HR Assistant Jobs in Kenya

HR Assistant Jobs in Kenya

Reports to:
  • Managing Director
  • Industrial Area, Nairobi

    Job Summary

    This is a HR generalist job covering all HR aspects of a small business. You will work initially under a HR consultant and eventually independently.

    You will assist in carrying out a HR audit of all HR processes and documentation. You will assist in making sure an excellent HR system is implemented and maintained


  • Advice top management on best practices in HR management
  • Offer all department managers support with their HR needs
  • Advise managers and supervisors as required on people matters
  • Act as liaison between management and staff
    Assist in Performance Management, Learning and Development processes
  • Collate learning needs and prepare the analysis
  • Prepare and maintain accurate and up-to-date staff training and performance management records
  • Write HR policies and procedures and HR manual/handbook
  • 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
  • Any other duties as required

  • Strong emotional Intelligence
  • Demonstrated maturity in dealing with workplace HR issues
  • A problem solver
  • A Bachelors degree in Human Resource Management (or other discipline
    with a diploma in HR)
  • A post graduate diploma in HR
  • A registered member of IHRM as required
  • At least two (2) years working experience in a busy HR office
  • Knowledge and experience in generalist HR issues
  • 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 judgments on 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
  • Excellent writing skills and attention to detail

    How to Apply
  • Interested candidates should email their CV, quoting the job title (HR Assistant) in the email subject to on or before 28th March 2019.
  • Only those shortlisted will be contacted.

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