30 Mar 2017

Human Resource Officer Job in Kenya - National Commission for Science, Technology and Innovation

REF:HRMO/8 /7/2017

The National Commission for Science, Technology and Innovation (NACOSTI) is a body Corporate established by the Science, Technology and Innovation Act, No. 28 of 2013 (ST&I Act). The mandate of NACOSTI is to regulate and assure quality in the science, technology and innovation
sector and advise the Government in matters related thereto.

The position is responsible to the Senior Human Resource Management Officer for ensuring effective coordination of all HR functions including recruitment & selection, policies and procedures, learning and development, employee records and documentation, employee relations and performance management.


  • Provide human resource administrative support through managing staff leave, personnel files, confidential correspondence and compilation of relevant reports
  • Management of staff performance and rewards thereof;
  • Assist in processing recruitment,selection, placement and staff separation;
  • Ensure submission of staff performance reports on semi- annually and annually basis;
  • Implement various HR policies and procedures;
  • Monitor implementation of performance contracting programs and provide reports thereof on quarterly and annually basis;
  • Maintenance of work environment, occupational health and safety standards and management of staff welfare programmes;
  • Maintain an up to date staff database;
  • Ensure effective provision of all office services i.e. telephone, registry, transport, office supplies, cleanliness of offices and other facilities.
  • Handle the Commission’s insurance matters in liaison with other relevant stakeholders

Job Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree in Social Science and a post graduate Higher Diploma in HRM with a minimum five (5) years of experience.
  • Served in the grade of Human Resource Management Assistant I or in a comparable and relevant position in the Public Service or Private Sector for a minimum period of six(6) years and be in possession of a Higher
  • Diploma in Human Resource Management or its equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution
  • Member of relevant professional body
  • Computer literate
  • Ability to multi-task and maintain high level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal, oral and written communication and influencing skills
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Problem solving skills and initiative

How to Apply
Interested Candidates who meet the requirements are invited to send their applications enclosing copies of updated Curriculum Vitae, Academic and Professional Certificates.

Additionally, they should provide names of three (3) referees one of whom must be an immediate or past supervisor. A copy of National Identity Card, details of Remuneration history and Current contact MUST be provided.

Applications MUST clearly indicate the Reference Number of the Vacancy and should be sent either by post to:

The Director General/CEO
National Commission for Science, Technology and Innovation
P.O Box 30623 – 00100
Nairobi, KENYA
Utalii House, 9th Floor, Room 902, on or before 5.00 p.m.,4th April 2017

The National Commission for Science, Technology and Innovation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified Kenyans are encouraged to apply. Women, Persons with disability are encouraged to apply.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Note: Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

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