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Saturday, January 8, 2011

HR Coordinator job in Nairobi Kenya

HR Coordinator

Action Against Hunger-USA

Closing date: 31 Jan 2011

Location: Kenya - Nairobi

Objective 1 : Define and implement the HR policy:

Activities :

* Implement and develop the national HR policy;

* Apply and make sure that ACF texts and the charter are applied in order to prevent abuse;

* Act as focal point and referee for all problems and grievances related to HR;

* Implement and ensure application of the HR policies;

* Evaluate the risks linked with social policy changes;

* Make a statistical evaluation for HQ.

* Liaise with other NGOs in Naiobi throught the NGO forum and conduct a full survey of HR policies in other organizations to identify best practice

Objective 2 : Implement the salary policy:


* Review all the job descriptions and check the overall coherence;

* Draft job descriptions for all anticipated new positions

* Apply a coherent classification of positions;

* Carry out a study of the cost of living and the job market;

* Establish a salary scale and readjust the salaries annually (general and individual increases) ;

* Calculate income taxes and other taxes and check the social benefits and payments to organizations;

* Supervise the payment of salaries;

* Evaluate the risks related to changes in the payment policy.

Objective 3 : Develop a coherent HR strategy to staff the mission:


* Conduct a job evaluation survey to identify the necessary staffing levels for the mission and key competencies for each position

* Consolidate the mission's organization chart;

* Evaluate the local job market to determine feasibility of staffing management positions locally

* Improve recruitment procedures;

* Check the updating of individual staff files;

* Participate in the recruitment of national executives.

Objective 4 :Implement the ACF performance management system on mission level:


* Create a performance appraisal plan ;

* Organize annual appraisal meetings and support managers on giving appraisals;

* Establish an annual training plan;

* Train the managers in the use of HR tools;

* Manage staff careers and mobility;

Objective 5 : Ensure internal communication and develop new partnerships :


* Give advice and support to the mission managers;

* Create staff representation according to the local legislation;

* Ensure regular meetings with the staff representatives;

* Write and distribute internal reports;

* Organize information meetings;

* Make sure that newly employed staff members are well inducted and integrated;

* Create and develop relations with the local authorities on HR matters;

* Participate in elaborating projects related to national human resources.-


Education / specific degree / special skills:

Higher Education Diploma in Human resources

Required skills:

* Extensive experience in human resources and management - Diplomacy - Rigour - Firmness - Excellent knowledge of English - Sense of confidentiality - Attentive - Open-mindedness - Creativity - Good communication with people

Humanitarian field experience requested: Appreciated

How to apply

Please apply online at :

Reference Code: RW_8CTTBW-11

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