Utility Company General Manager Human Resource and Administration Job in Kenya

Our Client, a utility company mandated to provide cost effective and affordable quality water and sanitation services in Kenya, seeks to recruit goal-oriented, self-motivated and qualified persons to fill the following management positions:

Position: General Manager Human Resource and Administration

Ref No. HR/GM- HRA/2012
Reporting to: Managing Director
Job Grade: 2
Job Purpose
The successful candidate will be responsible for providing guidance in overall Human Resources Management and Administrative policies and strategies in order to support mooth running of the Company’s operations. 
He/she should formulate Human Resources policies and strategies in line with overall Strategic Plan.

Key Result Area / Principle Accountabilities and Duties

  • Oversee the overall function of Human Resources and Administration Division.
  • Ensure personnel policies and procedures are developed and implemented.
  • Oversee the management of change process within the company.
  • Develop Human Resources Management and development strategies.
  • Oversee recruitment matters, promotion remuneration, staff training and development.
  • Ensuring career planning and succession planning.
  • Oversee staff welfare and industrial relations.
  • Ensure effective administration of office support services and security services.
  • Develop Administrative policies and procedures.
  • Ensure that the company’s property is well maintained.
  • Ensure transport function within the company is effective.
  • Ensure that the terms and conditions of service and remuneration are revised periodically in conformity with the prevailing labour market as need arises so as to promote staff morale and enhance a sense of belonging among staff.
  • Liaise with all departments to ensure their manpower needs and other logistics are met.
Education, Professional Qualifications and Work Experience:
  • Be in possession of a Bachelors degree from a recognized university;
  • Have a Post Graduate qualification in Human Resources Management;
  • Be a member of the Institute of Human Resource Management (K);
  • 5 years traceable experience in a senior management position and a minimum of 3 years demonstrable experience in driving Human Resources and Administrative function.
Required Skills and Competencies
  • Must demonstrate team management, excellent leadership and interpersonal communication skills;
  • Ability to develop HR strategies and business plans to drive the corporate strategy;
  • Have demonstrated a high degree of professional competence in Human Resources management and development services;
  • Have a clear understanding of the Vision and Mission of the company and ability to translate the HR role in realization of the Mission;
  • Must possess relevant computer application skills
  • Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment;
  • Ability to coach and mentor, lead and drive change in a dynamic environment.
The position is senior and demand excellent people management and development skills, written and oral communication skills both in English and Kiswahili, and high degree of honesty and integrity.

Candidates who meet the above specifications and have the drive to join a highly motivated work team, should submit their applications with a detailed CV giving three (3) names of referees, attach copies of Higher Education Loans Board (HELB) Clearance Certificate and KRA Tax Compliance Certificate.

Provide a reliable telephone and e-mail contact of self and referees, clearly quoting the reference numbers to reach us on or before Monday 16th July 2012 addressed to

DN/A 1318
P.O. Box 49010 – 00100,

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