Deputy Director, Human Resource and Administration

Kenya Forest Service is a State Corporation established by an Act of Parliament for management and conservation of all types of forests.

The Service seeks to recruit self motivated, dynamic and results oriented persons to fill the following vacancies:

Reporting to the Director, The Deputy Director, Human Resource and Administration will be the Head of Human Resources & Administration and will ensure efficiency of the HR processes, a high performance work culture and effective administrative procedures.

Overall Responsibility:

  • Planning, coordinating and Implementing the HR and Administration Procedures and policy manual.

  • Preparation and implementation of the HR and Administration workplan.

  • Managing the process of selection, recruitment, induction, placement and discipline of all staff in the Service.

  • Administration of salary and benefits.

  • Ensuring compliance with labour laws and regulations.

  • Overseeing employee welfare matters.

  • Planning and directing employee development, coaching, performance appraisals and career development processes and programmes.

  • Preparing budgets of the Human Resource and Administration division and ensuring control and compliance to the budget.

  • Enforcing safety and security measures.

  • Coordinating the implementation of administrative support services.


    Suitable candidates MUST have the following minimum qualifications:

  • A Masters of Business Administration degree with a specialization in Human Resources Management.

  • A minimum of 5 years in Human Resource Management at an equivalent level, 3 of which should be in a large organization with a national cover.

  • Membership to a professional body.

  • Evidence and thorough knowledge of labour laws.

  • Proficiency in MS Office computer applications.

  • Proven excellent communication and interpersonal relations.

  • A team player and good people management skills, with proven leadership skills.

    Application Deadline: 21st September

    For more information and application, visit: Deputy Director, Human Resource and Administration Website

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