Head of HR Job in Kenya

Head of Human Resource and HR Consultancy
Our Client is a training, management consultancy and research firm. The company is currently looking for the Head of  Human Resource and HR Consultancy.

Reporting to the Managing Director, the Head of Human Resources and HR Consultancy will be responsible for managing the HR Consultancy Department and Company HR management activities. 
The position holder will identify and respond to client organisational development and training needs and ensure effective delivery of consultancy services in line with best practices. 
The holder will also be in charge of developing and interpreting internal HR policy, continuous monitoring of staffing needs, recruitment, selection, compensation, separation and compliance to labour statutes.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

1.  Learning Organisation

Propagate the learning organisation culture and be alert to changes in HR and Organisation Development business environment.

2.  Consultancy Management and Change Management Innovation
  • Solicit for consultancy projects from diverse sources, respond to prospective and current client consultancy and training needs, and manage the client/consultancy interface.
  • Be alert to changes in human resources management legislations and business environment and initiate change and innovative management practices in line with modern/evolving practices.
3.  Legal Compliance and Policy Administration:
  • Facilitate the efficient and effective management and planning of all HR services and consultancy functions while ensuring legal compliance practices.
  • Create and maintain systems, implement adopted policies and educate staff on organisation expectations, their entitlement and the general interpretation and application of adopted HR policies.
4.  Staffing and Records Management Administration:

Coordinate and oversee induction of new staff members, administer transfers, promotions, separation and changes in status.

5.  Compensation and Benefits Administration:

Work in close liaison with the board of directors to manage employee compensation and benefits.

6.  Payroll and Leave Administration:

Ensure all payroll data is timely and accurately updated including statutory and non-statutory remittances and accurate leave tracking for all staff.

7.  Employee Relations and Staff Care:

Manage employee relations by providing counsel to employees guided by corporate policies. Manage grievance and discipline cases by providing HR professional advice and support to staff as required.

8.  Performance Planning and Appraisal:

Coordinate annual performance planning and appraisal process by training and involving employee process. Identify growth and staff development opportunities, provide career development guidance and plans.

Job Skills
  • First degree in Social Sciences and a Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resources Management.
  • Demonstrable experience and knowledge in HR Management
  • Well versed and experienced in implementing HR policies and procedures.
  • Excellent knowledge and practical experience in interpreting and applying labour and employment legislations.
  • Possess experience in payroll administration
  • Possess the ability to manage relationships, build trust and maintain the confidentiality on all HR matters and guiding senior management in resolving employee relations.
  • Track record of client handling and responding to customer needs through the development of solution-oriented consultancy.
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills.
  • A team builder with excellent people skills, professionalism and sensitivity to diverse culture.
  • A working knowledge of computer and social media
  • Ability to develop and facilitate training programmes an added advantage
Salary: 50,000 + Commissions

If you feel you fit the above position please send your CV to jobs@alternatedoors.co.ke