I Choose Life (ICL) Human Resource Manager Jobs career in Kenya 2013

Human Resource Manager
Reporting To: Chief Executive Officer

I Choose Life – Africa (ICL) is one of the leading Non-Governmental Organizations that has contributed greatly to HIV prevention efforts among the youth in Kenya today.

ICL’s vision is to see a ‘Healthy Africa, Empowered People!’
ICL’s mission is to create a movement of individuals that enhance the quality of life for communities through health initiatives, economic empowerment, academic & career mentoring and improved leadership & governance.
The organization has programs around four pillars: Health, Economic Empowerment, Academic and Career mentoring and Leadership and Governance (HEAL)

ICL urgently seeks to recruit a Human Resource Manager will be responsible for management of the Human Resources function of ICL in a manner that ensures a motivating working environment and a skilled and passionate workforce that facilitates the achievement of strategic objectives.

He/she will also ensure ICL is in compliance with employment legislation and regulatory requirements.

Key responsibilities

  • Implement the human resources management strategy based on the organizational strategy to ensure that organizational objectives are met.
  • Implement and continuously update human resource management policies and procedures including an optimal performance management system and process for ICL.
  • Responsible for talent management activities by assessing staff skills within ICL against specified competencies, identifying skills gaps and putting in place staff development programmes that address such gaps.
  • Develop and implement appropriate human resources planning and recruitment activities, implement staff retention strategies that reflect best practices.
  • Administer and monitor the performance management systems (Balanced Scorecard) and ensure that HR department set SMART performance objectives that reflect ICL’s performance goals.
  • Develop and implement appropriate succession plans that are linked to ICL’s organization structure.
  • Prepare and manage the Human Resource budget and ensure that it is utilized in an optimal manner.
  • Manage employee discipline and ensure compliance with ICL’s rules and regulations in all instances.
  • Manage employee relations matters, train and offer general guidance to managers and supervisors on staff management skills.
  • Continually review and update the terms and conditions of service of employees.
  • Implement employee health and safety standards ensuring that ICL is compliant with employment legislature
Key Qualifications & Competencies
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in business administration or Social Science and a higher diploma in Human Resource Management.
  • The person should have at least 5 years proven experience in Human Resources  2 years of which should be at supervisory level.
  • Thorough knowledge of Labour laws
  • Passion and commitment to quality service performance
  • Excellent organizational, planning and analytical skills
  • Good interpersonal, negotiation and communication skills
  • Competence in managing people issues
If you believe you meet the above requirements, send your application together with a detailed CV indicating how your experience matches the position requirements, your current position, current remuneration and names and contacts of three referees.
All applications should be made via email: hr@ichooselife.or.ke, to reach us on or before 8th February, 2013.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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