Head of Human Resources
Job TypeFull Time
Experience8 – 10 years
Job FieldHuman Resources / HR
Our client a production company in FMCG sector seeks to hire a Head of Human Resources 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 processesin 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 database.
  • 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 FMCG.
  • Excellent verbal and communication skills
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Knowledge of Kenyan Labour Laws
  • Ability to observe deadlines and achieve results
  • Should be a team player
  • Good planning and organizational skills
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision


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About Janta Kenya

Janta Kenya is a HR Consultancy firm established with an objective of encompassing integral and necessary skills that most individuals and organizations need in everyday business. We have a team of professional HR consultants with extensive experience in all people management issues, and we are therefore well placed to offer advice for private, public and not-for-profit organisations.