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Government Jobs in Kenya – Agricultural Finance Cooperation

The Agricultural Finance Corporation [AFC] is a state Corporation whose objective is to provide quality and sustainable customer focused financial services for the development of the agricultural sector in Kenya. In order to achieve this objective, the Corporation seeks to invite applications from exceptionally talented, results driven, self- motivated and qualified applicants for the following position:-

Training & Development Manager
In charge of the Training Division and reports to the General Manager-Human Resource and Administration.

Responsibilities

·         Develops and continuously reviews the Corporation’s training policy and strategy in line with Corporate strategic plan;
·         In liaison with departments, develops, manages, reviews and revises training and human resource development solutions for the Corporation in order to provide a competitive staff development environment;
·         Identifies and recommends relevant partners and training solutions providers to collaborate with the Corporation in providing training and other staff development programs;
·         In consultation with departments, plans, organizes and directs a wide range of training and development programs and activities in line with the Corporation’s training policy and strategy;
·         Handles the performance management; supervision and development of staff within the Training Division.

Qualifications

·         Professional bachelor’s degree in Human Resource or related area.
·         General Master’s degree is an added advantage.
·         Senior Management Course
·         At least 6 years’ experience in training and development;
·         Have demonstrated personal integrity;
·         Excellent interpersonal, presentation, oral and written communication skills;
·         Must be registered by the Institute of Human Resource Management (IHRM)
·         Excellent relationship building skills;
·         Strong leadership and management skills;
·         Be computer literate.
·         Interested candidates may access detailed job specifications, duties and responsibilities for the positions and the experience required on our website www.agrifinance.org.


HR Manager
Reporting to the General Manager, Human Resources and Administration the incumbent will manage the human resources division and implement human resources policies and procedures to ensure the Corporation is resourced with professional, competent and motivated workforce to deliver the Corporation’s strategic objectives.

Responsibilities

·         Review and recommend for approval updated human resource policies and procedures in compliance with the applicable legislative framework and best practice;
·         Manage the recruitment and selection process to ensure that the Corporation is adequately resourced with the right caliber of staff;
·         Supervise the monthly processing of the Corporation’s payroll and ensure timely remittance of related statutory deductions in line with approved budgets;
·         Supervise the administration of the AFC Retirement Benefits Scheme and act as the Secretary to the Board of Trustees in line with the RBA regulations and the Trust Deed;
·         Manage the employee industrial relations for the Corporation in liaison with the GM Human Resources and Administration to ensure employee and industrial harmony in the work place;
·         Coordinate preparation of the Human Resource Division budget;
·         Manage the staff disciplinary process and act as Secretary to the Disciplinary
·         Committee in line with the Corporation’s disciplinary policy;
·         Coordinate timely implementation of all HR projects to ensure that project objectives are fully met;
·         Supervise the administration of staff benefits such as medical scheme, and leave benefits in line with the set policy;
·         Manage the staff welfare programs at AFC in line with the policy;
·         Supervise the administration of Insurance for staff and assets to ensure that adequate covers are obtained
·         Ensure the division is adequately resourced by professional and competent staff including completing performance appraisals, personal development and succession plans effectively and foster a culture in which staff feel supported so as to deliver exceptional results; and
·         Any other relevant work that may be assigned to the job holder from time to time

Qualifications

·         Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration or Social Sciences from a recognized university;
·         General Master’s degree is an added advantage.
·         Diploma in Human Resource Management from a recognized institution;
·         At least five (5) years’ experience in human resource management.
·         A demonstrable ability to drive organizational value through implementation of appropriate and diligent human resource management practices;
·         Must be registered by the Institute of Human Resource Management (IHRM)
·         Have demonstrated personal integrity;
·         Strong leadership and management skills;
·         Problem solving , analytical and orientation to detail skills;
·         Excellent interpersonal, presentation, oral and written communication skills;
·         Excellent relationship building skills;
·         Ability to make critical and timely decisions in a highly sensitive environment;
·         Has had a distinguished career in their respective fields; and
·         Be computer literate.
How to Apply
Successful candidates will be offered competitive salary and benefits package.
Applications with detailed curriculum vitae including three referees with their current telephone contacts, copies of certificates and testimonials should be addressed to: –
The Managing Director
Agricultural Finance Corporation
Development House 7th Floor, Moi Avenue
P.O. Box 30367 – 00100 GPO
NAIROBI
Closing date for applications is Monday 14th May 2018 at 5.00 pm.
AFC is an equal opportunity Employer. Lack of inclusions of all details as sought for or any form of canvassing shall lead to automatic disqualification. Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.

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