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Deputy Registrar, Human Resources and Administration

Lupane State University

Job Type

Full Time



Description :

This is a senior position requiring a highly qualified individual with expertise in Human Resource Management. The successful candidate will report to the Registrar and should have a deep understanding and knowledge of human resources and university operations.

The successful candidate must be mature, hardworking, reliable and prepared to work over and above the call of duty. In addition, the candidate must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills.


  • Applicants must have a first degree in Human Resource Management and a Masters degree in any of the following areas: Human Resource Management, Industrial Psychology, Strategic Management or Business Administration (MBA).
  • An IPMZ Diploma or its equivalent is a requirement. The incumbent must have at least six years’post qualification, senior administrative experience in human resources management preferably in a large reputable organisations

Duties and Responsibilities
In consultation with the Registrar, the incumbent will be responsible for, but not limited to the following:

 Developing and implementing Human Resources strategies and initiatives aligned with overall University’s strategic plan;
 Coordinating the development and management of the Human Resources Management Information System (HRMIS);
 Supporting current and future University needs through the development, motivation and retention of the human resource;
 Ensuring legal compliance to all Human Resource matters;
 Review and advance the Human Resources strategy in accordance with University’s broad strategy and the Ministry of Higher and Tertiary Education
Science and Technology Development Education 5.0 model;
 Institute cost effective and integrated Human Resource models, processes and systems;
 Provide leadership in the development and review of relevant policies and strategies within the Human Resources domain;
 Provide strategic guidance in respect of Organisational Development and Human Capital Management that are appropriate to the University’s environment;
 Promote and enhance transformation of the University’s employee profiles and employment brand;

 Facilitating the University’s performance management and promotion systems;
 Ensuring implementation of all regulatory frameworks pertaining to labour regulations and proposing changes to policies in line with changing labour legislations;
 Supporting the training function of the University and developing employee training programmes;
 Carrying out surveys of conditions of service in comparable institutions;
 Promote sound and robust employment relationships and strengthen rapport with all stakeholders;
 Assisting in planning and arranging events such as graduations and anniversaries;
 Ensure proper Occupational Health and Safety policies and procedures are in place in accordance with relevant legislation;
 Ensuring that the University is in compliance with all regulatory frameworks pertaining to labour regulations and that Heads of Departments are kept up to date with changing labour legislations;
 Handling all matters related to staff discipline and industrial relations;
 Leading and directing the Human Resource team to deliver a comprehensive Human Resource service to the University;
 Carrying out any other duties as assigned by the Registrar from time to time.

Conditions of Service

An attractive package is offered and details will be made available to shortlisted candidates.

How to apply

Interested and qualified persons should submit six (6) sets of applications each consisting of the application letter, certified copies of educational and professional certificates, transcripts and Curriculum Vitae giving full personal details including full names, place and date of birth, qualifications, experience, present salary, date of availability, names, e-mail addresses and telephone numbers of at least three referees. Applications should be sent through post or hand delivered to the following address:-

The Registrar 
Lupane State University 
1st Floor Faculty of Agricultural Sciences Building 
Lupane Main Campus 
P O Box 170 


The Registrar
Lupane State University
3rd Floor CBZ Building
Cnr 10th Avenue/Fife Street
P.O. Box AC 255, Ascot

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