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Policy Development Officer

The incumbent is responsible for developing comprehensive policies and guidelines to govern HR digitalization, as well as supporting the implementation of said policies and guidelines in the live environment.


Portfolio Management Office  

Working relationships


1. Project Implementation Team

2. Enabling Environment Unit 

3. All project units


1. MPA stakeholders

2. Subject Matter Experts

Physical Requirements and Work Environment

May entail off site obligations.

Required degree level: 
Bachelor’s Degree
Reports to: 
Business Process Re-engineering Lead
Supervision given to: 
Duties and Responsibilities: 

Conducts research on HR digitalization trends, best practices and regulatory requirements to inform policy development.

Develops comprehensive policies and guidelines governing HR digitalization, ensuring alignment with national labor laws, international labor conventions and organizational goals.

Conducts stakeholder consultation sessions for discussion and feedback on policies and guidelines developed.

Develops strategies and plans for the effective implementation of HR digitalization policies and guidelines in the live environment.

Conducts stakeholder sensitization sessions on approved policies and guidelines.

Provides guidance and support to all responsible for implementing HR digitalization policies and guidelines.

Ensures successful implementation of approved policies and guidelines in the live environment. 

Revises policies and guidelines as needed. 

Performs other related duties as required. 

Minimum Experience and Training: 

1. Seven (7) years’ experience working in a high quality project driven environment.

2. Three (3) years’ experience with policy analysis and design.

3. Demonstrated experience with research.

Skills and Abilities: 

Technical Competencies

Research Skills

Knowledge of Public Sector Processes and Procedures

Relevant Regulatory Framework Knowledge

Knowledge of National Labour Laws and International Labour Conventions

Policy Analysis and Formulation

Attention to Details

Proficiency in Microsoft Office

Behavioural Competencies

Leadership and Team Management Skills

Adaptability and Flexibility

Time Management Skills

Communication, Interpersonal Relations, and Stakeholder Relations Skills


Academic Qualifications

1. Bachelor Degree in Public Policy and Management, Public Sector Management, Public Administration, Business Management, Business Administration or Social Science from a recognised University.

2. Specialized certification in Policy Analysis and Design.

3. Specialized certification in National Labour Laws and International Labour Conventions would be an asset.

4. Post graduate qualifications would be an asset.