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Head of HR Job in Nairobi Kenya

Our client an E-commerce Group is looking for a Head of HR - Kenya for their legal entities based in Nairobi (headcount: 450), to build the HR department in strong partnership with the Management.


  • Hiring local staff including the whole process (posting, sourcing, interviewing and on boarding) in partnership with the managers and recruitment consultancies. 
 People Development
  • Performance Management: Supporting managers on performance management issues and processes (feedback, year-end performance appraisals…)
  • Learning and Development: Designing the company training plan and customized training programs for each department,
  • HR Development: In collaboration with AIG HR community, implement new HR policies and processes; ensure all company policies and procedures are up to date and in line with current employment law.
Administrative management
  • Personnel and payroll administration: Liaising with social bodies, measuring employee satisfaction and identify areas that require improvement. Managing absences, composing staff handbooks, contracts, staff memos, and issuing written offers of employment, promotion etc.
  • Office management: (In collaboration with the Office Manager Assistant) oversee IT, logistics (room reservation system, etc...), everyday life (equipment, special initiatives, etc.…).
A successful candidate will fulfil the following:

Basic Requirements:
  • Impeccable English, a second language is an asset
  • Mastery of MS Office (Excel, PowerPoint & Word)
  • Strong understanding of local Employment Law & processes
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
Preferred Qualification
  • Masters from a top business school/ HR curriculum
  • 5-7 years of experience in HR management
What do we have to offer?
  • A unique experience in an entrepreneurial, yet structured environment.
  • The opportunity to become part of a highly professional and dynamic team working around the world.
  • An unparalleled personal and professional growth given the challenges that we propose you to take.
Only qualified candidates should send their application letter and CV to clearly indicating ‘Head of HR – Kenya’ on the subject line before 7th October, 2016.

Do not attach any certificates.

Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.

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