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HR Coordinator Job in Kenya – Action Against Hunger USA

Job Information
Country:  Kenya
Region:  Nairobi
Job Type: Employment
Job Location:  Field
Directing HQ:  Action Against Hunger – USA
Job Duration: 12mths
Language(s):  English
Expiry Date:  Nov 30 ’10
Job Objectives:

General Objectives of the Project
Objective 1 : Define and implement the HR policy:

Activities :
·         Implement and develop the national HR policy;

·         Apply and make sure that ACF texts and the charter are applied in order to prevent abuse;
·         Act as focal point and referee for all problems and grievances related to HR;
·         Implement and ensure application of the HR policies;
·         Evaluate the risks linked with social policy changes;
·         Make a statistical evaluation for HQ.
·         Liaise with other NGOs in Nairobi throughout the NGO forum and conduct a full survey of HR policies in other organizations to identify best practice
Objective 2 : Implement the salary policy:

Activities:
·         Review all the job descriptions and check the overall coherence;
·         Draft job descriptions for all anticipated new positions
·         Apply a coherent classification of positions;
·         Carry out a study of the cost of living and the job market;
·         Establish a salary scale and readjust the salaries annually (general and individual increases) ;
·         Calculate income taxes and other taxes and check the social benefits and payments to organizations;
·         Supervise the payment of salaries;
·         Evaluate the risks related to changes in the payment policy.
Objective 3 : Develop a coherent HR strategy to staff the mission:
Activities:
·         Conduct a job evaluation survey to identify the necessary staffing levels for the mission and key competencies for each position
·         Consolidate the mission’s organization chart;
·         Evaluate the local job market to determine feasibility of staffing management positions locally
·         Improve recruitment procedures;
·         Check the updating of individual staff files;
·         Participate in the recruitment of national executives.
Objective 4 :Implement the ACF performance management system on mission level:

Activities:
·         Create a performance appraisal plan ;
·         Organize annual appraisal meetings and support managers on giving appraisals;
·         Establish an annual training plan;
·         Train the managers in the use of HR tools;
·         Manage staff careers and mobility;
Objective 5 : Ensure internal communication and develop new partnerships:

Activities:
·         Give advice and support to the mission managers;
·         Create staff representation according to the local legislation;
·         Ensure regular meetings with the staff representatives;
·         Write and distribute internal reports;
·         Organize information meetings;
·         Make sure that newly employed staff members are well inducted and integrated;
·         Create and develop relations with the local authorities on HR matters;
·         Participate in elaborating projects related to national human resources.
Qualifications:
Education / specific degree / special skills:
·         Higher Education Diploma in Human resources
Required skills:
·         Extensive experience in human resources and management
·         Diplomacy
·         Rigour
·         Firmness
·         Excellent knowledge of English
·         Sense of confidentiality
·         Attentive
·         Open-mindedness
·         Creativity
·         Good communication with people
·         Humanitarian field experience requested: Appreciated
Languages: English
·         A very good working level of English (spoken, read and written) is needed as the working language in Kenya
How to apply
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