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  • Posted: May 26, 2022
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Shining Hope for Communities (SHOFCO) is a non-profit organization based in Nairobi, Kenya and New York, NY that combats urban poverty and gender inequity in the slums of Nairobi. Kennedy Odede, who grew up in the Kibera slum, founded SHOFCO in 2004 with a focus on youth and gender empowerment. SHOFCO has four initiative areas: education, health, economic an...
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    Human Resource Assistant

    Key Responsibilities / Duties / Tasks

    • Provide clerical and administrative support to the human resource team.
    • Maintain and manage accurate human resource records by updating the employee’s data bank, filling and keeping all employees’ documents in their respective files and opening files for new employees.
    • Ensure all files are up to date as per the checklist.
    • Coordinate HR projects including meetings, trainings and surveys as requested by the HR Manager.
    • Process documentation and prepare reports relating to personnel activities that is staffing, recruitment, training, grievances and performance evaluations.
    • Assist with the recruitment and interviewing process.
    • Coordinate communication with candidates and schedule interviews.
    • Maintain all leave records and updates to achieve a coordinated leave administration process.
    • Assist in payroll preparation by providing relevant e.g. absences, bonus and leave.
    • Conduct initial orientation for newly hired staff.
    • Respond to HR queries in the absence of HR Manager and Coordinators.

    Academic Qualifications

    • Diploma in Human Resources or any other related field

    Professional Qualifications

    • CHRP is desirable

    Other requirements (unique/job specific)

    • 2 years’ experience working with the Human Resource department
    • Experience of working with human resource management systems
    • Proficiency in the full Microsoft Office Suite

    Functional Skills

    • Making decisions
    • Checking things
    • Following procedures
    • Examining information

    Behavioral Competencies /Attributes

    • Understanding people
    • Directing people
    • Upholding standards
    • Team working

    Method of Application

    Interested applicants should send their applications together with a detailed CV to [email protected] quoting their current and expected salaries. The Subject should clearly indicate the position being applied for. Applications without this information will not be considered.

    Shortlisting will be done on a rollout basis and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 

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