Recruiter: Kenya Railways , Nairobi | Contract Type: Permanent | Salary range: Confidential

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General Manager, Human Resource and Administration

Ref: KRBR100

Reports to the Managing Director. Will be responsible for providing strategic leadership, policy development and professional advice on all Human Resource and Administration functions.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Developing and ensuring implementation of effective human resources and administration strategies, plans and policies for long term development of the organization.
  • Contributing to the development of the business strategy , aligning the Human resource strategy to the business strategy and providing advisory role to the business
  • Driving the development and maintenance of a cohesive and flexible performance based culture that will deliver on the organizations objectives.
  • Providing direction and leadership in talent management, to attract, nurture and retain talent.
  • Overseeing management and monitoring of Employee Relations, welfare and occupational health and safety policies to build a conducive work environment
  • Leading in designing and development of organizational structure and business processes that will enhance efficiency.
  • vii) Developing robust succession & leadership development programs for organizational readiness for growth and supply of a talent pool.
  • Managing the organization’s reward and benefits to ensure reward systems are in place to deliver competitiveness and cost effectiveness.
  • Ensuring high level of employee engagement
  • Overseeing provision of overall administrative support services in the Corporation
  • Advising the Corporation on HR and Admin matters
  • Ensuring implementation and promotion of best human resource and administration standards and practices;

Requirements for the job

  • Master’s Degree in any of the following disciplines:- Human Resource Management /Development/ Planning, Public Administration, Business Administration, Political Science/ Government, or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  • Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following disciplines:- Human Resource Management/ Development/ Planning, Administration, Business Administration, Political Science/ Government, or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution
  • Have CHRP (K) from IHRM or equivalent from a relevant professional body.
  • A Minimum of twelve (12) years relevant work experience and at least five (5) in a management role in the Public Service or Private Sector;
  • Attended Leadership course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
  • Full membership to IHRM
  • Practicing Certificate
  • Computer proficiency and
  • Meets the provisions of Chapter six of the Constitution.

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