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Human Resource Manager Job in Kenya

The Academic Model Providing Access to Health Care (AMPATH-Plus) is a program under the auspices of Moi University School of Medicine and Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital (MTRH) whose aim is to provide sustainable efforts in access to health care.

In addition to the MTRH site, AMPATH also supports the Ministry of Health in eight (8) Counties of Western Kenya Region.

Applications are invited for the following vacant position in the AMPATH program.

Human Resource Manager

1 Post

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer AMPATH, the successful candidate will among others, be responsible for the following:-

Job Description

The Human Resources Manager serves as a strategic partner and is responsible for the overall management of the human resource systems and practices within the Program providing counselling on procedure and policy interpretation; recruiting and retention strategies, employee relations issues and local employment laws.

He/she will operate with sufficient independence to ensure objectivity and fairness for employees while supporting the organization’s mission, vision and values.

Duties and responsibilities:
  • Consults with management team to align human resources strategy and programs with the organization’s strategy while supporting AMPATH mission, vision and values.
  • Manages employee relations practices necessary to maintaining a positive employee-employer relationship and promoting a high level of employee commitment
  • Investigates and resolves external and internal charges/complaints of harassment and/or discrimination; applies an understanding of key legal precedents, policies and practices to protect the interest of AMPATH; collaborates with the legal and corporate HR department, considering risk for the organization and involving others as appropriate.
  • Counsels and advises management regarding salary planning/compensation and regards to internal equity, promotions, reclassifications, transfers.

Qualification and Experience
  • Must have Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management or a related field preferred.
  • 5-7 years experience in Human Resources Management at a management level.
  • Masters Degree in Human resource Management/postgraduate Diploma in Human Resource Management.
  • Prior experience in Government of Kenya rules/regulations and working with donor funded organizations will be an added advantage.
  • Be a registered member with a professional body such as IHRM.
  • Experience in employment law and other government compliance regulations.
  • Excellent communication skills. Ability to effectively communicate with employees from all departments and at all levels of employment.
  • Proficient with Microsoft outlook and Microsoft office. Including Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point.

Terms of Employment

The successful candidate will be employed on 2-year renewable contract terms with a competitive salary and allowances.

Candidates who meet these requirements and are interested should email their applications together with detailed Curriculum Vitae giving details of current remuneration to:

The Chief of Party AMPATH Plus/AG. C.E.O. AMPATH
P.O. Box 4606-30100

So as to reach him not later than 18th September, 2013.

NB. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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