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Human Resource and Administration Manager Job in Nairobi Kenya

Our client is a leading legal firm in Kenya and is seeking to fill the position of Human Resource and Administration Manager who will be based in Nairobi. 

Reporting to the Managing Partner the key responsibilities of this function are: 

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Managing the recruitment and selection functions to ensure acquisition of appropriate human resource skills and competencies for the Firm
  • Developing and monitoring implementation of Staff performance management process
  • Developing and implementing human resource plans, career plans to ensure that the Firm has the requisite skills and competencies to achieve its objectives
  • Planning, organization, administration and control of activities in the Firm
  • Guiding, mentoring and supervising all staff under him/her
  • Development, interpretation and implementation of human resource policies, rules & regulations, including those relating to pensions, salaries, labour laws and other related statutes;
  • Managing the payroll to ensure it is in conformity with the staff complement
  • Conducting training needs analysis as necessary and developing training programmes to meet performance gaps.
  • Source for trainers, training programmes and develop a continuous development plan for staff to provide a competitive edge to the Firm and ensure adequate current skills set
  • Planning, directing and coordinating the administrative functions and support services of the Firm including Security, transport management, Cleaning services and varied Insurances
  • Advising the Managing Partner and other partners on human resource management, employee relations and general management responsibilities with a view to ensuring statutory compliance and upholding corporate values and fulfilling social responsibilities
  • Utilization of the Firms’ human resources and advising management on proper deployment, staff performance, career progression; and making appropriate recommendations and proposals on human resource planning and succession management.
  • Developing and constantly reviewing the Firm’s terms and conditions of service to ensure that they comply to existing policies and guidelines, provide competitive employment practice and motivate staff
  • Coordinating the Firms’ development and job reviews with a view to developing job requirements to support the Firms’ development and personal development of staff
  • Carrying out any other duties as may be assigned by the Managing Partner
Minimum qualifications, skills and competencies
  • First degree preferably in Human Resource Management
  • Higher Diploma in Human Resource Management or other equivalent postgraduate qualifications
  • Minimum of 7 years’ relevant work experience, 3 of which must be in a similar or comparable position
  • Training in Kenyan Labour Laws
  • Membership in the Institute of Human Resource Management (Kenya)
  • Previous experience in training, talent management and development is preferable
  • Competence in use of ICT and a HRIS. ERP use experience will be an added advantage.
  • Excellent team player with good people management and networking skills.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
How to apply: 

If you are interested in the position and have the skills and talents our client is looking for, we would like to hear from you. 

Please forward a copy of your updated resume, your current salary and benefits package and HR and Admin Manager as the subject to before close of business 11thMay, 2012. 

Only successful candidates will be contacted

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