Human Resource Officer Job in Kenya

Position: Human Resource Officer

Position Summary: The Human Resource Officer assists with the administration of the day-to-day operations of the human resources functions and duties and carries out responsibilities in some or all of the following functional areas: recruitment and selection; employee contracting; employee data management; employee orientation.

Duties and Responsibilities:

The incumbent will be responsible for the following areas:
  • Oversee the recruitment process by participating in the short listing, scheduling and interviewing process.
  • Prepare employee contracts and ensure sign off by employee on HR policies documentation
  • Participate and provide administrative support in the employee separation processes including exit interviews
  • Responsible for maintain up to date data on HR and preparing weekly and monthly HR reports.
  • Undertake reference checks and other background information on selected candidates
  • Participating and providing administrative support during grievance and disciplinary matters
  • Coordinate the performance assessment process
  • Assist in the administration of payroll through providing Finance with necessary documentation and query clarification.
  • Participate in the HR orientation process for all new hires.
  • Ensure accurate and up to date record keeping of  employee data
  • Undertake monthly employee file audits to ensure completeness of files.
  • Ensure statutory documentation is provided by all employees
Education and experience:
  • A degree in Human Resource Management
  • At least 2 years relevant experience
  • Experience with a computerized HRIS system
  • Understanding of Kenya labour legislation
Key competencies and attributes:
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of information
  • High levels of integrity
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Attention to detail, good numerical skills, good data management skills
Applications should be sent to 
Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted. 

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