NGO Human Resource Manager Job in Kenya

Our client in NGO sector working directly with refugees in Kenya is seeking to urgently recruit a Human Resource Manager.

Salary: 150K-200K

Key Responsibilities for the Human Resource Manager

Recruitment and selection

  • Coordinate the recruitment efforts including assisting with staffing requisitions, drafting and posting job descriptions, scheduling interviews, advertising vacancies, screening resumes, schedule interviews, ensure a positive interview experience for the candidates, coordinate reference checks, hiring and orientation processes;
  • Ensure that all necessary recruitment documentation are completed and processes conformed to;
  • Ensure that recruitment of new staff is in line with program budgets and salary structure;
  • Ensure that consultants, research assistants and other temporarily staff are engaged as per Council policies and procedures and in compliance with local labor laws and Kenya Revenue Authority requirements;
  • Coordinate the documentation of interns and ensure that they are appropriately placed supervised and mentored.

Talent management

  • Manage the performance systems and tools including: probationary process, regular performance evaluations, discipline / corrective action, professional development and termination;
  • In consultation with Senior Management Team (SMT), conduct regular organizational, job and individual training and development needs analysis;
  • Serve as a resource to in-house orientation on HR management and related subjects;
  • In consultation with SMT, establish and regularly review standard and generic job descriptions, for all positions ;
  • Ensure that PC Kenya understand the Council Appraisal process, monitor the implementation of the appraisal systems and maintain a full record of all local performance appraisals ;
  • In consultation with SMT, identify areas for staff development and provide guidance to staff in accomplishing their development objectives;
  • Maintain up-to-date records of:
  1. accurate and appropriate job descriptions and ensure the PC Kenya employees have copies of these job descriptions and
  2. staff contracts

Grievance Management

  • Advise supervisors on personnel management issues and staff disciplinary actions;
  • Assist staff with the resolution of grievances;
  • In close communication and collaboration with the Director of HR, Council’s Legal Counsel and the Country Director, deal with grievances and appeals in disciplinary cases, and advise SMT on legal implications;
  • Advise Country Director, Director of Finance and Administration and Program Heads on any legal matters that may require HQ involvement.


On termination of service with PC/Kenya ensure that:

i) staff fillout an exit interview form;

ii) all personnel policy requirements are fulfilled;

iii) Health insurance company is notified timely so that staff member is removed from the group cover.

Benefits and Administrative Duties

  • In close consultation with Kenya staff, review and manage health insurance benefits and discuss concerns with service providers;
  • Generate purchase orders for all HR related procurement of a confidential nature;
  • Ensure HR-related support is provided to all PC/Kenya staff;
  • Participate in meetings of office management, operations and programme teams as required ;
  • Help identify and allocate office space, computer etc.;
  • Foster and organize staff activities; Perform any other relevant duties as required by immediate supervisor.

Human Resource Officer Job Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources;
  • Certification from the Institute of Human Resource Management of Kenya;
  • At least 5-years of HR related working experience in Kenya with NGOs
  • Evidence of implementing human resources policies;
  • Excellent working knowledge of current Kenya labor laws;
  • Proven communication skills to include fluency in speaking/reading/writing in English;
  • Exposure to and interest in staff development in NGO sector ;
  • Previous demonstrated ability to work as part of a team and interact with all levels of staff and management;
  • Demonstrated disposition towards ethical and non-discriminatory behavior that will act as a role model for others;
  • Good human relations skills and proven integrity.

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Updated: May 15, 2018 — 2:19 am