Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission (ZHRC)

Deputy Director Administration (Drade: G2)

Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission (ZHRC)
Feb. 26, 2023
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Job Description

Applicants are invited from suitably qualified and experienced persons to fill the vacant post that has arisen in the Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission.

Reports To: Finance & Administration Director

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Participate in the development and review of administration policies and regulations of the Commission.
  • Ensure full compliance of administration activities with rules and regulations, policies, procedures and strategies.
  • Participate in the development and management of the annual budgets and funding strategies for the Administration Department.
  • Research on best practices in administration and management of systems.
  • Develop internal controls and efficient administrative systems for the Commission.
  • Ensure efficient running of the transport management systems, fleet maintenance and insurance.
  • Implement comprehensive assets management systems that are safe, including storage, inventory and distribution of resources.
  • Facilitate technical input into the procurement and management of equipment, services and materials for the Commission.
  • Maintain utilities and other service charges registers.
  • Facilitate boards of survey for disposal of redundant assets.
  • Coordinate daily administrative functions of the department.
  • Oversee assets returns and compilation of asset registers.
  • Prepare work plans for departmental employees.
  • Appraise, supervise and offer advice to subordinates.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Experience

  • A Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Business Studies, Public Administration or any relevant qualification from an accredited tertiary institution.
  • Arelevant Master's degree is an added advantage.
  • A minimum of 3 years' post qualification and administration work experience.
  • Knowledge of IPSAS is essential.
  • Must be a person of high integrity, professionalism, assertiveness and innovation.
  • Proficiency in accounting software including SAP and Pastel is mandatory.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent report writing and presentation skills.
  • Ability and tenacity to work with diverse stakeholders.
  • Good networking, negotiating and leadership skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft packages.
  • A clean class four (4) driver's license 


How to Apply

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

The Human Resources Director,

  • Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission, 144 Samora Machel Avenue, Harare OR
  • Bulawayo office, 46 Park Road, Suburbs, Opp. Bulawayo Polytechnic Main Gate, Bulawayo OR
  • Mutare Office, 59 Second Street, PREMCO Building, 2nd Floor, Mutare OR
  • Masvingo Office, Chiefs Hall, Masvingo.


E-mail application to: zhrchumanresources23@gmail.com

NB: Only shortlisted candidates meeting the above requirements will be responded to. NB: Applicants should indicate the post applied for on the envelopes and email subject. "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". 

Deadline: 26 February 2023.

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Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission (ZHRC)

The Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission (ZHRC) is a national human rights institution which was established under section 242 of the Constitution of Zimbabwe. It is an independent Commission whose main mandate is to protect, promote and enforce human rights.

Website: https://www.zhrc.org.zw/

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