Group General Manager, Human Resource and Administration, Job in Kenya

Group General Manager Human Resource and Administration

Position scope

Reporting to the Group Chief Executive Officer the successful candidate will be responsible for providing advice and guidance in the overall Human Resources management policies, and strategies to KTDA Holdings, KTDA-managed factories, and KTDA-owned subsidiary companies

Key Responsibilities

 Overseeing the HR policies and procedures, reviewing them, and implementing them consistently

 Ensuring that the core values of the company concerning people, fairness, and equal opportunity are upheld

 Overseeing and directing recruitment in KTDA Holdings, KTDA-managed factories, and KTDA-owned subsidiary companies

 Liaising with the Board on the recruitment of high-level positions in the organization

 Advising management on the HR and employee relations policies required by KTDA and subsidiaries in all areas of HR management

 Directing and controlling the operations of the HR function to ensure that they provide cost-effective services throughout the organization

 Overseeing the management of the change process across the group

 Formulating and implementing human resources strategies that are integrated with business strategies aimed at improving productivity and ensuring improved performance for the KTDA group of companies

 Developing reward management and remuneration policies, processes, and procedures that attract, retain, and motivate employees.

 Planning and executing the human resource development, and talent management programs to improve individual and corporate performance

 Overseeing the preparation of budgets for the HR function and overseeing implementation and control of the same

 Advising on employee communication strategies and policies designed to maximize involvement and commitment while minimizing conflict

 Ensuring that the subsidiaries are represented in industrial relations disputes and CBA negotiations and ensuring compliance with trade agreements to maintain industrial peace

 Overseeing the Administration of Transport and Property management functions in KTDA.

 Ensuring the outsourced service providers’ performance is monitored

 Overseeing the execution of divisional/departmental work plans and budgets;

 Overseeing performance management of staff in the group

 Identify training needs for the HR staff and mentor and coach staff within the department;

 Lead the CBA negotiations process and maintain Industrial Peace

 Facilitate training needs assessment with line Managers of the Group Holdings

 Organizing and coordinating training and capacity-building programs for staff and board.

 Liaise with the finance department to ensure prompt monthly returns of statutory deductions- NSSF, NHIF, PAYE, NITA.

 Participate in the preparation and implementation of the Strategic Plan.

 Analyse work processes and recommend improvements where necessary

 Ensuring that quality, environment, health, and safety programs are cascaded to all levels.


The ideal candidate must possess the following qualifications and competencies: –

 A Bachelor’s degree in social science or Human Resource Management or equivalent

 A Higher National Diploma in Human Resource Management

 A master’s degree in the business field is an added advantage

 A Certified Member of the Institute of Human Resource Management (IHRM)

 Minimum fifteen (15) years of work experience five of which should be in a senior role

 Must possess a high degree of confidentiality

 Must have strong negotiation skills

 Must have sound knowledge of the Kenya labor laws and Employment Act 2007

 Must have demonstrated ability to handle divisional budgets, resources, processes, projects, and relationships

 Should have a thorough knowledge of the relevant industry/sector as well as knowledge of regulatory requirements affecting the relevant sector

 Must be capable of functioning effectively both as a team player and a team leader

 Must demonstrate a high level of integrity

 Must have strategic leadership skills with the ability to build strategic relationships

 Should have experience in change management and the ability to drive change in a team

 Should have high-level problem-solving and decision-making abilities

 Should be an effective communicator with the ability to handle high-level communication

 Should be result-oriented with the ability to deliver the desired outcome

 Should demonstrate the ability to identify and respond to risk areas within the division

 Should have effective people management and conflict resolution skills

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Closing Date: 24th November 2023