Medanta Africare Head of Human Resources Job in Kenya

Medanta Africare Head of Human Resources Job in Kenya


Medanta Africare is a world class healthcare services provider committed to providing compassionate, comprehensive, and innovative healthcare.

We have our main facility in Westlands, Nairobi and satellite laboratories in Nairobi, Thika and Kisumu.

We have a high-performance team dedicated to achieving world class clinical excellence.

We are looking for a Head of Human Resources.

Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, the Head of HR will be overall responsible for the Human Resource function of the organisation. He/she will ensure that the Human Capital at Medanta is optimally resourced, engaged and motivated and delivers on the brand promise.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Overall in charge of running the HR function in the company efficiently within approved budgets
  • Align the HR strategy to the overall business strategy objectives
  • Implement strategies that ensure all staff deliver value added service to patients, clients and all stakeholders
  • Develop an annual manpower plan to entail headcount analysis, departmental structures and all staff costs
  • Responsible for supporting the Hiring Manager in the recruitment and selection process, including recruiting contract staff and locums
  • Create a robust onboarding and orientation system
  • Establish an effective Performance Management System for the company in line with the Strategic Plan
  • Develop and manage a fair and effective Rewards and Recognition system, inclusive of justifiable salary grades, performance-based rewards, commissions and incentives
  • Champion and model the Company Culture as defined by the Strategy
  • Have a keen and proactive understanding of statutory requirements and ensure adherence to all labour requirements
  • Create effective discipline and grievance policies and processes and ensure they are followed
  • Oversee an efficient and effective HR administration system where all documentation is always up-to-date and accurate
  • Provide leadership support & mentorship to managers and team leaders and assist them in managing their teams to meet performance expectations and demonstrate the company culture articulated in the strategy
  • Lead Organizational Development & optimize the Human
    Capital
  • Conduct a Training Needs Analysis and organize and coordinate effective internal and external training programs for all teams. Will be expected to conduct training
  • Implement employee retention strategies leading to an engaged team and to ensure low staff turnover
  • Oversee the efficient running of the HRMIS for effective and efficient processing of information
  • Ensure optimal internal communication for all teams including those in satellite locations
  • Manage and develop the HR team and oversee all the HR functions
  • Prepare the department’s budgets

    Person’s specifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in HR or related Field
  • A higher Diploma in HR
  • At least 5 years’ experience in HR Management, with at least two within the healthcare industry as an added advantage
  • Demonstrated knowledge of excellent strategic HR systems, processes, procedures and practices
  • Thorough understanding of the Kenyan labour laws
  • Able to implement an excellent performance management system
  • Working knowledge of strategy implementation
  • Fully registered to practice HR in Kenya
  • Very high emotional intelligence
  • Must have excellent people skills
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills both oral and in writing
  • Experience dealing with culture change
  • A confident leader, able to inspire and motivate teams
  • Lively and energetic
  • Must have strong training skills, able to create training content
  • Mature, respectful and able to judge with wisdom
  • Must have strong references from previous employers

    How to Apply

    Interested candidates should send their CV to the recruiting agency Fanisi HR Solutions at jobs@fanisi.net by 14th February 2020.

    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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