Human Resources Director Job in Nairobi Kenya

Company Profile: Our client is an authoritative risk management consultancy established in 2005 to provide international security services across Africa supporting multi-sector industries. 
The company works under five main divisions – Maritime, Aviation, Projects, Client Service Solutions and Special Projects and Investigations. 
It has a proven track record in sensitive and complex environments, creating the conditions where there clients can do business effectively.

Job Title: Human Resources Director

Reporting to: General Director

Location: Nairobi Office

Job Purpose:
To maximise return on investment in the organization’s human capital and minimise financial risk.

The HR Director will achieve this by aligning the supply of skilled and qualified individuals and the capabilities of the current workforce with the organisation’s ongoing and future business plans and requirements to maximize return on investment and secure future survival and success.

The HR Director will implement human resource requirements effectively, taking into account international, national and local labor laws and regulations; ethical business practices; and net cost, in a manner that maximizes, as far as possible, employee motivation, commitment and productivity.

HR may set strategies and develop policies, standards, systems, and processes that implement these strategies in a whole range of areas:

  • Head HR management and drive the division
  • Support CEO on company’s drive to ISO compliance
  • Develop company’s HR structure, systems and reporting procedures
  • Maintain awareness of and compliance with international, national and local labour laws
  • Coordinate recruitment, selection, and on boarding (resourcing)
  • Oversee employee record-keeping, confidentiality and data protection
  • Responsible for all consultant details on the MCL as well as ensuring that all hard copies of required documents are in each consultants file
  • Filing of insurances, documentation, qualifications, accreditations, etc.
  • Influence organizational design and development in an HR context
  • Help manage performance, conduct and behaviour
  • Advise and guide industrial and employee relations
  • Drive compensation and employee benefit programme
  • Support Directors with learning and training matters
  • Provide management team with current HR methods of employee motivation, morale-building and retention
  • Participate in HSSE Committee
  • Implement team building activities and motivational programs for boosting productivity
  • Help manage human performance, conduct and behaviour
  • Advise and guide industrial and employee relations
Implementation of such policies, processes or standards may be directly managed by the HR Director or may be indirectly supervised by the implementation of such activities by Directors, other business functions or via third-party external partner organizations. 
Applicable legal issues, such as the potential for disparate treatment and disparate impact, are also extremely important to HR Directors.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Human Resources, Industrial/Labor Relations or other HR related disciplines
  • Minimum 8-10 years of HR Management experience
Desired Characteristics:
  • Master’s Degree in Human Resources, Industrial / Labor Relations or Business Administration
  • Clear thinker able to think strategically and translate strategies into actionable plans
  • Strong written & oral communication skills with the ability to influence all levels of the organization
  • Demonstrated leadership and ability to work in a diverse environment
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities and initiate, lead and manage change. Project management, facilitation and complex problem-solving skills, along with strong process skills and coaching skills
  • High energy level, driven with positive enthusiasm
Interested candidates who meet the above criteria should submit their online application on or before 25th January 2014 at

CVs WITHOUT salary requirements will NOT be considered

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