Human Resources Officer Job at The Nairobi Hospital, Kenya

The Nairobi Hospital, a leading health care institution in Eastern Africa, has an excellent career opportunity for an individual who possesses a passion for excellence, strong work ethic, are results oriented and committed to continual improvement.

The successful candidate will be a team player with ability to effectively add value to enabling good patient outcomes and shape best clinical practice.

Human Resources Officer

Ref: TNH/HRD/HRO/07/19

Organization: The Nairobi Hospital

Location: Nairobi

Reporting to the HR Business Partner for the assigned divisions, the successful candidate will be responsible for participating actively in designing and implementing all strategic and operational aspects of the HR cycle across the Hospital.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Participating in determining short and long term human resource needs for the assigned Divisions.
  • Providing advisory services to line managers on human capital issues e.g. staffing levels, recruitment, deployment, discipline, performance management, training and development.
  • Ensuring Hospital staff practices are in line with policy and legislative requirements.
  • Executing the recruitment and selection process for assigned Divisions and Departments.
  • Implementing terms and conditions of service e.g. medical cover, leave, group life and provident fund.
  • Facilitating and coordinating employee welfare activities and programs.
  • Providing guidance, counselling and advisory support to staff.
  • Enabling effective grievance handling and dispute resolution.
  • Participating in implementation of induction, orientation and training and development programs.
  • Working with line managers to implement change management programs.
  • Fostering harmonious employee and industrial relations.
  • Contributing to and participating in wider HR Division and other Hospital activities.
  • Ensuring the all HR related costs for assigned divisions are within approved budget.
  • Maintaining up to date staff records.
  • Facilitating continual improvement of the Hospital’s HR policies and practices.
  • Any other duty as may be assigned from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field
  • Higher Diploma in Human Resources Management.
  • CHRP Certification is an added advantage.
  • Good knowledge of labour laws.
  • At least 3 years’ solid generalist experience in a busy Human Resources Department.
  • Effective advisory and influencing skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Member of IHRM.

The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring upkeep of all plumbing installations and proper functioning of related installations.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Carrying out all repair works on all plumbing fittings and installations within the Hospital
  • Taking daily records assigned and presents them to the supervisors.
  • Handling all maintenance requests assigned by the supervisors.
  • Working in Shift system as assigned periodically.
  • Liaising with storekeeper in ordering necessary spares.
  • Carrying out services on hot and cold water installations as assigned.
  • Carrying out services on drainage installations assigned.
  • Responsible for ensuring that the work area and the workshop are kept clean.
  • Ensuring that the uniform worn is clean when duty.
  • Performing any other duties that may be assigned from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • KCSE minimum of C (MINUS)
  • Certificate in plumbing from recognized institution
  • At least 2 years’ experience in the same field

How to Apply

If your background, experience and competence match the above specifications, please send us your application quoting the reference and include your current remuneration, testimonials and full contact details of 3 referees to be received not later than 09th August 2019.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Successful candidates will be expected to report to work within two weeks.

Human Resources Director
The Nairobi Hospital
P.O. Box 30026 – 00100



NOTE: Candidates invited for interviews will be required to present both originals and clear copies (where applicable) of the following documents:

  1. National I.D.
  2. KRA Pin Card
  3. Current Coloured Passport Photo
  4. NSSF Card
  5. NHIF Card
  6. Valid Police Clearance Certificate
  7. Academic and Professional certificates
  8. Certificates of Service from previous employers (where applicable)


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Updated: July 29, 2019 — 5:45 pm