The Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) Careers: Human Resource Management Officer; J/G KMR6

Position: Human Resource Management Officer; J/G KMR6

Reporting to: Senior Administrative Officer

Duration: 1 year with a possibility of extension

Vacancy No: CGHR/160/01/21

Location: Kisumu, Kisian

Application Deadline: 15th February 2021

Project description:

Base is a platform created to serve collaborative projects with shared facilities and equipment in Kisumu, Siaya, Busia and Homabay Counties. Base has a vacancy in the Human Resource/Administration section as stated above.

This is the entry and training grade for this cadre for graduate employees. An officer at this level will work under guidance and supervision of a senior officer.

Job Specifications

The duties and responsibilities are:

  • Verifying information relating to recruitment and performance appraisal;
  • Assisting in payroll administration;
  • Assisting in updating human resource records in an accurate and timely manner;
  • Drafting correspondences;
  • Processing, monitoring employee leave records and ensuring timely reports;
  • Assisting human resources in recruitment and performance appraisal;
  • Liaising with the insurance, pension, medical providers; and
  • Assisting in coordinating health and safety programs, HIV/AIDS Prevention, gender, disability mainstreaming, Alcohol, Drug and Substance Abuse.

Person Specification

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resource Management, Human Resource Development,
  • Human Resource Planning, Education, Public\Business Administration, Commerce (HR Option), Government or any other relevant qualification from a recognized Institution.
  • Membership to Institute of Human Resource Management (IHRM).
  • Proficiency in computer application skills; and
  • Must fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution.

Key Skills and Competencies

  • Planning skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Communication and reporting skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Team player

Remuneration: Compensation at the stated grade is based on education level, relevant experience and demonstrated competency.

How to Apply

Applications should be sent through no later than 15th February 2021.

KEMRI is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity; persons with disability, women, youth and those from marginalized areas are encouraged to apply.

KEMRI does not charge a fee at any stage of its selection process including application, interview and processing of offer letter. If asked for a fee, report such request immediately

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted

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