Manufacturing Industry Employee Relations HR Manager Job in Kenya

Position: Employee Relations HR Manager – Manufacturing Industry

Job Purpose

 
Contribute to the Human Resources Strategy by developing a progressive employee relations strategy to ensure cordial industrial and employee relations in line with business objectives.
 
Key Responsibilities will include:-
  • Managing employee relations by ensuring fair and quick settlement of grievances and disputes
  • Work force Planning
  • Serve as a consultant to front-line supervisors at assigned factories in managing employee performance and conduct issues
  • Assist front-line supervisors with investigations, employee coaching/development, and administering formal progressive discipline as warranted
  • Leading in the interpretation and application of the labour laws and Company regulations
  • Providing appropriate advice and guidelines on all disciplinary matters
  • Liaising with appropriate regulatory and statutory bodies to ensure compliance and appropriate reporting
  • Ensuring continued improvement of the health of the organization by monitoring productivity indicators such as performance, sickness and absenteeism, grievances, work-life balance initiatives, and developing programs to ensure positive trends.
  • Leading the preparation of CBA Proposals and Co-ordination of the CBA negotiations and meetings
  • Managing and monitoring recruitment and selection for Unionisable employees
  • Managing and monitoring the administration of medical, occupational health and Staff welfare programs
Knowledge, Skills, Competencies and Experience
  • Bachelors’ Degree plus a post graduate qualification in Human Resources Management/ Degree in Human Resources Management
  • The successful candidate will ideally possess a generalist HR background with sound knowledge and exposure in labour legislation and procedures
  • Manpower planning and development
  • Sound knowledge of performance management
  • Self-driven and result oriented individual
  • A team player with excellent communication, problem solving, analytical, negotiation and interpersonal skills
  • At least 5 years working experience in a comparable role in a commercial environment
Application Process
 
Interested candidates are invited to strictly email their cover letter and CV, clearly detailing their current remuneration and expectations to recruitment@odumont.com  before end of day 29th June 2013. 
Only short listed candidates will be contacted