Deputy Director, Human Resource Management and Administration, Job in Kenya - ICT Authority

Deputy Director, Human Resource Management and Administration- 1 Post



For appointment to this grade, an officer must have: – 

  • At least nine (9) years relevant work experience in Public or Private Sector, three (3) of which in Management; 
  • Bachelor’s degree in any of the following fields: Human Resource Management, Industrial Relations, Public Administration, Business Administration, Political Science/Government, Anthropology or any other Social Science from a recognized Institution; 
  • Master’s degree in any of the Human Resources, Management/Development/Planning, Industrial Relations, Public Administration, Business Administration/Management/Development or any other equivalent qualification from a recognized institution; 
  • Higher Diploma in Human Resource Management or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution 
  • Leadership Course lasting less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution; 
  • Membership to the Institute of Human Resource Management; 
  • Meets the provision of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution; 
  • Certificate in computer application skills; and 
  • Demonstrated a high degree of professional competence, managerial and administrative capability as reflected in work performance and results.
  • Competencies and Skills 
  • Communicating skills; 
  • Managing and supervising people; 
  • Negotiations; 
  • Planning and organizing; 
  • Managing performance; 
  • Budgeting; 
  • Customer and stakeholder orientation; 
  • Analyzing and innovating; 
  • A good understanding of global HR Trends 
  • Coaching and mentoring; 
  • Strategic mindset and ability to influence


  • Coordinating, development, implementation and review of HR policies, rules, regulations, strategies, procedures and guidelines; 
  • Coordinating recruitment, staff training and development programmes and industrial relations matters; 
  • Providing technical advice on HR issues and interpreting HR policies, rules, regulations and statutes; 
  • Overseeing Human Resource Management activities including preparation of HR budget, recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, career management, training and development, staff welfare, discipline, salary administration etc; 
  • Undertaking continuous appraisal and review of the Authority’s terms and conditions of service and making recommendations for improvement; 
  • Coordinating the implementation of the performance management system; 
  • Overseeing human resource planning and development; 
  • Analyzing the staffing levels and making proposals for succession planning; 
  • Overseeing training and development of staff; 
  • Coordinating Training Needs Assessments and ensuring implementation of suitable training programmes; 
  • Monitoring and evaluating effectiveness of training and development programmes; (xii) Coordinating development and implementation of Performance Management System; (xiii) Coordinating development, implementation and review of Career Progression Guidelines; 
  • Facilitating human resource planning and succession management; 
  • Managing the Human Resource Information Management System; 
  • Managing employee relations; 
  • Maintaining staff discipline; 
  • Coordinating staff welfare schemes and programmes; 
  • Managing the payroll;  
  • Ensuring compliance with statutes and regulations related to HR; 
  • Managing staff separation; and 
  • Capacity building and performance management of staff.

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