Consultant for Human Resources Management (HRM) Systems Improvement in the Belize Public Service

87 Days Ago Ministry of The Public Service, Constitutional and Political Reform and Religious Affairs Belmopan City, Cayo, Belize
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Managerial Level
Executive Management
Job Category
Minimum Experience
8 Year
Degree Title
Master degree in Human Resource Management and Development, or equivalent.
Department : Ministry Headquarters
Sub Category : Consultant
Job Type : Full-time
Essential Duties and Responsibilities : A. Short Term Plan (Duration of 6 months) i. Perform a review of the current recruitment and promotion models: Career based and Position-based and recommend proper criteria and mechanism for each model for immediate implementation. ii. This part would require a review of current rules, procedures and practices pertaining to the recruitment/selection, promotion, and performance evaluation systems. iii. Produce a report with specific recommendation to streamline the application of each model that lend itself to meritocratic principles. iv. Devise an Action Plan for implementation and evaluation strategy. B. Medium Term Plan (Duration of 12 months) i. Perform an assessment of the existing HRM system in the Belize Public Service having regard for all subsystems to be integrated (or the lack thereof). ii. The assessment would be performed through desk review of existing legal and procedural frameworks of the system, an understanding of the current organizational structure of the Ministry, consultations/interviews of relevant HR staff and senior decision makers and the crafting of an improved design. This area is expected to include research and a comparison of best practices in the region. iii. Produce a report on this part and the research to be guided by the key principles of reform, namely: meritocracy, integrity, efficiency, transparency, accountability, and inclusivity. Special considerations to be given to gender and people with disabilities (PWD) in the review process. iv. The structure of the reports is expected to capture how each of the subsystems and necessary components, namely: HR Planning, Employment Management, Work Organization, Performance Management, Development Management, Compensation Management and Human and Social Relation Management are to be seamlessly interlinked for a robust HRM System. v. Provide mentorship and coaching to selected HR staff in the Ministry to devise modernization tools and strategy to support an improved and integrated HRM system. A member of each unit in the Ministry as well as Union member to be part of a steering committee in this process. vi. Devise an Action Plan for implementation and evaluation strategy.
Reporting Responsibility : first reporting officer will be the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in the Ministry of the Public Service Constitutional and Political Reforms and Religious Affairs.
Accountable for : The Consultant will be expected to be self-motivated and able to work independently.
Employment Type : Contract
Required Travel : Required
Comments : Deadline for application 8th December 2023
Posted : 2023-11-28
Minimum Education : Masters Degree
Managerial Level : Executive Management
No of Jobs : 1
Start Publishing : 2023-11-28
Stop Publishing : 2023-12-08
Basic Purpose of Position
The MPSCPRRA on behalf of the Government of Belize is seeking an experienced and dynamic consultant to review current HRM System and to develop recommendations and implementation plan for an improved system in the Belize Public Service.
Conditions of Service
a) Academic Qualifications A minimum of Master Degree in Human Resource Management and Development, or equivalent. b) Experience: i. At least eight (8) years’ experience in HRM, including development of human resources strategies; and at least five (5) years in consultancy. ii. Experience in overseeing the development and implementation of the human resources strategies policies, procedures and practices including the development of job description in Public Service; iii. Demonstrated hands on experience in HRM, performance management and/or developing competency framework. iv. Experience in working with different sector, Ministry/Departments in an advisory or consultancy role, assisting in the implementation of policies and procedures; v. Contribution in developing policy papers geared towards a multi-stakeholder audience, i.e. government officials and human resource managers; and vi. Past experience in the Public Service is highly desirable.
i. Excellent organizational and time management skills ii. Excellent report and technical writing skills. iii. Availability to fulfil the role and tasks within the stipulated timeframe. iv. Understanding of consensus decision-making is a plus
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