22 Jul 2014

Head of Human Resources Kenya Vacancy

Our client is a Christian religious institution seeking to recruit pro-active and self-driven individual to fill the position of Head of Human resources reporting to Executive Pastor.

Job Purpose
The Human Resource Manager will initiate activities aimed at enhancing efficiency and effectiveness in the work performance results and the development of human resource in the organization

Key responsibilities

  • Formulate & implement HR policies & procedures within the legal framework
  • Develop and implement HR strategies in line with organization’s strategic plan
  • Participate in the training needs identification process in consultation with line managers and coordinate the implementation of the training plan
  • Coordinate and monitor employee appraisals and performance evaluation
  • Develop good rapport and relationship with HR agencies and other support service providers
  • Develop Human Resource management strategies and comprehensive action plans
  • Develop HR management plans to ensure effective succession management in the organization
  • Liaise with line managers to understand their business strategy and develop HR plans accordingly
  • Implement and manage the performance management system and ensure its effective execution through the line managers
  • Handle administration of staff contracts and translation of terms of service
  • Manage Industrial Relations within the organization and ensure the organization adheres to the labour laws
  • Advise management on grievances and appeals, adverse actions, employee discipline and related matters within the framework of the Labour laws
  • Investigate and resolve complaints, appeals, and oversee employees disputes settlements and legal issues of workforce
  • Enforce safety regulations within the organization
  • Participate in the recruitment and selection and placement process of staff
  • Handle staff correspondences related to enquiries and promotions
  • Participation in the preparation of annual budget for staff salaries and wages
  • Management of the staff medical scheme
  • Management of confidential and employee records, effective leave, benefits and payroll administration
  • Supervise HR & Administration staff in the department

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Science or Human Resource Management
  • Higher diploma in Human Resource Management
  • A Master’s degree will be an advantage
  • Excellent skills and familiarity in HR soft ware
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in Human Resources Management five of which must have been at senior management level with a direct functional reporting to the head of the business
  • Generalist HR practitioner with a sound knowledge in the Employment laws, labour relations and driving employee performance
  • Good negotiation, interpersonal and analytical skills

Personal Attribute

  • Ability to lead teams and offer organisation wide leadership
  • Thorough Knowledge of the Kenya labour laws
  • Tact and diplomacy: Ability to lead and instil sense of general discipline
  • Strong level of influence and negotiation skills.
  • Ability and initiative to work in a dynamic, high profile environment
  • Well-developed communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to manage established processes and systems
  • Has a keen eye for details
  • Ability to present information in forms, tables, and spread sheets

Salary: Kshs.( 80,000 – 100,000)

How to Apply:
If you are interested in the position and have the skills and talents our client is looking for, we would like to hear from you. Please send a copy of your updated resume, salary and benefits to with the JOB TITLE as the subject before close of business 28th July, 2014. Only successful candidates will be contacted.

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