Human Resource Officer Job in Kisumu, Kenya

Job Advert: Human Resource Officer

Bedrock Holdings Limited is a private security provider registered in Kenya with a presence in all major urban centers within the country. We specialize in providing professional integrated security products, services and solutions.

We seek to fill the aforementioned position.

Job Summary: Reporting to the Head of Human Resources, the Human Resource Officer will be responsible for co–ordinating the operations and activities of the human resource department.


  • Documenting and managing all staff records and ensuring they are complete, accurate, securely well–kept and up to date
  • Build HR guidelines by updating, and recommending human resource policies and procedures that align with company growth and culture
  • Ensure the processes in the human resource department are consistently adhered to and where necessary, review for continual improvement
  • Advising the management on pertinent matters related to human resource management
  • Ensuring staff conduct and discipline is maintained in all the departments /units and thorough but fast conclusion of staff disciplinary cases in collaboration with the Head of Human Resources.
  • Payroll management; coordinating the preparation, reviewing and approval of payrolls on a monthly basis
  • Facilitate communication across the organization by fostering top–bottom and bottom–up flow of information, ideas, feedback and grievances to curb conflict situations
  • Leave management; tracking staff attendance and managing leave days.
  • Undertake HR related administrative duties in the organization
  • Undertaking human resource planning for all staff to ensure that they are optimally engaged
  • Recruitment and training management; developing strategies and processes to manage talent sourcing, selection, onboarding/orienting, and training of employees
  • Conducting staff background checks and follow up to ensure receipt of responses for further review
  • Preparing confirmation letters for staff due for confirmation after expiry of their probation period as well as those being confirmed into new appointments.
  • Planning for and undertaking staff training & development through conducting staff training needs assessment and recommending relevant training for all staff
  • Managing employee performance through implementation of the current performance management system
  • Managing staff welfare, safety and health
  • In close liaison with the Head of Human Resources, review labour, union, or industrial related cases towards amicable resolution

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resource Management preferably augmented with a Higher Diploma or Advanced Certificate in Human Resource Management
  • Must be a member of the Institute of Human Resource Management (IHRM)
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in administration and HR
  • Effective communication skills, including written, verbal, and listening skills.
  • Organized planner, capable of prioritizing tasks and multitasking efficiently.
  • Demonstrated leader with strong training, coaching, and motivational skills.
  • Commitment to exemplifying the highest integrity and professional business ethical standards.
  • Team player that can adapt to a fast pace and changing environment
  • Working experience with an ERP system and ISO Standards knowledge will be an added advantage.

Interested and qualified applicants’ should forward their applications to with a detailed Curriculum Vitae and provide a day time telephone number, personal email and names and addresses of three referees who are knowledgeable about their competence, area(s) of specialization and character.

All applications should be addressed to the undersigned to be received not later than 3rd July 2018.

The Group Human Resources Manager,
Bedrock Holdings Ltd.,
P.O. Box 1004 – 40100,

Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis.

We endeavour to make contact with all of our applicants, but unfortunately high volumes of applications make this unrealistic. If you do not hear from us within two weeks your application has not been successful on this occasion. This does not mean you will not be considered for future roles so please keep an eye on our job board and apply for positions that match your skills and experience.

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Kisumu, Kenya

Kisumu County

HR and Administration
Updated: June 18, 2018 — 6:50 am