Principal HR Management Officer Job at Makueni County


Principal Human Resource Management Officer Job at Makueni County, Kenya

Job Group P

Principal HR Job Duties and Responsibilities

The Officer will be responsible for the following:

  • Assisting in collecting, collating, and analyzing Human Resource data from the Department and making recommendations thereof.
  • Analyzing Human Resource issues emanating from the department and initiating appropriate action\
  • Assisting in administering HR-related documentation, such as contracts of employment.
  • Implementing, monitoring and assessing the effectiveness of existing HR Policies, guidelines and procedures
  • Planning, Coordinating and controlling Human Resource Management activities of recruitment, appointments, employee relations and discipline.
  • Implementing HR policies and regulations
  • Analyzing staff progression and making proposals for career development.
  • Ensuring the relevant HR database is up to date, accurate and complies with legislation.
  • Assisting in carrying out staff audits, identify gaps and develop optimal staffing levels at the county.
  • Assisting in all administrative activities relating to medical aid, insurance, health and safety, staff retirement benefits and staff leave administration.
  • Ensuring correct interpretation of human resource policies, rules, regulations, labour laws and other relevant statutes.
  • Assisting in drafting job descriptions in consultation with heads of department
  • Performing any other duties as may be assigned by the immediate supervisor from time to time.

Requirements for Principal HR Job

  • Be a Kenyan citizen.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management, Social Sciences or business related field.
  • Diploma in Human Resource Management or any business related field.
  • Master’s degree in Human Resource Management or any business related field is an added advantage.
  • Be a member of IHRM
  • Those with CPS qualification will have an added advantage.
  • Served as Chief Human Resource Management Officer or in a comparable and relevant position in the public service for a period of 3 years or 5 years relevant experience in private sector.
  • Good organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Basic numeracy and IT skills required for operating various systems.
  • Ability to interpret, analyze, and explain the official framework employment regulation.
  • Good negotiating and influencing skills in implementing Human Resource Management policies.
  • Able to work alone with minimal supervision.
  • Working experience in health related field will be an added advantage.
  • Satisfy the requirements of chapter six of the constitution of Kenya 2010.

How to Apply

  • Written applications enclosing current Curriculum Vitae, Copies of academic and professional certificates, ID card and clearance from the various institutions as listed below should be submitted in a sealed envelope and addressed to; The Secretary/CEO Makueni County Public Service Board P.O. Box 49 – 90300 Makueni
  • Or delivered by hand at the reception desk at Makueni County Public Service Board Offices located past Makueni Girls, Opposite Wote Technical Training Institute.
  • All the applications should reach the Secretary, County Public Service Board, on or before Friday, 26th August, 2016.
  • Note All applicants are required to obtain clearance from the following Institutions;
  • The Criminal Investigation Department (CID).
  • The Higher Education Loans Board (HELB).
  • The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA).
  • The Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC).
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Shortlisted candidates will be required to produce their original National Identity cards, Certificates and Testimonials at the interview.