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Human Resources Generalist Job in Nairobi Kenya

Krones LCS Center East Africa Ltd
Region: East Africa, Nairobi
Manager: General Manager
Job Title: Human Resources Generalist 
Job Purpose Summary
  • Effectively administer and maintain the Human Resources function within Krones LCS Center East Africa Ltd. 
  • Ensuring that all Human Resources policies, procedures and practices are in line with best practice and comply with current legislation.
  • Offer support and advice to the Management Team and employees.
Reporting Structure: General Manager
Key Responsibilities & Accountabilities
  • To ensure HR practices are in line with legislation and best practice – updated as and when legislation dictates
  • Update, maintain and implement the Company policies and procedures required by and in line with legislation, HR best practice in consultation with Management
  • Support and administer Recruitment and Selection, work with the Heads of Departments to ensure the recruitment and probation period is executed in line with best practice
  • Conduct negotiations within a non-unionised environment and deal proactively with labour related issues with the assistance of Management. Adhere to and implement sound Industrial Relations
  • Support Head of Departments in managing their staff in line with HR best practice
  • Work closely with the Heads of Departments and employees to ensure Health and Safety is compliant with legislation and best practice
  • Support Organizational Development Initiatives within business areas. Work closely with other internal staff members in providing training programmes that are appropriate to the role.
  • Development, keeping record of training undertaken and claiming rebates from the Directorate of Industrial Training (DIT)
  • Monthly salaries processing; prepare and submit all statutory returns
  • Administration and facilitation of the company’s Performance Management Program (PDP)
  • Maintain and Administer the company’s group life benefit schemes
  • Administration of personnel statistics and staff information
  • All related HR administration
Role Specific Skills Attributes
Knowledge and experience
  • Knowledge and experience of Kenya’s labour legislations and institutions
  • 3-5 years exposure to the Generalist function of Human Resources
  • Knowledge of the BCEA
Qualifications and education required
  • Diploma in Human Resource Management
  • Approximately 5 years working experience in HR department
Personal behaviours and competencies
  • Ability to work as part of a team and independently
  • Ability to use initiative and seek direction when appropriate
  • Ability to facilitate problems and offer or guide solutions
  • Ability to work under pressure and prioritise competing demands
Specific Job Skills
  • High level of confidentiality and integrity
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to write accurate and clear reports
  • Ability to bring project to completion within a given time frame
Computer Skills
  • Proficient in MS Office
  • Research on the Internet
  • Pastel Payroll
Literacy and Numeracy
  • Fluent written and spoken English
  • German an advantage
Management Ability
  • Ability to interact professionally at all levels of the business
Krones EA job specifications are not intended to be restrictive and are a guideline to the duties in this role.
Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
If your experience and competencies match the above specifications, please send your cover letter and detailed C.V, indicating the title of the vacancy on the subject line and forward your ONLINE application to so as to reach HR not later than 14th of May 2013.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted

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