The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is a non-governmental, humanitarian organization with 60 years of experience in helping to create a safer and more dignified life for refugees and internally displaced people. NRC advocates for the rights of displaced populations and offers assistance within the shelter, education, emergency food security, legal assistance, and water,sanitation and hygiene sectors. The Norwegian Refugee Council has approximately 5000 committed and competent employees involved in projects across four continents. In addition, NRC runs one of the world’s largest standby rosters -NORCAP, with 650 professionals, ready to be deployed on 72 hours notice when a crisis occurs
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Align, implement and maintain NRC HR systems, policies and procedures and ensure they are implemented in accordance with NRC policy and guidelines. In so doing ensure that the HR policies and procedures in Kenya are in consistent with local government laws and good practice
Give technical guidance and support to HR staff in Kenya.
Guide Country Management Group and line managers on HR processes such as recruitment; induction; staff development; performance management.
Update staff on HR policies, processes and procedures.
Coordinate and advice on all recruitments and selection in liaison with line managers and through NRC People and other channels.
Coordinate clearance of staff including exit interviews and final dues payments
Align/design, implement and maintain an effective and efficient staff record and filing system including contracts, leave, medical, archiving etc
Be the contact person related to medical evacuation of national staff in Kenya
Ensure timely remittance and proper filing of statutory deductions such as NHIF, NSSF, PAYE, Insurances and Pension
Manage staff benefits schemes like medical, insurance, pension and provident funds schemes
Coordinate and plan for staff care initiatives when needed
Ensure timely processing of the payroll for Kenya offices
In consultation with the Country Director and Area Managers, address staff grievances and disciplinary measures
Coordinate all NRC staff development plans in accordance with NRC Handbook and decisions taken by the management in Kenya
Ensure staff sign necessary employment documentation on an annual basis.
Assist the CD and/or Area Managers with any necessary restructuring processes.
Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management or Administration and/or Higher Diploma in Human Resource Management
Understanding of the relevant laws and statutory requirements
Minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience
Experience from working as a HR Coordinator in a humanitarian/recovery context
Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities