Human Resource Manager Job in Nairobi - NGO

Position: Human Resource Manager
Reporting to: Director of Finance and Operations
Location: Nairobi
Our Client, Global Programs for Research & Training, is an international NGO wholly owned and controlled affiliate of the University of California San Francisco (UCSF).
UCSF Global Programs is seeking to recruit a highly competent Human Resource Manager
Job purpose: The Human Resource Manager is responsible for managing the human resources functions at the Nairobi Office and field offices.
Qualifications and Experience Required:
·         Bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management or other related field
·         MBA in Human Resource Management, Business Administration or related field is preferred.
·         Member of the Institute of Human Resource Management (IHRM) in Kenya is an added advantage
·         A minimum of 7 years working experience in a senior HR management role
·         3-5 years of supervisory experience
Skills and Attributes:
·         Personal integrity and transparency with direct supervisor(s)
·         Experience in managing large staff using a HR management software
·         Strong leadership, interpersonal and networking skills
·         Strong analytical, planning, negotiation and communications skills
·         Strong supervisory and managerial skills
·         Must be a team player and motivator
·         Good training facilitation and presentation skills

·         Working knowledge of Kenyan labour laws as well as immigration processes
·         Proficient in computer usage for business including Microsoft Office Suite, email and electronic HR systems, recruitment via social media platforms e.g. LinkedIn
·         Fluency in written and spoken English.
Roles and Responsibilities:
·         Human resource planning and budgeting based on the Country Office strategic plan.
·         Ensure compliance to organisational HR policies.
·         Advise organisational management on any recommendations to modify organisational HR policy
·         Ensure compliance to labour law and stay up to date on its development in Kenya.
·         Managing staff recruitment for Kenya offices, including development of job descriptions, posting job openings, interviewing and on-boarding.
·         Work with department heads in preparing job descriptions.
·         Design, make evidence-based recommendations and implement compensation and benefit plans.
·         Negotiate with insurance companies to ensure the most economical premium rates and the best value for staff.
·         Work with management and supervisors to create and foster staff development opportunities. Develop and maintain performance evaluation system for all employees; create materials, conduct trainings, advise staff and supervisors on HR processes
·         Develop and maintain performance management systems including policies for addressing employee relations, grievances and discipline.
·         Develop a whistle-blower policy and orient staff.
·         Conduct appropriate staff training and orientation of staff.
·         Maintain staff records in confidential filing system
·         Review monthly payroll list.
·         Keeps the Director of Finance and Operations informed of problems, issues and concerns on a regular basis.
·         Any other duty allocated by the Director of Finance and Operations.
To apply for this position, send a detailed CV and cover letter, stating your current position, current remuneration and contact details to  by Wednesday, November 23, 2016.
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