AFIDEP Human Resource Manager - Jobs in Kenya

AFIDEP Human Resource Manager - Jobs in Kenya

AFIDEP is a non-profit policy think-tank whose purpose is to facilitate the synthesis, translation and utilization of research and other evidence in policy-making, programme design, and resource allocation in Africa.

AFIDEP, has its Head office in Nairobi and a country office in Lilongwe, Malawi.

AFIDEP seeks highly qualified and self-motivated individuals to lead its Human Resources function.

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Human Resources Manager will provide leadership and be responsible for the development and Implementation of the Human Resources strategies, plans, policies and procedures ensuring that they remain pertinent, innovative and consistent to AFIDEP's mission. Hefshe will provide functional guidance and advice to staff and management on human resources and related organisational initiatives.


  • The key responsibilities will include:
  • Strategic Human Resources Governance;
  • Development and implementation of human resources policies and procedures aligned to the organisational strategy, monitor and ensure compliance;
  • Human resources planning including identifying capacity and skills requirements for the core strategic demands and develop human resources plans:
  • Management of recruitment and selection;
  • Develop and ensure execution of the institute's performance management system; cultivate development of a performance driven culture to improve quality of performance to meet the Institute's objectives:
  • Develop and implement talent management and development plan; staff learning for capacity and skills requirements for core strategic delivery for staff development and growth;
  • Management of the institute's compensation and benefits:
  • Management of human resources information system:
  • Staff engagement and communications.

    Qualifications, Skills and Competencies:
  • A Master's degree preferably in Human Resources Management or Business Administration or Organisation Development with at least 5
  • 7 years experience in a management
    position in a multi-cultural, multi-racial, multi-ethnic environment (e.g INGOs, regional organisations);
  • Strong Human Resources advisory and people management skills;
  • Policy formulation, interpretation and implementation.
  • Exceptional knowledge and understanding of labour laws and employee relations practices.
  • Analytical, critical thinking, logical and systematic in approaching issues, considering alternatives and in making decisions,
  • Excellent influencing, negotiating, relationship building and networking skills.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills:
  • Hands on with personal drive and ability to respond to issues efficiently:
  • Ability to work as a part of a diversified multicultural and multi-functional team.
  • Development and sustaining linkages with development and business partners;
  • IT skills and HR Information Systems (HRIS);
  • Legal knowledge, experience and understanding of host country government HR requirements, an added advantage.

    How to Apply:
  • Applications are invited to send cover letter illustrating suitability and motivation statement on the role of no more 500 words and curriculum vitae by 18th March 2019 to
  • Please indicate Human Resources Manager in the email subject line.
  • Only shortlisted candidates meeting the above requirements will be shortlisted.
  • AFIDEP is an Equal Opportunity employer.
  • Applicants will be assessed strictly on their individual merits.
  • We invite you to learn more about AFIDEP on our website

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