Head of HR & Administration Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Job Title: Head of HR & Administration

Gross Salary: Very Competitive

Industry: Electrical Engineering

Location: Nairobi

Our client is a leading engineering and contracting company specialized in designing and executing electrical works, with the main focus being in the corporate market.

They seek to hire a HR and Admin Manager to provide oversight and guidance to the development and monitoring of processes related to recruitment and retention, compliance, compensation, benefits, training and development; as well as oversee administrative functions.


  • Oversee all staff recruitment processes
  • Oversee all labour engagement for the office and manage the new hire orientation and exit process.
  • Oversee and coordinate the performance evaluation process
  • Formulate effective performance appraisal policy procedures and ensure its compliance, track and report on staff and team performance
  • Manage employee benefit plans/programs e.g. Pension schemes, Staff Medical schemes, Group Life schemes, Group Personal Accidents schemes, etc.
  • Develop and manage comprehensive staff training plan in all departments
  • Develop and implement HR strategies and initiatives aligned with overall business strategy
  • Manage all insurance schemes’ benefits contracts and assure high quality coverage for all staff.
  • Ensure HR activity meets and integrates with organizational requirements for quality, legal and ethical stipulations
  • Salary and benefits administration, including; management of all statutory deductions and act as the focal point for any issues arising
  • Responsible for confidential management of employee and personnel records
  • Manage the disciplinary processes in concert with relevant manager and in accordance with the set guidelines
  • Manage Human Resources Information System to ensure accurate and timely availability of information and management reports
  • Maintain an approved list of contractors and vendor databases.
  • Undertake effective sourcing of goods and services; compare prices, specifications, and delivery dates in order to determine the best bid among potential suppliers.
  • Enhance organisation communication flow, encourage and develop employee-management communication.


  • A Bachelor’s degree or an MBA in Business Management, Administration or Human Resource management
  • Must be a member of IHRM with a practicing certificate
  • At least 8 – 10 years’ work experience in a contracting company
  • Excellent verbal and communication skills
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Knowledge of Kenyan Labour Laws
  • Knowledgeable with the ISO Environmental Management Standards
  • Familiarity with Construction, manufacturing or mining industry is an added advantage
  • Ability to observe deadlines and achieve results
  • Should be a team player
  • Good planning and organizational skills
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision

How to Apply

If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualification and experience; please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Head of HR & Administration) to jobs@corporatestaffing.co.ke before 29th April 2020.

Kindly indicate current/last salary on your CV

N.B: We do not charge any fee for receiving your CV or for interviewing.

Only candidates short-listed for an interview will be contacted.

Business Administration, HR and Administration
Updated: April 22, 2020 — 1:25 pm