Association for the Physically Disabled of Kenya Job Vacancy : Head of Human Resources NGO

The Association for the Physically Disabled of Kenya (APDK) is a well- established Kenya (NGO) with 10 branches divided into 4 regional hubs. APDK seeks to employ a Human Resource Manager to head the Human Resource Department. APDK has a workforce of 479, a quarter of whom are persons with different abilities.

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Roles for the Head of Human Resources Job

The key Responsibilities include, but not limited to:
  • Human resource policies – develop, implement and maintain human resources policies across the organisation, including training programs to educate and promote awareness of the organization mandate and regulatory compliance.
  • Selection and Recruitment – Directing and managing the recruitment and selection process, and training of line managers in interviewing and assessment procedures.
  • Reporting and management of human resources metrics – produce reports on key metrics, including remuneration and benefits, absenteeism and turnover.
  • Performance management – deliver performance management programs that drive a high performance culture within the organization
  • Learning and development – implement and monitor effectiveness of training programs.
  • Advise the organization to professionally and legally deal with possible redundancies, union matters and retirement issues.
  • Undertake regular reviews of HR systems, policies and procedures to ensure conformity with best practices.
  • Monitor, measure and report on HR issues and opportunities.
  • Demonstrate commitment to health, safety and environmental policies and procedures, including development and training of staff in these areas.
  • BSc/BA in Social Sciences, Business Administrati

    Head of Human Resources Job Qualifications

    on and Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource, or relevant field. MSc/MA in human resource will be an added advantage.

  • A minimum 3 years’ of experience in a similar role
  • Full understanding of the way an organization operates to meet its objectives
  • Excellent knowledge of employment legislation and regulations
  • Thorough knowledge of human resource management principles and best practices
  • A business acumen partnered with attention to the human element
  • Knowledge of data analysis and reporting
  • Excellent organizational and leadership skills
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills
  • Diligent and firm with high ethical standards
  • Must be a Dually Paid up member of IHRM
  • Must have experience in setting up departments from scratch
  • Knowledgeable in developing structures and systems
Other Skills
  • Computer literate with proficiency in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Track record in accomplishing complex, broad-spectrum assignments
  • Analytical, conceptual and numerical skills
  • Superior management flair
  • Good inter-personal skills
Reports to
The Chief Executive Office/National Director
If you feel you have the right qualifications and experience send us a cover letter of no more than one page indicating why you think you are the right candidate for the job and your CV of not more than 3 pages. Please indicate your current salary and what you would expect your salary and benefits will be if recruited.

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How to Apply

To apply for this exciting and rewarding opportunity, post or hand deliver your resume on or before 18th September 2018 to:
The National Director
The Association for the Physically Disabled of Kenya (APDK)
Waiyaki Way, opposite ABC/Oilibya Petrol Station
P O Box 46747 00100
APDK is an equal employer, persons with different abilities and parents of children with different abilities are engaged to apply.

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