Head of Human Resources Jobs in Kenya

Head of Human Resources Jobs in Kenya

  • Our client a production company in FMCG sector seeks to hire a Head of Human Resources to provide oversight and guidance to the development and monitoring of processes related to recruitment and retention, compliance, compensation, benefits, training and development; as well as oversee administrative functions.


  • Oversee all staff recruitment processes

  • Oversee all labour engagement for the office and manage the new hire orientation and exit process.

  • Oversee and coordinate the performance evaluation process

  • Formulate effective performance appraisal policy procedures and ensure its compliance, track and report on staff and team performance

  • Manage employee benefit plans/programs e.g. Pension schemes, Staff Medical schemes, Group Life schemes, Group Personal Accidents schemes, etc.

  • Develop and manage comprehensive staff training plan in all departments

  • Develop and implement HR strategies and initiatives aligned with overall business strategy

  • Manage all insurance schemes’ benefits contracts and assure high quality coverage for all staff.

  • Ensure HR activity meets and integrates with organizational requirements for quality, legal and ethical stipulations

  • Salary and benefits administration, including; management of all statutory deductions and act as the focal point for any issues arising

  • Responsible for confidential management of employee and personnel records

  • Manage the disciplinary processesin concert with relevant manager and in accordance with the set guidelines

  • Manage Human Resources Information System to ensure accurate and timely availability of information
    and management reports

  • Maintain an approved list of contractors and vendor database.

  • Undertake effective sourcing of goods and services; compare prices, specifications, and delivery dates in order to determine the best bid among potential suppliers.

  • Enhance organisation communication flow, encourage and develop employee-management communication.


  • A Bachelor’s degree or an MBA in Business Management, Administration or Human Resource management

  • Must be a member of IHRM with a practicing certificate

  • At least 8 – 10 years’ work experience in FMCG.

  • Excellent verbal and communication skills

  • Excellent presentation skills

  • Knowledge of Kenyan Labour Laws

  • Ability to observe deadlines and achieve results

  • Should be a team player

  • Good planning and organizational skills

  • Ability to work under minimal supervision

    How to Apply

  • If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualification and experience; please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Head of Human Resources) to vacancies@jantakenya.com

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