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 CGHR@kemr.org 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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