JOB REF: KIRDI/HR/01/21
Duties and responsibilities:
Reporting to the Deputy Director, Finance, Human Resources and Administration, the Assistant Director, Human Resource Management and Administration will be responsible for:
- Coordinating the formulation, review, harmonization and implementation of human resource and administration policies, guidelines and regulations;
- Building capacity of human resource and administration for effective execution of human resource and administration function;
- Developing human resource management plans to ensure effective succession management;
- Ensuring institutionalization of performance management including performance appraisal system;
- Interpreting and advising on human resource and administration policies and regulations;
- Monitoring the implementation of human resource and administration policies, rules and regulations and analyzing their impact on staff;
- Facilitating human resource planning, communication, discipline, employee relations, remuneration and staff welfare;
- Supervising office management services and staff, and
- Overseeing the development and maintenance of an up-to-date human resource and administration database.
- Masters Degree in any of the following disciplines: – Human Resource Management/Industrial Relations or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
- Bachelors Degree in any of the following disciplines: – Human Resource Management/Industrial Relations, Business Management or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution; and
- Have CHRP (K) from Human Resource Management Professional Examination Body (HRMPEB);
- At least nine (9) years relevant work experience and have served in the grade of Principal Human Resource Officer for at least three (3) years
- Practicing certificate and full membership from IHRM professional body;
- Demonstrated work performance and results, and
- Fulfil the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.
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JOB REF: KIRDI/HR/02/21
Duties and Responsibilities:
Reporting to the Director/CEO, the Legal Officer, will be responsible for:
- Provide guidance to the Board of Directors on their duties, responsibilities and powers and how these should be exercised in the best interest of the Institute.
- Facilitate planning of all KIRDI Board of Management activities to ensure that they are aligned to the Institute’s strategies and all relevant Government Directives.
- Provide secretarial services to the Board including ensuring that the minutes of the Board and Board Committees are promptly prepared and circulated.
- Be the custodian of the seal of the Organization and maintain a record of its usage.
- Offer guidance to the Institute on matters touching on investigations of the Institute by external agencies.
- Managing litigation and review progress of outstanding litigation; Liaise and manage external lawyers for the Institute;
- Ensure that Legal Audit Compliance is carried out to confirm legal compliance with national, regional and international legal requirements;
- Draft and review contracts, service level agreements, memorandum of understanding, leases and other legal documents to ensure compliance to statutory requirements and the Institute’s policies;
- Preparing quarterly legal reports;
- Undertaking conveyancing of the Institute’s properties, and
- Carrying out any other duties that may be assigned.
For appointment to the position of Legal Officer I, a candidate must have (be):-
- Bachelor’s Degree in Law (LLB);
- Diploma in Legal Studies (Kenya School of Law);
- An advocate of the High Court of Kenya;
- Member of the Law Society of Kenya;
- At least four (4) years relevant work experience;
- Valid practicing Certificate;
- Certified Public Secretary (CS);
- Masters of Law is an added advantage;
- Computer Application skills;
- Demonstrated work performance and results, and
- Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution
Shortlisted candidates will be required to present originals of the following documents during the interviews:
- National Identity Card;
- Academic and Professional Certificates and transcripts;
- Any other supporting documents and testimonials, and
- Clearances from the following bodies:
- Kenya Revenue Authority
- Higher Education Loans Board
- Commission for University Education for degrees obtained outside Kenya
- Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission
- Directorate of Criminal Investigation (Certificate of Good Conduct)
- An approved Credit Reference Bureau
- Recommendations from relevant professional bodies and associations.
Candidates may submit manual (hard copy) or electronic (online) applications;
All applications should be submitted together with detailed Curriculum Vitae, a copy of ID/Passport, copies of academic certificates, testimonials and any other relevant supporting documents;
Scanned copies of these documents must accompany the online application;
The Curriculum Vitae should include information on academic qualifications, professional experience, leadership and management roles, publications, awards, scholarships, funding, membership of professional association, linkages and community service, current remuneration, current position/grade, expected salary email address and telephone contacts;
All applications should contain the job title and job reference number as shown below;
Manual applications should be submitted in a sealed envelope clearly marked:
“Application for the position of Assistant Director – Human Resources Management And Administration (HR & ADM), IR 10. JOB REF: KIRDI/HR/01/21”
“Application for the position of Legal Officer I, IR 9. JOB REF: KIRDI/HR/02/21” as applicable and delivered to:
Kenya Industrial Research and Development Institute (KIRDI)
Popo Road, Nairobi South C
P.O. Box 30650 – 00100
Online applications may be submitted via email to: [email protected]
All applications should reach the Director/CEO’s office on or before 9th July 2021 latest by 5.00 p.m. (East African Time).
NB: Only short-listed candidates will be contacted and canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification