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Working for Tullow Oil in Kenya, you will be given the freedom and responsibility to make a difference.

HR Manager

Reporting to the Group HR Manager, the HR Manager will be responsible for providing strategic HR support to the business; developing, implementing and evaluating people solutions for organisational objectives and challenges; ensure the provision of fit for purpose HR service delivery to the business; work closely with managers to develop solutions which meet business needs; responsible for ensuring consistent global services by working closely with the Group HR team.

Responsibilities / Key Objectives

  • Build strong partnerships with Senior Leadership and Management teams
  • Proactively identify opportunities for organisational improvement and help design credible and creative interventions that seek to improve organisational effectiveness and performance
  • Assist with HR planning and pre-empt HR opportunities and risks.
  • Develop and implement local Reward & Remuneration strategies within group framework to ensure competitive remuneration.
  • Develop and implement local talent strategies and development of local skills.
  • Develop and implement resourcing strategies and plans within the group framework.
  • Develop, implement and maintain local HR policies and contribute to the development andimplementation of Group HR Policies
  • Provide strong guidance on labour legislation and compliance
  • Pro-actively work with Managers and HR team to ensure appropriate communication at all staff levels.
  • Ensure accurate and relevant Management Information reporting for all reporting requirements
  • Responsible for managing, mentoring, coaching and developing the HR team
  • Build strong external relationships with key stakeholders and service providers.


  • A degree in HR or Business Management or an equivalent;
  • Professional HR accreditation such as CIPD, SHRMP is preferred;
  • At least eight years experience in similar role;
  • Preferred HR Business partner experience;
  • HR Generalist experience in a multinational company;
  • Sound understanding of Organisation Development;
  • Experience in managing / supporting organisational change;
  • Knowledge of Talent Management; good understanding of Remuneration Practices; sound knowledge and application of local and international labour legislations; background in Petroleum or manufacturing sectors preferred.

    Send your application including a cover letter indicating your desire to work with our client; a detailed CV highlighting relevant experience, details of current and expected salary, a daytime phone contact, valid email address, and the names and telephone contacts of three professional referees.

    Adept Systems
    Management Consultants
    Off Muthithi Road, Tausi Court, 3rd Floor
    P O Box 6416, Nairobi, GPO 00100
    e-mail: recruit [at]

    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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