Job Vacancy – Human Resource Officer

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June 20, 2018 | No Comments

Duma works is recruiting a Human Resource Officer for one of our clients in Nairobi; a leading Human Resource and Business Consultancy firm.

Position:  Human Resource Officer

Department: Human Resource
Reports to:  Human Resource Manager

Job Profile / Purpose:

To support the HRM in providing comprehensive, professional and confidential HR services to the business.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

•  To support HRM in recruitment activities for the business to ensure the required headcount is achieved and high quality staff are employed within agreed budgets to meet the needs of the business.
• To take the lead on employee induction and on-boarding.
• To maintain data on the HR and payroll database including input of starters, leavers and employee and organizational changes to ensure data is timely and accurate.
•  To maintain professional electronic and paper records to satisfy procedures and statutory requirements. To regularly review the records to ensure that they are accurate and up to date.
• Conduct Kava agent training and ensure that the new staff are well familiar with services, rules and regulations in the organization.
• To advise managers and staff on all aspects of terms and conditions.
•  To take the lead on leave management.
•  To administer the probation process and records and deal with performance issues as they arise; keeping the HRM informed on a monthly basis and to advise the HRM when a salary change is required.
•  To undertake exit interviews for voluntary leavers of the business to understand the reasons for leaving and communicate to the relevant parties for appropriate action to be taken.
•  To liaise with the payroll accountant to ensure that information is collated in a timely manner to meet payroll deadlines.
•  To undertake HR projects and proactively research to enable the management make informed decisions.
• To deputize for the HRM when absent.
• To undertake any reasonable and suitable requests by management

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

• 2 Years proven working experience in human resources
• Knowledge of HR systems and databases
• Ability to architect strategy along with leadership skills
• Excellent active listening, negotiation and presentation skills
• Competence to build and effectively manage interpersonal relationships at all levels of the company In-depth knowledge of labor laws and HR best practices

Qualification and Experience Requirements

•  2 Years proven working experience in human resources
• Bachelor’s Degree in HR or any relevant field from a recognized institution
• Member of the IHRM (K)


To apply online click here or send your Cover Letter and detailed CV to [email protected] marking the subject as “3393”, Your Full name & Phone number e.g. 3393 Barack Obama, +2547xxxxxxxx. If you don’t follow these instructions, your application will not go through.

Deadline for receiving applications: Saturday, 21 July 2018


* You will receive a confirmation email and an alert to take a basic screening test over SMS or online. The email with the test may not arrive immediately. Please be patient. The email/SMS test will typically be 5-8 questions to help us understand your background. Regular SMS rates apply to the test.

If you apply and don’t meet these minimum qualifications, we will not be able to move forward with you application.

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