Senior Human Resource Officer

Our client is a specialist value-added distributor of converged IP solutions to service providers, network operators, systems integrators and resellers across East Africa. We are looking for a senior Human Resource Officer for them.

Position : Senior Human Resource Officer

Location: Nairobi.

Salary : 150K – 200 K.

Job Brief.

The ideal candidate will be responsible for building, maintaining and enhancing executive procedures for industrial relations, resolving employee grievances effectively, and facilitating multi-party dialogue to ensure harmonious employer-employee relations within the organization and operations ensuring the organization is better able to manage and develop talent to drive high performance teams and operational excellence.

Key Responsibilities.

  • Identify and lead change management initiatives, coaching of leaders, resource planning and implement cyclical activities as per the HR calendar
  • Partner with the business leaders acting as a subject matter expert for Human Resource 
  • Proactively interprets and communicates on the application of HR policies, interpretation of labour regulations, employee disciplinary and performance management to ensure fair and equitable application
  • Undertake workplace investigations and manage the implementation of the outcome
  • Identify legal requirements and government reporting regulations affecting human resources functions and ensures policies, procedures, and reporting comply
  • Create an environment in which differences are openly shared, embraced, and incorporated into the team’s activities.
  • Fosters a culture that encourages and supports inclusion and diversity. Applies understanding of cultural differences to create value for the organization
  • Identifies staffing and recruiting needs, develops, and executes best practices for hiring and talent management.
  • Establish HR as a highly valued business partner with line management and all other key stakeholders.
  • Monitors and ensures the organizations compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations, and recommended best practices, reviews and modifies policies and practices to maintain compliance.
  • Recruits, interviews, hires, and trains new staff in the department.
  • Oversees the daily workflow of the department.
  • Provides constructive and timely performance evaluations.
  • Payroll processing includes delivering accurate payroll input, performing payroll controls and other payroll related activities.
  • Continued development and improvement of the payroll process.
  • Handles discipline and termination of employees in accordance with company policy.
  • Maintain HR database Update the employee’s information in SAP.
  • Maintain and update employee’s files.
  • Develops and implements departmental budget.
  • Coordinates an international team.
  • Conducts HR analysis and reports.
  • Performs other duties as required.

Key Qualifications.

  • Degree in Human Resources Management or related disciplines.
  • Minimum 8 years’ solid experience in sizable establishments.
  • Must be a member of IHRM.
  • Well versed in regional regulatory practices and knowledge in foreign employment market
  • Self-starter who works well independently, able to articulate to all business levels and build strong rapport with internal stakeholders
  • Strong people management skill and ability in building multicultural relationships
  • Positive, continuously learning, strong capacity in problem-solving. Drive for excellence and flexible in approach
  • High level of confidentiality, professionalism with exceptional interpersonal and communication skills

If you qualify and are up to the challenge ,send your CV to, with the subject line as  Senior Human Resources Officer .Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


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