HR Generalist Job in Kenya

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HR Generalist Job in Kenya

HR Generalist

Tasks & Responsibilities

Objective 1 – Hiring and Contract Management

  • Manage the listings and posting of Job profiles for new hires on the SH platforms
  • Maintaining a clean careers email
  • Supervise the downloading, sorting, and screening of job applications by title/ folders and maintaining a clean careers email.
  • Support the recruitment process by interviewing candidates up to Project Lead levels, performing reference checks, and drafting HR analysis to inform decision making.
  • Generate employment contracts and provide follow-up activities as may be required.
  • Coordinate onboarding and offboarding processes
  • Support the visa and work permit processes where applicable
  • Update and maintain physical and digital records of employees.

Objective 2 – People Management

  • Support training of staff and coordinate the organization of weekly training sessions.
  • Attend to internal and external HR-related inquiries or requests
  • Update staffing changes.
  • Prepare SHEA monthly payroll
  • Ensure timely and accurate filing of statutory returns
  • Coordinate health insurance onboarding and offboarding for all staff.
  • Assist with performance management procedures.
  • Perform termination processes and assist with exit interviews.

Objective 3 – Software Management

  • Onboard and off-Board staff into the company’s HR Information Systems (Hi Bob, and WinguBox)
  • Update and ensure the accuracy of the information in the HR software in use
  • Generate and share HR Analytics reports to inform decision-making
  • Provide follow-up on assigned tasks and ensure compliance
  • Schedule and maintain agendas for HR meetings, interviews, and activities.
  • Organise regular training and continuous user support to staff on demand
  • Support in updating staff profiles on the website

Vacancy Requirements

  • A minimum of 3 years relevant work experience in administration, human resources or operations management
  • A Bachelor’s degree in HR Management or a relevant field
  • Diploma/Higher Diploma in HR Management
  • Experience with Microsoft Office and Google Suite
  • Experience with HRIS softwares
  • Excellent spoken and written skills in English
  • Strong coordination and communication skills
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Ability to be patient and to work well within a global team
  • Ability to cope well under pressure, occasionally work irregular hours and meet tight deadlines in a fast pace organisation
  • Demonstrated interest in humanitarian and development work
  • Existing work authorisation in Kenya is required.


  • Masters degree in relevant field
  • Spoken and written skills in French
  • Knowledge of institutional frameworks and policies

How to apply

All applicants should download and fill the SH Job Application Form. Please provide information of current/ previous and expected salary expectation, and availability to start in the form.

Are you interested and qualified? Get your application form to apply.

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