Concern HR Manager Jobs in Kenya
Concern HR Manager Jobs in Kenya
Job Summary: The incumbent will be responsible for all aspects of Human Resources.
S/he will lead in the development and implementation of HR policies and best practices and support management in staff management in full compliance with the labour law
Main Duties & Responsibilities:
HR Policies, Procedures and Adherence to Best Practice
Lead in developing a HR strategy, aligned with the country strategic plan, that places staff development and welfare at the core of our employee engagement
Develop and implement strategies to deliver on key organizational objectives such as having better diversity, equality, inclusion, a value based organizational culture
Advise management on emerging trends in HR policy and practice and how these could be adapted to the Concern Kenya context
Responsible for ensuring that all HR policies and procedures are compliant with Kenyan labour law and aligned to HR best practices
Lead in the development and implementation of fair and consistent application of legal requirements & HR policies & procedures
Review all job descriptions to ensure that they are appropriate for the grade and consistent across similar roles by sector and location
Ensure that a transparent, timely, effective and efficient recruitment process is in place, that attracts, recruits and retains people who are the right fit for the organisation
Longlist and conduct interviews for higher grade positions
Coordinate pre-employment reference and medical checks, vetting, job offers, contracts, probationary reviews and correspondence
Develop and implement a comprehensive induction process for new employees and for their management and support during probation and through the employment
Reward & Benefits Administration
Lead in salary surveys and analysing data to inform reviews of salaries and benefits packages to ensure that we are competitive so that we attract and retain staff
Oversee the administration of staff benefits (medical, life and accident cover, pension etc.)
National staff payroll processing including timely processing of all statutory payments
HR budget preparation, analysis and administration and monitoring of expenditure
Learning, Training & Development
Create and implement learning and development programmes and initiatives that support staff, managers and management in objective goal setting, institutionalize constructive feedback mechanisms.
Support management in conducting effective performance development reviews, in developing improvement plans for career and professional growth and development.
Develop an annual training and development plan and, with management, prioritize needs
Train, coach, mentor and appraise direct reports and all staff, as appropriate, to optimize their potential
Evaluate and report on learning and development programs and their effectiveness and submit proposals for their improvement, as necessary
Provide support to managers on employee relations and performance management, ensuring that all matters are dealt with in a fair and consistent manner. This may include grievance/conflict handling, conducting investigations, overseeing disciplinary procedures
Develop coordinated and consistent approaches that strengthen staff representation mechanisms for staff engagement
Advise on appropriate actions
for prevention and response to legal issues and coordinate actions with our legal advisors
Be the champion for the Concern Kenya Safeguarding agenda
Keep staff up to date on their terms and conditions of service
Monitor contract expiry dates and advise Line Managers for further direction and action
Ensure that all contract terminations are appropriately documented and all monies owed are paid to the exiting staff member
Conducting and analyzing exit interviews/debriefs and making recommendations for organizational improvement
Documentation, Reporting and Representation
Review the HR database and files on a regular basis to ensure that they are maintained to an acceptable standard, kept up to date and that any issues identified are addressed
Prepare periodic performance and progress reports
Represent Concern & serve on committees/teams/tasks forces as appropriate
Respond to employee related queries and prepare staff communications, as needed
Process and track Nairobi based expatriates’ visas, permits and passes
Responding to Emergencies:
Participate and contribute, as necessary, towards Concern’s Emergency response
Comply with Concern’s health, safety and security guidelines during emergencies
Concern Code of Conduct & Associated Policies
Adhere to the standards of conduct outlined in the Concern Code of Conduct & Associated Policies
To support and promote the standards outlined in the Concern Code of Conduct & Associated Policies to their team, partner organisations and beneficiaries and be committed to providing a safe working environment.
To contribute to the establishment of preventive measures to reduce the potential for abuse and exploitation in Concern’s programme
Qualifications, Skills and Experience
A Degree in Human Resources Management, Business Administration, Commerce, Organisation Development or relevant field
Professional Certification in Human Resource Management
At least five (5) years’ experience in a similar role. International NGO experience is an added advantage
Excellent people management, analytical, problem solving, negotiation, interpersonal and communication skills
Demonstrated ability to work effectively in an individual capacity and as part of a team and an ability to multi-task
Confidentiality, accountability, integrity and ability to handle sensitive situations
Fluent in both spoken and written English & Kiswahili
Proven competence in the use computer applications
How to Apply
Please send a cover letter and a detailed cv with three referees indicating "HR Manager - Nairobi” on the subject line to
email@example.com on or before 19th February 2021. Only shortlisted qualified candidates will be notified.
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