HR Generalist Job in Kenya

HR Generalist

Department: HR And Administration
Reports To: HR/Admin Manager

Job Objective:

The HR Generalist will be responsible for overseeing the administration of all human resource areas for the company and its branch offices

Duties And Responsibilities:
HR Duties

  • Administers policies and procedures relating to all phases of human resources activity, assists in the ongoing development of the employee handbook, and responds timely to inquires from employees and management
  • Advises management in the appropriate resolution of employee relations issues and reviews corrective actions to ensure fair and consistent practices are being applied
  • Conducts all recruitment efforts including; placing advertisements, sourcing resumes, pre-screening applicants, interviewing candidates, administering testing, and managing the selection process
  • Recommends, develops, and facilitates all training programs including; new hire orientation, safety, competencies, and succession planning
  • Participates in the compensation programs, including creating/modifying job descriptions, establishes/adheres to  pay scales, monitoring the performance evaluation and merit program, Worker’s Compensation & unemployment
  • Responsible for all aspects of leave administration, including leave tracking and notifications, coordination with paid time off, disability programs, and/or health benefits, as well as return to work protocols
Skills And Competencies:
  • Broad knowledge of various employment laws, recruitment, compensation, benefits, employee relations and training and development
  • Strong interpersonal, analytical, organizational and communication (verbal and written) skills
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities, exercise independent judgment, maintain confidentiality,  work effectively to support various levels of management, and excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Advanced computer skills in MS Office
  • Strong personal accountability
  • Attention to detail
  • Willingness to work extra hours when necessary
  • A Bachelor’s Degree with emphasis in Human Resources, Business or related field
  • A minimum of 5 years experience gained through increasingly responsible HR positions
Qualified candidates should send their application letters and CV’s quoting relevant skills and experience to and copy to  
kindly include names of three referees and a daytime telephone contact. Interviews will be done on a rolling basis until the position is filled. 
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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