HR Officer Job, HR Jobs In Kenya 2020,

Overall Purpose

Reporting to the Managing Director, the HR Officer will be responsible for administrative tasks relating to recruitment & selection, compensation & benefits administration, reward management, training & development, health & safety programs and ensuring compliance to internal and local employment regulatory policies, procedures and practices.


  • Develop and implement a HR strategy, policies & processes aligned with the organization’s corporate strategy, goals and targets for talent management and organizational development.
  • Devising and maintaining office systems, including data management and filing;
  • Screening phone calls, enquiries and requests, and handling them when appropriate;
  • Meeting and greeting visitors at all levels of seniority;
  • Develop and maintain a simple, clear and structured Human Resources Manual for the Organization.
  • Developing Job Descriptions & specifications in conjunction with line managers.
  • Coordinate implementation of all phases of recruitment from advertising, screening, shortlisting, interviewing, reference checks, orientation and final job placement.
  • Prepare offer letters, employee contracts, confirmation letters, promotion letters, transfer letters, dismissal letters and other forms of employee communication in compliance with labor law guidelines.
  • Prepare and maintain employee files; ensuring safe custody, accuracy, compliance and confidentiality.
  • Ensure planning, monitoring and appraisal of employee work results by line managers to coach and discipline employees; hearing and resolving employee grievances and counselling employees.
  • Administer compensation, benefits & performance management systems, and safety and recreation programs.
  • Effectively lead, advise and guide management; stakeholders and employees on people issues.
  • Monitor head count, efficiency and productivity of staff and advices on improvements.
  • Assist the line managers in setting quarterly and annual performance targets for all staff.
  • Ensure compliance to employment legal requirements.
  • Conduct exit interviews to identify reasons for employee termination.
  • Dealing with incoming email, faxes and post, often corresponding on behalf of the manager;
  • Carrying out background research and presenting findings;
  • Producing documents, briefing papers, reports and presentations;
  • Liaising with clients, suppliers and other staff.
  • Carrying out specific projects and research;
  • Responsibility for accounts and budgets;
  • Taking on some of the manager’s responsibilities and working more closely with management;
  • Deputizing for the manager, making decisions and delegating work to others in the manager’s absence;
  • Being involved in decision-making processes.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Management, Human Resource Management, Administration or Social Science from a reputable University.
  • Post-graduate diploma in Human Resource Management.
  • Member of the Institute of Human Resource Management.
  • Fully conversant with Kenya Labour and Employment Laws and practices.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality, tact and discretion when dealing with people and records.
  • Demonstrable HR Generalist experience.
  • High integrity and dependability.
  • Ability to draft HR Operations Manual and Handbook
  • Ability to build and maintain productive working relationships in a multi-functional environment.
  • Strong presentation skills including excellent oral communication skills, passion to make yourself understood and engaging in a pleasant way all the time.
  • People Management skills a must.

How To Apply

If you believe you can clearly demonstrate your abilities to meet the criteria given above, please submit your application with a detailed CV, stating your current and expected remuneration, quoting the job title in the subject field to [email protected]. Deadline of application is 14th July, 2020.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.