MSF Switzerland Human Resources Manager Job ,Kenya


Job Description

Medecins Sans Frontieres – Switzerland Kenya Mission

MSF Switzerland (MSFCH) is a humanitarian medical organization providing emergency medical aid to populations in need.

Job Title: Human Resources Manager (HRM)

Location: Coordination Office, Nairobi

Start date: ASAP

Length of contract: Contract, 3 months

The selected candidate shall be responsible in ensuring that MSF is a responsible employer in the mission and supporting all proper management of HR across the board.

He/she shall be in charge of employment policies, process and operational HRM frameworks reporting to the Human Resources Coordinator (HRco).

Main Tasks include, but not limited to:

  • Ensures compliance and coherence of MSFCH policies with country legislations and operational objectives of the project. Assumes full responsibility of all administrative and legal issues in the Mission.
  • Ensures a qualitative HRM system database and payroll activities.
  • Provides support to all departments in the recruitment process, and ensures a qualitative recruitment process in collaboration with the HRco.
  • Supervision of HR staff in the capital and support to the field HR Team.
  • Ensures regular and qualitative HR reporting for coordination and projects


  • Degrees in business and Administration, Human Resources Management and Law.
  • Knowledge and experience with HRM database, knowledge of Labour Law highly desirable.
  • Minimum 3 years relevant experience with demonstrated skills in HRM with an NGO with experience in Human Resource Business Partnering.
  • People management skills with experience in supervising teams.
  • Experience in employee relations
  • Previous MSF experience will be an added advantage.

Personal Qualities

  • Mature, open-minded person, good organization, negotiation, problem solving and communication skills.
  • Ability to listen, diplomatic, service and solution oriented.
  • Flexibility, ability to work in a multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural environment.

How to Apply

If you meet the above requirements, please send your CV, motivation letter on or before 07th September 2015 to We apologize that due to the volume of application we receive; only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.