Zimbabwe Land Commission

General Manager Finance, Administration, Human Resources and Training

Zimbabwe Land Commission
Apr. 07, 2023
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Job Description

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced candidates to fill the above post which has arisen within the Zimbabwe Lands Commission Secretariate. Reporting to Secretary for Zimbabwe Lands Commission.

Duties and Responsibilities


  • Providing leadership and guidance in the planning and implementation in Secretariat operations on Finance, administration, Human Resources, Records and Information Management functions anchored by four Managers.


  • Providing guidance in development of the Commission's Annual Budget, defence before relevant authorities, budget implementation, control and reporting. coordinate the preparation of the Commission's estimates of expenditure and revenue and the public Sector Investment Programme including costing and management of Government Projects and their timeous submission to Treasury.

Financial Management and Control:

  • Spearheading public financial resources mobilisation, utilisation and accountability in compliance with the public sector financial management regulations and policies. Manage and Control public funds voted by Parliament including donor funds. Provide advice to the Accounting Officer and Heads of Departments on financial management procedures and control. 

Statutory Returns & Compliance issues

  • Ensure that existing statutory requirements are complied with. i.e. Treasury Regulations / Instructions and the Accounting Officers' Instructions. Production of Financial statutory returns, reports In terms of relevant policies.


  • Overall in charge of Administration function, all types / forms of assets, (Government Assets), utilisation, control, accountability and reporting. Prepare bi - annual returns and submit them to Treasury and the Auditor General as stipulated in relevant statutes / polices. Attend to issues raised by the Comptroller and Auditor General, the Accountant General.

Human Resources Management and Training:

  • Overall in charge of Human Resources Management and Training function. Human Resources Planning and Development. Staff Establishment control and Management of Remuneration Expenditure in the Commission. Ensure compliance to Regulations governing conditions of service for staff. Initiation, Development and review of Human Resources and Training Polices of the Commission. 

Institutional Performance Management 

  • Spearhead and coordinate crafting of Strategic Plans, Institutional Annual Plans, Divisional Plans and ensuring implementation, monitoring and reporting of Personnel Performance System in the Commission Secretariat. 

Human Capital Development

  • Overall in charge of the Commission's Records and Infor management systems. 

Staff Motivation:

  • Facilitate, promote and build a conducive and sustainable culture for team work and high performance. Gender: Gender mainstreaming in planning, policy development, budgeting, programmes implementation and review. 

Records and Information Management:

  • Overall in charge of the Commission's Records and information System. 

Qualifications and Experience

  • A degree in Finance / Accounting/ Auditing. Or a completed qualification such as CIS, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent.
  • A Master's Degree in Finance, Accountancy, Auditing, or MBA is an added advantage.
  • At least ten (10) years of government work experience in Finance / Administration or auditing or similar of which 5 years should have been at Manager, Chief Accountant or Deputy Director equivalent grade in government service.
  • A clean class 4 driver's licence.
  • NB: Possession of qualification in Finance / Accountancy / Auditing or similar is a must.


How to Apply

Interested and qualified persons should submit their applications, detailed curriculum vitaes and certified academic and professional qualifications clearly indicating on the envelope the post applied for. Applications should be addressed to:

The Secretary

Zimbabwe Land Commission

19280 Borrowdale Road

Block 1, Celestial Park, Borrowdale


NB: All applications should be delivered at the Registry Office. Eligible female applicants are encouraged to apply. 

Deadline: 07 April 2023

Zimbabwe Land Commission

ZLC is a constitutional commission born out of the constitution of Zimbabwe amendment of 2013 to oversee issues of agriculture land.

The purpose of the Land Commission as laid out in the Act includes to provide for the acquisition and the disposal of State Land as well as to provide for the settlement of persons on land and the alienation of agricultural land.

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