To find out what the working life of an HR professional in Mozambique is really like we interviewed a HR Manager at a leading retail firm based in Maputo .
Hear what skills, experience and qualifications she thinks you need to be successful in this challenging role.
I work at a leading retail firm based in Maputo, Mozambique and I lead the company's Human Resource practices within one of their key divisions. No day is ever the same. And being able to speak Portuguese is essential. But in general my main responsibilities include:
I also have an in depth knowledge of employment law so that I am able to establish the legal parameters within which my organisation operates in the HR space.
The key skills to be a success in my role are:
Mainly because it was dealing with people but also because HR can help and advise employees - I like the idea of making people's lives easier, even if it is for something as simple and as a straight forward job description.
My top five things would be
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