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Vacancy: 1x Senior Human Resource Practitioner



Oranjemund is established in terms of the Local Authority Act, Act 23 of 1992 (as amended) which mandates the Town Council with the provision and maintenance of municipal services and the facilitation of economic development and is hereby inviting suitably qualified, dedicated and committed candidates to apply for the following position in order to fulfil its statutory mandate:

Position 1

Department : Finance, HC, IT & asset Management
Report to : Manager: Finance, Human Capital, IT and Asset Management
Position : 1x Senior Human Resource Practitioner
Grade Patterson : D1
Salary Scale : 243 322 – 282 077 per annum

Minimum requirement: 4 year Degree NQF 7 in Human Resources management, Industrial or Organisational Psychology or Business Administration.

Competencies: Sound knowledge of the following: – Labour Act, Affirmative Action Act, Occupational Health & Safety Act, Local Authorities Act, Social Security Act and other legislation, policies and regulations relevant to the HR field, Recognition Agreement with the Union, the Personnel Rules and Human Resources best practice (all areas). Sound computer literacy, Sound communication (verbal & written), Interpersonal skills and Sound customer orientation, Analytical and conceptual thinking skills, Strategic HR focus, Ability to initiate projects and policies, Conflict resolution and negotiation skills, Management skills, Proficiency in English and at least one other local language.

Main purpose of the Position: To manage the Human Resources Division within the Oranjemund Town Council in order to optimally achieve the Staffing & Employee Benefits, Employee Relations and Training & Organisational Development functions. To guide & support and advice Council and management in the effective management of the human capital so as to derive optimal cost/benefits from the human inputs.

Benefits:    13th cheque, housing subsidy/ allowance, subsidized medical aid scheme, transport allowance, Leave days as per current legislation, pension and social security


  1. Applicants should complete Employment Application Form for Oranjemund Town Council and address to The Acting Chief Executive Officer, Oranjemund Town Council, P O Box 178, ORANJEMUND OR Submit the application to Human Resource Office by hand. The applications should be accompanied by originally certified copies of educational qualification(s), identity document, drivers’ licence, detailed CV and work testimonials. All foreign qualifications must be evaluated by Namibia Qualification Authority (NQA).


Note that Applicants who fail to do the following will be automatically disqualified:

  1. a) fail to apply in the prescribed employment application form;
  2. b) fail to complete all items in the prescribed employment application form;
  3. c) fail to attach originally certified copies of educational qualification;
  4. c) fail to attach foreign qualifications NQF evaluations (if applicable); and
  5. d) fail to attach the necessary documents e.g., ID, CV, driver license.


Only shortlisted candidates will be notified and no documents will be returned. Candidacy is limited to Namibian citizens. Please note that NO fax, emailed, non-certified copies and late applications will be considered.


NB: Preference will be given to applicants from designated groups in terms of the Affirmative Action (Employment) Act, (Act No. 29 of 1998) and who meets the Job Requirements.

Enquiries          :           Human Capital

Tel                        :           063 233 500                                                     


 Closing Date         : Wednesday at 16h30, 12 April 2023


Location: Oranjemund