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HR Assistant Job in Kenya

The Kenya Episcopal Conference - Catholic Secretariat wishes to announce a vacant post of a HR Assistant 

Purpose of the Post

The position exists to support HR Manager in carrying out the day to day HR duties of KEC- Catholic Secretariat.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Prepare and place all internal and external advertisements for recruitment
  • Receive applications, record in HR Database and send acknowledgement letters to candidates who have applied for positions

  • Arrange interviews in accordance with panel member’s availability
  • Organize interview space and set up the room for interviews
  • Prepare and send out successful and unsuccessful letters to candidates
  • Prepare all new contracts and employment package, follow up with interviewers on commencement formalities eg reference checks
  • Assist with the arrangements for organizational training
  • Collect incoming publications for training courses and investigate other training opportunities for staff
  • Book all training courses for employees
  • Maintain and update personnel records for staff (paper and electronic)
  • Record leave and staff changes
  • Update the Staff Handbook in conjunction with the HR Manager
  • Keep filing up to date
  • Maintain routine correspondence and draft appropriate responses
  • Provide response to general HR enquiries verbal or written
  • To assist with the administrative duties of the appraisal
  • First degree in Social Sciences and a Diploma in Human Resource Management.
  • Able to work under minimum supervision
  • Computer literate (Microsoft Word, Micro soft excel, general computer proficiency)
  • Is a person of attested integrity, with high degree of stewardship of resources
  • Have good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills in English
Performance Indicators

Extent of carrying out duties and responsibility in 'Duties and Responsibilities' above.

Personal Traits 
  • Is a committed Catholic, with good recommendation from own Parish Priest;
  • Shows, in both belief and practice, deep commitment to the ideals and values of the Catholic Church
Our recruitment procedures shall be followed.

Applications should be addressed to:-

Secretary General
Kenya Episcopal Conference-Catholic Secretariat
P.O Box 13475-00800

Email –

To reach him on or before 12th May 2011

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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