International Rescue Committee Human Resources Officer Job in Kenya

International Rescue Committee
Human Resources Officer
Sector: Human Resources 
Location: Kenya
Employee Type: Regular
Employee Category: Full Time

Role: To serve as the Administrative focal point for the delivery of all Human Resources Services to the field office for Nairobi based activities


Talent Acquisition


Support the assigned recruiter for the field office with all field office recruitment by:
  • Coordinating with the HR Manager, Recruitment, to ensure all Location Specific Requisitions have been duly processed for advertising on Taleo, press or internal bulletins
For National Positions:
  1. Contacting candidates for interview
  2. Providing  the panel with the interview packs
  3. Contacting referees post interview to support appointment
  4. Sending unsuccessful candidates regret letters
  5. Maintain updated recruitment files for each position recruited in Nairobi
Talent Management

Ensure that all staff requirements prior to arrival are available –

  1. Email address
  2. Laptop
  3. Desk, seat, stationery
  4. Accommodation
  5. Transfer support
In tandem with the Field HRO ensure all new staff are appropriately enrolled onto the payroll and benefits schemes with the appropriate documentation
In tandem with the HRO Field, maintain site specific staff files with all the requisite documentation. Track any outstanding documents and ensure they are provided within two weeks of appointment
Track fixed term contracts for expiry and advise the HRM

Services and Administration

Maintain up-to-date records  in Nairobi files (forms, approvals, requisitions) for all field staff in relation to

  1. Personnel files
  2. Recruitment
  3. Leave
  4. Training
  5. Performance Management
  6. Benefits
  7. Payroll
  8. Exit
Support all national site specific recruitments through
  1. Management of PRFs
  2. Provision of contracts
  3. Coordination of Nairobi based orientation programme
  • Support the maintenance of all talent acquisition and management processes on Workday
In tandem with the HRO Field, provide weekly/monthly reports to the HR Manager, Field on the status of
  1. Recruitments in progress
  2. Personnel files
  3. Leave
  4. Training
  5. Performance Management
  6. Benefits
  7. Payroll
  8. Post probation reports
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management, or Business Administration ; 
  • An alternate Bachelor’s degree with a PGD in Human Resources Management is also acceptable
  • At least 2 years experience in a similar position
  • Similar experience with an INGO will be an added advantage
  • Working knowledge of the National  Labour requirements – Employment Act, WIBA, OSHA, NITA, RBA, NHIF, NSSF, PAYE
  • A good understanding of compensation and benefits strategies
  • Above average competency with MS Office Suite
Demonstrated skills in:
  • Organisation
  • Time Management
  • Excellent Verbal and Written Communication in English
  • Analytical reasoning
  • Positive Interpersonal interactions
  • Report Writing
  • Cultural and Diversity Sensitivity
Demonstrated Ability to:
  • Work independently
  • Work within tight deadlines
  • Work within a multicultural , multi-ethnic environment
  • Exercise flexibility in the role to accomplish goals
  • Work in a climatically challenging environment
  • Work in a conflict/post-conflict environment is an added advantage
How to Apply
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IRC leading the way from harm to home.

IRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

IRC considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability.

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