Human Resource Officer Job in Kenya – Maryland Global Initiatives Corporation

University of Maryland
School of Medicine
Human Resource Officer – Nairobi, Kisii & Migori
Under the supervision of HR & Admin Manager, the Human Resource Officer will develop, coordinate and implement policies and programmes relating to the effective use of personnel within MGIC. 
Formulate practices that drive an employee-oriented, high performance culture emphasizing empowerment, quality, productivity and goal attainment.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • To support managers on recruitment related activities. This involves; advising on job descriptions, ensuring that all recruitment, selection and assessment materials and tools are clear, relevant and appropriate; providing support on designing the selection process and participating in the interview process
  • Coordinate induction of new staff
  • Manage employee records and carry out HR administrative tasks such as time sheet and leave management;
  • Develop, coordinate and improve performance management systems;
  • Develop and implement MGIC’s HR Strategy;
  • Oversee the monthly payroll administration.
  • Manage the staff benefits.
  • Advise the organization on HR best practices and ensure compliance to the country labour laws and the organization’s HR policies;
  • Liaise with department heads to identify and assess employee training needs and development areas;
  • Manage compensation and administration of employee payroll and benefits;
  • Responsible for ensuring employee safety, welfare, wellness and health including ensuring fire alarms and emergency exits are operational;
  • Coordinate Corporate Social Responsibility projects;
  • Provide counselling when necessary and handle all employee grievances; and
  • Act as the key liaison for Insurance Companies providing services to MGIC.


  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field with strong Human Resource Management training.
  • Strong HR technical skills and capacity with at least 5 years of practical experience on the field.
  • A Higher National Diploma in Human Resource Management.
  • NGO experience a must.
  • One (1) year at supervisory level.
  • Membership of IHRM
  • Excellent Interpersonal and communication skills
  • Management and leadership skills
  • Conflict and Mediation Skills
  • Computer literacy
  • Counselling skill.

How to Apply
you meet the above qualifications, you are requested to send your
application and CV to by September 16, 2016. 

Candidates are required to quote the TITLE & LOCATION of the position being applied on the subject line of the email. 

Only shortlisted candidate will be contacted.

Maryland Global Initiatives Corporation is an equal opportunity employer.

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