COMMISSIONS WATCH 6/2020 - Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission Job Advert

COMMISSIONS WATCH 6/2020

ZIMBABWE HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION JOBS ADVERT

[ 14 April 2020]

 

The Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission(ZHRC) has advertised numerous vacancies in both its Harare and Bulawayo Offices. The Commission seeks to promote, protect and enforce human rights and administrative justice in Zimbabwe. The deadline for all applications is the 21st of April 2020. The vacancies have been listed in the statement made by the ZHRC below:

 

The Commission seeks to consider suitably qualified candidates for the following ‘Permanent Contract’ positions to be based in Harare and Bulawayo offices;

HUMAN RIGHTS OFFICER (12 posts) Bulawayo & Harare

The post exists to fulfil the functions of the ZHRC as outlined in section 243 (1) (a-k) of the Constitution of Zimbabwe amendment no. 20 of 2013.

KEY RESULT AREAS

·            Promote awareness of and respect for human rights and freedoms.

·            Promote of the protection, development and attainment of human rights and freedoms.

·            Monitor, assess and ensure observance of human rights and freedoms.

·            Protect public against human rights violations and maladministration by State, public institutions the officers thereof.

·            Investigate cases of maladministration and human rights violations.

·            Prepare reports on monthly, quarterly and annual basis.

 

COMPETENCIES & SKILLS

·            Must be a holder of a Basic Degree in one of the following: Law, International Law, Human Rights Law, Development studies or Social Work from a recognized institution.

·            At least three (3) years’ experience in human rights and development work.

·            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

·            Presentation skills (power point)

·            Proposal writing skills

·            Research skills

·            Able to work under pressure

·            Ability to speak at least two local languages will be a distinct advantage

 

INTERNAL AUDITOR (1) Harare

The position exists to provide support to the Commission through appraising on the adequacy, probity, transparency and effectiveness of internal management controls, risk and corporate governance.

 

KEY RESULT AREAS

·            Conduct risk assessments.

·            Plan and deliver internal audits of determined Commission areas/departments.

·            Conduct value for money audits (management auditing) i.e. appraising the 3Es Economy, Effectiveness and Efficiency.

·            Assess, evaluate and promote compliance by Commission departments with all relevant policies, regulations and legislation.

·            Evaluate financial records of the Commission.

·            Prepare audit findings and recommendations reports for the Commission.

·            Prepare annual financial audit information for external audit.

COMPETENCIES & SKILLS

·            A minimum qualification of a Bachelor's degree in Internal Auditing, Finance or Accounting;

·            Membership to any of the following professional bodies; Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators of Zimbabwe (ICSAZ); Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Zimbabwe (ICPAZ); Association of Certified Chartered Accountants (ACCA) and Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) is a prerequisite.

·            At least three (3) years’ relevant working experience in internal auditing.

·            Good investigative skills

·            Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

·            Must have good report writing skills.

·            Excellent time management skills.

 

SENIOR ACCOUNTANT (1) Harare

The position exists to maintain accounting and financial records for accurate and timely financial reports for the Commission.

 

KEY RESULT AREAS

·            Produce draft financial statements and budgets.

·            Prepare financial year-end audit files.

·            Maintain accurate financial records

·            Ensure appropriate ledger postings

COMPETENCIES & SKILLS

·            Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and/or full professional qualifications such as CIS, ACCA,CIMA, IAC, CPA, SAAA etc.;

·            Membership to any of the following professional bodies; Institute of Chartered Accountants of Zimbabwe (ICAZ); Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Zimbabwe (ICPAZ); Association of Certified Chartered Accountants (ACCA) and Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) is a prerequisite.

·            Sound knowledge of International Public Sector Accounting Standards(IPSASs), Public Finance Management Act [Chapter 22:19] and other relevant legislation

·            At least three (5) years’ relevant working experience in a similar position.

·            Good analytical skills

·            Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

·            Must have good financial report writing skills.

·            Good problem solving skills

·            Excellent time management skills.

 

PROCUREMENT OFFICER (1 post) Harare

The position exists to provide an effective, efficient and economical procurement services to the Commission.

 

KEY RESULT AREAS

·            Prepare Commission procurement plans and monitor performance.

·            Identify and recommend to the Commission potential suppliers.

·            Prepare bidding documents in compliance with the prevailing procurement laws.

·            Establish and negotiate contract terms and conditions with suppliers.

·            Produce relevant procurement reports monthly, quarterly, annually.

 

COMPETENCIES & SKILLS

·            Must have an honours degree in purchasing and supply or equivalent.

·            Professional qualification in procurement preferably CIPS or related.

·            At least three years’ relevant working experience with bias towards public sector procurement.

·            Sound knowledge in Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets Act [Chapter 22:23].

·            Member of a professional body e.g. CIPS.

·            Good knowledge of SAP and clean class 4 driver’s licence.

·            Clean Class 2 or 4 Driver’s license.

·            Good analytical and interpersonal skills.

·            Negotiation skills.

·            Must have good report writing skills.

·            Excellent time management skills.

 

PROCUREMENT ASSISTANT (2) Harare

The position exists to provide support in the discharge of procurement duties of the Commission.

 

KEY RESULT AREAS

·            Provide support through updating suppliers list.

·            Following up on Finance department for the timely payment of suppliers and ensure goods and services are delivered on time.

·            Tracking status of requests and update on progress on delivery of goods and services.

·            Sourcing of quotations, preparing comparative bid analysis for review by the Procurement Officer.

·            Attending to faulty orders on goods and services delivered.

·            Gathering information for purposes of drafting of procurement reports.

 

COMPETENCIES & SKILLS

·            Must have a diploma in procurement; Purchasing and Supply; or equivalent.

·            Member of a professional body e.g. CIPS.

·            At least two years’ relevant working experience with bias towards public sector procurement.

·            Sound knowledge of the Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets Act [Chapter 22:23].

·            Good knowledge of SAP and clean class 4 driver’s licence.

·            Good analytical and interpersonal skills.

·            Negotiation skills.

·            Must have good report writing skills.

·            Excellent time management skills.

 

DRIVER (1) Bulawayo

The job exists to support the Commission through provision of safe and timely transport services as well as effective maintenance of vehicle(s).

 

KEY RESULT AREAS

·            Drive and operate vehicles in service as instructed.

·            Transport Commission staff and authorized stakeholders as per instruction in a safe and lawful manner.

·            Maintain the safety and legislative requirements of the vehicle.

·            Inspect and maintain the vehicle in a clean and safe condition in line with the Commission standard operating procedures for vehicles.

·            Prepare monthly reports on deliverables set for the position.

 

COMPETENCIES & SKILLS

·            Must have 5 ‘O’ levels including English Language.

·            Clean Class 2 or 4 Driver’s license.

·            Defensive driving certificate a must.

·            At least 3 years driving experience in a public, private or NGO environment.

·            Must have basic skills in vehicle maintenance; knowledge of logistics and health and safety.

·            Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

·            Flexibility and ability to multi task.

·            Must have good report writing skills.

·            Excellent time management skills.

 

Applications together with detailed curriculum vitae, proof of qualifications and experience should be forwarded to:

 

Human Resources Director                               Human Resources Director

Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission           Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission

144 Samora Machel Avenue                            49 J.M Nkomo (between 3rd and 4th  Ave)

Harare                                                                   Bulawayo

                                                        Or

E-mail your application together with a detailed CV to humanresources@zhrc.org.zw. All applications should reach us no later than the close of business on 21 April 2020. Only those meeting the above requirements will be responded to.

 

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.

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