Section 154 of the Constitution stipulates that the Clerk of Parliament and other Staff of Parliament are appointed on terms of conditions of service approved from time to time by the Committee on Standing Rules and Orders (CSRO) and are Public Officers, distinct and separate from the Public Service. These appointments are on an open, performance based contract subject to the provisions of the Officers of Parliament (Terms of Service) Regulations, 2018, as amended from time to time.
Applications are therefore invited from suitably qualified and experienced Zimbabwean citizens below the age of fifty (50), with a clean security, disciplinary, criminal record, to fill the permanent establishment vacant position of Trainee Hansard Reporters. Candidates with a good knowledge and practical application of Quality Management Systems (QMS) in particular ISO 9001:2015, will have a distinct advantage.
Grade : 10 / 9
Location : Journals and Hansard
Reports To : Director Hansard
18.1 Training in Parliamentary reporting
18.2 Training in verbatim reporting of Parliamentary proceedings
18.3 Preparing transcripts for editing
18.4 Training in sub-editing
18.5 Typing speed coaching
18.6 Records management
18.7 Performing any other duties as may be assigned from time to time by Director Hansard
Minimum Qualifications & Experience
- A Higher National Diploma in Secretarial Studies
- At least 5 “O” Levels including English Language and Accounts / Maths
- Excellent command of English
- Knowledge of current affairs
- Typing speed (50 w. p.m.)
- High level computer literacy
- Audio Typing
- Excellent listening skills
- Experience in shorthand is a distinct advantage
- Able to work under pressure in a team environment
In return, Parliament of Zimbabwe offers a comparatively competitive public sector remuneration package which will be disclosed to shortlisted candidates.
Candidates with a good knowledge and practical application of Quality Management Systems (QMS) in particular ISO 9001:2015, will have a distinct advantage. Applications, together with fully detailed curriculum vitae, copies of certified educational and professional certificates, and three contactable referees, clearly showing which job is being applied for, should be hand-delivered and / or sent to:
The Clerk of Parliament
Corner Third Street & Nelson Mandela Avenue
P.O. Box CY 298
Alternatively, submissions can be e-mailed to: email@example.com. Canvassing and CV fraud will lead to automatic disqualification.
The closing date for receiving applications is Monday, 14th MARCH, 2022