This position will implement HR strategies, policies, processes, practices and programmes that are aligned with the companies Vision, Mission, Core Values and Business Strategy and that will attract, develop and retain talented people to deliver the strategic imperatives.
Minimum Qualification : Bachelor
Experience Level : Management level
Experience Length : 5 years
Ouresteemed client, is undertaking strategic plans aimed at reclaiming the market leadership inthe Kenya through development of uniqueproducts and service delivery in an efficient and effective manner.
This isbeing achieved by acknowledging and implementing best governance practicesincluding restructuring its processes, policies and procedures.
To set strongbasis of delivering that mandate, our esteemed client seeks to recruitresults-oriented, self-driven and experienced professional to join their teamin the following vacant position.
Reportingto the General Manager, thisposition will implement HR strategies, policies, processes, practices andprogrammes that are aligned with thecompanies Vision, Mission, Core Values and Business Strategy and that willattract, develop and retain talented people to deliver the strategic imperatives.
Keyresponsibilities include :
Prepareshuman resources plan aligned to the companies’strategic plan for review by the managing directorand periodically updates thesame.
Monitorsthe plan to ensure its adherence
Ensuresthat the approved staffing numbers by the board are strictly maintained andvariance is communicated to the board for approval
Recruitment / Selection
Developsa recruitment plan and implements the same
Coordinatesall recruitment in the Organisation
Preparesrecruitment reports for approval
Ensuresthat each vacant position has an updated job description with competenciesclearly outlined to facilitate recruitment
Participatesin interviews and salary negotiations.
Preparesletters of appointments
StaffOrientation & Welfare
Developsthe staff induction / orientation program and implements it
Coordinatesthe orientation process for new staff members for ease of integration
Periodicallyreviews and updates the staff orientation material and program.
Conductson annual basis, the training needs assessment exercise and prepares acomprehensive training and development plan.
Ensures all staff trainings anddevelopment initiatives are competency based and there is value for money
Liaiseswith all heads of departments and sections on training matters
Extractstraining needs from the performance appraisal forms at the end of everyappraisal period.
Conductsregular benchmarking exercises to ensure that the companies compensation regime isexternally competitive
Based onthe output of such exercises, design specific initiatives for consideration bymanagement and board.
Preparesstaff budgets on annual basis.
HumanResources Policies and Procedures
Regularlyreviews and updates HR policies and procedures in line with labour laws forclarity, consistency and information
Coordinatesannual appraisal and objective setting process
Receivesindividual performance contracts, reviews and maintains the same
Preparesappraisal reports and forwards to the managingdirector for review
CareerManagement / Schemes of Service
Inliaison with the Head of Human Resources and Administration, manages the companies
Organizeand maintain personnel records
Updateinternal databases (e.g. record sick or maternity leave)
PrepareHR documents, like employment contracts and new hire guides Human ResourcesPolicies
Participatesin the revision of the companiesHR policies Insurance and related staff cover
Liaisewith external partners, like insurance vendors, and ensure legal compliance
Registersstaff on WIBA and coordinates the same
Handlescases of staff injures in the work place
Registersstaff on NHIF and NSSF cover
Createregular reports and presentations on HR metrics (e.g. turnover rates)
Handlesall staff disciplinary matters
Coordinateswith the staff union on matters related to staff
Responsiblefor the payroll process
Preparesmonthly reports on payroll with regard to budget and numbers of staff on board
Handlesall payroll queries
Updatespayroll based on approved changes
Coordinatesstaff leave and maintains updated records of the same
Advisesstaff on their leave records
Handlesstaff medical scheme
HandlesStaff pension scheme
Answeremployees’ queries about HR-related issues
Participatein HR projects (e.g. help organize a job fair event)
Performsany other responsibilities as may be assigned from time to time.
Candidateshould have :
5 yearsof experience in the financial industry spacespecifically having previous experience in banking or microfinance institutions
Bachelor’sdegree in Human Resource Management.
Possessionof a master’s degree is an added advantage
Professionally,holder of Higher Diploma in HR, Member of IHRM and practicing license.
Technicalskills such as : PerformanceManagementTrainingand developmentHumanResources PlanningHumanResources research SkillsPayrollManagementGeneralHR Skills