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Senior Human Resource Officer (Training & PD) 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 (Training & PD) – 1 Position

Grade: ES6

Location: ESCOM Training Centre, Mpemba

Reports to : Chief Human Resource Officer (P&D)

Purpose of the Job

To provide human resource planning and facilitate learning and development of staff

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Developing human resource planning and development policies, procedures and systems
  2. Developing staff training and induction materials;
  3. Providing technical advice on training matters to line managers and staff;
  4. Coordinating implementation of training and staff development plans and activities;
  5. Conducting training needs assessments;
  6. Preparing short-term and long-term projections of manpower requirements in the Corporation
  7. Organizing and facilitating training and orientation sessions;
  8. Evaluating implemented training programmes to measure results;
  9. Maintaining staff skills inventory
  10. Servicing Training Committee;
  11. Providing career guidance services and succession planning;
  12. Preparing training and development report

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 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

Minimum Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resource Management, Business Administration or Public Administration or Education from an accredited University
  • Four years’ relevant work experience in HR generalist role or training and development
  • Be 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.