Human Resources Manager Job in Kenya

Human Resources Manager

Reports To: The Director

Our client is in the horticulture industry with an average of 500 employees.

Role Objective

To assist with the administration of the day-to-day operations of the human resources functions and duties

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Conduct a human capital audit on entry.
  • Ensure that accurate job descriptions are in place
  • Provide advice and assistance when conducting staff performance evaluations
  • Conduct training needs analysis, and organize staff training sessions, workshops and activities
  • Provide basic counseling to staff who have performance related obstacles
  • Leave administration and monitor daily attendance.
  • Compile and prepare reports and documents pertaining personnel activities
  • Examine employee files to answer inquiries and provide information for personnel activities
  • Develop and maintain the HR manual
  • Explain company personnel policies, benefit and procedures to employee or job applicants.
  • Process and view employment applicants to evaluate qualifications or eligibility of applicants
  • Process, verify, record and attend to personnel related grievance, performance evaluations, and employee leaves of absence.
  • Identify staff vacancies and plan for the recruitment and execute once approval is given
  • Arrange and attend departmental meetings in liaison with the Head of departments
  • Provide advice and recommendations on disciplinary actions
  • Prepare, develop and implement procedures and policies on staff recruitment.
  • Handle employees’ grievances and complaints
  • Provide feedback to the management on how to enhance a better and cordial working environment
  • Maintain employee files and the HR filing system
  • Plan and conduct new employee orientation to foster positive attitude toward organizational objectives
  • Advice on the work activities of staff relating to employment compensation and labour laws.
  • Serve as a link between management and employees by advising on queries and making a report of them, interpreting and administering Human Resources related contracts and helping resolve work-related problems
  • Provide advice to the management on how to enhance a better and cordial working environment and adherence to the HR policies and procedures
  • Ensure that HR policies and procedures are adhered to and conduct staff orientation
Working knowledge of the following HR disciplines is required:
  • Recruitment and Selection
  • Performance management
  • Conflict management
  • Building high performance teams
  • Employee relations
  • Labour Laws
Skills and Interests
  • Excellent communication skills and ‘people’ skills
  • Good negotiation skills
  • A confident and positive attitude
  • Basic counseling skills
  • Ability to prepare reports, and proposal policies and procedures
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet targets
  • Good organizational and administrative skills
  • The ability to work well in team.
Key Professional Skills:
  • Ability to work well with others both as a member of a group and as a leader who gets things done through others
  • Proven ability to plan and manage complex administrative activities and processes
  • Knowledge of organization, operating procedures, and policies of the human resource department
  • Knowledge of techniques of interviewing, selecting and recruiting applicants.
  • Knowledge of modern office procedures and processes
  • Able to motivate individuals in achieving goals and objectives
How to Apply:

NB: Only candidates fulfilling the requirements of the positions should email their application together with a detailed and updated CV, indicating your availability, expected and current salary 
On the Subject line clearly indicate “Human Resources Manager”. 
Deadline for application is 12th June 2013.

E-mail to: philip@dafinaconsultants.com