Jobs Under Human Resources



In this role, you will:
  • Build and lead a team to consistently meet the ambitious talent-related goals of a rapidly-growing organization.
  • Design and implement innovative policies and procedures to promote cooperation and workplace harmony, consistency, and fairness.
  • Build a high performing HR function that cultivates an organisational culture that cares for employees and helps Nova Pioneer employees to feel fulfilled and satisfied in their jobs.
  • Use data and analytics to drive decisions and improve HR practices and systems.
  • Develop and support effective working relationships with key internal stakeholders.
  • Implement efficient communication strategies for providing the entire organisation with up to date HR policies and other important documents and processes.
  • Ensure standards of excellence are achieved and maintained across all campuses, and the central team.
  • Develop a strong external network of HR and related professionals.
  • Empower and develop others - coach, train and mentor others to further improve their effectiveness and impact.
  • Liaise with counterparts in other regions to ensure consistency and best practice in Human Resources across the organisation.
Skills and Qualifications required:
  • A Bachelor’s degree  in Human Resources/Industrial Psychology ; Higher National Diploma in Human Resources Management will be an added advantage.
  • You have 5 - 8 years experience in a high growth, high expectations environment. Experience in an HR department is highly preferred.
  • You have experience leading people and do so according to a deep set of culture principles and values.
  • You have excellent organisational, planning and time management skills - you are able to handle many moving parts while maintaining high standards of excellence.
  • You are able to design, plan and implement  innovative HR systems and processes.
  • You are a great communicator. You are able to provide clear and effective written and verbal communication and you bring energy and enthusiasm to the HR function.
  • You are flexible and open to change - you handle uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity well.
  • You remain composed and resilient. You can tolerates stress levels and are composed when dealing with high pressure situations.
  • You are a problem solver - you are proactive in identifying issues and address these thoroughly by making effort to find appropriate solutions.
  • You plan and think ahead. You are able to translate future direction into measurable, tangible and operational goals and targets.
  • You have meaningful impact and influence others. You can persuade, influence and make a positive impression on others to gain cooperation and commitment.
  • You uphold high standards and ethics. You are discreet and maintain confidentiality of information.
  • You are excited about our organizational culture—and in particular, you are fired up to challenge yourself by embracing mutual vulnerability and a firehose of feedback.




The Recruitment Director will achieve these hiring targets by managing a team of 25+ individuals spread across 10 countries. The Director and team receive and process more than 50,000 applications each year for 300+ positions to serve smallholder farmers.

The Recruitment Director will join our globally-based People Operations team and ensure we are recruiting the world’s best professionals to join our ranks. The main job duties are as follows:

Setting Department Strategy and Vision
  • Work with senior leaders to collaboratively set and execute on long-term vision for the full recruitment team – including the sub-department areas of talent sourcing and outreach, candidate experience, and recruitment innovations
  • Drive key strategic initiatives forward such as inclusive hiring, implementing technology to make hiring more efficient, driving creative solutions to attract top talent
  • Oversee the yearly team goal setting, project pipeline and distribution of work among team members to ensure we’re hitting goals while maintaining a high job satisfaction for team members
  • Build and maintain strong collaborative working relationships across own team and several global departments, and amongst key leaders in all countries
  • Identify and execute on key areas of strategic innovation for recruitment
Team Leadership and Management
  • Directly manage 2-3 sub-team leaders. Management will include oversight, weekly reporting meetings, performance and development reviews, and strategic direction and support
  • Ensure that all staff receives effective mentorship to promote career growth
  • Work with other recruitment managers to set goals, drive progress, and problem solve
Reporting and Analysis
  • Regularly reporting to leadership on recruitment activities and progress towards targets
  • Set weekly and monthly team key performance indicators – monitoring and keeping targets on track
  • Analyzing key recruitment initiatives and regular performance to optimize recruitment at One Acre Fund
  • Work closely with finance teams to determine annual staffing budget and then with key hiring managers to determine staffing strategy to achieve program objectives
  • Counsel hiring mangers on staffing options to optimize cost efficiency, team performance and impact
  • Oversee department budget – setting the annual budget and doing monthly Budget v. Actuals analysis to keep the department on budget
Administration and Oversight of Key Recruitment Activities
  • Conduct interviews for key leadership positions
  • Perform quality control on recruitment activities to ensure standardization across country and level of position
One Acre Fund is a young organization; as such, there may be additional responsibilities that arise. We are looking for a flexible and enthusiastic professional who can tackle any task that will improve their team and the organization at large.
Career Growth and Development

