Human Resource Officer (Agri) – Kiambu, Kenya

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Summit Recruitment and Search Africa is a leading Recruitment and Executive Search agency head quartered in Kenya providing outstanding talent to a wide range of companies and NGOs in various business sectors across Africa.

Our client, a leading supplier of Bio Fertilizer products in the country is seeking to hire Human Resource Officer. The successful candidate will be tasked with leading the recruitment and onboarding process, attendance and leave management, managing employment contracts as well as Manage employee relations and disciplinary matters. The ideal candidate must have a Relevant bachelor’s degree and IHRM membership and a minimum of 4+ years’ hands-on experience as a HR in the Agri sector.

 

Key responsibilities:

  • Attracting, sourcing, and hiring qualified candidates for various roles within the organization.
  • Collaborating with hiring managers to understand staffing needs and planning for seasonal or specialized labor requirements.
  • Facilitating the orientation and onboarding process for new employees, ensuring they are familiar with the company’s policies, procedures, and safety protocols.
  • Identifying training needs and organizing relevant training programs for employees to enhance their skills and knowledge.
  • Supporting continuous learning initiatives to keep employees updated on industry trends and best practices.
  • Implementing performance appraisal systems to evaluate employee performance.
  • Providing feedback to employees and managers to improve performance and achieve organizational goals.
  • Managing compensation and benefits programs to ensure they are competitive and aligned with industry standards.
  • Handling payroll processing and addressing any compensation-related queries.
  • Handling employee relations issues, conflicts, and grievances.
  • Promoting a positive work culture and fostering a healthy work environment.
  • Ensuring compliance with labor laws, safety regulations, and other relevant legislation.
  • Keeping abreast of changes in regulations and advising management on necessary adjustments.
  • Developing and implementing safety policies and procedures to maintain a safe working environment.
  • Conducting regular safety training and inspections.
  • Collaborating with other departments to forecast workforce needs and plan for future staffing requirements.
  • Developing strategies for talent retention and succession planning.
  • Implementing initiatives to enhance employee engagement, morale, and satisfaction.
  • Organizing employee events, recognition programs, and communication channels.
  • Managing personnel records, maintaining HR databases, and ensuring data accuracy.
  • Administering employee benefits programs, leave policies, and other HR-related documentation.
  • Managing relationships with unions or labor organizations if applicable.
  • Participating in negotiations and collective bargaining processes.

Qualifications:

  • Relevant bachelor’s degree and IHRM membership.
  • 4+ years’ hands-on experience as a HR in the Agri sector.
  • Detail-oriented with a strong ability to handle confidential information.
  • Proven experience in problem-solving and taking initiative.
  • Must be well conversant with the labor laws and ethical HR practices.
  • Interpersonal skills to form effective working relationships with people at all levels.
  • Effective communication and organizational skills.

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We endeavour to make contact with all of our applicants, but unfortunately, high volumes of applications make this unrealistic. If you do not hear from us within two weeks your application has not been successful on this occasion. This does not mean you will not be considered for future roles so please keep an eye on our job board and apply for positions that match your skills and experience.

*** Summit Recruitment & Search, as a policy, does not charge any fee as a pre-employment or post-employment requirement***

Salary: Monthly gross salary: Kes 80,000 – 100,000 (Approx. 580 USD)
Location: Kiambu, Kenya
Career Level: Mid Level
Job Type: Full Time
Deadline for applications: 28th February, 2024