Title:  Human Resources Manager

Closing Date:  23 February 2023



Description: Debswana Diamond Company would like to invite suitably qualified innovative, results oriented and self-driven individuals to apply for the position listed and described below and join a professional team driven by service excellence, where the demands of the business are met by encouraging team work and addressing the needs of the individual.

Purpose of the Role

To interpret Human Resource (HR) Business requirements and manage implementation of HR processes activities/projects in area of responsibility.

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Analyses the operations resourcing needs and capability to ensure people resources are in place to deliver business results in accordance with established procedures
  • Analyses trends in the HR arena, in line with best practice principles, assessing their possible impact on the HR strategy and develops appropriate strategies in the interest of continuous improvements
  • Builds line management capacity on various HR related issues, to ensure common understanding and application
  • Develops and implements action plans to improve standards by identifying strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats within existing processes; measuring findings against the strategic impacts
  • Develops and manages implementation plans for all people related decisions from various forums / decision making bodies, to ensure consistency and timely application of decisions, eg JNCC
  • Develops operational HR plans and coordinates implementation through optimal allocation of resources in line with short, medium and long term plans, taking cognisance of organisational people objectives
  • Facilitates the development of Labour Forecasts in line with short, medium and long term business strategic plans
  • Facilitates the implementation of remuneration management system and ensures compliance to corporate governance principles
  • Identifies and manages the implementation of and adherence to legal and corporate governance principles/requirements
  • Identifies demands in human resources service and shortcomings in information dissemination and other related systems/service and initiates recommendations to meet these needs such as work flows/ processes and performance appraisal trends
  • Identifies the need for capacity building on employees and refers to the ER manager for development of appropriate interventions to address the deficiency
  • Implements and manages Human Resources change initiatives to ensure success of the end state
  • Initiates, monitors and controls short term sectional projects to ensure attainment of desired results
  • Interpreting HR information systems requirements and making recommendations for improved systems and processes to ensure customer satisfaction
  • Interprets and manages implementation of HR strategy to meet the operation’s medium and long term plans in area of responsibility
  • Interprets human resources policies and procedures to ensure consistent application of same in areas of responsibility and advises / initiates corrective action where necessary
  • Maintaining service level agreements, technical co-ordination and ensuring standardisation across the functional area, through constant evaluation of incongruences
  • Manages the development of HR operations business processes in the area of responsibility continuously evaluating and assessing their efficiency and effectiveness
  • Monitoring implementation of end to end HR processes, ensuring alignment with the law, SLAs, policies, procedures, corporate governance and best practice and making remedial recommendations for continuous improvements
  • Oversees the implementation of OE and Talent management interventions in line with developed frameworks
  • Provides an employee relations consultancy service to employees including advise to both parties on what is impacting their relationship
  • Manages and controls allocated funds and operates within approved parameters to meet the business objectives.
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Other Job Responsibilities

  • Adheres to all safety health and environmental policies and procedures in areas of responsibility


  • Bachelors Degree in Social Sciences or equivalent


7 years experience with at least 3 years at middle management (HRBP) level

Legal Certification/Professional Registration

Technical Competencies

  • Process Design
  • Service Management
  • Systems
  • Workforce Planning
  • Resourcing Process
  • Defining Requirements
  • Assessment and Selection Techniques
  • Evaluation and ROI
  • Management Support
  • Business Strategy
  • Change Management
  • Process Support

Behavioral Competencies

  • Managing performance & Holding People Accountable
  • Planning, Coordination and Execution
  • Change Leadership
  • Impact and influence
  • Innovation and Initiative
  • Concern for Safety, Health and the Environment
  • Service Orientation
  • Developing Others
  • Teamwork and Collaboration
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Debswana is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Please note that we only contact shortlisted candidates.

Fixed Term Contract
5 Year