We have a strong culture of constant learning and we invest in developing our people. You’ll have weekly check-ins with your manager, access to mentorship and training programs, and regular feedback on your performance. We hold career reviews every six months, and set aside time to discuss your aspirations and career goals. You’ll have the opportunity to shape a growing organization and build a rewarding long-term career.

We are seeking someone with a deep interest in people, talent, and sourcing; experience in a fast-paced work environment; and an interest in our mission. The ideal candidate possesses the following qualities and experience:
  • 10+ years of professional experience in recruitment, executive search, or related areas in East, West and/or Southern Africa
  • Minimum 5 years direct management experience with strong examples of people development
  • Experience leading a large team. Demonstrated ability to set a vision and work through a team to achieve the vision
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; the Recruitment Director will have daily contact with senior leaders in the organization, the broader recruitment team, and a wide range of candidates and should be able to engage with them in a friendly and professional way
  • Superior communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Excellent presentation skills and comfort with public speaking are required
  • Comfortable networking – enjoys creating and maintaining positive relationships for professional purposes
  • Internal drive: the Recruitment Director will manage a large team and must be able to proactively drive forward their own work as well as training, delegating and supporting team members so that all work is completed to achieve recruitment targetsKnowledge of existing sourcing channels and the ability to innovate with creative new ways to find candidates
  • Strong judgment and the ability to prioritize multiple demanding tasks
  • Superior organizational skills and meticulous attention to detail
  • Language: English required; Swahili and/or French a plus
Preferred Start Date: As soon as possible to allow for training and overlap with the current director.
Compensation: Commensurate with experience.
Benefits: Health insurance, housing, annual flights, and other quality of life benefits.
Sponsor International Candidates: Yes

East Africans are encouraged to apply




The African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC) is an international non-profit, non-governmental organization committed to conducting high quality, policy-relevant research on population, health, education and development issues facing sub-Saharan Africa. Our goal is to generate evidence for meaningful action to improve the lives of all Africans.

APHRC seeks to recruit a Human Resources Assistant to join its HR team for a fixed period of three months.

  • Participate in talent recruitment and selection process
  • Manage leave and attendance records including preparation of monthly reports
  • Support in management of staff records and keep them confidential
  • Participate in preparation of periodic reports on various HR activities
  • Maintain and update the HR information system
  • Carry out general administrative duties for the HR unit
  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management or related field
  • At least 1 year relevant post-qualification experience, preferably in an international NGO
  • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Strong organizational and multi-tasking skills
  • Proficient in MS Word and Excel
  • Ability to operate a HR Information System
  • Knowledge of Kenya Labour Laws.




Reports to the Head of Human Capital

  • Implementing and interpreting Human Resource strategies, policies, rules and regulations
  • Coordinating human resource and organizational succession planning
  • Organizing recruitment and, processing appointments and employee on-boarding
  • Coordinating implementation of compensation and reward policies
  • Coordinating payroll and employee benefits administration
  • Coordinating employee performance management system
  • Coordinating corporate and individual employee Training Needs Analysis and developing Annual Training Plans
  • Managing the human resource information system
  • Developing and implementing annual and semi-annual Departmental work plans and budget
  • Managing employee relations and processing of staff disciplinary cases for compliance with Labour Laws
  • Developing and implementing Employee Assistance strategies and programmes
  • Supervising, guiding, training and development of staff under him/her.
Required Functional Skills
For appointment to this position, an officer must:-
  • Served in the grade of Senior Human Resource Officer for a minimum period of three (3) years or nine (9) in a comparable and relevant position in the Public or Private Sector
  • Bachelor’s degree in either of the following disciplines: Human Resource Management/Development, Industrial Relations, Business Administration (Human Resource Option) or equivalent qualification from a recognized Institution; OR Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences with a Higher Diploma in Human Resource Management or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  • Attended a Senior Management Course lasting not less than three (3) weeks from a recognized institution
  • Registered as a professional member with Institute of Human Resource Management (IHRM) or any other relevant and equivalent organization
  • Certificate in computer application skills; and
  • Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.
Required Behavioural Skills
  • Candidates must be a person of integrity, demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills and be a team player
  • Strong supervisory skills, including motivating, developing, coaching and leading teams
  • Demonstrated high ethical standards
  • Be an effective communicator with excellent negotiations skills
  • Excellent knowledge of relevant computer software and applications.




