Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Human Resource Manager job in Kenya

Human Resource Manager

Job Purpose

To provide effective management of the human resources function in a company with an expanding foothold in the region.

Key responsibilities
  • Review and implement human resource policies, procedures and guidelines designed to achieve Company’s strategy.
  • Allocate human resources, ensuring appropriate matches between personnel.
  • Assess training needs and develop training and development programmes aimed at building staff capacity to achieve desired performance levels.
  • Conduct new staff induction programs.
  • Administer benefits and performance management systems aimed at increasing productivity in the Company.
  • Advise management on organizational policy matters like equal employment opportunity, sexual harassment and recommend changes.
  • Maintain records and compile statistical reports concerning personnel related data such as hires, transfers, performance appraisals, etc.
  • Develop and manage staff welfare schemes such as medical, insurance etc.
  • Study legislation, arbitration decisions and collective bargaining contracts to assess industry trends.
  • Review the policies, procedures and guidelines to ensure compliance with labour laws.
  • Ensure compliance with statutory safety, health and environmental standards in the work place.
  • Represent the company in major HR forums.
  • Carry out any other duties as may be assigned from time to time by the management.
Required Knowledge and Experience

The ideal candidate should have:
  • MBA in Human Resources
  • A minimum of 6 years experience in a HR generalist role in a medium sized company, preferably a multinational
  • Exposure to Francophone countries would be an advantage with French language an added plus
  • Proactive, pleasing personality, good communication skills, tenacity, ability to manage remote teams, persuasiveness.
  • Should be well versed with MS office
  • The position would have no reportees
  • The position is based in Nairobi
The starting salary for this position is Kshs 170,000 per month in addition to other benefits.

Application Process

Interested candidates are requested to submit their applications on e-mail, together with the latest copy of CV, day time telephone number and Monday 26th March 2012.

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