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Work type: Permanent
Location: Kenya
Categories: Corporate services - Finance, HSSE, HR, IT, Marketing, International development

Coffey, a Tetra Tech Company, is an industry leader and globally-recognized engineering and consulting firm.  We have a 40 year history in successfully delivering international development projects on behalf of donors right around the world, including the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID), Australia’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, and USAID. Our people work side by side with local partners to support stability, economic growth and good governance, positively changing people’s lives.  We are looking for a dynamic and pragmatic HR Manager to join the Nairobi office of Coffey International Development.

About the role

Under the supervision of the HR Manager EMEA, based in London UK, the incumbent will lead on all human resource activities, aligned with the Country Programme Management Plan as well as the goals and strategic needs of Coffey International Development Limited in the UK.

Key responsibilities are:

Recruitment, Selection and Placement

  • Support, implement and administer the effective and timely recruitment processes in the hiring, developing and retaining the best talents available to support the strategic human resources needs of the office and the organisation.
  • Ensure organisational human resources recruitment targets are met.

Policy Implementation and HR Administration

  • Coordinate and supervise the management and maintenance of staff contracts, personnel files and other employee information.
  • Establish and maintain equity, transparency and consistency in the interpretation, determination, implementation, and administration of HR policy, procedures and guidelines on all HR related matters applicable to the staff.
  • Assist managers with the mid-year and annual appraisal process.
  • Partner with finance to ensure accurate payroll information is submitted each month.
  • Provide timely and accurate guidance to managers regarding employment relation issues.
  • Ensure timely, equitable, transparent and systematic administration of all HR benefits, entitlements, contracts renewal and termination, performance management, promotions and other HR activities.

Local HR Planning and Management

  • Provide ongoing strategy guidance, interpretation and support to management of the country office in the all area of HR management.
  • Provide accurate and sound HR analysis and timely support to the management and planning process in the office as it relates to budget planning, staffing, organisation design, change management and other HR strategy planning and development deliberations.
  • Liaise with the London office to support and contribute to the local implementation of the corporate HR strategy.
  • Provide feedback and make recommendations from a local perspective on the establishment and improvement of systems and internal controls, planning and change management and resolution of HR issues and problems.
  • Participate in international meetings for the local planning of Human Resources.

Management Excellence in the Office:

  • Be a role model by promoting management excellence in the office by ensuring a high level of professionalism at all times in all areas of HR.
  • Effectively manage the human resources lifecycle of the Nairobi office.
  • Ensure compliance with statutory obligations.
  • Work alongside employment lawyer as and when required.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Essential Requirements:

  • Experience working in similar role.
  • Practical knowledge of labour laws
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Good practical experience in the use of Microsoft Office packages.
  • Team player with excellent inter-personal and communication skills.
  • High degree of integrity and dependability.
  • Ability to work independently

Desirable requirements:

  • Membership IHRM.
  • Good knowledge of Business Administration

Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in social science or related field.
  • Higher Diploma in Human Resources Management.

     

Applicants must have the existing Right-to-Work within Kenya to apply for this position.

Advertised: E. Africa Standard Time
Applications close: E. Africa Standard Time

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