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19 Jun 2017

HR Officer Job in Kenya

Job Location: Nairobi
Industry: Manufacturing
Salary: KES 50,000 – 70,000 gross plus benefits


Our client is a manufacturer of corrugated box packaging materials; mainly self-adhesive labels and flexible packaging.  The company has recently opened a new unit which will increase the staff capacity to 300 employees. They seek to hire a HR Officer to assist with the day-to-day efficient operation of the HR office.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assisting the HR Manager with reviewing and developing relevant HR Manuals, policies, HR documentation and work plans.
  • Advising management and staff on a wide range of HR related matters especially on Policies and Procedures and employee’s code of conduct.
  • Be actively involved in recruitment by preparing job descriptions, posting ads and managing the hiring process.
  • Process and review employment applications in order to evaluate qualifications or eligibility of applicants.
  • Schedule and coordinate candidate interviews and also Interview job applicants to obtain and verify information used to screen and evaluate them.
  • Coordinating and administering training and development programmes and liaising with external training bodies as required.
  • Administration and co-ordination of internal training programmes
  • Assist the management in performance management processes
  • Support the management on disciplinary and grievance issues and assist with preparations for disciplinary and grievance hearings.
  • Maintain employee records (attendance, contracts, personnel files) according to policy and legal requirements
  • Review employment and working conditions to ensure legal compliance
  • Handling of disciplinary investigations, hearings, appeals and grievances and escalations to HR Manager for decision making.
  • Lead and manage various HR projects as directed by the Human Resources Manager and in line with HR objectives.
  • Support and co-ordinate manpower planning in line with company expansion.
  • Managing absenteeism through absence management policy for both short and long term absence in line with HR objectives.
  • Creation and delivery of HR related on boarding and induction programmes.
  • Assisting with employee relations; employee communications, facilitation and participation

Qualifications

  • BSc/BA in human resources, social studies or relevant field; higher diploma in HR will be an advantage.
  • Proven working experience for at least 2 years  HR officer, administrator or other HR position
  • Knowledge of HR functions (specially trade union and CBA negotiations)Understanding of labor laws and disciplinary procedures
  • Proficient in MS Office; knowledge of HRMS is a plus
  • Outstanding organizational and time-management abilities
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Problem-solving and decision-making aptitude
  • Strong ethics and reliability

How to Apply
If you meet and/or possess the necessary qualification and experience; please send your cover letter and CV only quoting the respective job title (Manufacturing HR Officer) on the email subject  to wanjira@proemmconsult.com   to be received not later than 23rd June 2017.

Kindly indicate current and expected gross salary on your cover letter.

Only Shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.

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