30 Mar 2017

Head of HR & Administration 2017 Job in Kenya

Our client is a leading solar distribution company that provides state-of-the-art solar home systems which they have developed and fine-tuned by listening closely to the needs of their customers.

They are looking for a head of Human Resource and Admin to join their team in Nairobi.

The Role

  • You will develop a thorough understanding of the new company’s requirements regarding human resources and administration functions and partner with executive management to identify opportunities and threats and address the arising needs from departments, staff, the market and other stakeholders.
  • You are responsible for full, accurate and equitable administration of all compensation and benefits and will be directly responsible for monitoring the day-to-day work and direct supervision of the HR and Administrative teams.
  • You will report to the Chief Executive Officer.

HR & Admin Job Responsibilities

  • Communicate and ensure compliance and consistency with office practices and policies and compliance with all employment related laws.
  • Managing and completing a wide range of human resource and administrative functions to include, but not limited to: staff recruitment,management, retention and terminations as well as benefits administration and staff compensation including performance related pay.
  • Counsel and advice to staff on personal and work related issues including providing guidance and direction to management team and employees on human resource related topics.
  • Develop, manage and implement personnel policies; develop a Human Resource Information System (HRIS).
  • Make certain that all administrative systems and processes are highly reliable, finely tuned and well delivered with an aim toward pro-action.
  • Work with staff and management to facilitate staff development and training opportunities.
  • Negotiate related contracts, manage relevant vendor relationships, liaison with building management and oversee office operations as well as the distribution network.
  • Other duties as necessary and related


  • Degree in Human Resource or related field (e.g. Human Resource/Organizational Development or Business Administration) complete with min. 5 years of professional experience with progressive and hands-on HR generalist experience and customer support and administrative services roles.
  • Broad knowledge and experience in employment law, compensation, benefits administration, organizational planning and development, employee relations, safety, training and development and office administration.
  • Experience with developing a HRIS for a staff of at least 60 people.
  • Accurate and efficient management style, high energy, comfortable performing projects in conjunction with day-to-day activities. Evidence of the practice of a high level of confidentiality and excellent organization skills.
  • Excellent analytical skills and good reasoning abilities and sound judgment. Demonstrated ability to successfully participate in management teams that provide leadership and strategic direction.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills. Superior interpersonal and coaching skills including patience and ability to work well with staff at all levels.

How to Apply
Applicants can send their CV and state the position applied for in their subject of the email to us before 20th Apr 2017. Applicants currently staying in Nairobi are encouraged to apply. Kindly do not apply if you do not meet minimum requirements.

Recours Four Kenya Consultants Limited

We are located on 4th floor, Kipro Centre in Westlands, Nairobi

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