Human Resource Advisor-KEC

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The Kenya Episcopal Conference Catholic Secretariat, Catholic Health Commission of Kenya wishes to Announce a Vacant post of a Human Resource Advisor

The Catholic Health Commission of Kenya-K.E.C. represents lobbys and advocates for 446 Kenya Episcopal Conference (KEC) affiliate hospitals, health centers and dispensaries.

The Commission seeks to recruit a HR Advisor to support and provide strategic HR advice to the Catholic Health Commission and its affiliate Health Units.

The incumbent will be expected to provide technical leadership in the development of HR strategies and systems.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support and coordinate the HRM capacity and planning efforts within the existing network of KEC affiliated health facilities.

  • Provide technical assistance in formulating, implementing and reviewing HRM policies and Standard Operating Procedures.

  • Facilitates HRM staff training programs and capacity building in line with staff development plans and needs based on specific KEC HR strategic objectives in consultation with the KEC HR team Work from national HRIS and support the implementation of a HR computerized system for the KEC affiliate health units.

  • Trouble shoot weaknesses in the HRM practice areas and work with affiliate health units/hospital boards/ Secretariat in providing solutions.

  • Conduct proactive HRM needs assessments with affiliate health facilities and advise KEC- Catholic Health Commission on the appropriate strategies and approaches.

  • Represent KEC – Catholic Health Commission in sector-wide human resources for health initiatives and discussion forum.

  • Monitor and evaluate progress of various human resources for health initiatives and interventions.

  • Coordinate the adoption, harmonization and customization of HRM related policies, guidelines and tools across the KEC affiliate member health facilities.

  • Support the documentation of HRM best practices within KEC affiliate health facilities network.

  • Together with the KEC – HRM team , support implementation and compliance with the KEC- CS HRM policies by the Catholic Health Commission staff.

    Qualifications & Experience:

  • Minimum bachelor’s degree in business administration or related field.

  • Post graduate training in Human Resource Management from a recognized institution.

  • At least 5 years experience in providing HR services in a busy environment.

  • Good working knowledge of the current Kenya Employment Law and practices.

  • Demonstrate experience in developing and implementing HR policies, procedures and projects.

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and consultative skills.

  • Strong training and facilitation skills.

  • Previous experience in HR management in the health sector will be an added advantage.

  • Is a committed Catholic, with good recommendation from own Parish Priest.

  • Is a person of attested integrity, with high degree of stewardship of resources.

  • Is innovative and assertive.

  • Is able to work under little supervision.

  • Is able to serve people of all types of temperament.

    Our recruitment procedures shall be followed.

    Only short listed Candidates will be contacted.

    If your background, experience and competencies match the above specifications please send your detailed CV indicating daytime telephone numbers, address and the names of three referees to the address below, quoting the position reference:

    Secretary General Kenya Episcopal Conference-Catholic Secretariat P.O Box 13475-00800 Nairobi.

    Email: hr @

    Deadline: 4th January.

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