The Road Development Agency (RDA) is a statutory body whose function is to plan, manage and coordinate the road network in the country. The Agency is responsible for care, maintenance and construction of public roads in Zambia. It also regulates the maximum permissible weights on roads, conducts studies for the development, maintenance and improvement of the road network, and reviews design standards and classification. In order to implement this mandate the RDA now wishes to fill up the following vacant positions:
Reporting to the Director and CEO, the Director Human Capital And Administration is responsible for providing expert professional advice and support to the office of the Director and CEO and the Board on all aspects of Human Resource management in the Agency.
Main Duties and Accountabilities
Oversees human resource policies and practices with respect to, compensation, man power planning, benefits, developing performance management system, employee welfare/career development program, and employee performance feed back;
Handles all industrial relations aspects and human capital management to ensure good industrial practices in the Agency;
Interprets and implements the terms and conditions of service for the Agency’s employees; Provides sound advice to the Director on all employee relations matters ;
Coordinates and implements training and development programmes for Agency employees to ensure training and development programmes address employees’ skills gaps;
Maintains good working relations with the Union, Labour Office and other government officials to facilitate communication with employees on matter affecting them and to gain their confidence and trust in the Agency’s treatment of employees;
Ensures cleanliness of Agency offices and surroundings; Coordinating recruitment and selection procedures and delivery induction training
Supervising all Heads of Units under the HCD department;
Handling all industrial relations aspects and human resource management on behalf of the Agency to ensure good industrial relations in the Agency;
Formulating HR Policy on training, Travel, etc.
Formulating the General conditions of service;
Ensuring that the Agency complies with the requirements of the labour laws of the country.
The successful candidate must possess:
A Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resource Administration and a Masters Degree in Human Resource Management or related field from a recognized institution;
Membership of the Zambia Institute of Human Resource Management (ZIHRM)
Ten (10) years relevant work experience at senior management level in a human capital or human resources position in a reputable organisation.
How to apply
Only persons meeting the requirements should apply to:
The Director and Chief Executive Officer,
Road Development Agency,
PO Box 50003,
Fairley Road, Ridgeway,