Mount Kenya University Senior Human Resource Officer Jobs

Mount Kenya University Senior Human Resource Officer Jobs

  • Mount Kenya University(MKU) is a chartered and ISO 9001:2015 certified University committed to a broad-based, holistic and inclusive system of education. The University is a member of the Inter-University Council of East Africa as well as the Association of Commonwealth Universities.

  • MKU is largely known for its dynamic, comprehensive and thorough academic and vocational training system as well as linkages with internationally reputable institutions. The University operates from the main campus in Thika with campuses in Nairobi, Mombasa, Nakuru, Eldoret and Meru, as well as Open Distance and Electronic Learning (ODEL) centres located in major towns in Kenya, Burundi, Somaliland and Uganda.

  • In pursuit of fulfilling the Mission and Vision of the University, the Directorate of Human Resource is mandated to facilitate and support the Mission and operations of the University by enabling it to continue attracting, developing and retaining the right number of suitably qualified staff so as to maintain the University competitive edge. MKU invites applications from suitably qualified, visionary, competent, dynamic and experienced professionals with impeccable track record to fill the following vacant positions.


  • A Master’s Degree in Human Resource Management

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience as a Human Resource Officer in MKU or in a higher learning institution/ reputable organization.

  • Be registered with IHRM


  • A Bachelor’s degree
    in HR /Business Studies or Social Sciences

  • More than five (5) years of experience in a higher learning institution/ reputable organization.

  • Be registered with IHRM

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assisting with developing, updating and implementing Human resource policies and procedure.

  • Acting as a key point of contact for line managers for employee relations issues and provide advice and guidance in line with the University policies, procedures, employment law and best practice.

  • Ensuring compliance with the legal and statutory requirements.

  • Supporting and coaching line managers through all aspects of Human Resource management and employment law to build their capacity.

  • Helping to manage core Human Resources services in a professional and efficient manner.

  • Providing front line support and advising on all people related issues.

  • Any other duties as may be allocated.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Mount Kenya University Senior Human Resource Officer Jobs

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