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Human Resource Officer Job in Kenya - I Choose Life

I Choose Life - Africa (ICL) is one of the leading NGOs in the country working with the youth and has programs in over 30 institutions (tertiary institutions and high schools) across six provinces in Kenya.

Its goal is to contribute to the Kenya National AIDS Strategic Plan to reduce HIV, improve the quality of life of those infected and affected and mitigate the socio-economic impact of HIV and AIDS. ICL’s vision is “An AIDS Free Africa”.

Its mission is “to create a movement of caring communities among youth that make responsible and informed choices with regard to life and HIV and AIDS through prevention, care and support and mitigation of socio-economic impact”.

We are seeking a suitable person to fill in the position of a Human Resource Officer for our country office in Nairobi.

Job Title: Human Resource Officer

Reporting to: CEO

Location: Nairobi

No. of Positions: 1

Job Purpose

On overall, the HR Officer will assist in providing the organizational human resources strategic management and generally provide support to the professional management of the human resources functions such as HR Planning, Recruitment & Selection, Training and Development, Performance management, Compensation and benefits administration among others.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Initiate and participate in the recruitment of staff at all levels;
  • Planning, coordinating and implementing human resources and administration policies, strategies, systems and processes aligned to the mission and objectives of the organization;
  • Employee relations management with the objective of upholding high employee morale, increased productivity and enhancing organizational effectiveness;
  • Delivery of identified Training and Development initiatives.
  • Design, implement and manage the Performance Management Framework and Reward Structure for the organization including benefit administration;
  • Ensure effective administration of office support services, security services and insurance services;
  • Interpret Labour Laws and ensure compliance.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • A Bachelors Degree in a Social Science and a higher diploma in Human Resource Management.
  • 3 years experience in human resource management in progressively responsible roles, with sound cross-functional experience
  • Good working knowledge of the current Kenya Employment Law and practices;
  • Experience in developing and implementing HR policies, procedures and projects;
  • Excellent interpersonal, communications, coaching and organizational skills, with a track record of driving change and innovation.
  • Strong problem solving skills with strong business skills and strategic acumen, organizational diagnostic skills, analytical skills and excellent team-building skills.
Application and contact details:

Please send your CV and cover letter quoting your current and expected salary to to reach us on or before 23rd March, 2011.

The subject line of your application should be ‘Human Resource Officer’ only.

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