HR Assistant Job in Kenya

Job Vacancy: HR Assistant

We are looking to hire an assistant in the HR department who will be responsible for payroll administration, leave administration, employee relations and other functions of the HR department.


  • Assist with the recruitment process by identifying candidates, performing reference checks and issuing employment contracts.
  • Perform orientations and update records of new staff.
  • Process documentation and prepare reports relating to personnel activities (staffing, recruitment, training, grievances, performance evaluations etc)
  • Coordinate HR projects (meetings, training, surveys etc) and take minutes
  • Deal with employee requests regarding human resources issues, rules, and regulations
  • Assist in payroll preparation by providing relevant data (absences, bonus, leaves, etc)
  • Assist in performance management and improvement tracking systems;
  • Deal with all issues concerning employee orientation, development, and training logistics and recordkeeping
  • Communicate with public services when necessary
  • Complete termination paperwork and exit interviews.
  • Keep up-to-date with the latest HR trends and best practice.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or related (essential).
  • 2 years of experience as an HR Assistant (essential).
  • Exposure to Labor Law and employment equity regulations.
  • Exposure to payroll practices.
  • Full understanding of HR functions and best practices.
  • Highly computer literate with capability in email, MS Office and related business and communication tools.
  • Must be a registered member of IHRM.


  • Fantastic organizational and time management skills.
  • Strong decision-making and problem-solving skills.
  • Meticulous attention to detail.
  • Ability to accurately follow instructions
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Works well under pressure and meets tight deadlines

Interested candidates are invited to strictly email their cover letter and CV, to before end of day 14th May 2019.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

HR and Administration
Updated: May 4, 2019 — 7:27 am