Reference Number: SHRO190418
Job Grade: 7.01

HR Business Partner assigned to the Operations Departments (HR, Finance, Information Technology and Facilities and Transport). Works closely with heads of these departments to ensure all HR needs are met. Will attend departmental meetings to advise and follow up on HR matters.

Reports to: Head of Human Resources
Direct Reports: Assistant HRO (1) and HR Assistant

Indirect Reports: None

Job Dimensions:
In addition to HRBP role, the SHRO will be assigned to champion HRMIS, Contract Management, Records Management and Separation - across the organization providing leadership on this specialist functions to other members of the HR team while working closely with the Head of HR for guidance and support.

  • Implement the human resources strategy within assigned departments taking into consideration strategic goals and objectives.
  • Deliver all aspects of HR services within agreed SLAs rand regularly provide reports and matrices on assigned department’s performance.
  • Provide input to HR policy formulation, implement and interpret HR policy and procedures and ensure effective and proactive communication across assigned departments on policies, procedures and services
  • Provide overall expertise in HRMIS, Payroll Processing, Records Management and Separation and be the reference point to the HR team but working closely with the Head of HR
  • Own and drive recruitment, on boarding, talent management and motivation needs of assigned departments ensuring each process meets organization goals.
  • Manage succession, staff development and workforce planning as essential activities within the assigned departments.
  • Ensure departmental data in the HRMIS relating to records management, leave, payroll, medical and other HR duties are coordinated and executed within expected standards
  • Ensure effective implementation of performance management processes and systems for the Programme and link these to the Programme’s Learning and Development strategy.
  • Manage all staff welfare and employee relations matters within assigned departments and ensure timely and adequate resolution of any issues so as to promote a harmonious working environment.
  • Lead and supervise HR staff supporting assigned departments, ensuring they have clear objectives and resources need to perform their tasks.
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management or equivalent.
  • Professional HR qualification and membership to a HR body e.g. IHRM, CIPD etc. or equivalent
  • At least 5 - 8 year’s hands on human resources management experience.
  • Experience working with multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural teams across various sites
  • Knowledge of Kenya laws and practices
  • Knowledge of employee relations policies, procedures and experience in their implementation.
  • Experience in implementing Human Resources Management Information Systems.
  • Computer literacy with proficiency in Microsoft applications
  • In depth understanding of scientific staff competence requirements, ability to handle fiscal databases and completely integrate budget and planning documents for HR management.
  • Ability to analyse problems and devise pragmatic and sustainable solutions.
  • Ability to maintain a strategic view but can also conduct detailed analysis as appropriate.
  • Willingness to take a hands-on approach to problem resolution as required.
  • Ability to build productive and collaborative relationships with varied stakeholders.
  • Strong leadership and management skills
  • Excellent planning and follow through ability
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
All applicants are required to state their current/last salary.

Candidates must supply an email and telephone contact that will be used when offering interviews.  Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Shortlisted candidates shall be required to produce ORIGINALS of their National Identity Card, academic and professional certificates, original transcripts and testimonials, detailed curriculum vitae and valid clearance certificate (certificate of good conduct) during the interviews.




