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Human Resources Officer Job in Kenya - Hospital Industry

Our client in the Hospital Industry is in need of an Human Resources Officer to assist in the recruitment of hospital staff working in conjunction with the Human Resource Manager and conduct other activities related to the areas of Training /Development and Performance Management. 

To ensure that the hospitals remuneration and benefits facilities are in line with the market. 

To Research, recommend and implement competitive remuneration packages to retain the current workforce and attract potential employees. 

To ensure that the current remuneration and benefits facility runs efficiently and effectively and on time. 

Support the HR team on all matters related to employee relations 

The candidate should be innovative, energetic and one that has extensive knowledge in HR office.
Key Responsibilities
  • Development and implementation of compensation and benefits policy
  1. Reward system management (salary structure, grading system, bonus scheme)
  2. Research and review of the Hospital’s benefits scheme (medical, pension, life cover, other cash and non-cash benefits)
  3. Retention programme
  • Compile monthly payroll
  • Custodian of job evaluation process in accordance to changes in the Hospital
  • Staff satisfaction survey and review
  • Manage and evaluation of the staff exit programme (retirement voluntary and normal , exit interviews)
  • Management of the HRIS system
  • Interpret and apply human resources policies, rules and regulations as well as standards and techniques
  • Identify needs for new or modified human resources policies, practices and reviews, and recommend amendments or actions accordingly as required
  • Responsible for managing the recruitment function
  • Managing the HR activities within the office
  • Responsible for the implementation of health and safety policies
  • Develop training programmes and contribute to the design or design hospital learning management system
  • Provide advice to staff and managers with respect to performance management issues;
  • Responsible for the implementation of performance management and reward system within the hospital
  • Perform other related duties as required.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities 

The incumbent must have proficient knowledge in the following areas:
  • University degree in Human Resource Management 
  • Conversant with the Kenya labour laws
  • Skills in negotiation on (CBA’s) Collective Bargaining Agreements 
  • HR officer conversant with hospital operations and unions
  • Management experience with at least 3-5 years relevant Human Resources experience
  • Training and experience utilizing computers and other HR software packages.
  • Fluency in both oral and written communication.
  • Good knowledge of HR policies, rules and procedures.
  • Good interviewing skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Excellent customer relations 
  • Flexible, empathy, energetic and ability to maintain confidentiality · Performance review methods and techniques · Staff training, development and recognition · Mentoring and coaching
  • · An understanding of relevant legislation, policies and procedures
Professional Qualifications
  • Post graduate Higher Diploma in Human Resource Management
  • Accounting knowledge
  • Certificate of workplace counseling from a recognized institution added advantage
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Human resources management
  • Job descriptions
  • Performance review methods and techniques
  • Staff training, development and recognition
  • Mentoring and coaching
  • An understanding of relevant legislation, policies and procedures
  • Conversant with employment laws
The incumbent must demonstrate the following skills:
  • Supervisory skills
  • Team building skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Good organization skills
  • Ability to keep abreast with the industry practices
If you believe you qualify for this position, please send your CV and details of your current and expected remuneration to
Only qualified candidates shall be contacted

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