Human Resources Coordinator at NRC, Nairobi, Kenya

Deadline: 31 January 2019

Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Human Resources Coordinator in Nairobi, Kenya. The duration of this post is 12 months.

The Human Resources Coordinator is responsible for the coordination of HR matters in the Kenya Country office.

NRC provides assistance, protection and durable solutions to refugees and internally displaced persons worldwide.

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The Human Resources Coordinator will perform the following functions:

  • 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 WebCruiter 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.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management or Administration.
  • Higher Diploma in Human Resources or CHRP 1,2,3.
  • 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.
  • Knowledge about own manager skills/profile.
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal.
  • Nationality of Kenya.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit NRC.