Jobs in Jamaica: Human Resources Officer

JOB TITLE: Human Resources Officer

LOCATION: Derrimon Trading Co. Ltd., Kingston

DESCRIPTION: Provide HR leadership and guidance as well as continuously develop and implement HR plans, programs, and policies to ensure the human capital built are aligned with the organizational goals; Independently making decisions and obtaining solutions by operating within well-established policies, laws, rules and guidelines; Manages and coordinates Derrimon Trading’s HR functions: Corporate services, recruitment and selection, training and development, employee relations and culture building, compensation and benefits, performance management, environmental, health & safety, HR information system and records management.

QUALIFICATIONS: Diploma/Associates Degree – Human Resource Management with a minimum of 5 years in an HR role in a medium to large company OR Bachelor’s Degree – Human Resource Management or Related Discipline with a minimum of 2 years in an HR role in a medium to large company; Knowledge of principles and best-practices for recruitment, selection, training, performance management, compensation and benefits, organization and job design, labor relations and workforce planning and analysis; Ability to obtain, collate and interpret complex information to identify significant trends and linkages and make decisions; Ability to prioritize and complete multiple tasks within specified timeframes and maintain efficient systems for compiling, storing and retrieving information; Ability to interpret and present text and numerical information accurately and persuasively in written or oral form; Sound knowledge of local labor laws, Industrial Relations and HR policies and practices; Excellent oral and written communication skills; Excellent interpersonal skills; Good project management skills; Knowledge of MS Word, Excel & Power point and exposure to HRIS, HRM systems; Ability to handle complex situations, resolve conflict, coach and counsel; Ability to work on own initiative

CONTACT INFORMATION: Email: [email protected]

APPLICATION DEADLINE: January 10, 2014