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Human Resource Officer Job Vacancy in Kenya

Job Title: Human Resource Officer

Company Profile:

Our client is responsible for the sale of buses, trucks, cars, forklifts, chemicals etc.

Main Purpose of the Job

The Human Resource Officer is responsible for providing support in the various Human Resource functions, which include recruitment, staffing, training and development, performance monitoring and employee counseling.

Main Responsibilities

1) Provide support to supervisors and staff to develop the skills and capabilities of staff
  • Provide staff orientations
  • Access funding for training and write proposals
  • Ensure that accurate job descriptions are in place
  • Provide advice and assistance with writing job descriptions
  • Provide advice and assistance when conducting staff performance valuations
  • Identify training and development opportunities
  • Organize staff training sessions, workshops and activities
  • Process employee requests for outside training while complying with polices and procedures
  • Provide basic counseling to staff who have performance related obstacles
  • Provide advice and assistance in developing human resource plans
2) Monitor staff performance and attendance activities
  • Monitor daily attendance.
  • Investigate and understand causes for staff absences.
  • Recommend solutions to resolve chronic attendance difficulties.
  • Provide basic counseling to staff that have performance related obstacles.
  • Provide advice and recommendations on disciplinary actions.
  • Monitor scheduled absences such as holidays or travel and coordinate actions to ensure the staff absence has been adequately covered off to ensure continuity of services.
  • Inform affected staff or residents of unexpected absences from work and coordinate actions ensuring the continuity of services such as cancellation of events and locating keys.
3) Coordinate staff recruitment and selection process in order to ensure a timely organized and comprehensive procedure is used to hire staff both casual and permanent
  • Provide advice and assistance to supervisors on staff recruitment
  • Prepare notices and advertisements for vacant staff positions.
  • Schedule and organize interviews
  • Participate in applicant interviews
  • Conduct reference checks on possible candidates
  • Prepare, develop and implement procedures and policies on staff recruitment
  • Inform unsuccessful applicants
  • Conduct exit interviews
4) Provide information and assistance to staff, supervisors and Council on human resource and work related issues
  • Develop and implement a human resources plan and personnel management policies and procedures
  • Promote workplace safety.
  • Provide advice and assistance to staff and management on pay and benefits systems
  • Research and monitor human resource systems in other organizations within the community.
  • Explain and provisions of the personnel policy.
  • Explain employment standards and legislation such as workers compensation, labor standards and Fair Practice Act.
  • Organize the transitional provisions of employee compensation, pay and benefits when positions are transferred or new positions are funded through contribution agreements and other special funding arrangements.
  • Arrange for the repairs of computers and other office equipment and assist with organizing staff to carry out work due periods of equipment shutdowns.
  • Attend Council meetings to provide information, when necessary.
  • Experience working with unionizable staff
5) Perform other related duties as required

Qualifications and Skills:
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resource Management ; Higher National Diploma In Human Resource Management or relevant field
  • At least 3 years experience in the same position
  • An understanding of relevant legislation, policies and procedures
  • Supervisory skills
  • Team building skills
  • Problem solving skills
To apply for this position send your CV to quoting the position in the subject line.

Kindly also mention your current/ last salary and benefits.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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