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  • SOS Children’s Villages Kenya is an affiliate of SOS CV- International whose mission is to build families for children in need, help them shape their own futures and share in the development of their communities.
  • SOS Children’s Villages Kenya also runs education and health institutions and works with local communities through Families Strengthening Programs.

Key Functions of the Job

  • The Senior Human Resources Officer, under the supervision of the Human Resource & Administration Manager, will co-ordinate day to day operations and provide technical expertise and guidance in the following functional areas:
  • Recruitment, Induction and Onboarding,
    Performance Management and Work Development, Individual and Collective Learning and Development, Employee Relations and Compensation.

S/he will undertake various duties which include but are not limited to

  • Reviews human resources management practices on a continuous basis, and develops new strategies and policies, which enhance the long-term commitment of the staff.
  • Supports the Human Resource & Administration Manager prepare, review and monitor the annual human resource budget and ensure effective implementation of the national human resource strategy.
  • Coordinates the recruitment, selection and onboarding of staff in line with internal policies
  • Prepares orientation programmes for new staff, and ensures new staffs at all levels receive appropriate orientation to the organisation.
  • Coordinates staff engagement meetings at the National office and locations in conjunction with management and location programme heads respectively.
  • Provides support, guidance and counsel to staff at all levels. Ensures open communication channels are maintained at all times.
  • Promotes good working relationships in the organization by providing guidance and advice to management and employees on the appropriate policies and procedures with regards to disciplinary cases.
  • Liaise closely with external legal counsel as required and manage labour disputes with employer bodies, government agencies and labour relation authorities.
  • Support the implementation of a vibrant performance management system in the organization to achieve quality and operational efficiency.
  • Designs and supports relevant learning and development programs for all staff in order to ensure staff are provided with adequate opportunities for self- improvement and progression within the organisation
  • Supports the implementation of Compensation and Benefit strategies by coordinating periodic salary surveys, satisfaction and engagement surveys and designing compensation packages that motive staff.

Required Qualifications / Abilities

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management OR An alternate Bachelor’s degree with a Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resources Management from reputable institutions.
  • Minimum five (5) years’ relevant professional experience, prefarably in an NGO set up
  • A masters degree in Human Resource Management or equivalent disicipline will be an added advantage
  • Certified Human Resource (CHRP) Level II and III will be an added advantage
  • A member in good standing of Institute of Human Resources Management Kenya, with a valid practicing certificate
  • Have the ability to influence and partner with different levels of staff in the organization to build and maintain a positive work environment.
  • Have a strong grasp of Kenyan labour and employment laws.
  • Demonstrated Ability to analyze situations and take corrective actions
  • Excellent quality, attention to detail, & organizational skills
  • Commitment to process of continuous improvement.
  • Valid certificate of Good Conduct

How to Apply

  • This position offer a competitive remuneration and benefits package.
  • If you believe your experience, competencies and qualifications match the job and role specifications described; send your application & updated CV(with details of at least 3 referees one of which must be immediate former employer) addressed to the National Director to reach us on or before 4th April 2020 by email to:
  • Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
  • SOS Children’s Villages Kenya is an equal opportunity employer and its Recruitment Policy addresses itself to the core values of best practice, diversity and equality.