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HR Officer Job in Nairobi Kenya

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is an international, independent, medical humanitarian action - driven organisation, providing aid to populations in need.

Currently MSF Spain wishes to recruit the below vacant temporary positions, based in Nairobi

Human Resources Referent


The HR Officer is responsible for implementing MSF HR policies in the East Africa Unit and for coordinating and developing all internal HR management processes for the office: recruiting and selection, hiring, HR management, development and training.

S/he works closely with the MSF Spain HR Department.

This position ensures that MSF Spain office staff are adequately integrated and managed.

Selection Criteria

  • University degree in Economics, Business Studies, Humanities, HR or the like.
  • Preferably a Master's or postgraduate degree in HR.
  • At least 2 years' experience in a job with responsibilities in HR management, preferable in the non-profit making sector.
  • Consolidated experience and knowledge of global HR management (selection, administration, competency-based management, training).
  • Work experience with expatriate staff or at the international level is desired.
  • Fluent English. Knowledge of Swahili, French and/or Spanish desired.
  • IT working knowledge (Microsoft Office).
  • Knowledge of the ERP-SAP system is an asset.
  • Field experience with MSF or other humanitarian NGOs is a plus.

The HR Referent job is a temporary and par time position.

Applicants should send their CV and a cover letter, under the reference “HR NBO”, to:


Attn: Human Resources Referent
Nairobi, Kenya

Deadline for Applications: 2nd March 2012

Replies will only be sent to short-listed candidates.

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