Human Resource Manager Job KEMSA

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Purpose Statement

The job holder is responsible for providing leadership to the Human Resources department and developing the HR strategy and people agenda in line with the business strategy. He/she is tasked with formulating, planning, coordinating, monitoring, and implementing optimal resourcing capacity in the organisation and ensuring optimal employee engagement and retention to fulfil KEMSA’s mandate.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Lead in the development of Human Resource Management strategies, policies, procedures and systems and ensure adherence to the same by all staff.
  • Lead workforce planning and manage the staff establishment analyse staffing levels in the Authority and recommend proposals for succession planning and proper deployment of staff.
  • Establish and monitor staff recruitment, promotion, discipline and capacity building across the Authority.
  • Lead and coordinate organizational change including culture change initiatives in the Authority.
  • Lead the development and coordination of staff welfare and other incentive schemes for the Authority.
  • Oversee performance management across the Authority and ensure linkage to reward and career progression.
  • Advise on the development and implementation of disciplinary and grievance-handling mechanisms.
  • Oversee monitoring and evaluation of the effectiveness of training and development programmes.
  • Oversee employee relations across the authority and champion the people agenda across the Authority to ensure engagement, employee satisfaction and retention.


  • Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: – Human Resource Management, Public/Business Administration or equivalent qualification from a reputable institution.
  • Master’s degree in any of the following disciplines: – Human Resource Management, Public/Business Administration or equivalent qualification from a reputable institution
  • Higher National Diploma in Human Resources or Certified Human Resource Professional (CHRP) qualification or its equivalent from a reputable institution.
  • Cumulative ten (10) years of relevant work experience at least three (3) of which should have been at the grade of a senior management position.
  • Membership of the Institute of Human Resource Management and holder of a valid practising certificate.
  • Must have undertaken a Senior management course lasting not less than 4 weeks from a reputable institution.
  • Proficiency in computer applications.
  • Must fulfil the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.

How To Apply

Successful candidates will be required to satisfy the following requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya 2010:

  • Police Clearance Certificate from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations;
  • Tax Compliance Certificate from the Kenya Revenue Authority.
  • Higher Education Loans Board (for University Graduates)
  • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission Clearance

Those interested and who meet the above requirements are invited to apply for the job.

The application should be accompanied by a detailed curriculum vitae, copies of certificates and testimonials addressed as below and should reach the Chief Executive Officer no later than 31st January 2024.

The applicant’s envelope should quote the Reference Number of the position they are applying for.

Ag. Chief Executive Officer,
Kenya Medical Supplies Authority,
13 Commercial Street Industrial Area,
P.O. Box 47715-0010,

Attn. Director HR & Administration

‘The Kenya Medical Supplies Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer Committed to Diversity and Gender Equality’.

NOTE: Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.