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Monday, January 10, 2011

Insteel limited HR assistant / HR officer job in Kenya

Insteel limited has been in the steel manufacturing industry for over 25 years. During that period, we have refined our manufacturing processes and incorporated additional products, and value added products

We are part of the SAFAL group of companies. SAFAL was established to consolidate the operations of several allied companies in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Ethiopia, South Africa, Zambia, Angola and Malawi. The SAFAL group of companies have in their business practices incorporated modern production techniques and innovative solutions to achieve world class manufacturing.

We are looking to fill the following vacancy:


Primary purpose of the job: Offer Support and Assistance to the Human Resources Manager.

Key Responsibilities:

1. Recruitment

a) To receive all job applications, analyze and shortlist in line with the job specifications

b) To liaise with the HOD and HRM to invite sort listed candidates

c) To receive the shortlisted candidates and act as custodian of all score sheets

d) To provide feedback to all interviewed candidates as per interview results

e) To sustain the application databank

1. Training

a) To inform employees of planned training interventions

b) To ensure adequate provision of all training material (room, stationery, projector, flip charts, meals, e.t.c)

c) To facilitate timely processing of DIT claims including following up on approvals and final reimbursement

d) To prepare reports on DIT fund status

e) To liaise with finance for timely settlement of payment to trainers and providers

f) To make necessary travel and accomodation bookings for trainers and trainees as may be necessary

g) To distribute evaluation forms and submit relevant reports

2. Office Administration

a) To ensure all union staff files are kept upto date

b) To maintain uptodate leave data for all union staff

c) To track and advice on administraion of union staff benefits e.g. travel leave allowance (be conversant with the CBA)

d) To maintain up to date Saturday off rota records

e) To maintain up to date loan records and advice on eligibility for loan

f) To manage all incoming HR mail and correspondence

g) To administer group personal accident and work injury compensation claims efficiently

h) To coordinate with of insurance brokers, lawyers and insurance companies incase of claims or suits and keep appropriate records

f) To ensure union employees applying for company loans are within guidelines

3. Internship

a) To keep records of all interns

b) To submit documents for facilitation of DIT reimbursement for interns

c) To prepare internship program in liaison with heads of department

d) To take interns on an orientation tour.

Job requirements & Specifications

Minimum Bachelors Degree in Human Resources / Any other relevant Social Science.

Minimum 3 years experience in a similar busy multi-cultural manufacturing environment.

Should have strong knowledge of Labour Laws and Industrial Relations.

Only Suitably Qualified Candidates meeting the above criteria need apply. Please send a CV and Covering letter by email to on or before the 24th January 2011.

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