Water & Sewerage Company Inc – Senior Human Resource Officer no later than 15th April, 2019.

Water & Sewerage Company Inc - Senior Human Resource Officer
Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons to fill the position of Senior Human Resource Officer, Water & Sewerage Company Inc (WASCO).
Key Responsibilities & Duties
  • Assist Human Resource Manager with the management of periodic performance evaluation exercises in keeping with WASCO’s policy, to ensure objectives are met.
  • Issue requests and reminders for the conduct of performance reviews for employees; including those on probation.
  • Tracks the progress of performance appraisal exercises, ensures receipt of evaluation for all employees and participation in the analysis of the data.
  • Analyses and summarizes the results of appraisals for decision making in regard to training, recognition, promotion, transfers, succession planning and disciplinary actions.
  • Researches, present proposals and participates in the development and implementation of a Training and Development Plan for WASCO which addresses the current and future needs.
  • Assists the Human Resource Manager with the development of syllabuses for training and development programmes.
  • Arranges the logistics and participation in the orientation of new staff, as may be required.
  • Participates in the development, review and enforcement of related human resource management policies, procedures and processes as required and recommends improvements.
  • Ensures that the HR Department is effectively managed and that the systems and procedures are responsive to the needs of WASCO and Staff.
  • Assists in the preparation of annual budget for the department.
  • Investigates and responds to enquiries and complaints from Management, staff and external parties.
  • Assists with the planning, organizing and execution of HR Projects and WASCO events.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Sound knowledge of all areas of Human Resource Management and its principles, policies and practices including human resource information system(s).
  • Good knowledge of current labor legislations regulations and research techniques
  • Exceptional interpersonal, communication (oral and written), presentation skills, analytical and problem solving skills, and detail oriented.
  • Proficiency in use of Microsoft Office Suite of programmes, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct research, gather data, analyze information and prepare effective, accurate and timely reports and other documents to support development objectives.
  • Ability to effectively manage time, multi-task and function effectively in a fast paced and demanding environment.
  • Ability to work in a team, and demonstrate the highest level of professionalism, integrity, respect, patience and diplomacy for colleagues and others.
  • Ability to use initiative appropriately on the job and to maintain confidentiality at all times.
Minimum Education and Experience
A Bachelor’s Degree in HR Management. Professional certification in HR Development and Training. Four (4) years working experience in Human Resource Management field with at least two (2) years in training and development position.
Salary shall be commensurate with the successful applicant’s qualification and experience.
Application letters, along with full curriculum vitae, letters of reference from two referees and certified documents pertaining to qualifications, should be submitted under confidential cover to:
The Human Resource Manager
Water & Sewerage Company Inc (WASCO)
L’Anse Road, Castries
to reach her no later than 15th April, 2019.
NB: Applications may also be submitted via email to hr@wascosaintlucia.com. Unsuitable candidates will not be acknowledged. Candidates meeting the minimum qualifications and experience may not be considered for an interview. Only the candidates with the best qualifications and experience will be shortlisted for interview.

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