Human Resources and Administration Manager
Job Type Full Time
Qualification BA/BSc/HND
Experience 10 years
Location Nairobi
Job Field Human Resources / HR
Job Description

  • Provide oversight and quality control over recruitment procedures, including screening, interviewing, reference checks, and job offers;
  • Head all human resource functions in the office, including staff induction and orientation, maintaining and updating personnel files, and hiring and terminating employees;
  • Ensure employment policy structures with regard to job descriptions, salary scales, benefits, diversity, and training. Conduct periodic surveys within local markets to benchmark competitive staff compensation packages;
  • Oversee staff performance management policies, including annual and midyear 360 and probationary evaluation processes;
  • Serve as the key internal point person for employee labour relations and personnel mediation in the event of inter-office disputes;
  • Oversee research, drafting, and updating of employee policy and procedure manuals; staff bios; and staff orientation binder;
  • Research, negotiate and renew with the procurement team all office suppliers pertaining to personnel benefits, such as medical insurance and pension;
  • Identify periodic skills development or in-house training opportunities for staff;
  • Ensure a healthy and robust office environment to promote staff growth, wellbeing and productivity.
  • Promote a healthy spirit of teamwork and communication within the ICJ Kenya team through regular meetings and exchange of information.
  • Promote employee wellness and employee retention through creative benefits.
  • Oversee the day-to-day administration processes and operations for effective service delivery.
  • Provide executive support to the office of the Executive Director
  • Provide leadership in the maintenance of an up-to-date members’ register pursuant to the Societies Act.
  • Provide leadership in the submission of the organisation’s annual returns with the Registrar of Societies.
  • Prepare documentation for Annual General Meetings
  • A  bachelor’s  degree  in  human  resource  management  or  business  management  administration (a master’s degree will be an added advantage)
  • At least ten years’ previous work experience in human resources administration (experience in the non-governmental sector will be an added advantage)
    IHRM Membership
  • Extraordinary initiative, creativity and capacity to think strategically
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, diplomacy, verbal and written communication skills
  • Integrity, confidentiality, and professional discretion essential
  • Appreciation of difference, diversity and human rights values in the workplace
  • Proven ability to build and maintain relationships with a wide array of people with diverse backgrounds throughout the sector
  • Performance review methods and techniques
  • Staff training, development and recognition
  • Knowledge and understanding of human resources best practices, including the ability to interpret and apply policies consistently in the context of problem-solving
  • An understanding of relevant legislation, policies and procedures
  • Technologically  competent,  experienced  with  database  systems,  including  the  ability  to  operate spreadsheets and word processing programs at a highly proficient level


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About The Kenyan Section of the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ Kenya)

Established in 1959, The Kenyan Section of the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ Kenya) is a non-governmental, non-partisan, not for profit making, membership organisation registered in Kenya. With a membership drawn from the Bar as well as the Bench, it is a National Section of the International Commission of Jurists whose headquarter is in Geneva. It is however autonomous from the ICJ Geneva.