USAID TIS Program Human Resources / Administration Officer Job in Kenya

Seeking: Human Resources / Administration Officer
Are you a Somali speaking Kenyan with Human Resources/Administration experience and interest in working on a Somalia program? 

Do you want to make a difference in Somalia?
Would you like to join a dynamic team working on stabilization initiatives for Somalia please read on?
USAID Transition Initiatives for Stabilization (TIS) program
The Transition Initiatives for Stabilization (TIS) program is funded by USAID and responds to the complex crisis that has evolved in Somalia. 
The overall program goal is to mitigate conflict; to promote stability and community cohesion, and to strengthen citizens’ relationships with government officials. 
TIS implements quick impact activities linked to longer-term stabilization goals. 

The TIS program is currently seeking a skilled, diplomatic, effective, and highly motivated Human Resources/Administration Officer. 
As our HR/Admin Officer you will be responsible for HR and Admin functions and administrative matters from the Nairobi Office. 
The Officer will be given a portfolio of offices to support in the field and will cover for the HR/Office Manager when he/she is out of the office 
The Officer’s main function would be human resource management and he/she will also be responsible for managing procurement of office supplies, day to day operations and supporting operations as a whole. 
This position will require some knowledge of Somali culture; the Kenyan and Somali labor laws, highly developed collaboration and networking skills and the exercise of discretion, judgment, and personal responsibility.

Qualifications and skills sought:

  • Degree in Business Administration or Human Resources or any other relevant field.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in write English and a second national language is preferred.
  • At least 5 years’ experience in a similar position.
  • Working knowledge in using Microsoft office required.
  • Honesty, confidentiality and integrity required.
  • Cultural sensitivity.
  • Ability to work with strict deadlines.
  • Competency in performing multiple functional tasks.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Somali and English language fluency required.
  • Interest and availability to travel throughout Somalia.
Do you have the above qualifications and skills? 
Please send 
1) a CV 
2) current position and salary history and 
3) three professional references 
Closing date: Tuesday, October 23, 2012. 
Please note only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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