Reporting to: Director Human Resources

Position Scope
The overall responsibility of the Human Resources Business Partner will be to offer effective end to end HR solutions and support to the  Divisions and Business Units assigned. Ensure alignment of business objectives with the employees in assigned business units, serve as  the Human Resources Advisor to Business on Human Resource-related  matters, effectively participate in the delivery of the HR strategy, be the change agent and serve as the Employee’s advocate.

  • Work  with Divisional leaders to drive the development of organizational capabilities, behaviours, structures and processes that support the business strategy and objectives
  • Support line management in forecasting and planning workforce requirements and development of talent pipeline in line with the unit/business strategy
  • Drive the people processes (performance, talent management and employee relations) to ensure that employees’ level of performance, engagement and capabilities meet current and future Bank needs and standards
  • Ensure Succession Management within the assigned business units.
  • Build and equip line managers with appropriate HR tools and knowledge to effectively manage their staff in line with Bank plans
  • Embed a performance management culture within the business area as a means of driving business improvement and cultivating high
  • -performing culture within the Bank.
  • Provide guidance on change management initiatives relating to organisational/departmental restructures/job role design/outsourcing /redundancy situations in order to improve cost and efficiency
  • Work closely with other HR team members to develop and implement best practice HR strategy, policies, programs and initiative that enhance overall business performance.
  • Ensure continuous self-development on knowledge of legal requirements related Human Resource management thus reduce legal risks and ensure compliance to the Bank’s and Legal requirements.
  • Analyse Human Resources trends and related data to develop effective interventions for business.
  • Champion implementation of talent developmental plans to improve organisational performance and ensure business continuity.
  • Represent HR Division during Divisional strategic and implementation sessions in order to understand the relationship between business strategy and the HR strategy.
  • Responsible for exceptional HR service Delivery for business units assigned and their day to day support.
  • Ensure adherence to the HR Policies, Procedures, Labour Laws and the Constitution.
  • Effective use of Human Resources information on the day to day operations in the Bank to ensure sound decision making for business success.
  • Effective management stakeholders.
Skills & Experience
  • A University Degree in Human Resources or Social Science field from a recognised university
  • Higher National Diploma in Human Resources or relevant Certification in Human Resources.
  • A Masters Degree in a business related field will be an added advantage
  • Full member of IHRM and with current practicing certificate
  • Eight  (8) years’ experience in HR of which five (5) years must have been as a HR generalist/HR Business Partner
  • Experience in Banking /Financial Sector will be an added advantage
  • Proven business acumen
  • Extensive knowledge of HR best practices and hands on experience with regard to Recruitment & Selection, Learning and Development cycle, Performance Management Cycle, Talent Management and Employee Relations
  • Experience in implementing organisation change initiatives
  • Experience in implementation of HR Strategy, policy and programs
  • Ability to engage, inspire and influence
  • Excellent interpersonal, team management and communication skills
  • Excellent Stakeholder/Client management skills
  • High levels of Emotional Intelligence
  • Counselling Skills
  • Financial literacy
  • Experience in working with HR Systems such as HR Oracle
  • Computer Literacy




  • Overseeing the development and review of human resource policies, rules and regulations
  • Overseeing the development of human resource plans and strategies
  • Monitoring and coordinating the implementation of human resource management policies, rules and regulations
  • Monitoring and Coordinating staff training and development
  • Developing and institutionalizing performance appraisal process
  • Advising on career development and review of Career Progression Guidelines
  • Coordinating industrial relations and staff welfare
  • Spearheading the development and implementation of human resource management system
  • Overseeing budgeting, allocation and optimal utilization of training resources and opportunities
  • Reviewing of terms and conditions of service
  • Ensuring proper utilization of human resources on board and advising on proper deployment
  • Ensuring compliance with all the statutory and regulatory requirements relating to Human Resource
  • Any other duties that may be assigned from time to time.
  • A degree from a recognized University in Human Resources Management or Social science or any other relevant qualification from a recognized institution
  • Master’s degree in a related field from a recognized institution
  • Full membership to a professional body in the Human Resource field
  • Leadership or Management course is an added advantage.
Experience and competencies
  • Five (5) years working experience, three (3) of which must be in supervisory level
  • Demonstrated outstanding professional competence as reflected in work performance and results
  • Decision making and problem solving skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Demonstrated Integrity
  • Meets the requirements of chapter six of the constitution.
How To Apply
Visit the REA website for the full details of the job descriptions, minimum requirements and requisite work experience for each position.
Apply for a position through a standard one-page letter, attaching a detailed CV and copies of certificates.

