Senior Human Resources Assistant Job in Kenya


Recruitment and staff selection:

Assists with forecasting and identifying vacancies, preparing job openings, reviewing and screening of candidates.

Assists in conducting preliminary reviews, prepares and submits recruitment cases to Central Review Bodies.Participates in the selection of candidates, including conducting roster searches for applicants,

Horizon database for downsized staff and identifying short-lists of candidates, evaluating and   generating personal history profiles of candidates, screening matrix, gender and geographic data for HR Officer and internal clearance procedures.

Assists in the filling of posts for all categories, monitoring status of job openings and following-up for completion of recruitment in line with mandated KPIs and ensuring closure of job openings in Inspira upon completion of selection.

Assists in resolving complex HR related issues and problems by conducting necessary research and fact finding, and preparing drafts and related documentation for review by the supervisor.

Prepares recruitment status reports for use by management.  


Assists in reviewing and processing requests for classification.Provides advice and answers general queries on classification procedures and processes. Assists in providing documentation and background materials relating to classification appeals.  


Supervises the maintenance of automated databases and the centralized reference and filing systems.Undertakes research on a range of HR related issues and prepares notes/reports.

Conducts research on precedents, policy rulings and procedures.

Supervises compilation and preparation of statistical reports on HR related issues.

Assists in the preparation of information circulars for HR related issues.

Provides general office support services; processes, drafts, edits, proofreads and finalizes for signature/approval, a variety of correspondence and other communications.

Performs budget preparation input monitoring and sets up and maintains files/records (electronic and paper) monitors deadlines.

Prepares written response to queries concerning HR related matters.  

Trains and provides supervision to new and lower-level staff in the unit.

Assists with the collection and analysis of data as well as preparation of data presentations and reports for information sharing, responding to queries, knowledge management, planning and decision making.

Assists with visualizations and updating information material such as web pages or brochures.

Performs other related duties as required.

Competencies and Qualifications


High school diploma or equivalent is required.

Job – Specific Qualification

Supplemental training in human resources, administration or related area is desirable.  

Bachelor’s degree in human resources, business administration and other related area is desirable.    

Work Experience

A minimum of ten (10) years of progressively responsible experience in human resources management, administrative services or related area is required.

The minimum years of relevant experience is reduced to eight (8) for candidates who possess a first-level university degree or higher.    

Experience in the application of Human Resource Management Systems, such as PeopleSoft, Enterprise Resources Planning (ERP) or related system is required.    

Experience in processing of non-staff and short-term contracts is required.    

Work experience in recruitment and selection tool such as Inspira or similar systems is desirable.    

A minimum of one (1) year or more of experience in data analytics or related area is desirable.

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