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  • Posted: Mar 21, 2023
    Deadline: Apr 20, 2023
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    The Association for the Physically Disabled of Kenya (APDK) was established in 1958 as a non-governmental organization (NGO). The overall objective of the organization is to improve the Quality of life of Persons with Disabilities through promoting Rehabilitation and Inclusion.
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    Head of Human Resource

    The Association for the Physically Disabled of Kenya (APDK) is a well- established Kenya (NGO) with 10 branches divided into 4 regional hubs. APDK seeks to employ a Human Resource Manager to head the Human Resource Department. APDK has a workforce of 370, a quarter of whom are persons with different abilities.

    The key Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

    •  Human resource policies – develop, implement and maintain human resources policies across the organisation, including training programs to educate and promote awareness of the organization mandate and regulatory compliance.
    • Selection and Recruitment – Directing and managing the recruitment and selection process, and training of line managers in interviewing and assessment procedures.
    • Reporting and management of human resources metrics – produce reports on key metrics, including remuneration and benefits, absenteeism and turnover.
    • Performance management – deliver performance management programs that drive a high performance culture within the organization
    • Learning and development – implement and monitor effectiveness of training programs.
    • Advise the organization to professionally and legally deal with possible redundancies, union matters and retirement issues.
    • Undertake regular reviews of HR systems, policies and procedures to ensure conformity with best practices.
    • Monitor, measure and report on HR issues and opportunities.
    • Demonstrate commitment to health, safety and environmental policies and procedures, including development and training of staff in these areas.

    Qualification Required & Experience


    •  Degree in Human Resource from a recognized institution, IHRM Kenya will be an added advantage.
    •  A minimum 3 years’ of experience in a similar role
    • Full understanding of the way an organization operates to meet its objectives
    •  Excellent knowledge of employment legislation and regulations
    • Thorough knowledge of human resource management principles and best practices
    • A business acumen partnered with attention to the human element
    • Knowledge of data analysis and reporting
    •  Excellent organizational and leadership skills
    • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills
    • Diligent and firm with high ethical standards
    • Must be a Dually Paid up member of IHRM
    • Must have experience in setting up departments from scratch
    • Knowledgeable in developing structures and systems

    Other Skills

    • Computer literate with proficiency in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint
    • Track record in accomplishing complex, broad-spectrum assignments
    • Analytical, conceptual and numerical skills
    • Superior management flair
    • Good inter-personal skills

    Method of Application

    If you feel you have the right qualifications and experience send us a cover letter of no more than one page indicating why you think you are the right candidate for the job and your CV of not more than 3 pages. Please indicate your current salary and what you would expect your salary and benefits will be if recruited.

    To apply for this exciting and rewarding opportunity send resume and cover letter to indicating why you think you are the right candidate for the job on or before 20th April 2023 addressed to:

    The Chief Executive Officer
    The Association for the Physically Disabled of Kenya (APDK)
    Waiyaki Way, opposite ABC/Oilibya Petrol Station
    P O Box 46747 00100

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