COMESA Competition Commission Director, Human Resources and Administration Jobs in Kenya

COMESA Competition Commission Director, Human Resources and Administration Jobs in Kenya

Job Purpose

  • To provide strategic leadership and direction to the human capital and administration functions that will effectively contribute to the achievement of COMESA’s strategic objectives.

  • To integrate work, people and professionalism through principles, evidence and outcomes driven Human Resource Management.

  • To ensure that all physical assets are properly maintained, secured, insured and safeguarded; and

  • To assist Executive Management to provide a secure and conducive work environment which facilitates high level productivity, effectiveness, and efficiency.

    Main Duties and Accountabilities

  • Provides input into midterm strategic and policy priorities/ issues relating to the
    Secretariat role in supporting and advancing development in Member states to realize the regional integration agenda.

  • Prepares Divisional Annual work plan and Annual Budget against set 3 objectives, policies, and programs aligned to the MTSP (in order to gain
    Management approval and funding of work plans required to execute Divisional mandates.

  • Implements the Divisional Annual work programs and budgets to ensure that the Divisional mandate is executed in line with COMESA strategy.

  • Undertakes annual HR planning by assessing current capacity, forecasting future HR requirements and integrating HR plans with achievement of strategic objectives.

  • Designs, develops, and executes innovative strategies, policies, processes, procedures, practices, and programs which effectively support the achievement of COMESA strategic objectives on Human capital management and Administration.

  • Such strategies, policies, processes, procedures, practices, and programs include among others.

  • Talent Management

  • Recruitment and Selection

  • Training and Development

  • Performance Management

  • Remuneration and compensation, Change Management, Business

  • Continuity Plan, HIV and AIDS.

  • Leads the recruitment and selection of Staff personnel to ensure the COMESA Secretariat is adequately staffed, with appropriately qualified, experienced and motivated staff to meet the Secretariat’s changing needs in a timely manner.

  • Motivates, engages, and builds staff into a high performing divisional team, though coaching, mentorship, effective communication and continuous

  • Executes talent management programs including training and development, total rewards, global benefits and compensation surveys.

  • Monitors the development of staff skills and the overall preparation and implementation of the organization’s succession plan.

  • Provides business continuity information and metrics to management to allow for decision making, better planning and managing of teams.

  • Prepares technical papers on Human Capital Management and Administration for the technical Committees, Sub committees
    and the Committee on
    Administrative and Budgetary Matters, Bureau and Policy Organs.

  • Ensures effective implementation of Council decisions.

  • Ensures compliance with Host Government agreement and guidelines.

  • Manages the Insurance policies for both staff and assets; ensures that all staff are on a Medical Insurance scheme.

  • Manages staff remuneration and benefits: i.e., the payroll, salary, and allowance structures (link with the SMART HR System).

  • Manages all Administrative support services relating to facilities including undertaking renovations and improvements to buildings/estates, travel and transport, security, secretarial and cleaning.

  • Provides high level supervision of:

  • Information Resource Centre

  • Records Management

  • Security services

  • Registry and documentation

  • Supervises the organization of all COMESA Conferences and Meetings as well as the provision of services associated with conferences and meetings, such as:

  • Language translations Interpretation Reproductions Documentation and Protocol.

  • a. Leads the development, implementation, and review of the Balanced Scorecard Performance Management System in COMESA.

  • Manages the performance management process in the Division to ensure achievement of divisional objectives.

  • Undertakes any other related duties assigned by the Executive Management.

    Qualifications and Experience

  • Minimum Academic Qualifications Master’s Degree in Human Resource Management or Organization Development with specialization in Human Resource Management. A PhD in the same field would be an added advantage.

    Professional Certifications/Qualifications

  • Membership of a recognized HR professional body known in any Member State.

  • Certification in Performance Management system and tools - is desirable.

    Specialized Knowledge in the following is desirable:

  • Organization design and development.

  • Human Capital Management processes and best practices.

  • Knowledge of the Labour laws of any COMESA country.

  • International Labour Laws.

    Minimum Experience:

  • At least fifteen (15) years’ experience in management position or similar positions in national, regional, and international organizations.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; COMESA Competition Commission Director, Human Resources and Administration Jobs in Kenya

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