• Human Resources Officer at Samasource

  • Posted on: 29 July, 2017 Deadline: 10 August, 2017
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    Samasource was founded in 2008 in order to lift people out of poverty by connecting them to dignified digital work. Since then, we've employed more than 8,000 people in Kenya, Uganda, India, and Haiti. Samasource was born out of the belief that talent is equally distributed, but opportunity is not. ​​ We help unlock opportunity for low-income people by sourcing data projects from some of the world's largest companies. Our industry-leading services help our clients achieve their business goals, while radically altering the life trajectory of our workers, who earn a living wage and lift themselves out of poverty.

    Human Resources Officer


    Job Description:

    Samasource is seeking a Human Resources Officer to assist in the day to day running of the Human Resources Department. Reporting to the Human Resources and Administration Manager, the HR Officer will be undertake but not limited to the following responsibilities:

    • Facilitate various HR forums geared towards enhancing employee relations
    • Facilitate recruitment by assisting in the shortlisting process, participating in interviews, ensuring onboarding formalities are observed and maintaining recruitment records, document verification and background checks
    • Compile payroll data
    • Prepare and maintain employee files in both hard and soft copy
    • Draft employee letters including contracts and separation letters
    • Assist with employee separation formalities
    • Maintain staff database and ensure HR operational processes run smoothly including benefits enrollment and termination
    • Assist in disciplinary issues including record keeping of the same
    • Assist in driving employee welfare programmes
    • Assist in administrative logistics including transport, and outsourced services
    • Facilitate team building activities and assist in the rewards and recognition programme
    • Ensure Organization’s licenses and registrations are up to date
    • Prepare and submit reports as and when required
    • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time


    Successful applicants will possess the following:

    • Bachelors degree with at least a Higher Diploma in Human Resource Management
    • Working knowledge of MS Office applications
    • Good knowledge of Kenyan Labour Laws.
    • At least 2 years’ experience in a HR generalist position with hands on experience using HRIS
    • Fluent written and verbal English and Kiswahili. 
    • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
    • Good report writing and analytical skills
    • Keen attention to detail
    • Ability to work with a sense of urgency and prioritize own work
    • Good time-management skills
    • Ability to /interest in communicating effectively with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures
    • Team player
    • Must be a member of IHRM

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Samasource career website on samasource.applytojob.com to apply

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