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Human Resource Coordinator (Nairobi Office) Job Vacancy

Job Purpose

Under the direction of the HR Director provide operational human resources support to managers and staff.

Key Accountabilities
  • Collaborate with the HR Director in implementation of HR Initiatives in relation to reward and compensation, employee retention, Gender & Diversity, training & development, performance management, among others.

  • Closely interact with the National HR Manager (Based in Hargesia) and Nairobi based HR/Admin staff to provide efficient support to managers and staff in all HR operational issues particularly in recruitment, benefits administration, and other routine HR matters.
  • Contribute to development and/or review of HR policies, contractual documents, procedures and processes; ensuring efficiency, cost-effectiveness, and legal compliance is observed.
  • Undertake comparative salary & benefits surveys and identify trends in employees relations with other comparative NGO’s
  • Network with relevant and recognised HR groups, employment bodies and legal counterparts.
  • Contribute to planning, monitoring and reporting activities in relation to the annual plan and budget.
  • Ensure up-to-date personnel records are maintained according to organizational best practice and compliant with both organizational policy and the appropriate local legislation.
  • Update and maintain the organizational chart.
  • Manage disciplinary and grievances issues
  • Conduct HR Field Audits and liaise with Field HR Officers to ensure implementation of audit findings
  • Facilitate evaluation of induction processes and monitoring effectiveness of the induction process and feedback to line managers and HR Director.
  • Comply with all relevant Save the Children policies and procedures with respect to child protection, health and safety, security, employment equal opportunities and other relevant policies.
  • In conjunction with line managers ensure that all staff understand and observe the Child Protection Policy and Code of Conduct
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by the HR Director
  • Undergraduate degree or Higher Diploma qualification in Human Resources Management
  • Minimum five years experience in a similar role
  • Good knowledge and experience of generalist HR issues, including compliance with employment laws, interpretation and application of policies and procedures
  • Strong bias to compliance and quality
  • Solution-focused and confident in operating within a dynamic and fast paced environment.
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written), with the ability to provide clear and effective advice on a range of HR issues.
  • Excellent presentation and facilitation skills
  • Strong team player, collaborative, and capable of building effective relationships across all levels
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint) and ability to use the Internet to obtain data and reference material.
  • Comply with the requirements of Save the Children’s Child Safeguarding Policy and other Global Policies
  • Commitment to promoting diversity and equality of opportunity in employment and an empathy with SC UK values and objectives.
  • A willingness to travel occasionally to field offices.
  • Fluent in English
Code of Conduct

Because Save the Children's work is based on deeply held values and principles, it is essential that our commitment to children's rights and humanitarian principles is supported and demonstrated by all members of staff. Save the Children's Code of Conduct sets out the standards.

Applications should be forwarded to:

This position is only open to Kenyan nationals.

Only short listed individuals will be notified.

Application Closing Date:
 Friday 16th Dec 2011, 15:00 pm

Save the Children is an equal opportunities employer and highly encourages women to apply.

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