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HR Manager Job in Kenya

HR Manager, East / West Africa

Department: Human Resources 
Main Location Of Role: Nairobi, Kenya with extensive travel

Position Reports To: Group Head of HR & CEO 
Brief Job Overview: Responsible for the Human Resources Function 

Main Responsibilities:

  • Acting as HR business partner to Heads of businesses & other senior leadership & employees
  • Managing employee relations within locations responsible for, which may include the coordination of dispute resolution, redundancy and other processes.
  • Local coordination in collaboration with Group HR colleagues and department and regional managers of Group HR activity such as performance management, compensation reviews, headcount budgeting, mobility and benefits provision.
  • Support the recruiting of staff along with the specialist assistance provided by the Recruitment function and ensure the appropriate coordination of sign off on proposed compensation packages
  • Conduct the on-boarding of employees, supported by the HR manager, gathering appropriate details to register for benefits and set up in payroll and directing staff to relevant information Draft/oversee the drafting of contracts of employment and ensure the accuracy of the terms in line with the term sheets that have gone through the approval process, as above.
  • Work with colleagues in HR and other departments on projects relevant to locations supported such as local variations of Graduate scheme, setting up new offices etc.
  • Overseeing HR records are in compliance with requirements and providing reporting on HR metrics. Oversee payroll processes and reporting as appropriate, liaising with Finance.
  • Good experience of relocation & internal mobility
  • Good HR & Systems knowledge / experience
  • Experience / exposure to Graduate Recruitment
  • Excellent knowledge of East Africa employment law
  • Knowledge of employment law in other Africa locations (Ghana/DRC/Nigeria)
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Professional HR qualification
  • Excellent knowledge of East Africa employment law
  • Knowledge of employment law in other Africa locations
  • 8+ years’ HR generalist experience in Financial / Professional Services or Multi-National companies
  • Strong relationship building & influencing skills
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills
  • Well developed stake-holder management skills / experience
  • Fluent in English
  • Drive for achievement
  • Confidence and resilience
  • Problem solving & analysis
  • Managing projects
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