31 Jul 2014

Chief Human Resource Management Officer Job Vacancy

The National Council for Persons with Disabilities (NCPWD) is a State Corporation established in November, 2004 by an Act of Parliament (Persons with Disabilities Act 2003) with the mandate to formulate and implement policies that are geared towards mainstreaming persons with disabilities to the National economy.To achieve this mandate, the Board seeks to fill the following position which have fallen vacant

Chief Human Resource Management Officer
1 Post

Job Summary: 
Reporting to the Deputy Director – Corporate Affairs, an officer at this level will be responsible for all Human Resource management functions which include recruitment, training and development, performance management employee grievance and disciplinary
handling, counseling etc to ensure optimal contribution of HR to the organization.

Core Duties and Responsibilities

  • Establishment and management of an efficient and effective, professional and sustainable Human Resource (HR) system;
  • Ensuring maintenance of personnel policies, rules, standards and procedures governing terms and conditions of service;
  • Advising on administration of the Career Progression Guidelines and progressions.
  • Planning, coordination and direction of Human resource services in the Council in such areas as recruitment and promotion, placement/deployment, staff training and development, employee relations, remuneration and staff welfare;
  • Providing advice to the Heads of departments and staff in all HR related issues
  • Ensuring new employees are properly inducted in the organization ensuring that accurate job descriptions are in place as well as providing assistance in writing JDs
  • Coordinating with the Management and HODs in ensuring the employee performance appraisals are scheduled and done
  • Monitor staff performance and attendance activities through monitoring attendance, staff absences and recommending solution to solve attendance difficulties.
  • Dealing with grievances and implementing disciplinary procedures
  • Managing and monitoring the processes of payroll while ensuring adherence to the statutory requirements
  • Ensuring that all employees and managers are aware of the HR policies and procedures and any periodic changes thereof
  • Ensuring that all required information and records relating to the employees are safely kept.
  • Any other duties that may be assigned by the Deputy Director

Job Requirements
The successful candidate shall be a Kenyan citizen with:

  • Master’s degree in Human Resource Management/Personnel Management/Business Administration/Industrial Relations, Social Sciences or any other related and equivalent qualification from a recognized Institution;
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following fields: Human Resource Management/Personnel Management/Business Administration/Industrial Relations/Higher National Diploma in Human Resource Management;
  • Five (5) years of uninterrupted relevant experience, three (3) of which must be in a senior position;
  • Attended a Senior Management course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized Institution;
  • Member of the Institute of Human Resource Management (IHRM); and
  • Excellent oral, Written and presentation skills
  • Computer Application skills.

Terms of Service: Permanent & Pensionable

Candidates shortlisted for interview must submit:

  • Certificate of good conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI)
  • Clearance letter from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
  • Tax compliance certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
  • Clearance by the Ethics and Anti-corruption Commission (EACC)
  • Certificate of Recognition and Equation from the Commission of University Education for those with foreign degrees
  • Clearance from the Kenya Credit Bureau services

All applications should be submitted in a sealed envelope clearly marked with the position being applied for and addressed to:

The Ag. Director
NCPWDWaiyaki Way – Next to Kabete Barracks
P.O Box 66577 – 00800,

Or hand delivered at the NCPWD offices along Waiyaki Way, opposite ABC Place

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

NCPWD is an equal opportunity employer thus persons with disabilities, women and people

from marginalized groups with requisite qualifications are encouraged to apply.

All applications should be received on or before 8th August 2014 at 5pm

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