HR Performance Management & Training Specialist Job in Westlands, Nairobi

HR – Performance Management & Training Specialist

Wisen HR is an innovative and service-obsessed organization that exists to develop and deliver constantly evolving HR solutions which contribute substantially to our clients’ success. 

We provide our clients, small to mid-sized companies, with an integrated suite of HR management solutions – everything from payroll to benefits, HR compliance and HR support.

Job Description: The job holder will provide performance management and training support to designated client companies ranging from less than 10 to over 200 employees.

Main Responsibilities:

Performance Management

  • Research best practices in human performance and designs and revises performance management system for clients.
  • Analyse existing programs to determine their on-going ability to support the stated objectives.
  • Formulate a philosophy of human performance improvement for clients. Must be able to keep this philosophy current from one year to the next.
  • Advise clients on better methods to improve company results.
  • Administer assessment instruments and provide feedback to management.
  • Advise clients on competency-based management systems.
  • Update framework for improving client’s incentive systems.
  • Provide input to compensation systems and their support of performance improvement.
  • Continually improve processes to develop Performance Appraisal systems.
  • Develops ideas/uses for technology, in human performance processes.
  • Establish methods to reduce turnover related to poor performance.
  • Identify and assess training needs within a company.
  • Meet with managers and supervisors to ascertain needs.
  • Conduct surveys.
  • Develop, organize, conduct and evaluate training programs.
  • Create teaching materials.
  • Teach skills such as coaching through feedback, proactive customer service, supervision, time management.
Key Requirements
  • Knowledge required to analyse, design, develop, implement and evaluate performance management systems for clients.
  • Experience in providing advice & structure to the process of translating business strategies & tactics into specific objectives/plans that support goal achievement
  • Good understanding of the roles & responsibilities of key business functions and how they inter-relate to achieve business objectives
  • Mastery of the full training cycle
  • Familiarity with traditional and modern training methods, tools and techniques
  • Knowledge of Kenyan Labour Laws
Qualities and skills:  This position requires an energetic, self-motivated person who is passionate about performance management and training and has a strong background in this, self-driven individual with a keen eye for detail.

Education: Degree in HR, Learning & Development, Education or any other relevant degree
Language: Excellent verbal and non – verbal communication skills in English.
Compensation: A competitive compensation will be negotiated with the right candidate, commensurate with experience and skills. Please state current and salary expectations in your application.

Availability: State availability (notice period) in your application letter.
Location: The role holder will be based in Westlands, Nairobi
Deadline: Interested parties should send their online applications on or before 6th May 2016
Correspondence: Applications and detailed CV to be submitted online at

Applications not meeting minimum requirements will not be considered. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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