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Human Resources Manager

Full Time

Job Summary 

The main scope of this role is providing a professional human resources service to all management and staff, ensuring  day-to-day operational activities are achieved, and fosters collaboration within the Construction unit through regular on-site visits across the various Construction sites and offices.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the development of the department's goals,business plan and budget
  • Assist in the recruitment process, recommend screening systems and procedures to attract best talent, and update job descriptions if necessary
  • Plan and conduct new employees'  induction sessions 
  • Draft contracts and ensure that probation and work permit periods are monitored and actioned accordingly
  • Maintain up-to-date employee records regarding employment conditions, compensation and benefits, career development and employee relations
  • Ensure that information about annual and sick leave and any other time and attendance related data is properly recorded and irregularities brought to the attention of the management
  • Review salary/wages payroll reports prepared by Payroll Officers prior to issuing of payments
  • Ensure all incidents and accidents are always logged in a timely manner
  • Monitor the administration of the Performance Appraisals and acts in his/her advisory capacity to departments'  heads, on the process
  • Assist the management in manpower planning and control, identifying training and development needs, and development programmes and activities where necessary
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of improved methods of work and better utilization of  the staff in all areas
  • Assist in union negotiations and interacts with union representatives if applicable
  • Provide advice and guidance to employees and the management team on HR related matters, as well as deal with problems in a professional and confidential manner
  • Create and implement HR policies and procedures in line with the current legislation,  as well as revising respective official company documentation to reflect changes in legislation and/or internal practices
  • Maintain effective communication at all levels with management and staff regarding employer-employee relations, employee activities and company policies and procedures through the use of internal communication channels, including regular on-site presence at the various Construction sites
  • Present periodic reports for management’s use in accordance with the company and government requirements
  • Assist management in creating and maintaining a positive, fair, and caring work environment which allows open two-way communication that ensures morale and productivity reach at highest possible levels
  • Counsel employees in areas such as career planning, training and development, employee/personal relations and legal issues
  • Identify reasons for staff turnover and potential areas of staff discontentment and implement preventative measures with the help of the management teams
  • Participate and attend all meetings, held either at Construction offices or at the respective Construction site, relating to staff welfare and staff development.
  • Co-operate with the team and members of management and be supportive and loyal to the company

Requirements:

  • Degree in Human Resources Management or related field
  • Minimum 3 years experience in Human Resources, preferably in the construction industry
  • Strong knowledge of Maltese Legislation and Employment Law, including Health & Safety standards, in relation to the construction industry
  • Excellent communication skills in both written and spoken English and Maltese
  • Knowledge of HRM Systems and HR Metrics
  • Confident, approachable, organized and detail oriented
  • Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines
  • Self-directed and able to work on own initiative
  • Strong business acumen and negotiation skills

Interested candidates are to send their CV and a covering letter to recruitment@axgroup.mt