FKE HR & Admin, Legal Assistant, Administrative Assistant Jobs in Kenya

The Federation of Kenya Employers (FKE) is the national umbrella organization for employers in Kenya and its key mandate is to promote the interests of employers. 
FKE seeks to ensure that national labour and social policy provides an environment favourable to enterprise sustainability and job creation.

Manager- Human Resources and Administration

Reporting to the Chief Manager-Finance and Operations, the successful candidate will manage and coordinate HR and Administration activities in the Federation. 
This position is responsible for interpreting applying the HR policies on a daily basis and advising senior management, in addition to talent, performance, employee motivation and separation management.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Develop, formulate and implement HR strategies and initiatives.
  • Review, develop and administer HR and administration policies and procedures.
  • Implement the performance management system and propose competitive remuneration policies.
  • Provide sound HR advice to management and manage and support the staff welfare function.
  • Take proper custody of HR records and manage all HR related statutory compliance requirements.
  • Oversee the Administration and Procurement functions.
Minimum requirements:
  • MBA in HR Management or first degree in Social Sciences and a Post-graduate Diploma in HR.
  • Minimum of 8 years experience in senior management position ¡n HR and Administration.
  • Proficiency in Ms Office Suite of Packages and experience in working with HRMIS.
  • Strategic Human Resource Planning skills
  • Organizational restructuring and change management skills
  • Job Analysis and competency profiling.
  • Planning, organization, and analytical skills.
Executive Legal Assistant

This position will be the Personal Assistant to the Executive Director, performing a wide range of administrative, legal, office support and board related duties.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Draft board meetings agenda for approval and communicate with board members.
  • Collect board papers, memos and support documents from staff and review them before approval by the Executive Director.
  • Prepare all board documents/files and take and prepare minutes during board meetings.
  • Review legal matters concerning FKE and coordinate the appointment of law firms for FKE.
  • Prepare position papers and speeches for various events, press conferences and advocacy initiatives.
  • Provide support ¡n International Relations and act as liaison with regional and international partners.
Minimum requirements:
  • LLB Degree, CPS(K) and an Advocate of the High Court.
  • Five years experience handling court matters.
  • Strong computer skills and knowledge of relevant software.
  • Communication skills in English and French.
  • Planning, organization, and analytical skills.
Administrative Assistant -Western Kenya

Based in Kisumu and reporting to the Regional Manager-Western, this position will provide professional support and assistance to the Regional Manager by coordinating day to day office activities with members of the Western Kenya Region to facilitate the efficient operation of the regional office.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Perform general administrative and secretarial duties.
  • Handle requests for information and data and resolve administrative problems and inquiries.
  • Prepare written responses to routine enquiries.
  • Prepare and maintain documents including correspondences, reports, drafts, memos and emails.
  • Schedule appointments and coordinate meetings including recording and distributing minutes.
Minimum requirements:
  • KCSE mean grade C, and a Diploma in Business Management and Secretarial studies.
  • A minimum of 5 years experience in a busy office.
  • Strong computer skills and knowledge of clerical and administrative procedures and systems.
  • Knowledge of operating of standard office equipment.
  • Ability to operate standard office equipment and knowledge of principles and practices of basic office management.
  • Excellent communication, planning and organization skills.
Interested and qualified individuals should forward their applications enclosing detailed curriculum vitae, current salary copies of certificates and testimonials and three references the following email address: so as to reach the undersigned not later than June 25th, 2013. 
Only successful candidates will be contacted.

The Executive Director,
Federation of Kenya Employers,
P O BOX 483II —00100,
Nairobi, Kenya.