ILRI Human Resource and Administration Associate Jobs in Machakos Kenya

ILRI Human Resource and Administration Associate Jobs in Machakos Kenya

  • The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) seeks to recruit a Human Resource and Administration Associate to manage the Site Human Resource Administration, including coordinating equipment, stock and office administration according to ILRI’s procedures and standards to ensure other Departments can continue with their daily operations.

  • ILRI works to improve food and nutritional security and reduce poverty in developing countries through research for efficient, safe and sustainable use of livestock.

  • It is the only one of 15 CGIAR research centres dedicated entirely to animal agriculture research for the developing world.

  • Co-hosted by Kenya and Ethiopia, it has regional or country offices and projects in East, South and Southeast Asia as well as Central, East, Southern and West Africa.


    Human Resources

  • Co-ordinating staff contract management to human resource planning;

  • Co-ordinating recruitment, which includes selection, placement, induction, appointments, promotions;

  • Overseeing payroll administration and management of staff medical insurance;

  • Supporting supervisors and staff with performance management and staff welfare;

  • Overseeing maintenance of staff records; Create and maintain registers, filing system and databases;

  • Identifying training needs among the staff and recommending suitable training and sensitization programmes;

  • Advising on Succession Management;

  • Provide information and assistance to staff and supervisors on human resource and work-related matters;

  • Handling; employee relations and disciplinary cases

  • Updating job requirements and job descriptions for all positions;

  • Support planning and implementation of change management

  • Staff Leave and Time Management;


  • Assist other units to ensures that all farm amenities such as security, water, electricity, internet connection among others, are running and functional at all times

  • Supervising any administrative staff and casual staff to ensure performance.

  • Assisting the Ranch manager in restocking and allocation of all farm assets (office supplies and furniture), maintenance, and repairs.

  • Offer support to line managers as far as any administrative roles are concerned;

  • Any other duties given by the supervisor.


  • Bachelor’s degree or diploma in management or relevant field

  • Two years relevant experience with degree or five years relevant experience with diploma

  • Experience in an NGO will be an added advantage;

  • Knowledge of office management systems,
    procedures and proficiency in MS office

  • Strong organizational and planning skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Attention to detail and problem-solving skills

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; ILRI Human Resource and Administration Associate Jobs in Machakos Kenya

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