Principal Human Resource and Administration Officer Job in Kenya

Principal Human Resource and Administration Officer

ADVERT NO. EXT/ 11/05/2023

Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail:

Human resource planning; recruitment; appointment; discipline; industrial relations; staff welfare; and performance appraisals;

Staff training and development;

Assisting in design of human resource policies;

Managing records;

Designing and managing human resource management information system.

Overseeing the provision of efficient office services, telephone services, registry services, office equipment and supplies, cleanliness of grounds and offices, transport services, including the drivers;

Ensuring proper facilitation of officers travelling within and without the country;

Coordination of prompt payment of bills;

Guiding and training staff under him/her;

Upkeep of institute’s assets register,

Supervision of constructions and maintenance works,

Developing work plans for the section;

Monitoring and evaluating officers in the section.

Job Specifications

For appointment to this scale, a candidate must meet the following requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in Human Resource/Personnel Management/Public Administration/Business Management or any other relevant qualifications from a recognized Institution;

Master’s Degree in any of the above fields;

Relevant Professional qualification and membership

At least Eight (8) years’ work experience four (4) of which should have been a Senior Human Resource and Administrative Officer KW5 or its equivalents

Attended a Senior Management course lasting not less four (4) weeks.

Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.

Membership of a professional body

Proficiency in computer applications;

Fulfill the requirements of Chapter 6 of the Constitution

How to Apply

Full details of the job descriptions and requirements for appointments can be accessed through the link
Interested candidates who meet the requirements of KW2, KW3 and KW4 positions should submit soft copies of their application(s) with detailed CV and testimonials to the email address: while KW5, KW6, KW7, KW8 and KW9 positions should submit soft copies of their application(s) with detailed CV and testimonials to the email address:

Hard copies to be sent or hand-delivered to KEWI Headquarters located along Ole Shapara Avenue South C, Nairobi by 30th May, 2023

Applications for KW2, KW3 and KW4 positions should be addressed to:

The Chairperson
Kenya Water Institute Governing Council
P.O Box 60013-00200 Nairobi

In addition to the above indicated requirements, applicants will be required to meet the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya on Leadership and Integrity.
The following clearances will be required from successful candidates upon offer of job and not at the application stage.

Certificate of Good Conduct;

Clearance from the Ethics and Anti – Corruption Commission;

Certificate of Compliance from the Higher Education Loans Board (HELB);

Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) Tax Compliance Clearance; and

Certificate of Clearance from the Credit Reference Bureau (CRB).

KEWI is an equal opportunity employer and encourages all qualified persons; including Women, Persons living with Disability and persons from Minority groups to apply. Only successful candidates shall be contacted for interviews.