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  • Posted: Feb 8, 2023
    Deadline: Feb 21, 2023
  • The Universities Fund was established under section 53 of the Universities Act, 2012 for financing Universities in Kenya. The Fund is managed by a Board of Trustees known as the Universities Funding Board (UFB) which has been in operation since 2016. The function of the Trustees is to generally manage the Universities Fund. The specific functions of the Trus...
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    Human Resource Officer

    Problem Solving
    The job holder will be required to solve the following type of problems:

    • Complex and open-ended problems in the Finance Department.
    • Problems are broad and complex, influenced by finance policy and regulations. 
    • Solutions will often be arrived at through consultation of the National Treasury and the Ministry of Education.
    • Strategic issues affecting the financial viability of the department. 
    • Problems are highly complex, requiring significant research and creative thinking. 

    Consultations will be required Communication

    • The job holder will need to understand the following information to discharge his/her mandate:
    • Detailed verbal instructions or written requests from various departments on the implementation of the budget;
    • Writing Universities Fund internal policy documents on finance;
    • Financial reports of in-depth technical reports, proposals or project briefs affecting the Universities Fund.
    • Complex commissioned reports, proposals or project briefs affecting the financial viability of the Fund.

    Decision Making / Job Influence

    • Complex and open-ended problems in human resource management in the Fund. Problems are broad and complex, involving more than one different departments. 
    • Solutions will often be arrived through employee involvement, applying human resource best practices and require Board approval.
    • Problems often enter new territory, involve significant risks in human resource management may affect the viability of the Fund.
    • Working Conditions Works predominantly in the office environment with occasional travels locally.

    Job Competencies (Knowledge, Experience and Attributes / Skills). 
    Academic qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management/Development, Social science or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
    • Proficiency in computer applications;
    • Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six of the constitution Professional Qualifications / Membership to professional bodies
    • Higher Diploma in Human Resource Management or a Certified Human Resource Professional (CHRP);
    • Valid Human Resource Professional Practicing Certificate (Human Resource Management Professionals (HRMP) Act, No.52 of 2012)
    • A Member of Institute of Human Resource Management in good standing.

    Previous relevant work experience required.

    • At least two (2) years relevant work experience in the Public Service or Private Sector;

    Method of Application

    Please note that the following Clearances will ONLY be required from successful candidates on offer of job and not at application stage;

    • Clearance from Directorate of Criminal Investigations (Good ConductCertificate);
    • Clearance from Ethics and Anti-corruption Commission;
    • Clearance from Kenya Revenue Authority (Tax ComplianceCertificate);
    • Clearance from Higher Educations Loans Board (HELB);

    Interested candidates are hereby called upon to apply in confidence to the address below via Post 
    Office or Hand delivery or via the email ( latest 21st February 2023 at 5.00 PM East African time (EAT). Enclosing cover letter, CV with full details of education background,
    professional qualifications and relevant experience together with copies of testimonials, academic certificates and National Identity card.

    PO. BOX 28237 – 00100 

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