Investment Co-operative Human Resource Officer Job in Kenya

Our client, a leading Investment Co-operative in Kenya is looking for a Human Resource Officer.

The role holder shall be in charge of the human resource function of the Society and co-ordinate the operations and activities of the human resource unit.

The Human Resource Officer will report to the Chief Executive Officer.

Key Result Areas / Responsibilities

  • Advising the management on matters related to human resource management;
  • Implementation and interpretation of the approved society’s human resource and administrative policies, procedures and standards;
  • Documentation and management of all staff records and ensuring they are complete, accurate, securely well-kept and up to date;
  • Ensure staffs conduct and discipline is maintained in all the departments /units and ensure fast conclusion of staff disciplinary cases in collaboration with the CEO.
  • Staff Payroll administration; Preparation, adjustment, review and approving staff remuneration payments on monthly basis;
  • Approving staff leave applications and payment of leave allowance;
  • Assisting the CEO with administrative duties in the society;
  • Human Resource Planning for all staff to ensure that they are optimally engaged;
  • Co-ordinate staff Recruitment & Selection, Orientation & Placement to respective department;
  • Ensuring all new members of staff are properly inducted in the operations of the Society;
  • Conduct staff background checks and follow up to ensure receipt of responses to reference checks from referees of new hires before they fall due for confirmation.
  • Prepare confirmation letters for staff due for confirmation after expiry of their probation period as well as those being confirmed into new appointments.
  • Staff Training & Development through conducting staff training needs assessment and recommending relevant training for all staff;
  • Staff Performance Management through implementation of the current performance management system and Performance Appraisals;
  • Enhance staff Motivation and ensure effective & efficient Communication among members of staff, staff Welfare and Safety & Health;
  • Co-ordinate and advice the CEO and the board on best available options when matters Industrial Relations arise;
  • Promote a positive image of the Society; and
  • Carry out any other lawful duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Skills, Competencies and Experience

The ideal candidate should have;

  • Strong character -constantly reminding moral and ethical obligations to employees.
  • Mediator: Playing the role of a peacemaker during disputes, conflicts between staff members.
  • Problem Solver: Solving problems of overall human resource management and long-term organizational planning.
  • Management of Manpower Resources: Broadly concerned with leadership both in the group and individual relationships and labour-management relations.
  • Ability to formulate, implement and monitor HR Policies and Procedures.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Extensive experience in performance management and reporting.
  • Unquestionable Integrity and strong ethical standards.
  • Confidentiality when dealing with sensitive personal information.
  • Proficient in Microsoft office suite.


The candidate should posses the following qualifications

  • A university degree in Human Resource Management or a degree in Business Related field from a recognized university.
  • Diploma in Human Resource Management /Advanced Certificate in Human Resource Management from KNEC, IHRM, KIM or ABE.
  • Minimum 4-5 years’ relevant HR experience with 1-2 years in Management.
  • Must be a member of Institute of Human Resource Management ( IHRM )

How to Apply;

If you meet the above criteria and are interested in making a meaningful career move, please forward your CV in confidence via

Kindly indicate your current and expected salary in your application or CV.


Closing date for applications is Friday 23rd November 2018.

HR and Administration
Updated: November 13, 2018 — 7:43 am