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Senior Human Resource Officer 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:

Senior Human Resource Officer – 2 Positions

Grade: ES6

Location: Regional Office – Human Resource Management

Reports to : Human Resources Manager

Purpose of the Job

To provide quality support in the performance of various human resource functions, which include recruitment, staffing, training and development, performance monitoring and employee counseling.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Drafting employment contracts in liaison with departmental/sectional heads;
  2. Planning, coordinating, monitoring and evaluating staff development programmes at regional level;
  3. Interpreting human resource practices, policies and labour laws to staff
  4. Implementing human resource decisions such as dismissals, termination, transfers and promotions
  5. Managing staff leave, advances, loans and welfare programmes at regional level
  6. Coordinating the process of regional staff recruitment, placement, and appraisals in line with ESCOM recruitment and performance management policies and procedures
  7. Providing secretarial services to the Disciplinary Committee
  8. Conducting benefits enrolment for new staff and reconcile benefits statements
  9. Processing entitlements and benefits of employees
  10. Conducting of training needs analysis
  11. Managing the Regional payroll

Attributes and competencies

  • Impeccable skills in Microsoft office packages (Excel, Word, PowerPoint etc)
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Good Analytical Skills
  • Critical-thinking and assertiveness abilities
  • Detail-oriented personality
  • The ability to operate effectively both independently and as part of a team
  • Good understanding of labour laws governing employment in Malawi

Minimum Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resource Management, Public Administration, Business Administration from an accredited University
  • Be a registered member of a Professional Body e.g IPMM
  • Four years’ practical experience as a generalist HR practitioner


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.