Habitat for Humanity HR Intern Jobs in Kenya

Habitat for Humanity HR Intern Jobs in Kenya


Habitat for Humanity Kenya (HFH Kenya) is a national non-profit organization that begun its operations in 1982 as an affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International. The affiliation is guided by a National Affiliation Agreement (NAA) and a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU).

HFH Kenya’s vision is: “A nation where every family has a decent place to live.” Mission: “Seeking to put God’s love into action, Habitat for Humanity Kenya brings people together to build homes, communities and hope”. Our overarching goal is: “Enabling low-income families access decent and affordable shelter”

Job Purpose

Under the direct supervision of the Human Resource Manager, the HR Intern will support and assist the Human Resources Manager in the day-to-day management of HR functions at Habitat for Humanity Kenya National Offices.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide support in recruitment processes, including advertisements, consolidating applications, interview invitations, coordinating the interview & selection process e.t.c

  • Support in orientation and onboarding processes for new staff

  • Assisting with staff welfare and issues as requested

  • Assist in monitoring the expiry of staff contracts, end of probation and advise the HR Manager and Line Managers/supervisors on time.

  • Assist in managing HR documentation, including employee records, contracts, policies generate regular HR data and reports such as leave utilization.

  • Assist in conducting periodic personnel file audit, maintenance of up-to-date files for all staff and ensure that personal document for new and existing staff are maintained confidentially both electronically and physically.

  • Assist in managing the training calendar and ensuring that trainings are on schedule.

  • Assist in coordinating the staff separation processes.

  • Support in employee engagement activities and events.

  • Assist with benefits administration tasks, such as enrollment, claims changes, and inquiries.

  • Assist in conducting research on HR best practices and contribute ideas for process improvements.

  • Support any other HR initiatives and assignments as may be assigned by the

    Key Performance Measures / Indicators

  • Timely filling of positions.

  • Efficient & effective onboarding of new staff to ensure smooth integration.

  • Efficient management of staff records/documentation

  • Timely follow up on HR functions, reporting & feedback


  • Degree in Human Resources or Business Administration with specialization in Human Resources and be a registered member of IHRM with good standing.

  • Certified Human Resource Professional Course (CHRP) foundation level

  • IT proficient (proficient in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required

  • Strong organizational and multitasking skills with attention to detail.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Understanding of HR principles, best practices, and working knowledge employment laws.

  • Ability to handle sensitive information with confidentiality and professionalism.

  • Analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Good understanding of full-cycle recruiting.

  • The ability to work independently or as part of a team.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Excellent administrative and organizational skills.

  • A person of integrity

  • Possess a Certificate of good conduct


  • Not more than 1-year prior work experience within a fast-paced HR environment with familiarity of human resources procedures and practices.

    Other Information

  • Willing to uphold Christian principles of HFH Kenya

  • Ability to work long and odd hours, including weekends

  • Confidentiality

  • Honesty

  • High levels of integrity

    How to Apply

    If your background, experience and competence match the above specifications, please submit your CV & motivation letter as a single file to: hr@hfhkenya.org

    Indicate in the subject of the email: HR INTERN

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