KEMRI-RCTP-SEARCH, Nyanza Job career in Suba Kenya 2013

Program Description: The Research Care and Training Program (RCTP), is collaboration between Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI), University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and University of Washington (UW).
RCTP leads the Family AIDS Care and Education Services (FACES) program, a comprehensive HIV prevention, care and treatment program working in over 100 clinics in Nyanza Province, Kenya.
RCTP is seeking a motivated individual to fill the following vacancy for Sustainable East African Research for Community Health (SEARCH).
SEARCH is a five year cluster randomized trial to test whether universal ART can improve health, educational, and economic outcomes.
We are going to be conducting a household census in 12 communities and annual multi-disease diagnostic health campaigns.
We will also be supporting ART delivery through FACES clinics.

Job Title: SEARCH Human Resource Assistant 

Vacancy FN.025-03-013

Reports to: SEARCH Study Coordinator

Duty Station: Suba with frequent travel to Rongo
Duration: Annual appointment,

Job Summary:

  • Overall guidance and management of the provision of human resources services, policies and program of the SEARCH study
Key Requirements:
  • Diploma in Human Resource Management from a recognized institution
  • Training in counseling will be an added advantage
Prior Work Experience
  • At least one (1) years’ relevant post-qualification experience human resource management
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Ability to operate at both strategic and tactical levels
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity, non-judgmental, proactive and detail-oriented.
  • Ability and confidence to engage and influence staff at levels
  • Fluent in English and Dholuo.
  • Strong analytical, communication and interpersonal skills
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Assist employees with routine personnel related questions as the first point of contact for employees related issues
  • Filling and keeping record of confidential personnel information
  • Establishes and leads the recruiting and selection process
  • Update and maintain an accurate employee database
  • Monitors all pay practices and systems for effectiveness and cost containment.
  • Monitor and ensure that all statutory and benefits’ deductions and remittances are processed and submitted
  • Conducting fair appraisals and staff performance reviews
  • Induction of new employees
  • Perform any another duty that may be assigned by the management
Applications should include the following:
  • A cover letter with current position and salary (if applicable),  and date available
  • A current CV
  • At least two letters of recommendation
  • Copies of official certificates
  • Copy of the latest pay slip
  • Names and telephone contacts of at least 3 referees
  • An email address and a telephone number (land line or mobile)
Applications should be sent electronically to the email addresses below and followed with hard copies of the same to the address below:

Human Resources Manager
P.O. Box 614, Code 40100

Closing Date: 2nd April 2013

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