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Senior HR Officer Job in Kenya

Job Title: Senior Human Resource Officer

Job Code: SHRO/KNC/140429

Number of Positions Open: 1

Reports To: HR Manager

Location: Thika, Kenya

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Summary: Our client is involved in processing of edible nuts, chocolates, wines, beef. Their operations are spread mainly in Central Kenya with two factories based in Thika.  However, their sales team sits in Nairobi, Mombasa, Thika and Naivasha. 

The incumbent is expected to oversee sales operations regionally.

Job Objective: The Snr. Human Resource Officer is responsible for providing support in the various human resource functions, which include recruitment, staffing, training and development, performance, monitoring and employee counseling.

The Snr. Human Resource Officer provides advice and assistance to supervisors and staff. This may include information on training needs and opportunities, job descriptions, performance reviews and personnel policies of the Council.

The position coordinates the staff recruitment process .

The Snr. Human Resource Officer provides advice and support to supervisors and staff selection committees and ensures that they have accurate and timely information in order to make effective decisions.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Effectively recording, maintaining, and reporting human resource information.
  • Monitor staff performance and attendance activities.
  • Coordinate staff recruitment and selection process in order to ensure a timely organized and comprehensive procedure is used to hire staff.
  • Coordinate staff recruitment and selection process in order to ensure a timely organized and comprehensive procedure is used to hire staff.
  • Provide information and assistance to staff, supervisors and management on human resource and work related issues
  • Accurate and timely performance of payroll functions.
  • Establishing and maintaining professional working relations with employees, visitors, callers, and business professionals.
  • Administration
  • Welfare
  • Cost Management
  • Employee Relations
  • Provide support to supervisors and staff to develop the skills and capabilities of staff
  • Any other duties

Experience: At least one year of relevant experience.

Skills and Certification:
  • Minimum of Higher Diploma, Human Resource Management
  • job descriptions
  • performance review methods and  techniques
  • staff training, development and  recognition
  • delegation
  • mentoring and coaching
  • an understanding of relevant legislation, policies and procedures
  • an understanding of the local cultural and political environment
  • Well organized.
  • Accurate and attentive to detail.
  • Excellent communications and public relations abilities.
  • Strong typing and computer application skills.
  • Ability to assist and support others.
  • Basic understanding of human resource functions.
  • Knowledge of all related computer applications.
  • Understanding of human resource reporting and record keeping requirements.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates holding the necessary requirements, good performance and / or references are encouraged to apply with detailed CV’s, inclusive of names and contacts of 3 referees, current telephone number and email address by clicking on:  Senior HR Manager

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