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Human Resource Manager

The Human Resource Officer is responsible for providing support in the various human resource functions, which include recruitment, staffing, training and development, performance monitoring and employee counseling and disciplinary actions.


The Human Resource Officer provides advice and assistance to management and staff. This may include information on training needs and opportunities, job descriptions, performance reviews and personnel policies of the Council.

The position coordinates the staff recruitment process .The Human Resource Officer provides advice and support to management and staff selection teams and ensures that they have accurate and timely information in order to make effective decisions. The function is reporting to the General Manager.


  • Human resources management
  • Job descriptions
  • Performance review methods and techniques
  • Staff training, development and recognition
  • Mentoring and coaching
  • Understanding of relevant legislation, policies and procedures
  • Understanding of roles and responsibilities


The applicant must demonstrate the following skills:

  • Supervisory skills
  • Team building skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Basic counselling skills
  • Negotiating skills
  • Effective verbal and listening communications skills
  • Computer skills including the ability to operate spreadsheets and word-processing
  • programs at a highly proficient level
  • Effective written communications skills including the ability to prepare reports, proposals, policies and procedures
  • Effective public relations and public speaking skills
  • Stress management skills
  • Interviewing skills
  • Time management skills


  • Maintain standard of conduct
  • Be respectful
  • Possess cultural and political awareness and sensitivity
  • Be flexible and hands-on
  • Demonstrate sound work ethics
  • Be consistent and fair
  • Be an example to others


Applicants are required to send their CV’s including their higher education degrees per email till latest 31st of January 2021 to Mr. Bas de Vaal and Mrs. Betine Gbadago.

More than just work

"Don't give up on your career. Own the journey you have taken. Opportunities and pathways are changing."

Mrs. Mohami priti, Joined Portside in 2017

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