8 Mar 2017

Head of Human Resource Job Vacancy

Our client an E-commerce Group is looking for a Head of HR – Kenya for their legal entities based in Nairobi (headcount: 450), to build the HR department in strong partnership with the Management.

Responsibilities for the Head of HR Job


  • Hiring local staff including the whole process (posting, sourcing, interviewing and on boarding) in partnership with the managers and recruitment consultancies.

People Development

  • Performance Management: Supporting managers on performance management issues and processes (feedback, year-end performance appraisals…)
  • Learning and Development: Designing the company training plan and customized training programs for each department,
  • HR Development: In collaboration with AIG HR community, implement new HR policies and processes; ensure all company policies and procedures are up to date and in line with current employment law.

Administrative management

  • Personnel and payroll administration: Liaising with social bodies, measuring employee satisfaction and identify areas that require improvement. Managing absences, composing staff handbooks, contracts, staff memos, and issuing written offers of employment, promotion etc.
  • Office management: (In collaboration with the Office Manager Assistant) oversee IT, logistics (room reservation system, etc…), everyday life (equipment, special initiatives, etc..).


  • Impeccable English, a second language is an asset
  • Mastery of MS Office (Excel, PowerPoint & Word)
  • Strong understanding of local Employment Law & processes
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Masters from a top business school/ HR curriculum
  • 5-7 years of experience in HR management

What do we have to offer?

  • A unique experience in an entrepreneurial, yet structured environment.
  • The opportunity to become part of a highly professional and dynamic team working around the world.
  • An unparalleled personal and professional growth given the challenges that we propose you to take.

How To Apply
Only qualified candidates should send their application letter and CV to clearly indicating ‘Head of HR – Kenya’ on the subject line before 10th March 2017. Do not attach any certificates.

Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.

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