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Group Head of Human Resources Job in Kenya

Group Head of Human Resources

Our Client is a fast growing group of companies in the region, aggressively rolling out business in the exciting ICT sector. 

If you are looking for a challenging opportunity in HR, to develop systems, procedures, manage talent, drive culture change and the whole aspect of revamping up an internal people and change function – this is the opportunity for you.
Objective of Role: 

To design, develop, implement and institutionalize HR Systems and processes to help the Group become an “Employer of Choice”. 
  • This would include introduction of interventions to attract, develop and retain best talent; 
  • ensure effective utilization of human resources across the Group; 
  • benchmark and adopt best HR practices; build a performance-driven work culture; 
  • automate HR systems, processes and records; encourage innovation and generation of new ideas; 
  • and demonstrate ‘employee-friendliness’ by engaging staff at all levels and build a positive work environment.
The Key Result Areas and strategic objectives are as follows:

Organisational Development
Strategic Objective
  • Realign HR policies and practices with business strategies
  • Put an organisation structure which will drive business
  • Regular reviews of HR systems
Planning and Resourcing
Strategic Objective
  • Establish optimal staff complement across the Group
  • Ensure that the Group has adequate and skilled staff at all times to manage WG business
Compensation and Benefits
Strategic Objective
  • Manage the staff compensation policy efficiently
  • Manage the Bank’s leave plan
  • Manage payroll
Learning and Development
Strategic Objective
  • Ensure that staff have relevant skills to meet business needs
  • Ensure that staff are fitted into their right jobs
Financial Performance
Strategic Objective
  • Enhance profitability of the Group through higher staff productivity
  • Manage Cost of Employment (CoE) within the group to budgeted levels
Employee Relations
Strategic Objective
  • Maintain cordial relations between staff
  • Manage staff welfare schemes
Human Resource Operations
Strategic Objective
  • Ensure efficiency in HR processes
  • Ensure compliance with statutory requirements
  • Effective employee records management
People Management (Own HR Dept)
Strategic Objective
  • Enhance staff productivity and performance within HR dept
  • Ensure staff development and training
  • Manage Departmental leave
Qualifications, Experience and Personal Attributes
  • Graduate in a business related degree, an MBA will be a distinct advantage
  • Knowledge and expertise in Kenyan labour laws a must
  • Experience in HR leadership position of not less than 5 years gained in the private commercial sector
  • Advanced proficiency in the use of MS Office suite
  • Fair and firm disposition with a pleasant yet assertive personality
  • Excellent communication and negotiation abilities; and good in giving timely feedback
  • Results – driven and a “complete-finisher” with a knack for seeing things through to completion
  • Positive attitude with a “can-do” mentality
  • Mature disposition and an effective team player
An attractive remuneration package will be offered to the right candidate. 

Your application will be handled in strict confidence, kindly indicate your current level of remuneration and pay expectations. 

Please send your CV through email, latest Friday 25th May 2012, to:

Only those fully qualified will be contacted

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