Kenya Red Cross HR Business Partner Job Vacancy

Kenya Red Cross Society is one of the largest humanitarian organizations in Kenya. Its mission is to be the leading humanitarian organization in Kenya delivering excellent quality service of preventing and Alleviating Human Suffering.
The Society is looking for qualified persons to fill the following positions:
Position Title: HR Business Partner

Reporting to: Head, Group HR

Job location: Head Quarters
Position summary: The role is responsible for ensuring that programs and processes delivered are aligned with Business Strategies and HR Priorities. 
This includes delivering/managing the annual processes (e.g., Manpower planning, performance management, compensation cycle), and managing career events in the employee lifecycle. 
The Partner will also be responsible for advising and coaching line managers on HR core programs, processes and policies and ensure that all are implemented in a consistent manner across the society.

The Human Resources Business partner serves as a liaison between the business/Programme line and HR to assess human resources needs in areas such as employment, performance management, compensation, career development and management development, and competency development whilst ensuring the maintenance of social dialogue and employee relations at all times.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure HR programs are delivered and aligned with Business strategies along with HR priorities.
  • Support the annual performance management and compensation processes in alignment with Society practices
  • Coach leadership on standard talent management process and ensure development and implementation of talent practices i.e Succession Planning, training and Performance Management.
  • Work toward standardization and consistency of approach to HR across the society on Issues relating to Employee Management and relations
  • Keep HR Processes in full compliance with the legal, regulatory and internal frameworks
  • Provide HR reports and analysis for management decision including turnover, development, discipline, manpower planning..etc
Minimum Qualifications
  • 5+ years’ experience in an HR generalist, management or business partner role
  • Solid expertise in HR technical proficiencies and core HR competencies with experience in coaching, employee development and driving process improvements and conducting Job Evaluations.
  • Master’s degree or MBA in a Human Resources discipline preferred
  • Employee relations, change management and team development experience
  • Good Knowledge and understanding of Kenya Labour Laws
  • Must be a Certified Member of IHRM
Desired competencies
  • Good knowledge of the work of the Red Cross in Kenya
  • Ability to diagnose problems and identify and drive appropriate solutions .
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to Influence and interface with senior members of the business/Society
  • Good Knowledge of employment laws in Kenya
  • A strong sense of business ethics including the ability to appropriately handle confidential information.
Applications should be sent to the following address to be received on or before Friday, 24th January, 2014.

Secretary General
Kenya Red Cross Society
P.O. Box 40712-00100,

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