HR Business Partner assigned to the Operations Departments (HR, Finance, Information Technology and Facilities and Transport). Works closely with heads of these departments to ensure all HR needs are met. Will attend departmental meetings to advise and follow up on HR matters.
- Head of Human Resources
DIRECT REPORTS :
- Assistant HRO (1) and HR Assistant
In addition to HRBP role, the SHRO will be assigned to champion HRMIS, Contract Management, Records Management and Separation - across the organization providing leadership on this specialist functions to other members of the HR team while working closely with the Head of HR for guidance and support.
- Implement the human resources strategy within assigned departments taking into consideration strategic goals and objectives.
- Deliver all aspects of HR services within agreed SLAs rand regularly provide reports and matrices on assigned department’s performance.
- Provide input to HR policy formulation, implement and interpret HR policy and procedures and ensure effective and proactive communication across assigned departments on policies, procedures and services
- Provide overall expertise in HRMIS, Payroll Processing, Records Management and Separation and be the reference point to the HR team but working closely with the Head of HR
- Own and drive recruitment, on boarding, talent management and motivation needs of assigned departments ensuring each process meets organization goals.
- Manage succession, staff development and workforce planning as essential activities within the assigned departments.
- Ensure departmental data in the HRMIS relating to records management, leave, payroll, medical and other HR duties are coordinated and executed within expected standards
- Ensure effective implementation of performance management processes and systems for the Programme and link these to the Programme’s Learning and Development strategy.
- Manage all staff welfare and employee relations matters within assigned departments and ensure timely and adequate resolution of any issues so as to promote a harmonious working environment.
- Lead and supervise HR staff supporting assigned departments, ensuring they have clear objectives and resources need to perform their tasks.
- A Bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management or equivalent.
- Professional HR qualification and membership to a HR body e.g. IHRM, CIPD etc. or equivalent
- At least 5 - 8 year’s hands on human resources management experience.
- Experience working with multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural teams across various sites
- Knowledge of Kenya laws and practices
- Knowledge of employee relations policies, procedures and experience in their implementation.
- Experience in implementing Human Resources Management Information Systems.
- Computer literacy with proficiency in Microsoft applications
- In depth understanding of scientific staff competence requirements, ability to handle fiscal databases and completely integrate budget and planning documents for HR management.
- Ability to analyse problems and devise pragmatic and sustainable solutions.
- Ability to maintain a strategic view but can also conduct detailed analysis as appropriate.
- Willingness to take a hands-on approach to problem resolution as required.
- Ability to build productive and collaborative relationships with varied stakeholders.
- Strong leadership and management skills
- Excellent planning and follow through ability
- Good interpersonal and communication skills
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Candidates must supply an email and telephone contact that will be used when offering interviews. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Shortlisted candidates shall be required to produce ORIGINALS of their National Identity Card, academic and professional certificates, original transcripts and testimonials, detailed curriculum vitae and valid clearance certificate (certificate of good conduct) during the interviews.
The application closing date is 4 May, 2018.
KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Research Programme (KWTRP) is an equal opportunity employer. Direct or indirect canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification. KWTRP does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview, meeting, processing, training or any other fees).