Human Resources Manager Job in Kenya

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Formulating, and implementing human resource policies, guidelines and regulations and analyzing their impact on staff;
  • Building capacity of human resource for effective execution of human resource function;
  • Developing human resource management plans to ensure effective succession management;
  • Managing performance management system
  • Overseeing human resource planning, communication, discipline, employee relations, remuneration and staff welfare programs;
  • Overseeing the development and maintenance of an up-to-date human resource database;
  • Evaluating and auditing of human resource activities and programmes;
  • Preparing Board papers relating to human resource for deliberation and decision making;
  • Leading in development of the business strategy in relation to talent resourcing and development.
  • Developing and implementing talent management and development policies, to attract, nurture and retain talent.
  • Develops and implement robust succession & leadership development programs for organizational readiness for growth and supply of a talent pool.
  • Implements promotion of best human resource standards and practices in talent resourcing development
  • Ensuring implementation and promotion of best human resource standards and practices;

  • Developing the organization’s reward and benefits to ensure reward systems are in place to deliver competitiveness and cost effectiveness.
  • Preparing Divisions budget and work plans;
  • Overseeing effective management of the payroll
  • Managing employee relations programs and staff discipline.

Required Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in a relevant field from a recognized institution
  • Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following disciplines: – Human Resource Management/ Development/ Planning, Public Administration, Business Administration, or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution
  • Have CHRP (K) from IHRM or equivalent from a relevant professional body, and a member of IHRM in good standing
  • Have ten (10) years relevant experience with at least Five (5) years served in the management position
  • Certificate in Strategic Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution
  • Practicing Certificate
  • Proficiency in computer applications
  • Meets the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010

How To Apply

Interested and qualified candidates MUST complete the Kenya Railways application form KR/HR/08 that is available on the website, their testimonials, certified copies of certificates, National Identification Card (ID) and Curriculum Vitae (CV), to be received by, 10th July, 2024 at 5.00pm East Africa Time (EAT).

The details of duties, responsibilities and qualifications for each position are available on the Kenya Railways website;
When applying, quote the Job reference number on the envelope and the application letter. Applicants MUST provide the following documents on application:

  • A Signed application letter;
  • A detailed Curriculum Vitae indicating; current and previous employers, positions held, level of education, current and expected salary, notice period required to take up appointment and names of at least three professional referees;
  • Certified Copies of academic and professional certificates; and
  • Certified Copy of National Identification Card or Passport.

Successful candidates will be required to present and satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 by providing the following documents: –

  • Valid Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI);
  • Valid Clearance Certificate from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB);
  • Valid Tax Compliance Certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA);
  • Dully filled and stamped Self-Declaration or Clearance from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC); and;
  • Current Report from an approved Credit Reference Bureau (CRB).

Applications to be addressed to the:
Managing Director,
Kenya Railways,
P.O. Box 30121, 00100,