First Assurance HR Business Partner, Executive Assistant to MD and Personal Assistant to MD Jobs in Kenya

First Assurance is one of the leading Insurance Companies in the East Africa. 
We have a strong financial base and 80 years of experience in the Insurance Industry. 
In line with the Company’s expansion program and now a member of Barclays Group, we have the following career opportunities:
Human Resource Business Partner
Reporting to the Managing Director
Key Duties and Responsibilities
  • Formulate and Implement Human Resource Policies and Procedures
  • Ensure the Company complies with the Kenyan Employment Law
  • Ensure that staff records are maintained in accordance with the Company policy and statutory requirements
  • Establish a comprehensive appraisal process and grading system where appropriate
Qualifications and Experience
  • Minimum Bachelor Degree or LLB or Commerce
  • Professional qualification of Diploma in Human Resource, CPS will be an added advantage
  • Commercial awareness and business acumen skills
  • People strategy development skills
  • At least 5 years’ experience of working in a similar position
Executive Assistant to MD
Reporting to the Managing Director
Key Duties and Responsibilities
  • On request from the Managing Director or Business Unit Head, attend selected committee meetings on his/her behalf including operational risk forums and project steering committees to stay up to date with operational conditions and provide early warning any probable issues and proposed solutions.
  • Ensure that tactical decisions taken by the Managing Director or Business Unit Head are communicated to the correct audience in a timely manner and gauge the understanding and commitment from the audience.
  • Act as initial point of entry for escalated client queries. Redistribute the resolution or respond directly to the stakeholders where appropriate and report only major issues to the Managing Director or Business Unit Head.
Qualifications and Experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communication, Business, Finance or Marketing
  • Financial management experience
  • Presenting and communicating information competencies
  • Writing and reporting competencies
  • At least 5 years’ experience of working in a similar position
Personal Assistant to MD
Reporting to the Managing Director
Key Duties and Responsibilities
  • Manage the diary of the MD, in an efficient manner by using Outlook, to set up meetings requested by the line MD or to accept meetings requested by others where the MD’s presence is needed.
  • Track and monitor the acceptances and declines obtained from the relevant parties that have been invited to the meeting. Where possible, resolve issues independently but where needed escalate any concerns and issues to the MD
  • Liaise with relevant parties to re-schedule any meetings, based on a request from either the MD or the original meeting organiser.
  • Liaise with the travel agency to make the travel bookings for any domestic and international trips the MD is required to make and in so doing ensure adherence to the required travel approval process.
Qualifications and Experience
  • Bachelors degree in or a Diploma in business
  • 7 years in an administrative position, preferably with secretarial duties on a one on one basis
  • Advanced Computer literacy (MS Office Suite, Internet and Email, PowerPoint) is essential
  • Experienced in the use of a variety of technological office equipment
  • Focus on quality and accuracy
  • Ability to use initiative and able to act pro-actively
  • Relating and networking competencies
How to Apply
Interested candidates should send a detailed CV and copies of professional / educational certificates by 14th May, 2016 to:-

Human Resources Manager
First Assurance Company Limited
P. O. Box 30064 00100


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