University Research Co Human Resource Officer Job in Nairobi, Kenya

University Research Co., LLC
Human Resource Officer
Location: Nairobi, Kenya 
Job Type: Consultant 
Job Description: The Human Resources Officer will provide support to all aspects of the human resources function by ensuring the availability of a competent and well-motivated staff throughout the ASSIST Kenya Project in line with our policies and procedures. 
This position is a 6 month contract, and reports to the Finance Operations Manager.


Job Responsibilities:
  • Interpretation and implementation of URC HR policies and procedures.
  • Administration and implementation of HR strategies focusing on achievement of the required results.
  • Maintain staff data
  • Promote equality and diversity within the Organization
  • Staff recruitment-  developing job descriptions, preparing advertisements, shortlisting and interviewing
  • Co-ordinate staff performance including induction, probation and the annual performance evaluation.
  • Support training and development activities including planning and delivering within the ASSIST Kenya Program.
  • Fostering a workplace environment consistent with the organization’s values, mission and vision.
  • Assist in ensuring URC’s compliance with all national legal and statutory requirements for the management of its HR resources.
  • Manage staff welfare
  • Administer staff remuneration and benefits
  • Handling separation of staff  by facilitating effective staff clearance, documentation and release from the organization
Job Requirements:
  • The ideal candidate should have a first degree in social sciences or related discipline and a diploma in Human Resources Management.
  • Registered as a member of the Institute of Human Resource Management (IHRM)
  • Three (3) years’ experience in human resource management in a busy environment and INGO set up will be an added advantage
  • Experience in the HR functional areas and in the application of statutory and labor laws and of best practices in HR
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, influencing, facilitation and negotiation skills
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality, tact and discretion when dealing with people
  • Experience in general office administration
  • Good communication, presentation and interpersonal skills
  • A self-starter, highly organized with ability to organize work of self and others effectively
  • Methodical and pays attention to details
To Apply:
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About University Research Company (URC): URC is a global company dedicated to improving the quality of health care, social services, and health education worldwide. With a non-profit affiliate, the Center for Human Services (CHS), URC manages projects in over 45 countries, including the United States. URC is an E-Verify employer and is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

URC’s mission is to provide innovative, evidence-based solutions to health and social challenges worldwide. Please join us in carrying out our mission.

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