Human Resources Director

  Ministry of Mines
  Afghanistan Unspecified 784
Date Posted:Oct 12, 2010
Closing Date:Oct 24, 2010
Work Type:Unspecified
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Human Resources
Salary Range:Salary is negotiable
Years of Experience:5 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Possibility of Contract Extension: Yes
Contract Type:Short Term
Probation Period:Unspecified
Required Languages:

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Job Summary:

Description of the Post:
The HR Director will lead the overall activities of the HR directorate and will supervise (Human Resources team)

Duties & Responsibilities:

Principal activities:
• Oversees the implementation and administration of all Human Resource policies, programs and practices in the Ministry
• Leads the development of department goals, objectives and systems
• Takes all appropriate actions as required to ensure skills transfer and knowledge from HR Director to the HR staff
• Responsible for the development of work plan for the Department
• Ensure all HR staff develop work plans and institute and monitor a regular reporting schedule against work plans

Recruitment and selection
• Ensures all recruitment policies, procedures and practices are followed in accordance with all relevant laws and Civil Service guidelines
• Reviews, monitors and evaluates the compliance and effectiveness of all Ministry recruitment processes

Training and development
• Assesses the training needs of the HR Department and designs and implements training programmes for HR staff, including training provided by the Civil Service Institute /other training providers
• Provides support and assistance to other Ministry staff in the development of human resources , training needs assessments, and the implementation of training programmes
• Responsible for the provision of Ministry wide training reports to the Deputy Minister

Performance management
• Plans, develops, implements and administers programs, procedures and guidelines for performance management in the Ministry, in accordance with IARCSC guidelines
• Leads the implementation of a performance management system
• Provides HR support and advice to other managers and staff within the Ministry on performance management and performance appraisal
Results expected:
• Agree and establish a regular reporting format and schedule to the Deputy Minister across all HR areas
• Develop and co ordinate, in association with IARCSC, all recruitment programmes for the Ministry
• Assist other Ministry managers in the development of high quality job descriptions and approve all job descriptions for the Ministry
• Develop and implement training programmes for Departmental staff
• Performance management and performance appraisals system implemented in the Ministry in accordance with all laws and Civil Service guidelines

Reporting Obligation:
The Human Resources Director, will report to the (Minister or Deputy Minister)

Job Requirement:

Minimum requirements
• A Bachelor degree in Human Resource Management, Business Administration or Public Administration or related fields with 5 years of relevant experience,
• A Master degree in similar fields with 3 years of relevant experience.
• Written and spoken English and written and spoken Dari or Pashto
• Computer skills, competency with MS Office packages such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Desirable attributes
• Human Resources background with excellent knowledge of the laws and IARCSC guidelines as they apply to civil servants in Afghanistan
• Able to work successfully and productively in a team environment and deal with multiple tasks successfully
• Excellent problem solving skills with the ability to envision and deliver innovative solutions
• Proven analytical, planning and organizing skills
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Notice of revision:

These terms of reference may be revised subject to operational needs.

Job Location:

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