Human Resources Assistant Job in Kenya

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Human Resources Assistant Job in Kenya

Human Resources Assistant

Job Purpose:

The Human Resources Assistant position provides an effective, efficient, accurate and professional HR service covering full administrative and support to the resourcing function.

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Accurate and timely HRMIS updates and admin support to staff.
  • Facilitate end-to-end recruitment cycle with a focus on impeccable candidate experience.
  • Leading employer branding initiatives i.e. coordination of career fairs and millennials connect and providing support to locally-driven initiatives for Employee Engagement.
  • Maintaining and Updating Recruitment Databases.
  • Conducting reference checks to ensure the best possible selection decision.
  • Analyzing and reporting on key recruitment metrics i.e. retention, turnover, and internal mobility rates turnaround time, offer acceptance rate saving, gender/age distribution on JGs, premiums, and hiring costs.
  • Coordination and analysis of internal surveys i.e. post-induction surveys, candidate experience surveys, and pre & post-internship surveys.
  • Liaising with the payroll team to process statutory payments- preparing data schedules i.e. NSSF, NHIF, NEA and ensuring no penalties to the company.
  • Point of contact for all third-party contractors.
  • Onboarding of new joiners and managing the employee exit processes.
  • Assist with day-to-day operations of the HR functions and any other duties assigned to by the line manager.

Key Challenges:

  • Good application on interpersonal skills to enhance teamwork and flexibility to accommodate work schedules especially in communicating with Stakeholders
  • Self-starter able to take initiative and ownership of projects and prioritise workload to completion with limited supervision.


  • Bachelors Degree in Human Resources/social sciences
  • Certified Human Resources Professional
  • At-least 2 years’ experience in Human Resources
  • Ability to maintain confidential information.
  • Experience providing a high level of customer service, managing highly confidential materials and administrative tasks
  • Proficiency in computer skills: Windows, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook.
  • Proven attention to detail and an acute understanding of the importance of data accuracy.
  • Excellent communication skills (written, verbal, listening)
  • Collaborative


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