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Head of Human Capital Job in Nairobi Kenya

Country Head of Human Capital

PwC firms provide industry-focused assurance, tax and advisory services to enhance value for their clients. More than 180,000 people in 158 countries in firms across the PwC network share their thinking, experience and solutions to develop fresh perspectives and practical advice.

PwC Kenya is seeking to recruit a Senior Manager to head the human capital function. 

The successful individual will report to the Country Human Capital Partner and will be responsible for the human capital function at a strategic and operational level. 

In supporting senior management, you will be responsible for the design, development and implementation of sound HR strategies that will deliver employee engagement, retention, efficiency and productivity. 

This includes creating and maintaining processes and systems which enable the firm to fully leverage the skills and talents of all our people while creating a unique experience for each individual.

Key duties and responsibilities

  • Partner with Leadership in providing HR technical expertise and coming up with strategic business solutions.
  • Liaise with functional and operational management to develop and implement human resource solutions that are appropriate for their business needs.
  • Meet the firm’s business needs by identifying and retaining key talent to inform succession and business plans, staff engagement and productivity.
  • Lead, implement and manage talent and career development programs.
  • Foster employee engagement through relevant initiatives and communication.
  • Execute on performance management processes.
  • Manage all learning & development initiatives and work with territory human capital and relevant providers on delivery of training programs.
  • Develop, implement and streamline country reward and recognition schemes.
  • Prepare the Human Capital budget, provide guidance on staff budgets and monitor human capital costs against budgets.
  • Review, develop and maintain appropriate Human Capital policies, procedures.
  • Negotiate service agreements with service providers.
  • Ensure implementation of territory wide human capital initiatives.

For this role, you will require

  • A University degree with a post graduate qualification in Human Resources;
  • 8 years’ HR generalist experience 4 of which are in senior management role preferably in the service industry or a large corporate environment;
  • Excellent sense of HR operations and appreciation for the relationship between Human Capital strategy and the needs of a growing business;
  • Business acumen at an operational and strategic level;
  • Demonstrable ability to influence, establish and maintain relationships;
  • Ability to lead in a multi-cultural environment and to initiate and successfully manage change;
  • Demonstrable ability to build cohesive teams and to achieve goals through teamwork;
  • Excellent communication, presentation and facilitation skills;
  • Assertive, result oriented and able to work under pressure.


If you believe you have the required profile please send you application to www.pwc.com/ke/en/careers/vacancies.jhtml by 20th June 2013.

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