Human Resource Manager Vacancy in Kenya

Job Vacancy: Human Resource Manager

Position Description: The Human Resources Manager guides and manages the overall provision of Human Resources services, policies, and programs for the company.

The major areas the Human Resources Manager manages include:

  • recruiting and staffing;
  • organizational departmental planning;
  • performance management and improvement systems;
  • organization development;
  • employment and compliance with regulatory concerns regarding employees;
  • employee onboarding, development, needs assessment, and training;
  • policy development and documentation;
  • employee relations;
  • company-wide committee facilitation;
  • company employee and community communication;

The Human Resources Manager is responsible for the development of processes and metrics that support the achievement of the business goals.

Development of the Human Resources Department

  • Oversees the implementation of Human Resources programs through Human Resources staff. Identifies opportunities for improvement and resolves problems.
  • Oversees and manages the work of reporting Human Resources staff. Encourages the ongoing development of the Human Resources staff.
  • Develops and monitors an annual budget that includes Human Resources services, employee recognition, sports teams and community events support, company philanthropic giving, and benefits administration.
  • Selects and supervises Human Resources consultants, attorneys, and training specialists, and coordinates company use of insurance brokers, insurance carriers, pension administrators, and other outside sources.
  • Conducts a continuing study of all Human Resources policies, programs, and practices to keep management informed of new developments.
  • Leads the development of department goals, objectives, and systems. Provides leadership for Human Resources strategic planning.
  • Establishes HR departmental measurements that support the accomplishment of the company’s strategic goals.
  • Manages the preparation and maintenance of such reports as are necessary to carry out the functions of the department. Prepares periodic reports for management, as necessary or requested, to track strategic goal accomplishment.
  • Develops and administers programs, procedures, and guidelines to help align the workforce with the strategic goals of the company.
  • Participates in executive, management, and company staff meetings and attends other meetings and seminars

Employee Relations

  • Formulates and recommends Human Resources policies and objectives for the company on any topic associated with employee relations and employee rights.
  • Partners with management to communicate Human Resources policies, procedures, programs, and laws.
  • Determines and recommends employee relations practices necessary to establish a positive employer-employee relationship and promote a high level of employee morale and motivation.
  • Conducts periodic surveys to measure employee satisfaction and employee engagement.
  • Coaches and trains managers in their communication, feedback, recognition, and interaction responsibilities with the employees who report to them.
  • Makes certain that the managers know how to successfully, ethically, honestly, and legally communicate with employees.
  • Conducts investigations when employee complaints or concerns are brought forth.
  • Monitors and advises managers and supervisors in the progressive discipline system of the company.
  • Monitors the implementation of a performance improvement process with non-performing employees.
  • Reviews, guides, and approves management recommendations for employment terminations.

Organization Development

  • Designs, directs, and manages a company-wide process of organization development that addresses issues such as succession planning, superior workforce development, key employee retention, organization design, and change management.
  • Manages employee communication and feedback through such avenues as company meetings, suggestion programs, employee satisfaction surveys, newsletters, employee focus groups, one-on-one meetings, and Intranet use.
  • Manages a process of organizational planning that evaluates company structure, job design, and personnel forecasting throughout the company.
  • Evaluates plans and changes to plans.
  • Makes recommendations to executive management.
  • Identifies and monitors the organization’s culture so that it supports the attainment of the company’s goals and promotes employee satisfaction.
  • Participates in a process of organization development to plan, communicate, and integrate the results of strategic planning throughout the organization.
  • Manages the company-wide committees including the wellness, training, environmental health and safety, activity, and culture and communications committees.
  • Keeps the CEO and the executive team informed of significant problems that jeopardize the achievement of company goals, and those that are not being addressed adequately at the line management level.

Education and Experience Required

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Human Resources, Business, or Organization Development.
  • A minimum of Ten years of progressive leadership experience in Human Resources positions.
  • Specialized training in employment law, compensation, organizational planning, organization development, employee relations, safety, training, and preventive labor relations
  • Must be a registered member of IHRM
  • Possess ongoing affiliations with leaders in successful companies and organizations that practice effective Human Resources Management.
  • General knowledge of various employment laws and industrial relations
  • Excellent organizational management skills.

Qualified candidates to share their updated cvs to cvs@cdl.co.ke.with the subject human resource manager



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