Vacancy: Deputy Registrar - Human Resources

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced persons for the following post that has arisen in the University:



Registrar’s Office


The post requires an individual with:-

  • At least a Master’s degree in Human Resources Management or related field;
  • Five (5) years’ post qualification administrative experience in a University setting;
  • a PhD/Dphil degree or possession of a professional qualification (like IPMZ diplomas) in the relevant area will be an added advantage;


Duties and Responsibilities

The Deputy Registrar, Human Resources will be responsible for the following:

  • Develop and implement Human Resources strategies in line with the University’s strategy Policies;
  • Update and modernise human resources policies and procedures with regard to recruitment and selection, promotion, employment relations, remuneration, conditions of service and retention of talent;
  • Coordinate the recruitment, selection of applicants with Departmental Chairpersons and Heads of Departments;
  • Lead the process of performance management system and coordinate performance appraisals;
  • Coordinate the development and implementation of a robust Human Resources Information System;
  • Provide advice and guidance on staff discipline, grievance handling and compliance with statutes and regulations;
  • Coordinate training, learning and development programmes to support the strategy implementation process by ensuring appropriate human capital capacity;
  • Manage staff salaries and benefits. 


Desired Skills and Attributes

This is a senior position that requires a mature, hardworking, and reliable Human Resources generalist with all-round experience, ability to operate at a strategic level, excellent interpersonal and communication skills, ability to draft policies and procedures, ability to conduct training, and expertise in handling legal processes in relation to labour issues. In addition, ability to work independently in resolving human resources issues, knowledge of the Employment Code of Conduct in a University setting, knowledge of payroll software, strong IT skills with demonstrable proficiency in the use of databases and Microsoft programs, and good writing skills are essential. The successful candidate will report to the Registrar. 



An attractive package which includes Medical Aid, Leave and Pension Benefits is offered; details will be disclosed to shortlisted candidates 



Applicants must submit six (6) sets of applications with the following documents:- Application letter, Curriculum Vitae (giving full personal particulars of applicant, including full name, place and date of birth, qualifications, employment and experience, present salary, telephone numbers and names, addresses (including email) and telephone numbers of three contactable referees) and certified copies of certificates  addressed to:-   

            The Registrar

            National University of Science and Technology

            P O Box AC 939


            Bulawayo,   ZIMBABWE 

            Tel. No.    263-29-282842/289435/289438/289456

            Fax. No.   263-29-289057 

The closing date for the receipt of the applications is Friday, 30 August 2019The National University of Science and Technology is an equal opportunity employer.  In the interest of promoting gender parity, female candidates are encouraged to apply.


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