Human Resource Manager

at Finn Church Aid
Published November 19, 2023
Location Nairobi, Kenya
Category Human Resource  
Job Type Full Time  


Finn Church Aid Kenya is looking for a Human Resource Manager – 1 Position

FCA Kenya’s (KECO) vision is a society where people can claim and enjoy their rights to inclusive and sustainable economy,access quality education and peace.This position holder will report to the Country Director and she/he will provide leadership,supervision and support in the areas of talent management, performance management and staff development in areas that lead to the achievement of organizatinal vision. The role requires a combination of strong policy skills together with strong people management development skills. In addition, he/she will contribute to the attainment of KECO Strategic objectives through effective management of the Human Resource function and developing HR Services from a strategic perspective. The incumbent will ensure that the HR function is aligned to FCA Kenya core business and deliver sound and cost effective people management practices, system procedures and best practices through continuous improvement and prioritization. The candidate will lead the drafting, implementation and evaluating of human resource policies, plans and cross-functional decisions that will enable KECO to achieve its long-term objectives.


Strategy delivery

Lead in conceptualizing, designing and implementing the people strategy to meet KECO needs.
Work with the leadership in continuously reviewing, developing and implementing OKRs (Objectives and Key Results) of the organization
Support staff and line managers with change management while facilitating necessary employee support program as well as legal considerations.
Develop the HR Budget for proposals and awards and monitor spending to ensure budget compliance.
Develop/ Update HR policies, programs and systems to support the achievement of the Kenya country office’s goals.
Oversee standardized HR processes throughout FCA Kenya, assist in the development of localized procedures as required.
Champion Gender Equity and Diversity initiative and staff wellness programs in the country office.
Champion Prevention of Harassment, Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (PHSEA) in Kenya Country Office.
Manage organization change management in an efficient and effective way.
HR Strategic Planning

Development of HR Strategy of KECO and ensure alignment with the organizational goals and objectives
Development and implementation of human resources planning, assisting with the new/existing departments to have needed staff with the right competence on time, both at national office and locations.

Recruitment/On & Off boarding

Ensure compliance to organizational policies, processes and plans with regard to all aspects of recruitment, onboarding & offboarding.
Preparation of interview reports and presentation for review and approval with interview outcome summary for the senior management roles.
Oversee Off- Boarding process for all staff exiting the organization including conducting exit interviews, termination of benefits etc.
Provide excellent customer service via email, phone or in person; answers questions from employees and the general public regarding human resources issues, and responds to employment verification requests and other requests for information.
Information flow & Communication

Improve staff engagement levels through ensuring regular and transparent flow of communication throughout the organization, embracing feedback & ensuring timely and transparent action is taken.
Improve the tone, frequency and clarity of communication including through monthly newsletters, HR check ins and informal coffee chats.

Key Qualification & Skills

Bachelor’s or Masters Degree in Human Resource Management with atleast 8 years’ experience as a HR generalist in INGO or Coorperate Organization.
Or Master’s Degree in Human Resource Management or related field with 8 years’ experience as a HR generalist of which 5 years should be in Senior management.
Should be a member of a recognized human resources professional body (IHRM) and in good standing and MUST be a Certified Human Resource Professional (CHRP).
Outstanding competencies in Microsoft Office and the ability to use HRIS technology.
Conversant with labor legislation related to human resources and employee management
Essential Behaviours

Ability to maintain confidentiality in a professional manner
Ability to complete a variety of tasks in an efficient manner
Report writing skills
Excellent interpersonal and influencing skills
Strong attention to detail and accuracy
Flexible, comfortable with deadlines and able to work well under pressure
Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment.

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