Shining Hope for Communities HR Intern

Shining Hope for Communities (SHOFCO)

Job Title: Human Resource Intern

Grade: G4

Section: Business Services

Department: Human Resources

Location / Work station: Kibera

Working Hours: Monday – Friday | 8.00 AM – 5.00PM

Reporting Relationships

  • Reports to: HR Coordinator
  • Direct reports: N/A

Job Purpose: To be responsible for supporting the HR Coordinator in carrying out all the basic Human Resources (HR) functions that support the delivery of SHOFCO’s brand promise.

Key Responsibilities / Duties/ Tasks

  • Provide clerical and administrative support to the human resource team.
  • Maintain and manage accurate human resource records by updating the employee’s data bank, filling and keeping all employees’ documents in their respective files and opening files for new employees.
  • Ensure all files are up to date as per the checklist.
  • Coordinate HR projects including meetings, trainings and surveys as requested by the HR Manager.
  • Process documentation and prepare reports relating to personnel activities that is staffing, recruitment, training, grievances and performance evaluations.
  • Assist with the recruitment and interviewing process.
  • Coordinate communication with candidates and schedule interviews.
  • Maintain all leave records and updates to achieve coordinated leave administration process.
  • Assist in payroll preparation by providing relevant e.g. absences, bonus and leave.
  • Conduct initial orientation for newly hired staff.
  • Respond to HR queries in the absence of HR Manager and Coordinators.

Job Competencies (Knowledge, Experience and Attributes / Skills).

Academic Qualifications

  • Diploma in Human Resources or any other related field

Other requirements (unique/job specific)

  • 2 years’ experience working with the Human Resource department
  • Experience of working with human resource management systems
  • Proficiency in the full Microsoft Office Suite

Functional Skills:

  • Making decisions
  • Checking things
  • Following procedures
  • Examining information

Behavioural Competencies / Attributes:

  • Understanding people
  • Directing people
  • Upholding standards
  • Team working

How to Apply:

Interested applicants should send their applications together with a detailed CV to the HR Manager,

Applications without this information will not be considered.


Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Applications should reach us no later than 19th January 2018.

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Updated: January 10, 2018 — 10:42 am