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HR and Administration Manager Job in Kenya

The National Drought Management Authority (NDMA) is a statutory body established under the State Corporations Act (Cap 446) of the Laws of Kenya through Legal Notice Number 171 of November 24, 2011. 

The Legal Notice gives NDMA the mandate to establish mechanisms which ensure that drought does not become famine and that the impacts of climate change are sufficiently mitigated.

To realise its mandate, NDMA intends to hire the services of highly qualified personnel to join its talented workforce. 

Towards this end, the Authority plans to fill the following vacancy within its ranks:

Human Resource and Administration Manager
1 Position

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Reporting to the Director, Support Services, the Human Resources and Administration Manager will be responsible for the day to day management and administration of the human resources management and administration functions of the Authority.

Core duties and responsibilities:
  • Coordinate the implementation of human resource management policies, procedures and programs.
  • Advise management and staff on matters relating to career development, training development, employee relations, compensation and benefits administration, performance management and improvement systems workplace ethics, discipline including the handling of grievances/complaints.
  • Manage and update the Government Human Resources Information System (GHRIS), and ensure the safe custody of all records, including e-records.
  • Coordinate the provision of high-quality support services to the Authority, including transport, logistics and security.
Applicants must meet the following minimum requirements:
  • Have a Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university in Social Sciences, Business Administration or Human Resource Management.
  • Have a Higher Diploma in Human Resource Management from KNEC
  • Be a registered member of the relevant professional institute (ICPS, IHRM)
  • Relevant working experience of at least 10 years, with a minimum of four years in a senior position in a medium or large organization.
  • Knowledge and working experience of the Kenyan Labor Laws
  • Excellent computer skills including knowledge in excel and other Human Resource Information System(HRIS)
How to Apply
Candidates fulfilling the requirements should submit their applications together with a detailed curriculum vitae, and copies of their academic and professional certificates. 

All applicants are also expected to provide postal, telephone and email contacts of three referees, two of whom must have known the applicant from a work environment.

All applications with positions and reference numbers clearly indicated on the envelope should be sent to the address below by registered mail, hand delivery or by courier on or before close of business May 7, 2015.

The Chief Executive Officer
National Drought Management Authority
P.O Box 53547 – 00200

Applications can be hand delivered at the

National Drought Management Authority
Lonrho House, 8th Floor
Standard Street.

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