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HR & Administration Manager Job at JKIA, Nairobi, Kenya (250K - 350K)

Job Title: Human Resources & Administration Manager
 
Industry: Logistics
 
Location: JKIA
 
Salary: Kshs 250K – 350K Gross

Our client, a well established international logistics company seeks to hire a seasoned HR & Admin manager.

Summary: Reporting to the CEO, the HR and Admin manager will be responsible for development of policies, directing and coordinating human resource activities, such as employment, compensation, labor relations, benefits, training, and employee services by performing the following duties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Analyzes wage and salary reports and data to determine competitive compensation plan.
  • Writes directives advising department managers of Company policy regarding equal employment opportunities, compensation, and employee benefits.
  • Consults legal counsel to ensure that policies comply with federal and state law.
  • Develops and maintains a human resource system that meets top management information needs.
  • Oversees the analysis, maintenance, and communication of records required by law or local governing bodies, or other departments in the organization.
  • Identifies legal requirements and government reporting regulations affecting human resource functions and ensures policies, procedures, and reports are in compliance. Studies legislation, arbitration decisions, and collective bargaining contracts to assess industry trends.
  • Writes and delivers presentations to corporate officers or government officials regarding human resource policies and practices.
  • Recruits, interviews, tests, and selects employees to fill vacant positions.
  • Plans and conducts new employee orientation to foster positive attitude toward Company goals.
  • Keeps records of benefits plans participation such as insurance and pension plan, personnel transactions such as leave records, hires, promotions, transfers, performance reviews, and terminations, and employee statistics for government reporting.
  • Coordinates management training in interviewing, hiring, terminations, promotions, performance review, safety, and sexual harassment.
  • Facilitate Business Continuity/strategies e.g. seminars and new implementations that ensure the company’s survival.
  • Develop and maintain effective internal & external communication methods.
  • Advises management in appropriate resolution of employee relations issues.
  • Responds to inquiries regarding policies, procedures, and programs.
  • Administer effective delegation in all branches and departments.
  • Administers performance review program to ensure effectiveness, compliance and equity within organization. Administers salary administration program to ensure compliance and equity within organization.
  • Administers benefits programs such as life and health insurance, pension plans, vacation, annual leave, sick leave, leave of absence, and employee assistance.
  • Conducts wage surveys within labor market to determine competitive wage rate.
  • Prepares budget of human resource operations.
  • Prepares employee separation notices and related documentation, and conducts exit interviews to determine reasons behind separations.
  • Prepares reports and recommends procedures to reduce absenteeism and turnover.
  • Represents organization at personnel-related hearings and investigations.
  • Contracts with outside suppliers to provide employee services, such as temporary employees, search firms, or relocation services.
  • Maintenance of office premises and ensuring renewal of necessary licenses.
Supervisory Responsibilities
  • Provides management direction and counseling.
  • Supervises clerical assistant and temporary staffing as needed.
Language Skills
  • Ability to read, analyzes, and interprets the most complex documents.
  • Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries or complaints. 
  • Ability to write speeches and articles using original or innovative techniques or style. 
  • Ability to make effective and persuasive speeches and presentations on controversial or complex topics to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.
Mathematical Skills
  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry.
  • Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical situations.
Reasoning Ability
  • Ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems.
  • Ability to deal with nonverbal symbolism (formulas, scientific equations, graphs, etc.,) in its most difficult phases. 
  • Ability to deal with a variety of abstract and concrete variables.
Qualifications and Experience
  • Degree in Human Resource Management or in Business Administration
  • Higher Diploma in Human Resource Management
  • A member of Institute Of Human Resource Management (IHRM K)
  • 10-15 years progressive experience as a Human Resource Manager
  • Should proficiently possess technical skills, soft skills, hard skills, interpersonal and management skills;
  • Strong customer focus and problem solver;
  • Strong communication skills and superb inter-personal skills;
  • High level understanding of planning, forecasting and strong financial experience;
  • Tactical focus, flexible & change maker;
  • Leadership through influence and effective conflict resolution;
  • Should  have a good track record and of unquestionable integrity;
If you are up to the challenge, posses the necessary qualification and experience, please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Logistics HR & Admin Manager 250 – 350K gross) to vacancies@corporatestaffing.co.ke  before Friday 10th April,  2015

Kindly indicate current/last salary on your CV

N.B: We do not charge any fee for receiving your CV or for interviewing

Only candidates short-listed for interview will be contacted.

The Recruiting Manager
Corporate staffing Services
Nabui House, 3rd floor, Westlands. 

(Next to Unga House)

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