AAR HR Business Partner Job in Kenya

Almost every success story is born out of meek beginnings, Ours is of a company that begun by evacuating medical and accident casualties, back in 1984. 
Since then we have expanded our service provision by growing our client portfolio to over 140,000 members and opened 18 health centres across East Africa. 
Today we enjoy the status of being the largest, most successful private healthcare company in this region and have recently entered into the general insurance market.

We credit this remarkable success not only to our innovativeness and unmatched quality service delivery, but to the men and women who provide it. 
We offer careers that enable individuals to be creative, explore together, access continuous learning opportunities and subsequently realise a rewarding career.

We require capable people who seek more than just a job, but a rewarding career in the following position:

Job Number: REF/AAR/26102012/HR Business Partner
Category: Human Resource

HR Business Partner

Job Skills: Computer Literacy

  • Work closely with the Country Head and senior management team to identify the current and future needs of the business and design HR & OD strategies, plans, and interventions to ensure the department is equipped to achieve them.
  • Support the Country Head and provide the strategic interface between Group HR and the SBU to embed a strategic approach to HR management and development that results in a more effective front line delivery.
  • Engage with and develop proactive relationships with the Shared Services Centre, particularly in relation to the transactional HR and payroll teams.
  • Regularly update the transactional HR staff in the Shared Services on developments in pay, conditions of employment, training courses, leave and other aspects of HR administration.
  • Facilitate coaching, mentoring and feedback to the in-country senior management team, managers and staff to improve individual and organisational performance.
  • Work flexibly across service areas and with partners to achieve the objectives of the SBU.
  • Support organisational change by ensuring that the appropriate systems of performance and development, communications, monitoring and review are in place.
  • Work as part of multi-disciplinary project team to enable the breaking down of divisional and departmental barriers and to encourage the seamless operation of both internal and external partnership.
  • Manage talent in relation to the current and future business manpower planning, including the need for specific competencies, knowledge and skills and experience to enable the business achieve its strategic objectives.
  • Develop, promote and implement the full range of workforce, succession planning and talent management strategies that will support the delivery of business requirements.
  • Contribute to the development and review of Business Plans/Strategies for the SBU.
  • Support and guide the SBU in the proactive implementation of corporate HR policies and procedures.
  • Drive and facilitate an effective performance management system in the SBU by creating and maintaining a high performance culture to improve organisational capability and staff capabilities.
  • Work with the management team to identify opportunities for productivity improvements, through  review of organizational structures, streamlining of business processes, continuous improvement, and performance management.
  • Act as a catalyst for change and innovation by driving cultural change to transform service delivery, improving organizational effectiveness, and embedding corporate values; and facilitating organizational/cultural change.
  • Review HR KPIs in order to identify required improvements and provide updates to the Country Head of Healthcare on the extent to which requirements were met.
Qualifications and Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management, Social Sciences or a business related degree
  • HR professional training and certification at Diploma level
  • 5 – 7 years of hands-on experience with at least 2 years in a management position
  • Sound knowledge of country labour laws
  • Good understanding of HR management  principles and practices
  • Good working experience of HRMIS and MS office is a must
  • Demonstrable commercial awareness capability
  • Demonstrable employee relations skills
Personal Skills and Attributes
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to integrate information from a variety of sources
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Ability to adapt or change to new situations.
Interested and qualified applicants should send their applications, current CV with 3 professional referees to www.aarhealth.com/recruiter before close of business Friday 2 November 2012

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