By November 12, 2020
Featured Posted on Human Resource Management


We are seeking to fill the position of Human resource manager for a manufacturing firm based in Nairobi.


The Successful Candidate will be responsible for Staff recruitment, training, payroll, disciplinary measures, developing a HR strategic plan for the organization and HR administration.

Tasks and Responsibilities;

Human Resources Planning

  • Prepare human resources plan aligned to the Company’s strategic plan and periodically update the same.
  • Monitor the plan to ensure its adherence
  • Ensure that the approved staffing numbers by the board are strictly maintained and variance is communicated to the board for approval


  • Develop a recruitment plan and implement the same
  • Coordinate all recruitment in the Company
  • Prepare recruitment reports for approval
  • Ensure that each vacant position has an updated job description with competencies clearly outlined to facilitate recruitment
  • Participate in interviews and salary negotiations.
  • Prepare letters of appointments

Staff Orientation & Welfare

  • Develop/Approve the staff induction/orientation program
  • Periodically review and update the staff orientation material and program.
  • Manage Staff welfare.

Training and Development

  • Conduct on annual basis, the training needs assessment exercise and prepare a comprehensive training and development plan.
  • Ensure all staff trainings and development initiatives are competency based and there is value for money
  • Liaise with all heads of departments and sections on training matters
  • Extract training needs from the performance appraisal forms at the end of every appraisal period.

Compensation Management

  • Conduct regular benchmarking exercises to ensure that the Company’s compensation regime is externally competitive
  • Based on the output of such exercises, design specific initiatives for consideration by management and board.
  • Prepare staff budgets on annual basis.


Human Resources Policies and Procedures

  • Regularly review and update HR policies and procedures in line with labour laws for clarity, consistency and information

Performance Management

  • Coordinate annual appraisal and objective setting process
  • Receive individual performance contracts, review and maintain the same
  • Prepares appraisal reports and forward to the Management


Career Management/Schemes of Service

  • Manages the Company’s Career Progression Plans/Schemes of Service


Staff Disciplinary matters

  • Handles all staff disciplinary matters
  • Coordinates with the staff union on matters related to staff

Payroll Management

  • Responsible for the Company’s payroll process
  • Prepare monthly reports on payroll with regard to budget and numbers of staff on board
  • Handles all payroll queries

Leave Management

  • Approve staff leave and maintains updated records of the same

Staff Welfare

  • Handle staff medical scheme
  • Handle Staff pension scheme
  • Handle Staff loan Issues

Other responsibilities

  • Participate in HR projects (e.g. help organize a job fair event)
  • Performs any other responsibilities as may be assigned from time to time.
  • Identifying legal requirements and government reporting regulations affecting human resources functions and ensuring policies, procedures, and reporting are in compliance including studying legislation, arbitration decisions and collective bargaining contracts to assess industry trends.
  • Accident investigation and preparation of insurance carrier reports.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field required.
  • A minimum of 6-8 years of human resource management experience in a senior role preferred.
  • Manufacturing firm experience is a Must
  • CHRP –K is highly desired.
  • Female applicants are encouraged to apply
  • Thorough knowledge of employment-related laws and regulations.



All applications should be done on or before close of business 25th November2020on link below:

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Job Information

Status: Open No of vacancies: 1 Job type: Full Time Job level: Top level Years of experience: 6-8 Salary: Negotiable Publish date: 12 Nov 2020

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