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HR Assistant Job in Nairobi

Job Title: HR Assistant
Deadline to Apply:03/09/2016
Start Date:1/10/2016
Location: Nairobi

Busara Center for Behavioral Economics is a research organization that seeks to improve the understanding of how people living in poverty make decisions and to leverage that knowledge to produce better social outcomes. 

It enables researchers to conduct rigorous laboratory-based studies in behavioral economics in a developing country and applying the outcomes of research to real-world problems.

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Coordinate staff recruitment and selection process in order to ensure a timely organized and comprehensive procedure is used to hire staff
  • Provide administrative support during the recruitment process including, preparation of job adverts, circulation
  • Participate in the on-boarding/orientation process
  • Assist in processing of payroll
  • Leave/Sick Day/Holiday Monitoring
  • Update the senior management on all staff contract status and advice as needed
  • Ensure that all staff have current/valid contracts on file
  • Responsible for personal staff files and data
  • Ensure workmen compensation records are kept up to date and that the Insurance Broker is informed of any changes
  • Ensure appropriate leave authorization and administration as per policy
  • Provide information and assistance to staff, supervisors and advise on human resource and work related issues
  • Assisting with the development, communication, and on-going maintenance of employee policies
  • Support the HR manager and operations department
  • Any other duty that maybe assigned by your supervisor
  • Degree in Human Resource Management or Business Administration or relevant field and a Higher Diploma in Human Resource Management will be an advantage
  • Good interpersonal and people management skills, computer literacy
  • Be a registered member of IHRM
  • Attention to detail
  • 3 years’ experience in the same field
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • A good team player
  • Excellent communication and listening skills including highly effective multi-tasking skills with ability to coordinate and prioritize workload.
How to Apply

To apply, please submit your CV and cover letter to and ensure that the subject line reads: “HR Assistant REF NO: BU-2016-08-31”. 

Only online applications shall be considered.

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