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Full time through Volt Management Services Limited in Nairobi, Kenya

HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICER (HRO) Full time through Volt Management Services Limited in Nairobi, Kenya

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Posted on February 6, 2019

Job details

Our client, a leading Law firm in the country, seeks to hire a competent HRO to fill the open HR role  in the company.

Employment: 2 Years Fixed Term Contract

Job description

Main tasks/Accountabilities

  • Build a positive work place- ensure to establish a consistent life-work flow that matches with peoples desired lifestyles.
  • Recruit and sustain engaged, loyal and successful employees.
  • Create processes that ensure a reduction in high level of stress, low staff performance and productivity, poor decision making, poor commitment to work, poor work relations, increased sickness absence and high staff turnover among others.
  • Help staff become the best version of themselves by helping them overcome weakness and negativity by focusing on strong points and development.
  • Create jobs that empowers employees and allows them to develop themselves professionally and personally.
  • To provide effective learning and development (L&D) support to the business at all levels and across all departments.
  • To ensure the L&D function is fully aligned with business needs and at all times delivers value for money.
  • To build strong working relationships with all departmental managers.
  • Create and update compensation strategy through market analysis and pay surveys.
  • Handles investigation and resolution of management and employee issues, concerns and conflicts.
  • Ensures all employment practices comply with laws and regulations.
  • To Identify appropriate team members, external stakeholders, considering issues such as capacity, experience required, client service continuity and impact on profitability.
  • Planning, developing, managing and overseeing talent acquisition, recruitment processes and talent management strategies.
  • To establish a communication plan.
  • Identify organisational and individual learning needs through appropriate methods of research, eg by conducting a detailed learning needs analysis and produce a rolling training plan for all staff.
  • Creation, agreement and achievement of service level agreements with key stakeholders and key performance indicators with team members.
  • Explore the use of e-Learning for the firm, produce recommendations and manage implementation.
  • To Identify and execute Firm process improvement projects.
  • To Provide weekly, monthly & quarterly accurate status reports of project progress, deliverables and anticipated/actual benefits.

Personal specification

The following criteria are essential to carry out this role to minimum required standard.



  • Bachelors degree in Human Resource


• Human Resource experience.

• Solid understanding of firm requirements, processes and policies.

• Creative and pioneering thinking-being able to spot issues and implement solutions.

• Team player.

• High level of initiative and self motivation.

• Advanced organisational, time management and efficiency skills.

• Attention to detail and quality focus.

• Exemplary report writing skills.

• Superb judgment and decision-making skills.

• Passion for great client service; excellent communication, professionalism and interpersonal skills are essential.

• Computer literate with experience in Microsoft Office, especially Word, PowerPoint and HR software.

• Excellent numeracy and literacy skills.


• 3+ years' experience Human Resources Management in professional services sector (legal, audit & accountancy or banking & finance).

• Knowledge of compensation strategy, performance management, employee relations, safety practices and talent acquisition, and the ability to apply this information in a manner that is compliant with relevant employment law.

• Experience with creating a culture of high performance, engagement, collaboration and teamwork.

• Experience in compiling and analyzing employment data to guide strategic planning.

• Experience in human resource activities.

• Business coaching experience.

• Experience of leadership and management development.

Personal qualities

• Loyal and Reliable.

• Open, Honest and Acts with Integrity.

• Patient and Calm.

• Dedicated & Responsible.

• Energetic and fast paced.

• Committed, Determined and Results Oriented.

• Charismatic and Inspiring.


To ensure all human resources activities are conducted with utmost confidentiality.

Special factors

• Able to travel to a variety of locations.

• Able work long hours, attend evening or weekend meetings.

• Able to withstand high pressure work environments.

• Thirst for Knowledge-Able to Stay abreast of trends in Human Resources Management.

Required qualifications

Bachelors Degree

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