Latest Career vacancy for Principal HR & Admin Officer in Kenya Nov 2015 

Job Title: Principal HR & Admin Officer
Job Description: The incumbent shall be responsible for managing the administration of the Human Resources policies and procedures. 
To carry out the responsibilities in the following functional areas: recruitment, staffing, performance management, reward and career development programs.
Duties and responsibilities
  • Formulate and implement approved HR policies and procedures and provide professional advice / interpretation to staff on correct application ensuring clear understanding for purposes of compliance.
  • Coordinate the recruitment processes: short listing, interviewing, referencing, preparation of contracts 
  • Coordinate staff recruitment and selection process in order to ensure a timely organized and comprehensive procedure is used to hire staff. This will include liaison with agency, short listing, interviewing, and referencing. 
  • Organize pre-employment medical examinations for prospective employees.
  • Manage the on boarding process and prepare and coordinate the Induction Programme.
  • Ensure that Probation objectives are set and follow-up on probation assessment for timely decision making.
  • Coordinate performance management systems to ensure full participation of all staff and timely evaluation bi-annually, prepare appropriate reports for management action and ensure Performance Improvement Plans implementation.
  • Assess performance management gaps and propose methods of intervention.
  • Preparation of employment contracts and timely Work permit application for expatriate staff.
  • Develop and implement career development programs such as succession planning and talent management to ensure that the Company retains high calibre staff and plans for key roles.
  • Implementation of the Management Trainee and Mentorship Programmes.
  • In liaison with HODs, develop HR planning strategies which consider immediate and long-term staff requirements which are in line with the business goals.
  • Provide advice and assistance with writing job descriptions as well as updating organizational and departmental charts.
  • Develop and implement the reward programme that reflects the business strategy and culture of the organization.
  • Design proactive retention strategies and ensure minimal attrition rates for top talent.
  • Develop a framework to analyze the organization structure and identify ways to make it more effective.
  • University degree preferably in Social Sciences with a Post graduate Diploma in Human Resources
  • High integrity, results oriented, proactive, self-starter, committed, good interpersonal skills
  • Computer proficiency with good presentation skills
  • 3 – 4 years of experience in HR
How to apply
Qualified candidates to send their CV to on or before 15th November 2015


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