HR Assistant Job in Kenya

Job Title

HR Assistant




Job Purpose

We seek to recruit a Human Resource Assistant for one of our clients in the Manufacturing sector.


The successful candidate will provide support in a full range of operational and administrative HR activities, in delivering efficient service and support to meet the expected organizational goals.

Key Responsibilities

HR Records & Information Management

·      Maintain up to date staff data (electronic and physical files) in safe and confidential custody. This includes updating HR databases by inputting new employee contact information and employment details.

·      Maintenance of HR records.

·       Process documentation and prepare reports relating to personnel activities (staffing, recruitment, training, grievances, etc)

·      Employee attendance monitoring and absence management and follow up to ensure staff timely completion of monthly timesheets as required.


Recruitment & Selection

·      Draft advertisements for authorized recruitments, ensuring conformity of job advertisements to job specifications.

·      Circulation of advertisements on various platforms.

·      Undertake long listing of job applications and provide the longlist to support shortlisting

·      Arrange for and coordinate interviews (date of interviews, calling short-listed applicants) and ensuring all pre employment documentation is in place.

·      Ensure records of all recruitment and selection processes of employees are correctly filed

·      Conducting reference checks for successful candidates


General HR Support Services

·      Draft employment contracts, and other employee related communication in line with employee terms and conditions of employment

·      Handle and respond to routine staff inquiries regarding HR policies, employee benefits, and other HR-related matters and escalate as necessary.

·      Any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor from time to time.


Professional Qualifications

·      Bachelors Degree in Human Resources/social sciences

·      Certified Human Resources Professional

·      Only candidates with 2 -4years’ experience in a similar role will be considered.

·      Preference will be given to candidates working in Service, Construction and Manufacturing Industries.

·      Ability to maintain confidential information.

·      Proficiency in computer skills: Windows, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook.

·      Good presentation and  communication skills

·      Excellent planning and organization skills


Personal Attributes

·      Possessing a strong degree of integrity, including the ability to appropriately handle confidential information

·      Excellent planning, organizational skills and high-level attention to detail.

·      Honesty and integrity

·      Positive working attitude and ability to give and take instructions

·      Ability to work with minimum supervision 




To Apply:

Applicants who meet the requirements stated above should send their updated CV with a day –time Telephone number to the email address:  with HR Assistant on the Subject line. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Candidates MUST indicate their Current and Expected salaries