Deputy Director, Human Resource Management, Job in Kenya


Job Description.
Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail: –

  • Forecasting and planning on human resource needs of the Authority;
  • Initiating best practices in the management of human resource function;
  • Championing change management programmes in the Authority;
  • Managing succession plans of the Authority;
  • Monitoring and evaluating the effectiveness of training and development programmes;
  • Leading the Authority in formulating and implementing efficient Performance Management Systems;
  • Overseeing the provision of efficient records management and information services in the Authority; and
  • Coordinating the preparation of periodic progress reports.

Person Specifications.

For appointment to this grade, an officer must have: –

  • Bachelor’s Degree social sciences such as Human Resource Management, Personnel Management, Economics, Public Administration, Business Administration or its equivalent from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • Master’s Degree in Human Resource Management, Human Resource Development, Industrial Relations, Business Administration or equivalent qualification from an institution recognized in Kenya;
  • Have a Post Graduate Diploma in any of the following disciplines from a recognized institution: – Human Resource Management, Human Resource Development, Industrial Relations, Business Administration
  • Certified Human Resource Professional Level 6 (CHRP 6) or any equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution.
  • Be a registered member and in good standing of the Institute of Human Resource Management (IHRM);
  • Served for a minimum period of ten (10) years with at least five (5) years’ experience in a supervisory capacity; 
  • Have a valid Annual Practicing License;
  • Have a certificate in Leadership Course or its equivalent lasting not less than four (4) weeks;
  • Be proficient in computer applications;
  • Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution; and
  • Demonstrate competence in work performance and results

How To Apply

Interested applicants should email their duly signed application letter, updated curriculum vitae indicating names of at least three (3) professional referees, copies of academic and professional certificates certified by the issuing institutions and a copy of the national identification card or passport in PDF format to email with Job title and Job reference as the subject of the mail, on or before 27th March 2024. Please see below the detailed job descriptions and person specifications for the above listed job positions.

The application letter indicating the specific position and reference number should be addressed to:
The Director General
Kenya Rural Roads Authority
P.O Box 48151-00100
Nairobi, Kenya.

Candidates MUST satisfy the requirements of Leadership and Integrity set out in Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010 and shall be required to share the following documents together with their application letter:-

  • Tax Compliance Certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA);
  • Certificate of clearance from the Higher Education Loans Boards (HELB);
  • Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI);
  • Duly filled and stamped Self-Declaration/Clearance from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC); and
  • A clearance Certificate from an approved Credit Reference Bureau (CRB).

Please note that HARD COPY APPLICATION WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Kenya Rural Roads Authority is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and gender equality. Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.