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13 Aug 2014

Head of HR Job Vacancy

Industry: Security Services
Location: Nairobi
Salary: Ksh 200,000 gross plus medical, pension etc

Our client one of the leading Security Solutions provider for a wide host of clients in diverse industries offering manned guarding, K-9 guarding, investigations, VIP protection and Cash-in-transit. They seek to hire a Head of Human Resources to manage a 4000 strong work force.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Identify staff vacancies, recruit, interview and select applicants
  • Allocate human resources, to various departments as per need
  • Ensuring appropriate matches between the positions and personnel hired
  • Open and maintain personal files for individual employees which are to be updated according to the employee details checklist
  • Perform difficult staffing duties, including dealing with understaffing, refereeing disputes, firing employees, and administering disciplinary procedures.
  • Advise managers on organizational policy matters and analyzing and modifying policies to establish competitive programs
  • Ensure strict compliance to employment related legal requirements.
  • Plan and monitor leave plans and leave details for each individual employee
  • Maintain and update the management staff master roll
  • Serve as a link between management and employees by handling questions, interpreting and administering contracts and helping resolve work-related problems.
  • Provide current and prospective employees with information about policies, job duties, working conditions, wages, and opportunities for promotion and employee benefits.
  • Plan, direct, supervise, and coordinate work activities of subordinates and staff relating to employment, compensation, labor relations, and employee relations.
  • Maintain records and compile statistical reports concerning personnel-related data such as hires, transfers, performance appraisals, labour turnover and absenteeism rates.
  • Plan, organize, direct, control or coordinate the personnel, training, or labor relations activities of an organization.
  • Plan and conduct new employee orientation to foster positive attitude toward organizational objectives
  • Timely confirmation of employees completing probation period
  • Conduct exit interviews to identify reasons for employee termination.
  • Develop, administer and evaluate applicant tests
  • Study legislation, arbitration decisions, and collective bargaining contracts to assess industry trends and represent organization at personnel-related hearings and investigations.
  • Administer compensation, benefits and performance management systems, and safety and recreation programs.
  • Develop the HR strategy aligned to the organization’s corporate strategy, goals and targets
  • Direct, plan, organise and manage the Human Resources department
  • Effectively lead, advise, manage and guide; management, stakeholders and employees on people issues
  • Develop and implement policies and procedures to support the achievement of the overall corporate goals
  • Ensure the department’s management, and service level towards all its customers, are at an optimal levels
  • Provide full relationship support regarding people issues such as conflict resolution, performance management, collective bargaining agreement interpretation and termination
  • Effectively diagnosing issues, recommending solutions and ensuring successful implementation of agreed recommendations
  • Maintain day-to-day financial control of the human resources department within agreed budgets
  • Ensure services within the human resources department are adequately managed, staffed and resourced with appropriate development and succession plans
  • Build external relationships with service providers, statutory bodies, and communities

Qualifications & Skills

  • Degree in Business/ Human Resource Management from a recognized institution
  • Professional qualifications in a related field will be an added advantage.
  • Member of the Institute of Human Resource Management or equivalent
  • Over 7 years HR management experience
  • Proven HR Generalist
  • Experience working in a complex environment with a high level of uncertainty around predicted or future recruitment requirements.
  • Experience handling large work forces and unionized employees
  • Experience in developing positive relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Influencing skills
  • Ability to make sound judgment and handle difficult situations
  • More importantly, is a team player

If you are up to the challenge, posses the necessary qualification and experience, please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Head of HR Ksh 200 gross plus benefits) to vacancies@corporatestaffing.co.ke before 25th August, 2014

Kindly indicate previous/ current salary on your CV
N.B: We do not charge any fee for receiving your CV in our database nor for interviewing
Only candidates short-listed for interview will be contacted.

The Recruiting Manager
Corporate staffing Services
Nabui House, 3rd floor, Westlands. (Next to Unga House)

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