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Human Resources Officer NGO Job in Kenya - Jhpiego

Jhpiego, an affiliate of Johns Hopkins University, is an international NGO supporting health programs to improve the health of women and their families.

Jhpiego-Kenya works in close collaboration with both the Ministry of Medical Services and the Ministry of Public Health and Sanitation in the areas of HIV, Malaria, TB, Maternal, Newborn and Child Health, Reproductive Health and Family Planning.

We are currently recruiting a 
Human Resources Officer with good organizational skills who is a team player, dedicated, highly motivated and willing to work in a high pressure office requiring multitasking.


Reporting to the Human Resources Manager, the Human Resources Officer will provide HR support to Jhpiego office for effective delivery of HR services and functions. These include providing HR support in recruitment, performance management, HR administration, employee relations, ensuring compliance with Kenyan labour laws and implementing initiatives in accordance with Jhpiego HR policy.

Responsibilities:
  • Assist the HR Manager in the recruitment and orientation of newly recruited staff
  • Provide administrative office support to the HR office and ensure smooth running of the office
  • Provide day-to-day administration of staff benefits
  • Maintain up-to-date employee’s records in both electronic and hard copy files
  • Maintenance of up-to-date staff leave records and monthly timesheets
  • Assist in management of the performance management processes
  • Assist in the administration of HR Policies, addressing staff grievances and in handling disciplinary issues
  • Coordinate the staff welfare initiatives and all staff events e.g. staff retreats and meetings.
Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelors degree preferably in the field of Human Resources Management
  • Must have Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resources Management
  • Minimum 3 years relevant experience
  • Good knowledge of the Kenyan labour laws
  • Good computer skills particularly use of Human Resources Information Systems
  • Excellent organizational skills including the ability to multitask
  • Be of high integrity and able to maintain confidentiality.
Interested applicants should send a CV and cover letter to HR-Kenya@jhpiego.net not later than 1st April 2011. Please indicate how your education and experience qualifies you for the position.

Only those selected for interview will be contacted.

Jhpiego is an equal opportunity employer.

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