Human Resource & Administration Manager

Job No: VP8

Job type: Human resources

Location: Nairobi

Categories: Human resources/Industrial products

Our client in the manufacturing industry is seeking to recruit  an enthusiastic and confident  individual with the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and MUST be based in Mombasa to fill in the following position:


Job Summary

Reporting to the General Manager, the overall purpose of this job is to guide and manage the overall provision of Human Resources and Administration services, policies across all the Company’s functional areas to ensure the departments receive real-time human resource services

Main Responsibilities of Job

  • Develop and monitor implementation of effective human resources strategies and policies in line with the business strategy;
  • Recruit, deploy and retain quality talents for the Company for the optimal alignment of Human Capital to the strategic mandate;
  • Coordinate organizational Training Needs Assessment and plans training and development interventions in line with the overall strategy for improved performance;
  • Develop and maintain a cohesive and flexible performance-based culture that will deliver on the Company’s objectives;
  • Review the Company’s organizational structure for the optimal establishment to support business processes and ensure effective manpower and succession planning;
  • Carry out demand and supply forecast of manpower requirements for the departments and design human resource action plans to bridge staffing gaps and deal with surpluses
  • Ensure all elements of the human resources cycle i.e. manpower planning & establishment, recruitment & selection, employee & industrial relations, staff welfare, training & development, career and performance management, compensation & reward, and exit management are effectively implemented across all the departments;
  • Ensure review of job descriptions, specifications and grading in line with job scope and dynamics in liaison with user department
  • Develop and maintain robust administrative systems on Records Management, Transport and office maintenance;
  • Manage Employee Relations, Welfare, Safety and Health to foster a conducive work environment and ensure legal compliance;
  • Coordinate and supervise the administrative function and outsourced services of the organization including security services, management of the office premises, facilities and all office equipment and property and ensure safety in the workplace and provision of working tools;

Key Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resource Management, Business Administration, Social Studies, or related from a recognized institution.
  • A Higher National Diploma in Human Resource Management from IHRM
  • Minimum eight (8) years’ experience in the HR Profession
  • Member of the Institute of Human Resource Management (IHRM)
  • Holder of a Valid Practicing Certificate from IHRM
  • Should have strong analytical and be result-oriented
  • Must have high standards of integrity and ethical practice
  • Must be capable of functioning effectively both as a team player and a team leader
  • Must have strong management and Leadership skills

Interested candidates are requested to forward their updated CVs to by Tuesday, 7th September 2021 stating the subject heading “HUMAN RESOURCE AND ADMINISTRATION MANAGER” clearly indicating their current and expected remuneration (MUST), daytime telephone contacts, and addresses of three referees. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Applications for this position are now closed