Maryland Global Jobs : Human Resource Officers


University of Maryland
School of Medicine
Human Resource Officer – Nairobi, Kisii & Migori
Under the supervision of HR & Admin Manager, the Human Resource Officer will develop, coordinate and implement policies and programmes relating to the effective use of personnel within MGIC.
Formulate practices that drive an employee-oriented, high performance culture emphasizing empowerment, quality, productivity and goal attainment.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • To support managers on recruitment related activities. This involves; advising on job descriptions, ensuring that all recruitment, selection and assessment materials and tools are clear, relevant and appropriate; providing support on designing the selection process and participating in the interview process
  • Coordinate induction of new staff
  • Manage employee records and carry out HR administrative tasks such as time sheet and leave management;
  • Develop, coordinate and improve performance management systems;
  • Develop and implement MGIC’s HR Strategy;
  • Oversee the monthly payroll administration.
  • Manage the staff benefits.
  • Advise the organization on HR best practices and ensure compliance to the country labour laws and the organization’s HR policies;
  • Liaise with department heads to identify and assess employee training needs and development areas;
  • Manage compensation and administration of employee payroll and benefits;
  • Responsible for ensuring employee safety, welfare, wellness and health including ensuring fire alarms and emergency exits are operational;
  • Coordinate Corporate Social Responsibility projects;
  • Provide counselling when necessary and handle all employee grievances; and
  • Act as the key liaison for Insurance Companies providing services to MGIC.


  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field with strong Human Resource Management training.
  • Strong HR technical skills and capacity with at least 5 years of practical experience on the field.
  • A Higher National Diploma in Human Resource Management.
  • NGO experience a must.
  • One (1) year at supervisory level.
  • Membership of IHRM
  • Excellent Interpersonal and communication skills
  • Management and leadership skills
  • Conflict and Mediation Skills
  • Computer literacy
  • Counselling skill.

How to Apply

  If you meet the above qualifications, you are requested to send your application and CV to [email protected] by September 16, 2016. Candidates are required to quote the TITLE & LOCATION of the position being applied on the subject line of the email. Only shortlisted candidate will be contacted. Maryland Global Initiatives Corporation is an equal opportunity employer.