Head of People Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Head of People Job in Nairobi, Kenya


Company: Moko Home + Living

Position: Head of People

Location: Mombasa Rd, Nairobi

Who we are

Moko Home + Living is a growing company bursting with innovation, creativity, and passion. Our customers dream of a better night’s sleep, a welcoming place to host their guests, a fun and safe place for their children to play.

But they tell us this isn’t easy – they have to settle for low-quality furnishings or break the bank. Join us in building the products, the brand, and the network to put quality living within everyone’s reach.

Our 200-person strong team has reached over 100,000 Kenyan homes with our products so far, and we’re just getting started. Join us in bringing the dream of a smiley home to millions more.

What you’ll do

The Head of People and Smiles works with the company’s senior leaders to make our motto “create a new, smiley world” come alive in our teams. You will have a passion to understand deeply what moves people to strive for infinity.

You will work on creating a seamless and happy journey for the Moko-ers from start to finish: from hiring and onboarding to growth coaching and training to help every Moko-er become the hero they wish to become.

This role is ideal for a leader who is able to design and implement policies that can make abstract values alive and tangible across big teams. You will also be a strategic person who has a clear vision of how the People team can be effective to support the rapid growth of our organization.

The role in brief

  • Support the CEO in the implementation of the Moko INSPIRE principles across the company

  • Translate the INSPIRE (Infinity, No-NonSense, Supportive, Passion, Initiative. Real, Enthusiasm) culture principles into concrete practices and rituals so that they become simple enough to be acted upon by everyone
  • Ideate, implement and run surveys or other data collection systems to keep a pulse of teams’ engagement and culture implementation
    Analyze quantitative and qualitative data to draw insights to share with teams’ heads.
  • Define key strategic initiatives to drive up our “Smiles Score” i.e. our engagement and happiness staff score.

    Lead the hiring and onboarding of new Moko-ers as we scale to infinity

  • Support each team’s Head to define clear job descriptions and hiring needs at the beginning of each quarter to be able
    to always be a step-ahead our growth
  • Coordinate with the Brand Team to share with the world the Moko experience in a clear, compelling and smiley way
  • Manage a team that can find the right candidates and offer a wow experience throughout the interview process
  • Design, implement and optimize for scale an onboarding process that conveys our culture and philosophy. Leverage the onboarding process to help every new Moko-er to find their passion and understand how they can make an impact.

    Lead the development and implementation of professional growth and training opportunities

  • Support each team’s Head to define clear job descriptions and hiring needs at the beginning of each quarter to be able to always be a step-ahead our growth
  • Coordinate with the Brand Team to share with the world the Moko experience in a clear, compelling and smiley way
  • Manage a team that can find the right candidates and offer a wow experience throughout the interview process
  • Design, implement and optimize for scale an onboarding process that conveys our culture and philosophy.
  • Leverage the onboarding process to help every new Moko-er to find their passion and understand how they can make an impact.

    Create a caring HR function

  • Optimize HR practices and systems that can work efficiently as we scale
  • Make strategic decisions about a benefits package that is financially sustainable and in line with our culture principles
  • Create an environment where every Moko-er feels at any time that they can be heard, trusted and supported

    Are you our dream candidate?

  • You have an outstanding emotional intelligence and excel at understanding people deeply and how to best support them to overcome challenges.
  • You have a calling and talent to inspire the fire and passion of others to work together as a team and bring a central idea to life
  • You have experience in an HR or People role in managing a large team (100+)
  • You are a strong strategic planner, translating the company’s goals and values into measurable and/or tangible outcomes that guide our teams to success.
  • You are a strong critical thinker and problem solver, using a sharp understanding of the bigger picture to effectively overcome hurdles.
  • You are an adaptable professional who has drawn energy from working in an environment of rapid growth and change.

    How to Apply

    Please visit our website moko.co.ke/careers and apply through our online form

    Head of People Job in Nairobi, Kenya

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