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Human Resources Manager at Electricity Supply Corporation of Malawi (ESCOM) Limited

Electricity Supply Corporation of Malawi (ESCOM) Limited

The Electricity Supply Corporation of Malawi (ESCOM) Limited is incorporated under the Companies Act of the Laws of Malawi. Its core business is to procure, transmit and distribute electric power in Malawi as well as manage System Market and Single Buyer Operations in Malawi. ESCOM is inviting applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill the following vacant positions currently existing within the Corporation:

Position: Human Resources Manager
Grade: ES4
Location: Head Office
Reports to: Director of Human Resources and Administration

Purpose of the Job

To provide administrative, procedural and operational support and assistance to the efficient implementation of a broad range of Human Resources functions for all categories of staff, ensuring accurate and timely delivery that is in compliance with Corporation’s HR rules and regulations

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Providing leadership in the implementation of human resource policies and strategies in order to ensure that the department contributes effectively and efficiently to the goals of the Corporation;
  2. Participating in the recruitment process, performance counselling, and disciplinary enquiry hearing for senior, Junior and temporary members of staff and provide professional advice in all cases;
  3. Supporting the conducting of training needs analysis in liaison with Training Department in the process of developing knowledge, skills and attitudes of employees for improved job performance;
  4. Supporting the administration of performance and reward management systems, processes and procedures in liaison with the Departments;
  5. Ensuring a healthy working environment
  6. Implementing HRMIS to improve quality of human resource data and link between HRMIS and payroll for better control over Payroll Expenditure
  7. Coordinating the plans and budgets for HR Department in order to achieve the vision, mission, outputs and outcomes as provided by the Strategic plan; and compile activities to be within the financial year, cost the activities, implement the planned activities
  8. Managing Corporation’s on-boarding and off-boarding procedures utilizing HRIS

Attributes and competencies

  • Impeccable skills in Microsoft office packages (Excel, Word, PowerPoint etc.)
  • Effective verbal and written communication abilities
  • The ability to manage time effectively in a high-pressure setting
  • Excellent interpersonal and conflict resolution skills
  • Good Analytical Skills
  • Critical-thinking and assertiveness abilities
  • Detail-oriented personality
  • Impeccable leadership skills.

Minimum Qualifications and Experience

  • Master’s Degree in Human Resource Management/Public Administration/Business Administration/Economics from an accredited university.
  • 7 years’ experience in the field/industry, out of which at least 3 years should have been at Managerial level in Human Resource Management/Project Management.
  • Be a registered member of a professional body e.g IPMM


APPLICATION METHOD: Hard Copies in an envelope clearly indicating the position applied for on top.

ATTACHMENTS : Application Letter, Curriculum Vitae with 3 traceable referees and Certified Copies of Certificates.

CLOSING DATE : Friday, 10th May 2024.

ADDRESSED TO : Senior Human Resources Manager, ESCOM House, P.O. Box 2047, Blantyre.

Only candidates possessing accredited Qualifications will be considered for shortlisting. In cases where one’s qualification accreditation is questionable, the burden of proof rests with the candidate to provide evidence to the contrary.

Only Shortlisted candidates will be acknowledged and invited for interviews through email.

ESCOM Ltd is an equal opportunity employer.