HR and Operations Assistant Job in Kenya

This position encompasses three core aspects:

  • Supporting the HR and Operations managers (and other department heads).
  • Ensuring compliance with health and safety regulations for international schools.
  • Supporting the planning and execution of various school operations and events.

Administrative Support: 

  • The role involves supporting the various functions of the HR, Operations, and other department heads to achieve their goals and deadlines.
  • This will require administrative and research-based tasks necessitating a high level of ICT, collaboration, and communication skills.

Health and Safety Compliance: 

  • The role includes updating and implementing comprehensive policies and procedures tailored to the unique needs of the school environment.
  • The candidate must possess an understanding of relevant regulations and standards, particularly within the education sector, and ensure that all staff and students are well-informed and trained on safety protocols and best practices.
  • The applicant should foster a culture of safety, personal, and environmental responsibility at all times.

Operations and Event Support: 

  • This role entails supporting the strategic planning and seamless execution of various school operations and events throughout the academic year and holiday periods.
  • From academic ceremonies to extracurricular activities, the candidate will coordinate with relevant teams to organize engaging and impactful events that enrich the student experience and foster a sense of community within the school.
  • This involves careful planning, logistical coordination, and effective communication to ensure the success of each event while adhering to budgetary constraints and timelines.


Candidates for this role should ideally possess:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resource or Business management or any other relevant Degree.
  • Relevant HR Qualifications
  • At least 2 years relevant work experience
  • Experience in event management, preferably in an educational or community-based setting.
  • Experience in Health and Safety related fields, and ideally safeguarding

Skills and Competencies: 

Alongside the skills mentioned earlier, the ideal candidate should demonstrate:

  • Creativity and innovation in event planning and execution.
  • Strong organisational and time-management skills to juggle multiple responsibilities effectively.
  • Diplomacy and tact in dealing with diverse stakeholders, including students, parents, staff, and external vendors.
  • Problem-solving abilities to address challenges that may arise during events or in the realm of health and safety management.
  • Attention to detail to ensure that all aspects of events and safety protocols are meticulously planned and executed.

How To Apply

Click here to apply