Press Corporation Plc (PCL) invites applications from suitably qualified and experienced
persons for the role of Human Resources and Administration Officer on a fixed term
contract of three (3) years tenable at its Corporate Head Office in Blantyre.


Reporting to the Legal and Administration Manager, the Human Resources and Administration Officer will be responsible for the development, review and implementation of human resources related policies; staff training and development; staff management; procurement and general office administration.

Duties and Responsibilities

The key duties and responsibilities of the position will among others include the following:

(a) Human Resources:

  • Formulation of HR functional strategic plan
  • Implementation and review of staff policies and procedures
  • Providing advice to Management and Group Companies on the implementation of HR policies to ensure that any such implementation is in line with the relevant laws, regulations and policies
  • Recruitment and onboarding of new staff
  • Custody of all HR Information and ensuring that all HR records are confidentially secure and up-to-date
  • Conduct periodic reviews of the staff remuneration and benefits structure and make necessary recommendations to Executive Management
  • Discipline and grievance handling
  • Ensuring effective performance management and appraisal system
  • Organisational development through identifying various training plans for staff to ensure PCL has adequate human resource capacity
  • Leave management

(b) Administration:

  • Procurement of goods and services in an efficient and cost-effective manner
  • Fleet Management
  • Management of the Company’s guest houses
  • Management of Corporate Insurance
  • General Office Management

Desired Profile

We are looking for a well-motivated, hardworking, ethical and dedicated individual with strict attention to detail. Applicants should possess the following attributes:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources Management, Public Administration, Business Administration or related field.
  • At least 3 years’ experience in human resource management, industrial relations or related professional field
  • Good knowledge and experience with labour laws
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritise and pay attention to detail
  • Excellent analytical, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision
  • Confidentiality, integrity and ability to handle sensitive situations
  • Team player

Interested individuals who meet the above criteria should send their applications together with a detailed Curriculum Vitae indicating the names and addresses of three traceable referees by email only to careers@presscorp.com.

The Chief Finance & Administration Executive
Press Corporation Plc
P.O. Box 1227

Closing date for receiving applications is Friday, 23rd February, 202