2 Sep 2014

Principal Human Resource Management Officer / Head of Human Resources and Administration Job in Kenya

Narok County Assembly

The County Assembly Service Board of Narok wishes to invite applications from qualified persons for the following position:

Principal Human Resource Management Officer / Head of Human Resources and Administration
1 Post

This Office will be responsible to the Clerk for the efficient management of human resource function and administration.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Advising the Clerk on human resource and administration matters
  • Design and maintain administrative monitoring and evaluation systems
  • Provide protocol services to visitors and dignitaries
  • Formulate and implement HR management and development policies and strategies for the Assembly
  • Development of HR Policy, Rules, Regulations, Scheme of service and HR manual including Terms and Conditions of Service
  • Develop, install and maintain the following systems: HR audit systems, Job evaluation tools, staff performance management and Payroll administration
  • Handle HR matters relating to terms and conditions of service, discipline and staff welfare in conformity with the established rules and regulations
  • Establishing human resource systems, structures and procedures
  • Training and capacity development for the Hon. Members of the County Assembly and staff

For appointment to this position, a candidate must:

  • Be a holder of a Bachelors degree in Human Resource management or any other relevant and comparable qualification from a recognized university
  • Masters degree or post graduate Diploma in Human Resource or CPS (K) qualifications will be an added advantage
  • Be a registered member of the Institute of Human Resource Management of Kenya or the Institute of Certified Public Secretaries of Kenya (ICPSK)
  • Have at least 5 years post qualification experience, at least two of which must have been in a managerial/supervisory level in a legislative body or its equivalent in the public service.
  • A thorough understanding of Human Resource Management policies, regulations and employee relations
  • Demonstrable high degree of professional competence, administrative capabilities and initiative in the general organization and management of human resource and,
  • Understanding of labour laws and other statutes that impact on human resource management.
  • Have proficiency in the use of basic computer applications
  • Meet requirements of leadership and integrity set out in Chapter Six of the Constitution.

How to Apply
Persons interested in filling the above positions should submit application in own handwriting, accompanied by 2 pages Curriculum Vitae, Certified copies of relevant academic and professional certificates, National Identity card or Passport and other relevant supporting documents.

Preferential Criteria during Selection
Suitably qualified applicants will enjoy preferential treatment in the order below:

  • Applicants serving in positions at the County Assembly on the basis of secondment during the transition period;
  • Applicants serving in the Executive arm of the County Government of Narok
  • Applicants serving in the public service in the republic of Kenya
  • Applicants who are resident in Narok County
  • Applicants from the rest of the Country

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

All Applications should clearly indicate the position applied for in the reference line and on the top left corner on the envelope and be addressed to;

The Secretary,
County Assembly Service Board
County Assembly of Narok
P.O Box 19 – 20500,

Or; be hand delivered to the Office of the Clerk of County Assembly located at the premises of the County Assembly of Narok (Formerly County Council of Narok), so as to reach him not later than Thursday 2nd October, 2014 at 5.00pm.

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