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Government Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya – KAA

Employee Relations Manager

Background and Scope

Employee Relations is not only about dealing with problems when they occur, it also involves managing employee relationships to achieve productivity within the organization. The implementation of a performance culture using a Balance Scorecard Framework is critical in transforming the Authority.

The Jobholder is expected to have a thorough understanding of a performance driven organization

Job Purpose

The Employee Relations Manager is responsible for designing, implementing and
developing an ER strategy which is aligned with business needs, in order to ensure that the ER team meet their objectives.

The Employee Relations Manager is tasked with creating a fair, respectful, diverse and high performance culture that enables employees to contribute their very best to the Corporation.

The Job Holder reports to the General Manager- Human Resources Development

Key Result Areas
  • Drives and oversees all aspects of the Corporation’s ER initiatives
  • Participates on the employee relations aspects of the proposed changes to the business structure
  • Contributes to the development of the HR Strategy by developing an employee relations strategy that is aligned with the Corporation’s needs
  • Ensures that the organization keeps abreast of the trends in labour legislation and industrial practices to maintain compliance.
  • Participates in the negotiation of labour collective bargaining agreements
  • Interprets and provides advice to line managers regarding the terms of the collective bargaining agreement and HR Policies as outlined in the HR Manual to ensure compliance
  • Advises line managers on the implementation of the Disciplinary and Grievance Handling Procedures
  • Keeps up to date with current Labour legislations and ensures that the HR Policies are amended as appropriate

Skills, Competencies and Experience:
  • University Degree
  • Post graduate qualification in HR and a Masters Degree in Human Resources is desirable
  • Full Member qualification with the Institute of Human Resources Management (IHRM)
  • Practicing Certificate from the Institute or evidence of an application for consideration by the Institute
  • Minimum of 10 years of working experience as a Human Resource Practitioner with a bias to implementation of high performance organization
  • Strong Project Management Skills and a demonstrated experience in Change Management
  • Ability to assess potential problems and make sound judgments around issues that may have adverse impact on the organization
  • Strong inter-personal skills (communication with people at all levels) and a high level of emotional intelligence
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Ability to demonstrate presence and credibility within the organization
  • Good presentation and negotiation skills

How to apply

Interested candidates are required to submit an application letter, curriculum vitae and copies of certificates and other testimonials on or before 2nd APRIL,2014 to the address below quoting reference on the envelop HRD/MER/MAR/2014

ICT Project Manager

Job Purpose:

The Project Manager creates and executes project work plans for ICT projects and revises as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements of KAA. The Project Manager will be accountable to and take direction from the General Manager, ICT.

Main Responsibilities:
  • Follows a defined project management methodology, accountable for the detailed planning of steps and resources needed to meet objectives.
  • Monitor and manage day to day operations of the project including preparation of reports to ensure work is progressing to meet the deliverables on time and on or under budget.
  • Manages multiple medium or large, complex, capital and non-capital ICT projects simultaneously.
  • Effectively applies ICT’s methodology and enforces project standards.
  • Manages project-related risks and issues.
  • Solves conflicts and issues in a timely manner, escalating to the General Manager as appropriate.
  • Ensures project documents are complete, current, and stored appropriately.
  • Plan, prepare and manage budgets for projects.
  • Ensures quality control and compliance for all projects.
  • Provides leadership to multi-disciplinary teams, as well as manages work of outside consultants.
  • Ensures the effective implementation and maintenance of KAA Quality Management System.

Qualifications and Experience:
  • University degree in IT or related field.
  • Minimum of 5 years of information systems experience two of which must have been in project management
  • Project management certification i.e. PMI, PRINCE2 or similar certifications.
  • Should have worked in a busy commercial IT environment.
  • Should be highly self-motivated, self-directed, and attentive to detail with strong interpersonal and relationship-building-skills.

Applicants are expected to be of “High Integrity and no criminal record”

How to apply

Interested candidates are required to submit an application letter, curriculum vitae and copies of certificates and other testimonials on or before 2nd April, 2014 to the address below quoting reference on the envelop ICT/PM/MAR/2014

The Managing Director
Kenya Airports Authority
P. O. Box 19001-00501

or to the following email address

Please note that canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification

“Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.”

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