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Human Resources Assistant Vacancy - Lutheran World Federation

Lutheran World Federation/Department for World Service Kenya Programme is seeking to recruit a Kenyan national for the following positions, to be based in Dadaab Refugee Camp.

1. Human Resources Assistant:

Main duties and responsibilities

Reporting to Finance and Administration Officer:
1. Supervision of all staff in administration and maintenance units.
2. Processing of all staff employment contracts.
3. Attends to all staff welfare matters and general compound administrative issues.
4. Development and maintenance of an efficient filing systems and procedures for all personnel records.
5. Attending to all issues related to payroll statutory deductions requirements.
6. Maintenance of an efficient staff annual leave management system and a systematic database for all LWF staff in Dadaab
7. Manage and monitor staff medical scheme and liaise with firms offering medical insurance and hospitals/medical institutions commissioned to treat staff.
8. Establishing training needs in consultation with sector heads and organize relevant training for staff.
9. Keep the LWF personnel policy and procedures manual up to date with labor laws and regulations.
10. Enforce LWF policy guidelines and criteria in personnel recruitment, interview, and selection and coordinate orientation for all new staff.
11. Responsible for any other work assigned by the finance and administration officer or his/her designate.

Professional Qualifications/Experience:

1. A Diploma in Human Resource Management or related field from a recognized institution.
2. Excellent Computer skills.
3. Working knowledge and understanding of humanitarian principles, Kenya labour laws and standards.
4. At least 3 years of progressive experience in development or humanitarian Programme. Experience gained within an international humanitarian NGO will be an added advantage.
5. Experience in proposal and report writing and good presentation skills.
6. Strong representation and negotiation skills in working with UN organizations, partner agencies (NGO) and coordinating activities in a multi- sectoral setup.

Personal Attributes for all the positions:

* High level of motivation, integrity, commitment;
* Ability to tolerate cultural, educational and religious diversity in the work place;
* Ability to work for long hours with minimal supervision.
* Good team player with excellent interpersonal communication skill.

“LWF/DWS is an equal opportunity employer, irrespective of gender, race or religious affiliation. Female candidates are encouraged to apply. LWF/DWS is a signatory to the Code of Conduct for humanitarian agencies. Our recruitment and selection procedures reflect the organization’s commitment to the prevention of abuse and exploitation of beneficiaries.”

Applications and detailed CV must include email address and telephone contacts of 3 referees, one of whom must be your supervisor in your current/former employment. They should reach the undersigned by close of business on 30th April 2010:

C/o Office Administrator,
P.O. Box 40870, GPO-00100,
Nairobi, Kenya
Or e-mail to:
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted,
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