Human Resources Manager Job in Kenya 2014


A leading provider of integrated business and technology solutions across Africa in the Financial, Telecom, Real Estate, Service Industries and Government, is looking to fill the position of Human Resources Manager.

They are driven by the desire to deliver business value to customers through a combination of processes, innovation, excellence, quality frameworks and service delivery with the core motivation being to define service excellence in technology driven business solutions.

This role will report directly to the Human Resource & Administration Director.

Job Purpose / Summary: The Human Resource Manager will be responsible for the development, management and coordination of the human resource function for the Group in alignment with the company’s Pan African strategy.


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Contribute to the formulation of the HR strategy in line with the Pan African strategy
  • Prepare inputs for the HR budget and monitor expenditure against budget
  • Deploy performance management and follow through on performance outcomes
  • Develop, implement and update human resource policies, procedures and programs
  • In collaboration with line managers develop the training calendar, source for trainers and ensure training programs are deployed and effectiveness is measured
  • Implement innovative strategies for timely acquisition of talent to support service delivery
  • In collaboration with line managers ensure new employees are on boarded smoothly into the organization
  • Manage the monthly payroll and ensure accurate and timely processing including submission of all relevant regulatory payments
  • Manage benefits and compensation including medical, insurance and pension
  • Coordinate the Group’s participation in relevant salary surveys across the region
  • Work with line managers to implement innovative retention strategies
  • Be a change agent and specifically coordinate the implementation of the company’s happiness culture initiative
  • Monitor and ensure statutory compliance  of all applicable  labour laws and other regulatory requirements
  • Source for suppliers for HR services, review and ratify relevant vendor contracts
  • Supervise team to ensure that the leave administration is compliant with policy and proper management of HR data including staff files
  • Deploy appropriate communication tools throughout the organization, including communication  with external parties and enhance the company’s brand
  • Generate accurate and timely HR reports in the required format
  • Manage deployment of the HR Information system and drive uptake of the same
Minimum Requirements
  • Degree in Human Resources from a recognized University, a Master’s degree will be an added advantage
  • Professional qualification in human resources e.g. Higher National Diploma or equivalent
  • 5 years’ experience of which 2 should be in a management position in main stream HR
  • Proficiency in Human Resource Management  Information Systems
Personal Attributes
  • Strong planning and organizing skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Tactful and self-motivated
  • Ability to mentor, lead projects and make effective decisions
  • Ability to work in a highly driven environment
  • Result oriented
  • Able to meet tight deadlines with minimum supervision
How to Apply: 
If you are interested in the position and have the skills and talents our client is looking for, we would like to hear from you.

Please forward a copy of your updated resume, current salary and benefits package indicating the Job Title as the email subject to before close of business 4th July 2014.
Only successful candidates will be contacted.


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