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Job Title: Head of HR - Commercial Business Unit
 Nairobi, KE
Organization Name:
 HR Business Partners Dept
Department Description:
 We are pleased to announce the following vacancy within the Human Resources Division. 

In keeping with our current business needs, we are looking for a person who meets the criteria below:
Brief Description:
 Reporting to the Human Resources Director, the role holder will act as the primary HR interface with the relevant Commercial Director and responsible for overseeing delivery on the transformational people agenda thus bringing to life the Safaricom people Strategy.

This is a tremendous opportunity to join one of East Africa’s most successful and respected companies that can offer unrivalled career prospects and a fantastic working environment. 

You will join the HR Leadership team and be both hands-on and strategic in providing human resources expertise in the areas of talent management, organizational development, employee relations, coaching/development and HR Operations initiatives.

We are looking for a talented HR Generalist who is commercially driven and who has had extensive experience supporting Commercial teams (Sales, Marketing, Distribution , Enterprise etc) and who has headroom for promotion.
Detailed Description        
  • Participate in the leadership of HR as a member of the HR leadership team
  • Contribute to the development of the HR strategy and program manage execution of the same in the respective function
  • Drive the HR agenda within the function, ensuring that all people managers are equipped and able to deliver against the annual recurring people management requirements
  • Proactively provide high quality, cost effective specialist advice supporting managers on all aspects of the human resources function with an emphasis on taking shared responsibility and ownership for decision-making involving people issues.
  • Establish and develop a dialogue and relationship with senior management to understand the key performance issues and associated people requirements to meet both current and future organizational challenges.
  • Leads the performance management processes within the function ensuring calibration curves are achieved and necessary action is taken to address the ‘Up or Out’ principle
  • Feedback functional priorities into HR planning and policy development
  • Lead the organization effectives & change initiatives within respective functions ensuring all role profiles are up to date and graded in line with the company’s grading system
  • Work with the senior management team to identify opportunities for productivity improvements, via review of organizational structures, streamlining of business processes, continuous improvement, and performance management to optimum utilization and deployment of resources
  • Lead Talent management processes within the function to identify current and future business leaders & specialists, and take personal ownership of nurturing of talent within the function
  • In collaboration with Learning & development contribute to the identification of training needs in line with the functional & leadership competencies and the development of the annual training plan for the function
  • Ensure the reward policies are implemented and adhered to in salary review incentive awards, share awards and sales commissions where applicable
  • Coach /advising managers in the implementation of employee relations processes and ensure Employee Relations cases are dealt with swiftly and expeditiously
  • Work with Centre of expertise to develop polices and guidelines and ensure managers and employees of the function understand the company policies and procedures, applying them fairly and consistently across the organization
  • Lead in the development & implementation of a range of HR change initiatives, work programs and specific projects within agreed timescales and budgets to support the delivery business goals
  • Act as a catalyst for change and innovation within the function, driving programs to embed Safaricom Way
  • Ensures SLA’s agreed between HR Business Partners and Centers of Expertise, HR Operations are met in order to deliver an excellent employee experience
  • Support functional leaders in creating and sustaining a cultural environment for the function shaped by the Safaricom way of leadership
Job Requirements        
  • Bachelor’s degree from a credible institution
  • Higher National Diploma in Human Resources management
  • Minimum of 12 years HR experience with 5 years’ experience in a senior HR role.
  • Successful candidate should have experience in at least 2 Centers of Expertise; especially roles in Organizational Effectiveness &Change and Talent Management.
  • Be commercially aware and capable of taking a holistic view when approaching work
  • Experience of coaching senior management teams, coupled with the ability to gain buy in to solutions
  • Ability to lead a team of Junior HR Business Partners, motivating them to succeed
  • Strong team working skills with the ability to quickly build effective working relationships
  • Strong influencing skills with the ability to ask the right questions to get to the heart of the issue, gain buy in and influence up to senior manager level as well as the ability to provide creative solutions
  • Experience of challenging the accepted ways of doing things to drive change
  • Ability to combine both an operational and strategic approach to business issues
  • Ability to fully understand the areas in which HR cannot only add value but have significant impact on business performance
  • Ability to work in a highly change orientated business facing role
  • Ability to demonstrate a proactive confident and resilient approach.
  • Ability to employ planning, strategic & decision -making skills.
  • Exceptional interpersonal, leadership, and communication skills.
  • Ability to develop and maintain highly effective relationships, externally and internally.
  • Ability to employ conceptual business skills in understanding the organization’s bigger picture.
How to Apply
If you feel that you are up to the challenge and possess the necessary qualification and experience, kindly proceed to update your candidate profile on the recruitment portal (CLICK HERE
 to access) and then Click on the apply button. Remember to attach your resume
End Date: 26-May-2015

Job Title: Senior Officer - Regional Security
Location: Nairobi,KE

Organization Name:
 Security Department

Department Description:
 We are pleased to announce the following vacancy within the Risk Management Division. 

In keeping with our current business needs, we are looking for a person who meets the criteria below:

Brief Description:
 Reporting to the Head of Department - Security, the role holder is responsible for the management and delivery of round- physical and personnel security requirements. 

Supervision and coordination of provision of security and safety related requirements for company network facilities and regional staff in the regions.

Detailed Description
  • Manage all aspects of physical, electronic and personnel security for company facilities and regional staff: Design & plan; Propose; Implement; Manage; Monitor & improve all elements including:-
  1. Access Control
  2. Perimeter Security
  3. Surveillance Systems
  4. Physical Guarding
  5. Back-up Response
  6. Security Escorts
  7. Event Security
  8. Network infrastructures help desk operations.
  9. Undertake the following activities in relation to Security Management:-
  10. Security Sweeps
  11. Penetration Tests
  12. Intruder Detection and Alarm Response Tests
  13. Security surveys
  14. Internal security audits.
  • Manage network security operations including all special operations e.g. during upgrades, equipment swaps over several sites and administration of road side rescue.
  • Ensure MSR security guarding partners for safaricom’s and the outsourced network maintenance partners, investigations and armed security for network infrastructure related cases.
  • Security and Safety advisory support across the business units.
  • Investigate, follow-up and resolve security issues/cases affecting company mobile and immobile assets e.g. facilities, network equipment/property, staff, documents e.t.c
  • Assist company & regional staff, through liaison with law enforcement agencies, on resolution of matters that require such intervention.
  • Liaise with law enforcement agencies and sensitize company regional staff on general insecurity trends, personal/residential security awareness
  • Coordinate the conduct of bi-annual security awareness briefs at all manned company facilities in conjunction with contracted Security Risk Management Consultant
  • Work in close liaison with the Health & Safety Manager where necessary on health & security issues.
  • Formulate and continuously review policies, processes and procedures pertaining to Physical and Personnel Security.
  • Document SLA’s with all service providers
  • Develop budgets and forecasts for all physical and personnel security related services for network facilities.
  • Manage the assigned security budget and all security related projects.
  • Direct: Manage security personnel seconded by contractors on service provision.
Job Requirements
  • Degree in Security Management/Administration or any technical/business discipline.
  • At least 5 years experience in the Military or Police with adequate exposure in command appointments preferably not below the rank of “Major” from the Military and “Senior Superintendent - (SSP)” from the Police.
  • At least 2 years experience in Corporate Security Management in a large corporate firm with multiple facilities
  • General knowledge of Kenyan Laws and Government Regulations pertaining to law enforcement

How to Apply

If you feel that you are up to the challenge and possess the necessary qualification and experience, kindly proceed to update your candidate profile on the recruitment portal (CLICK HERE
 to access) and then Click on the apply button. Remember to attach your resume

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