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The KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Research Programme is well known internationally for its work in improving global health. The Programme has a diverse clinical research programme that includes clinical trials of disease prevention, vaccines, management of acute illness, basic science and translation of research finding into global health policy.

The Programme is searching for a qualified, dynamic and motivated person to fill the following position:
Senior Human Resource Officer
Job Purpose:

HR Business Partner assigned to the Operations Departments (HR, Finance, Information Technology and Facilities and Transport). Works closely with heads of these departments to ensure all HR needs are met. Will attend departmental meetings to advise and follow up on HR matters.
In addition to HRBP role, the SHRO will be assigned to champion HRMIS, Contract Management, Records Management and Separation – across the organization providing leadership on this specialist functions to other members of the HR team while working closely with the Head of HR for guidance and support.

Responsibilities:

·         Implement the human resources strategy within assigned departments taking into consideration strategic goals and objectives.
·         Deliver all aspects of HR services within agreed SLAs rand regularly provide reports and matrices on assigned department’s performance.
·         Provide input to HR policy formulation, implement and interpret HR policy and procedures and ensure effective and proactive communication across assigned departments on policies, procedures and services
·         Provide overall expertise in HRMIS, Payroll Processing, Records Management and Separation and be the reference point to the HR team but working closely with the Head of HR
·         Own and drive recruitment, on boarding, talent management and motivation needs of assigned departments ensuring each process meets organization goals.
·         Manage succession, staff development and workforce planning as essential activities within the assigned departments.
·         Ensure departmental data in the HRMIS relating to records management, leave, payroll, medical and other HR duties are coordinated and executed within expected standards
·         Ensure effective implementation of performance management processes and systems for the Programme and link these to the Programme’s Learning and Development strategy.
·         Manage all staff welfare and employee relations matters within assigned departments and ensure timely and adequate resolution of any issues so as to promote a harmonious working environment.
·         Lead and supervise HR staff supporting assigned departments, ensuring they have clear objectives and resources need to perform their tasks.

Qualifications

·         A Bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management or equivalent.
·         Professional HR qualification and membership to a HR body e.g. IHRM, CIPD etc. or equivalent
·         At least 5 – 8 year’s hands on human resources management experience.
·         Experience working with multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural teams across various sites
·         Knowledge of Kenya laws and practices
·         Knowledge of employee relations policies, procedures and experience in their implementation.
·         Experience in implementing Human Resources Management Information Systems.
·         Computer literacy with proficiency in Microsoft applications
Desirable:
·         In depth understanding of scientific staff competence requirements, ability to handle fiscal databases and completely integrate budget and planning documents for HR management.
Competencies:
·         Ability to analyse problems and devise pragmatic and sustainable solutions.
·         Ability to maintain a strategic view but can also conduct detailed analysis as appropriate.
·         Willingness to take a hands-on approach to problem resolution as required.
·         Ability to build productive and collaborative relationships with varied stakeholders.
·         Strong leadership and management skills

·         Excellent planning and follow through ability
·         Good interpersonal and communication skills
How To Apply:
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Administrative Assistant

Responsibilities

·         Support activities of the COO’s office by providing administrative support services and technical assistance to ensure timely service delivery.
·         Manage COO’s internal meetings calendar
·         Support all Operations local and international travel arrangements, including TAR filing, flight booking and other travel administration
·         Maintain Departmental Heads’ leave plans
·         Support Clinical Services Department with medical electives and medical licences as called for
·         Manage Professional Indemnity Insurance for doctors, clinical officers and nurses – ensuring insurance is up-to-date and that incoming staff are added to the cover
·         Support Operations Departments’ visitors – ensuring sitting space, proper documentation, appropriate access to internal services and itineraries
·         Assist in compiling of operations reports, annual budgets and plans for submission under the supervision of the Operations Manager and Compliance Officer
·         Proofread and draft routine correspondence
·         Support filing and retrieval of files and documents in order to ensure that they are secure and accessible.
·         Maintain an inventory of office equipment in COO’s office and raising requisitions for additional supplies
·         Any other duties that may be assigned from time to time

Qualifications

·         Diploma in Secretarial Studies, Business Administration. Office Management or equivalent
·         At least 3 years’ experience in providing support to top executives and senior management teams
·         Considerable knowledge of office procedures and secretarial practices including organization, planning, records management and general administrative skills
·         Computer literacy with proficiency in Microsoft applications
Competencies:
·         Strong planning, organisational and administrative skills
·         Strong problem-solving skills with keen attention to detail
·         Strong report writing, proofreading and editing skills
·         High level of confidentiality and discretion
·         Tact, poise and excellent communication and interpersonal skills
·         Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships
·         Effective time management skills with the ability to prioritise workloads and work within tight deadlines
·         Team worker, able to work in a multi-cultural environment.
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