Modern Coast Careers: HR Officer, Mombasa

Position: HR Officer, Mombasa

Application Deadline: 31st January 2021

Category: Administrative Jobs  

Purpose of the Role:

Provide general day-to-day HR support across the business. in relation to all HR, Employee Benefits, Training and Development and other administration duties

Key Responsibilities

  • Resolve employee grievances as per agreed SLA`s
  • Monitor attendance at branch level and give attendance reports to HOD`s, Director and MD.
  • Be actively involved in recruitment by preparing job adverts posting ads, calling shortlisted candidates for scheduling of interviews
  • Create and implement effective on boarding plans for all new joiners in their specific regions.
  • Maintain employee records according to policy and legal requirements
  • Oversee employee recognition for respective branches
  • Be employee cheerleader and help to create a fun and engaging employee environment.
  • Support payroll processing process by giving input on a monthly basis for their regions
  • Organize for trainings as per the HOD`s approved requests for training
  • Support the management of the staff medical documentation, by keeping staff updated on changes and providing updated records (withdrawals, inclusions, transfers etc.).

Qualifications and Desired skills

  • HR Degree, BCOM –HR Degree
  • A member of IHRM
  • Proven experience as HR officer, administrator or generalist role for more than one year
  • Knowledge on HR functions (pay & benefits, recruitment, training & development)
  • Understanding of labor laws and disciplinary procedures

Relevant Previous Experience:

  • At least three years’ experience of working in a generalist HR environment, to include administration of statutory payments
  • Experience of supporting managers across a variety of departments at different levels in all aspects of HR

Business Understanding:

  • Employment act Kenya
  • Labor Laws
  • Taxation rules
  • Statutory rules and timelines


Functional Skills:

  • Knowledge of HR functions (pay & benefits, recruitment, training & development etc.)
  • HR Communication- writing letters for records
  • Understanding of WIBA and Health Insurance policies
  • Ability to manage and investigate disciplinary cases as per law

Generic Skills:

  • Data compiling and analysis
  • Microsoft Office tools- word, excel and ppt
  • Ability to work on HR Software

Behavioral Skills:

  • People Management
  • Communication skills
  • Outstanding organizational and time-management abilities
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Problem-solving and decision-making aptitude

How to Apply

If you meet the above requirements, send the application to by 31st January 2021 at 5:00 pm

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