All applicants MUST
  1. Complete a BIO DATA form which can be obtained from the REA website and send the same IN SOFT (NOT SCANNED) to the Chief Executive Officer on
  2. In addition to the Bio Data form, submit HARD COPIES of their applications together with their updated Curriculum Vitae, certified copies of academic and professional certificates before or on the closing date.
Candidates must submit Tax Compliance certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority, Clearance Certificates from Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission and Higher Education Loans Board; and a valid Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI).

Qualified persons including physically challenged, youth and female candidates are encouraged to apply.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Applications should reach:
The Chief Executive Officer,
Rural Electrification Authority,
Kawi House, Block C/South C-Bellevue,
P.O Box 34585-00100,
On/or before 31st January, 2018.




Salary Scale: 4
Job REF:  HR/HRO/12/2017

Reporting to the HR and Administration Manager, the successful candidate shall be responsible for effective provision of Human Resources Management support in matters of policy compliance and operations in line with the Corporation’s strategic mission, vision and corporate values.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Coordinate staff appraisal process within the Corporation
  • Participate in the recruitment exercise within the Corporation
  • Liaise with the Legal department is addressing staff welfare issues with significant legal implications
  • Initiate review of and implementation of various policies and manuals related to staff development, remuneration and reward, staff welfare, resourcing, administration, resources/facilities management
  • Continually assist department heads and others staff in interpreting relevant internal and external
  • Participate in staff transfer processes
  • Administer policies and procedures regarding medical and insurance and other benefits
  • Monitor alignment of the departments activities in line with the Corporation’s strategy
  • Arbitrate on disciplinary issues
  • Ensure that the Corporation staff are in a position to enable it achieve its objectives through overseeing recruitment, staff development and performance management both at policy, planning and implementation levels in liaison with other Departments
  • Carry out remuneration administration to ascertain adequate staff motivation and performance
  • Coordinate employee development initiatives, employee assistance programs, organization development interventions, due process approaches to problem solving and regularly scheduled communication
  • Maintain safe custody of all staff confidential information
  • Participate in preparation and development of departmental budget.
  • Participate in payroll management and development
  • Responsible for specific physical assets assigned to the department
  • Plans, assigns and monitors work to department’s staff under his/her supervision
  • Appraises and evaluates departmental staff under his/her supervision
Educational Qualifications and Professional Qualifications
  • Bachelors Degree in Human Resources Management or Social Sciences or any art related art subjects with Higher National Diploma in Human Resources Management
  • Member of the Institute of Human Resource Management (IHRM)
Working Experience
  • At least five (5) years experience in Human Resources Management with at least two (2) years at supervisory level in a busy environment
Competencies and Skills
  • IT proficiency
  • Analytical skills
  • Specialized HR and administration skills
  • Decision making, problem solving, administrative and coordination skills
  • Supervisory, communication and interpersonal skills
  • People management skills
  • Networking and relationship building skills.
  • Action oriented
How to Apply
Interested candidates who meet the specified requirements should send their applications stating the current and expected salaries; attached with detailed curriculum vitae, copies of all academic certificates, testimonials and valid certificate of good conduct to the address below to be received not later than 26th December, 2017. Please Quote Job Title & Reference on the envelope.

P.O. BOX 30587 – 00100

Kenya National Trading Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. Women, Persons with Disabilities, People from marginalized groups and any other Persons who meet the stated requirements are encouraged to apply.

Only successful candidates shall be contacted.

Disclaimer: KNTC does NOT require applicants to pay any fee at whatever stage of the recruitment, selection or employment process.