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HR & Administration Assistant Job in Kenya

Position: HR & Administration Assistant

Description: We are an international training and consultancy organization offering technical training and education services designed for individuals, and organizations working in the agriculture, climate change and environment; disaster management; education; food and nutrition; health;  humanitarian relief; logistics and  telecommunication; recovery and reconstruction; safety and security; water sanitation and hygiene sectors .

Duties and responsibilities

·         Provide advice and assistance when conducting staff performance evaluations
·         Identify training and development opportunities
·         Provide basic counseling to staff who have performance related obstacles
·         Provide staff orientations
·         Monitor daily staff attendance.
·         Provide advice and recommendations on disciplinary actions.
·         Prepare notices and advertisements for vacant staff positions.
·         Schedule and organize interviews
·         Participate in applicant interviews
·         Conduct reference checks on possible candidates
·         Inform unsuccessful applicants
·         Conduct exit interviews.
·         Implement a human resources plan and personnel management policies and procedures.
·         Explain provisions of the personnel policy to staff.
·         Explain employment standards and legislation such as workers compensation, labour standards and Fair Practice Act.
·         Organize the transitional provisions of employee compensation, pay and benefits when positions are transferred or new positions are funded through contribution agreements and other special funding arrangements.
·         Arrange for the repairs of computers and other office equipment and assist with organizing staff to carry out work due periods of equipment shutdowns.
·         Attend Various Committees’ meetings to provide information, when necessary.
·         Perform other related duties as required

Educational requirements
·         An undergraduate degree in HR, management, psychology or business related fields
·         Post graduate HR qualifications will be an added advantage
·         Business English will be a prerequisite.
·         Excellent it skills (internet, email, word, excel and PowerPoint)

Job experience
·         Minimum of three years’ experience in HR and administration
·         Experience in customer centric roles.
·         Planning and execution skills required.
·         People management and development skills

Competencies
·         Strong administration skills
·         Familiarity with business software such as Microsoft office
·         A high level of confidentiality
·         Excellent interpersonal and customer-facing skills
·         Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
·         Flexibility and willingness to learn
·         Enjoy working with people
·         Tact and diplomacy
·         Good administrative skills
·         Ability to work as part of a team
·         Ability to work accurately, with attention to detail

Salary: Starting KES 30,000/= Gross per month.

Application procedure: If you meet the above criteria, please send your application and a detailed CV to hr@indepthresearch.org on or before 10th February, 2017.
Note that due to the urgency in recruiting for this position CVs will be evaluated as they come.
Note: Use the job title as the subject line in your application email.
Applications not meeting the minimum requirements and not following the instructions given will not be considered.

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