Kenyatta University Hospital - Deputy Director – Human Resources Jobs in Kenya

Kenyatta University Hospital - Deputy Director – Human Resources Jobs in Kenya

Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral & Research Hospital (KUTRRH) is seeking to recruit highly transformative and dynamic self-driven individuals with a high degree of integrity, result oriented, demonstrable professionalism, competence and impeccable capability to fill the following positions within its staff establishment:

Kenyatta University Hospital - Deputy Director – Human Resources Jobs in Kenya

Deputy Human Resources Director (DCSDH/KUTRRH/3)

1. Background Information

Kenyatta University Teaching, Research and Referral Hospital (KUTRRH)

Department: Corporate Services and
Section/Unit: Human Resource Management
Job Title: Human Resources Director
Reports to: Director- Corporate and Administrative Services
Direct Reports:

a) Human Resource Officer I-Recruitment
b) Human Resource Officer I-Payroll
c) Human Resource Officer I-Staff Welfare
d) Human Resource Officer I – Training and Development
e) Human Resource Officer I-Performance and Reward Management

2. Purpose of the Job

Reporting to the Director Corporate Services, the Deputy Human Resource Director job exists to coordinate and provide human resource management services, and advise the CEO on the same at KUTRRH.

3. Main Duties and Responsibilities of the Job:

  • Oversee and ensure planning for all human resources required in the hospital in collaboration and coordination with other heads of sections and units of the hospital and thus contribute to its overall strategic planning.
  • Coordinate the implementation of the human resource management component of hospital
    strategic plan within the vision, mission and culture of the hospital and other national and
    international human resource management frameworks.
  • Coordinate all the human resource functions in the hospital and represent the section and its pertinent matters within and without the hospital.
  • Ensure and maintain an up-to-date hospital human resource register, staff contracts, balanced placement in order to maintain optimal utilization of all human resources of the hospital.
  • Ensure that the human resource section of the hospital has all human and non-human
    resources required to offer human resource management services in the hospital.
  • Conduct and coordinate capacity assessment and capacity situations in the hospital in order to ensure continuous sufficiency, efficiency and effectiveness for sustainability and continuous performance and productivity in the hospital.
  • Establish human resource policies and procedures for the hospital within the framework of local and international labor laws and policies and communicate the same to all stakeholders in the hospital.
  • Coordinate human resource processes of recruitment, placement and induction,
    compensation and maintenance, welfare, performance and reward management, disciplinary, and separation in the hospital.
  • Initiate and coordinate disciplinary action and processes of hospital staff in collaboration with other sections’ and units’ heads in the hospital within the established HRM policies and procedures.
  • Coordinate and provide human resource management services and service delivery in the
    hospital ensuring that they meet the expected standards and compliance in the hospital.
  • Supervise human resource management section staff together with their services in the hospital, to ensure that they offer timely services within the expected standards, complying with the Labour Laws, Employment Relations human resource practices in the hospital.
  • Ensure and coordinate continuous staff training needs assessment and implement the
    appropriate training and development programmes in the human resource management section and entire hospital for their
    effective and efficient performance and productivity.
  • Ensure and provide continuous staff motivation and inspiration through the appropriate performance and reward management programmes and practices in the hospital.
  • Ensure attraction, retention and maintenance skilled, experienced and competent human resources in the hospital through, good leadership and sound human resource practices, and competitive salaries and remunerations within SRC recommended frameworks.
  • Ensure and provide human resource advisory service to the hospital executive and other
    sections and units and other stakeholders through the appropriate media.
  • Work with other sections’ and units’ heads and human resource management specialists to
    solve single or multiple problematic human resource management issue (s), whenever it arises in the hospital.
  • Liaise with government agencies such as the Public Service Commission, Salaries and
    Remuneration Commission, the Industrial Court and COTU to ensure human resource management and relations compliance in the hospital.
  • Oversee and coordinate monitoring and evaluation of progress and achievement of the
    human resource management section’s programmes, procedures, processes and services in the
    hospital, and prepare and disseminate periodic reports appropriately.

    4. Qualifications Knowledge and Skills:

    Minimum level of academic qualifications required to perform effectively in the role:

    a) Bachelors’ Degree in Management or Social Sciences from a recognized institution
    b) Masters’ Degree in Human Resource Management or any other Social Science from a recognized institution

    Professional qualifications required to effectively perform in the role:

    a) Registration with the Institute of Human Resource Management
    b) Valid Practising certificate from IHRM or any other recognized body

    Minimum level of knowledge required for the job:

    a) Computer literate
    b) Knowledge of industrial and labour laws
    c) Knowledge of industrial/employment relations
    d) Psychological Counseling skills
    e) Knowledge of professional standards

    Soft skills required for the Job:
    a. Communication skills
    b. Organizational skills
    c. Leadership skills
    d. Team building skills
    e. Observation skills
    f. Listening skills
    g. Analytical skills
    h. Resilience and compassionate
    i. Ability to work under pressure

    5. Relevant Work Experience Required:

    Minimum number of years of experience the jobholder is required to have to be appointed to the position:

    At least seven years working experience as a Human Resources Manager in a similar level

    The deadline for the receipt of all applications is Monday 5th August 2019

    If your background and competencies match the specifications of any of these posts, please send your;

    1. Application Letter,
    2. Curriculum Vitae and
    3. Filled Application Form

    ONLY via email to

    Or hard copies can be addressed to:

    The Chief Executive Officer
    Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral & Research Hospital
    P.O Box 7674 – 00100 GPO
    Nairobi Kenya

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