HR Assistant Job in Nairobi, Kenya

HR Assistant Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Job Summary / Purpose

  • A HR Consulting company is looking for a HR Assistant.

  • The right candidate must have basic HR skills, the right qualifications and 2 years’ experience in generalist HR management in SME and small organizations.

  • He/she will learn strategic aspects of HR within SME / small organisations.

  • The right candidate will assist in making sure excellent HR systems are implemented and maintained within client organisations.

    Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Offer end-to-end recruitment services

  • Maintain excellent HR documentation

  • Advise management and staff on best practices in HR management

  • Offer department managers support with their HR needs

  • Act as a liaison between management and staff

  • Assist in Performance Management

  • Assist with Training and Development processes, carry out some training

  • Collate learning needs and prepare analyses

  • Prepare and maintain records

  • Write HR policies and procedures and HR manuals/handbooks

  • Maintain personnel files and documentation, prepare staff correspondence letters and ensure statutory regulations are followed

  • Prepare employment contracts and other documents relating to terms and conditions of employment and joining formalities for new staff and casuals

  • Ensure timely renewal of contracts and agreements

  • Ensure records are kept in line with legislative requirements

  • Responsible for staff welfare

  • Assist in preparing and managing Payroll

  • Client service skills

  • Will be involved in business development activities

    Skills and Qualifications

  • At least two (2) years working experience in a busy HR office

  • Knowledge and experience in generalist HR issues

  • Strong emotional Intelligence

  • Excellent writing

  • Keen attention to detail

  • Demonstrated maturity in dealing with workplace HR issues

  • A problem solver

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management (or other discipline with a diploma in HR)

  • A post graduate diploma in HR

  • Holder of the required registrations and certifications to practice HR in Kenya

  • Experience in preparing contracts and job offers

  • Experience supporting departmental managers on HR matters

  • Must work within deadlines, be a responsive and energetic team player

  • Must have expertise in using MS Office (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

  • Proven ability to make effective judgment with available data/knowledge

  • Must have the ability to build relationships and interact sensitively to achieve work goals

  • Should have strong planning and organization skills with proven ability to identify the steps to be taken to achieve objectives

    How to Apply

  • This vacancy announcement is by Fanisi HR Solutions.

  • Interested candidates should email their CV, quoting the job title (HR Assistant) in the email subject to

  • on or before 10th January 2020.

  • Only those shortlisted will be contacted.

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