Insurance Senior Human Resource Officer Job in Kenya

Senior Human Resource Officer (Insurance Industry)

Location: Nairobi – Kenya

Company Profile:
Our client a reputable leader in the General Insurance industry with operations in East Africa – Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Rwanda – seeks highly qualified and experienced individuals for the positions below for the Nairobi Office.

Overall Position Purpose
  • To Maintain and enhance the organization’s human resources by planning, implementing, and evaluating employee relations and human resources policies, programs, and practices.
  • Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Formulating, Developing and Implementing  HR policies
  • Organize for training for existing staff
  • Reward system management (salary structure, grading system, bonus scheme)
  • Research and review of the organizations’ benefits scheme (medical, pension, life cover, other cash and non-cash benefits)
  • Maintains the work structure by updating job requirements and job descriptions for all positions.
  • Design and Implement Retention programmes
  • Oversee Compilation of  monthly payroll
  • Custodian of job evaluation process in accordance to changes in the organisation
  • Staff satisfaction survey and review when need be.
  • Manage and evaluation of the staff exit programme (retirement voluntary and normal , exit interviews)
  • Management of the HRIS system
  • Interpret and apply human resources policies, rules and regulations as well as standards and techniques
  • Identify needs for new or modified human resources policies, practices and reviews, and recommend amendments or actions accordingly as required
  • Responsible for managing the recruitment function
  • Managing the HR activities within the office
  • Responsible for the implementation of health and safety policies
  • Develop training programmes and contribute to the design or design organisation learning management system
  • Provide advice to staff and managers with respect to performance management issues
  • Responsible for the implementation of performance management and reward system within the organisation.
  • Any other human resource and administration assignment
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • The incumbent must have proficient knowledge in the following areas:
  • University degree in Human Resource Management
  • Conversant with the Kenya labour laws
  • Skills in negotiation on (CBA’s) Collective Bargaining Agreements and other union matters is an added advantage.
  • HR Experience in the Insurance Industry is an Added advantage.
  • At least 5-6 years relevant Human Resources experience
  • Experience in the Insurance Industry will be an added advantage
  • Fluency in both oral and written communication.
  • Good knowledge of HR policies, rules and procedures.
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Excellent customer relations
  • Flexible, empathy, energetic and ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Professional Qualifications
  • Post graduate Higher Diploma in Human Resource Management
  • Certificate of workplace counseling from a recognized institution added advantage

The incumbent must demonstrate the following skills:
  • Supervisory skills
  • Team building skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Good organization skills
  • Mentoring and Coaching skills.
  • Good interviewing skills
  • Ability to keep abreast with the industry practices
  • The Ideal Person
  • The successful candidate must be a strong, decisive, results oriented leader who can develop and manage relationships across the organisation and with a wide variety of partners based on trust, teamwork and knowledge
How to Apply

To apply for this position send your CV to  quoting the position in the subject line and preferred location. 
Kindly also mention your current/ last salary and benefits. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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