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  • Posted: Apr 4, 2024
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    The Talent Nexus is a full-service Recruitment and Talent Management company, proud to be serving small and medium businesses across Kenya. We are obsessed with customer experience. We are specialists in executive search and recruitment. We take the time to learn all there is to know about your company, your people and your objectives, and then recruit th...
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    Senior HR & Admin Officer - Construction

    Our client is a well-established company in the construction industry. They are looking for a pro-active, self driven and experienced candidate to fill in the role of a Senior HR & Admin Officer.

    The ideal candidate is one who is mature, unafraid to be challenged, well versed with the current labour regulations and passionate about people management.

    The main purpose of this role is to oversee the overall management and administration of the HR & Admin function of the company to ensure smooth operations and achievement of their business objectives through a motivated workforce and in compliance with the employment labour laws

    Key Responsibilities

    • Assist in the development and implementation of HR policies and procedures detailing working environment procedures, performance management, disciplinary procedures, leave and absence management and create staff awareness on the same.
    • Coordinate the implementation of the staff performance management system.
    • Partner with management in building and sustaining employer-employee relationships to increase productivity, motivation and morale.
    • Assist in developing and implementing effective strategies for employee engagement and retention.
    • Reviewing and evaluate human resources programmes, systems and procedures to ensure they are relevant to the business needs and are cost effective.
    • Maintain accurate HR records and prepare reports for management as needed.
    • Stay abreast of industry trends and best practices, providing recommendations for continuous improvement.
    • Offer guidance and support to supervisors and staff on HR-related matters such as performance management, employee relations, and conflict resolution. 
    • Conduct training programs to enhance employee skills and cultivate a positive work culture. 
    • Manage all staff welfare and employee relations matters and ensure timely and adequate resolution of any issues so as to promote a harmonious working environment.
    • Develop strategies of effectively managing contract and casual employees.
    • Ensuring that effective employee communication programmes are in place to build a well- informed organization.
    • Responsible for the Human Resources & Administration activities and plans

    Required Qualifications, Skills & Abilities

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resource Management
    • Higher Diploma in Human Resources Management or equivalent from professional body
    • Member of a recognized Human Resource professional body
    • Atleast 4 years’ progressive experience in HR
    • Thorough knowledge and understanding of labour laws and Employment Act
    • Experience in developing and implementing HR policies

    Experience in the construction industry is desired

    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Excellent planning and follow through ability
    • Ability to successfully resolve and conflict and deal with difficult situations
    • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
    • Ability to build productive and collaborative relationships with varied stakeholders.

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