process, coming up with appropriate learning, training, and development approach and methodology, monitoring progress, and taking appropriate action where necessary.
Performance Management – Managing the contracting process, coordinating the performance assessment process, taking action of results thereof, and advising Management on ways to improve the system and process.
Succession Planning – Responsible for ensuring that there is a robust Succession Plan in place and taking lead in its implementation.
Reward and Compensation Management – Ensuring alignment of job profiles with Company Strategy, implementation and maintenance of the Job Evaluation system, reviewing monthly payroll input, and reviewing and providing recommendations on annual performance bonus payouts and remuneration reviews.
Managing Employee and Industrial Relations – Managing the Industrial Relations environment and monitoring compliance with Labour laws and regulations, company policy, and relevant statutes.
Handling Administration and Support Services – Handling all administrative and support services which include procurement insurances, fleet management, security, and property management.

Data collection, analysis, and interpretation.
Strategic Thinking – Ability to think strategically and develop long-term plans and goals for the organization.
Business Acumen – Ability to understand finance principles, risk, reward, and business outcomes.
Digital Agility – Ability to leverage technology to increase efficiency and drive business results.
People Advocacy – Ability to advocate for employees and balancing their needs with business objectives.
Strong interpersonal skills.
A self-starter and self-motivated individual.
Results driven.
Analytical logical thinker with good problem-solving skills.
Ability to work on a wide range of deliverables at the same time.
Ability to work independently and meet deadlines.
Ability to plan and organise in line with job requirements.
Ability to negotiate, interact, and achieve targets.

A first university degree in Human Resources Management, Business Administration, or any of the Social Sciences from a reputable university.
At least six (6) years’ experience three (3) of which must have been in similar role.

Method of Application
Applications and curriculum vitae including names and contacts of three traceable referees must reach the address below by 3rd May 2024 either by post or email at

Head of Human Resources
NICO Life Insurance Company Limited
P.O. Box 3044, BLANTYRE.

Only short-listed applicants will be acknowledged.