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Deputy HR & Admin Director Job in Kenya

National Transport and Safety Authority

Deputy Director, Human Resource and Administration

Ref: NTSADDHR/1/2014

Overall Objectives of this Position: To provide strategic leadership in the management of the Human Resource and Administrative functions of the organisation in line with Labour Laws in Kenya.

The Deputy Director shall be required to promote and implement human resource policies and values by planning and managing human resources capital efficiently so as to enhance productivity.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide leadership to the HR team in preparing, implementing and reviewing the HR strategy, Policies and procedures.
  • To manage the administrative function to ensure smooth running of operations.
  • To prepare human resource plans and budgets to ensure the authority’s has the right number of people with the right skills at all times.
  • To manage the payroll, statutory deductions, staff pension’s scheme, . medical cover and staff welfare programs in line with the authority’s human resource policy.
  • Develop and implement a competitive compensation and benefits system which enables the authority’s to attract and retain high caliber employees.
  • Develop and implement authority’s wide change management programs that are aligned to NTSA’s vision and mission.
  • Develop and guide the implementation of the human capital programs; Talent Management, Career and succession planning.
  • Ensure fair and equitable application of Policies and Procedures consistent with labour legislations affecting conditions of employment and recommend appropriate changes.
  • Develop in consultation with line managers an authority’s wide structure that supports implementation of the Strategic Plan.
  • Develop and supervise the implementation of an effective employee relations program that enhances a good employer/employee relationship.
  • To manage and ensure that the authority’s culture is aligned to the authority’s mission and vision.

Job Requirements

For appointment to this position, the successful applicant:
  • Must possess a degree in Human Resources or Social science
  • Must possess a higher diploma or degree in human resource
  • A master’s degree preferably in human resource management shall be an advantage.
  • Must be a registered member of the Institute of human resource management
  • Should possess good people management skills
  • Must have 7 years’ working experience, 5 of which should be in a senior management position
  • Experience in a unionized environment will be an added advantage.
  • Proficient in computer use and applications.

How to Apply

NTSA is an equal opportunity employer.

Interested applicants should submit their application, enclosing their CV, copies of certificates and testimonials and their contacts (telephone number and email address).

Hand delivered to Transcom House Community 3rd Floor Room 302

Posted applications should be addressed to:

The Director General
National Transport and Safety Authority
P.O. Box 52692-00200

Applications should be received on or before 23rd May, 2014, 5.00 p.m.

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