Maersk - Human Resources Business Partner - Jobs in Kenya

Maersk - Human Resources Business Partner - Jobs in Kenya

Reporting to the Eastern Africa Area Human Resources Manager, the HRBP will act as a key business partner by driving and embedding HR strategies, providing professional HR expertise and supporting and coaching internal client groups in Eastern Africa Area, with one prime objective – delivering and adding significant value to the business.

Eastern Africa Area is one of the leading Areas within the Africa Area in terms of business impact.

The Area comprises of 11 countries (active in 10 of these, excluding Eritrea): Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Djibouti, Sudan, Rwanda, Burundi, South Sudan, Somalia and Eritrea with the head office in Nairobi, Kenya.

We offer

A challenging and rewarding opportunity within a global leading organisation with vision, innovation and best practices, an energetic and growing organisation.

You will partner with a team of talented and engaged professionals to build a high-performing organisation.

You will gain substantial strategic HR planning experience, coupled with enhanced skills in managing changes, stakeholders and projects.

Key responsibilities

  • Build strong relationships and trust with leaders and colleagues, offer HR expertise and coaching on people issues, assist leaders to gain a better understanding of employees' needs and career aspirations.
  • Work closely with leaders to analyse, anticipate and outline present and future organisational capabilities.
  • Provide relevant tools and programmes to attract, develop, and retain talents. Implement HR practices on talent management, leadership development and talent acquisition to close gaps on organisation capabilities and sustain a sufficient talent pipeline to achieve business goals and further enhance long-term competitive advantage.
  • Drive the people processes (performance, development and career) and serve as a facilitator and coach
    managers on performance management.
  • Ensure the execution and delivery of HR operational activities in an effective and efficient manner.
  • Contribute expertise to the HR community on competency enhancement.
  • Review and benchmark the internal and external environment to improve the HR policies and initiatives thus enhancing overall business performance.

    We are looking for
  • Bachelor’s degree or above in Business Administration, Human Resources Management or related discipline.
  • Higher Diploma in Human Resource Management
  • Minimum 5 years’ work experience in an HR generalist role in a global organisation, ideally with good understanding of Eastern Africa countries labour market and practices.
  • Solid understanding of HR fundamentals – recruitment, learning and development, compensation and benefits, employee and industrial relations, as well as local labour laws.
  • High energy with strong desire to achieve and proven capabilities of multi-tasking and working under pressure and deadlines.
  • Good coaching and facilitation skills.
  • Strong abilities to build relationships and manage multiple stakeholders' interests.
  • Open- and cross-culturally minded.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication of English.
  • IHRM Kenya Practicing certificate and membership.

    How to Apply
  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 30th May 2019
  • For more information and job application details, see; Maersk - Human Resources Business Partner - Jobs in Kenya

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