Employee Relations Assistant Jobs in Kenya

Employee Relations Assistant Jobs in Kenya


Job Title:

  • Employee Relations Assistant

    Duties & Responsibilities

  • To provide support to the HR Business Partners to manage a busy employee relations caseload, ensuring that the case list is routinely kept up-to-date.
  • Organizing formal and informal employee relations meetings
  • Liaising with the Occupational Health department to refer staff for an OH assessment, where applicable
  • Dealing in the first instance, with all queries relating to leave. Checking eligibility criteria and calculating leave dates, as appropriate.
  • Preparing sufficient copies of documentation for all formal and informal employee relations meetings e.g. grievances, disciplinaries, appeals etc. and ensuring these are distributed in accordance with company policy.
  • Directs and coordinates preparation of position descriptions, ensures and oversees job evaluations.
  • Administers and interprets various labor agreements, administers grievance procedures, and provides labor relations support during contract negotiations.
  • Acts as a liaison between department managers and union representatives.
  • Provides advice and counsel to managers and supervisors regarding personnel practices, policy and employment laws.
  • Directs the development of staffing strategies.
  • Develops and builds hiring processes for a variety of levels from temporary staffing to executive placement.
  • Develops, streamlines and enhances staffing systems, tracking reporting and analysis.
  • Leads sourcing and recruiting initiatives and processes to leverage networking and employee referrals.
  • Manage a caseload of complex employee relations issues including identifying, analyzing, and implementing sound resolutions
  • Assist in the design and use of analytics modeling and trending analysis specific to employee relations metrics for the purpose of providing evidence-based recommendations to management
  • Manage employee separation issues, including risk assessment/management, exit processing, and exit interviews
  • Interpret policy and labor law swiftly and accurately in a manner that results in
    sound recommendations to clients

    Requirements

  • Bachelor’s or master’s in human resources or related field
  • IHRM Certification
  • Minimum of three (3) years of experience in human resources with an emphasis in workplace investigations, conflict management, and employee relations
  • Ability to research, analyze, and resolve allegations, compile and document detailed results, and compose summaries for management and executive review
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to convey complex information in a clear and concise manner
  • Ability to interact and develop strong trusting relationships with employees at all levels in order to gain support and achieve results
  • Intermediate knowledge of employment law, compliance, labor relations subject matter
  • Exceptional emotional intelligence with great critical thinking skills
  • Work independently as well as in a team environment and exercise good judgment with excellent follow-through
  • Highly organized with the ability to be agile in reprioritizing tasks/work items as necessary
  • Experience working as a professional advisor in situations requiring assessment of complex issues and facilitation of sound decisions involving high risk as well as confidential and sensitive matters

    How to Apply

  • If you qualify for the above, kindly send your cv to [email protected] on or before 30th November 2018.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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