Insurance Senior Human Resource Officer Jobs vacancy in Kenya 2012

Senior Human Resource Officer (Insurance Industry)
Location: Nairobi – Kenya
Company Profile:
Our client a reputable leader in the General Insurance industry with operations in East Africa – Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Rwanda – seeks highly qualified and experienced individuals for the positions below for the Nairobi Office.
Overall Position Purpose
  • To Maintain and enhance the organization’s human resources by planning, implementing, and evaluating employee relations and human resources policies, programs, and practices.
  • Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Formulating, Developing and Implementing  HR policies
  • Organize for training for existing staff
  • Reward system management (salary structure, grading system, bonus scheme)
  • Research and review of the organizations’ benefits scheme (medical, pension, life cover, other cash and non-cash benefits)
  • Maintains the work structure by updating job requirements and job descriptions for all positions.
  • Design and Implement Retention programmes
  • Oversee Compilation of  monthly payroll
  • Custodian of job evaluation process in accordance to changes in the organisation
  • Staff satisfaction survey and review when need be.
  • Manage and evaluation of the staff exit programme (retirement voluntary and normal , exit interviews)
  • Management of the HRIS system
  • Interpret and apply human resources policies, rules and regulations as well as standards and techniques
  • Identify needs for new or modified human resources policies, practices and reviews, and recommend amendments or actions accordingly as required
  • Responsible for managing the recruitment function
  • Managing the HR activities within the office
  • Responsible for the implementation of health and safety policies
  • Develop training programmes and contribute to the design or design organisation learning management system
  • Provide advice to staff and managers with respect to performance management issues
  • Responsible for the implementation of performance management and reward system within the organisation.
  • Any other human resource and administration assignment
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • The incumbent must have proficient knowledge in the following areas:
  • University degree in Human Resource Management
  • Conversant with the Kenya labour laws
  • Skills in negotiation on (CBA’s) Collective Bargaining Agreements and other union matters is an added advantage.
  • HR Experience in the Insurance Industry is an Added advantage.
  • At least 5-6 years relevant Human Resources experience
  • Experience in the Insurance Industry will be an added advantage
  • Fluency in both oral and written communication.
  • Good knowledge of HR policies, rules and procedures.
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Excellent customer relations
  • Flexible, empathy, energetic and ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Professional Qualifications
  • Post graduate Higher Diploma in Human Resource Management
  • Certificate of workplace counseling from a recognized institution added advantage
Skills
The incumbent must demonstrate the following skills:
  • Supervisory skills
  • Team building skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Good organization skills
  • Mentoring and Coaching skills.
  • Good interviewing skills
Competences
  • Ability to keep abreast with the industry practices
  • The Ideal Person
  • The successful candidate must be a strong, decisive, results oriented leader who can develop and manage relationships across the organisation and with a wide variety of partners based on trust, teamwork and knowledge
How to Apply
To apply for this position send your CV to mycv@myjobseye.com  quoting the position in the subject line and preferred location.
Kindly also mention your current/ last salary and benefits. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted



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