Regional Personnel Officer (Human Resources) - Kenya

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JRS is an International Catholic organisation, present in over 50 countries, with a mandate to accompany, serves and defends the rights of refugees and forcibly displaced people.

It engages in educational, social, pastoral, health and legal services among refugees and undertakes advocacy on their behalf.

Location: Kenya (Nairobi)

Location: Nairobi, with travel to the projects in the region; Tanzania, Uganda, Sudan, Kenya, Ethiopia

The regional and country directors retain their responsibility and authority in staff matters.

The personnel officer helps the directors to develop the following areas of concern:

Key Responsibilities:

  • To promote the welfare of the personnel in the region according to the JRS mission; accompaniment of the staff and assistance & training of the directors in doing the same
  • To help facilitate and build project, country and regional teams
  • To facilitate the regional and country directors to review the work of all their staff
  • To manage and review the remuneration, security, health, insurance and other welfare provisions for staff; to implement the HR Policy
  • To help the regional and country directors implement and monitor all the provisions in the Code of Conduct
  • To help directors ensure that good recruitment, management and debriefing of staff takes place
  • To help mediate with staff grievances or disputes and to have a particular concern to ensure provision for any staff members who suffer from traumatic incidents
  • To monitor good filing, recording and security of personnel data in the region
  • To help liaise with international personnel agencies who send staff to work for JRS

    Qualifications & Experience:

  • Very good pastoral sense & listening abilities
  • Ability to understand and communicate the JRS spirit and mission
  • Preferably 5 years experience in this type of work in the humanitarian world overseas & in difficult circumstances
  • Good communications skills, including ability to write reports, use the computer & email
  • Good multicultural sensitivities
  • Able to work well in mixed teams & skill to facilitate & train teams
  • Experience in the management of stress
  • Qualification in Personnel Management

    Vacancies Contact

    Application letter with CV (including 2 references)

    Email to ‘Personnel Officer’

    Post to: PO Box 76490, Nairobi 00508, Kenya

    Fax No: +254 20 387 1905

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