Job Summary


Great Zimbabwe University, an equal opportunity employer, invites applications from suitably qualified and experienced persons to fill the following posts that have arisen within the institution: Assistant Registrar, Human Resources (1 Post)

Registrar’s Office

2.1 Assistant Registrar, Human Resources (1 Post)


Duties And Responsibilities



• Ensuring timely processing of advertisements for vacant posts;
• Preparing offers of appointment on behalf of the Deputy Registrar, Human Resources and Legal Affairs;
• Processing leave forms and records for members of staff;
• Coordinating and servicing University committee meetings;
• Processing resignations, retirements, promotion/upgrading and extension/termination of contracts for staff members on fixed term contracts;
• Facilitating the confirmation of tenure and performance appraisal for staff;
• Handling employee grievances;
• Facilitating training and development of staff;
• Handling staff welfare issues;
• Facilitating performance appraisal for staff;
• Supervision of junior staff in the department;
• Servicing staff disciplinary hearing meetings.

• Maintaining staff records including the generation of staff statistics and monthly Human Resources reports;
• Maintaining historical records for staff

• Managing and implementing human resources policies and procedures, including drafting the policies and compilation and communication of existing policies to stakeholders;
• Ensuring that academic staff members on study leave comply with the Staff Development policy;
• Perform any other duties as may be required from time to time.

Qualifications And Experience



Applicants must have at least a Masters degree in Human Resource Management, Industrial Relations, Industrial Psychology, Law or equivalent plus two (2) years relevant post qualification working experience or a relevant first degree plus four (4) years relevant post qualification working experience. An IPMZ Diploma/ qualification in Labour Law or equivalent will be an added advantage. In addition, applicants must have five (5) Ordinary level passes including English Language.

• Excellent oral and written communication skills in English;
• Ability to use independent judgment and take initiative;
• Should be mature, hardworking, reliable, responsible and prepared to work overtime;
• Sound analytical and problem solving skills;
• Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and collaboratively as part of team;
• Ability to work with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail;
• Ability to maintain employee confidence and protect Human Resources Operations by keeping personnel data confidential at all times;
• Ability to provide customer service even when under deadline and other pressure;
• Knowledge of issues and best practices in Human Resources procedures and methods in an academic environment is preferable;
• Excellent computer skills; and
• Experience in delivering presentations or facilitating training to small groups;

How To Apply


NB: Female candidates are encouraged to apply. Police clearance is mandatory for successful candidates.

Applications inclusive of the following: application letter, certified copies of academic certificates, national identity card, birth certificate and a detailed curriculum vitae giving full details of names, date of birth, experience, contact telephone number(s) and names and addresses of three referees must be emailed to as a single PDF file.

Applications should be addressed to:

The Deputy Registrar, Human Resources and Legal Affairs
Great Zimbabwe University
P.O. Box 1235

The closing date for receipt of applications is 04 March, 2022.

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