Davis & Shirtliff Careers: Senior HR Manager

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Position: Senior HR Manager

Location: Nairobi Kenya

Application Deadline: 26th February 2021


The Davis & Shirtliff Group is the leading supplier of water and energy solutions in the region. The Group is Kenyan based and operates through a network of Kenyan branches as well as regional subsidiaries in Uganda, Tanzania, Zambia, Rwanda, South Sudan, DRC, and Zimbabwe. The company has a total complement of over 800 highly trained and professional staff spread across the region and seeks to fill the position of Senior HR Manager.

The position has dual reporting lines to the D&S Group GM Human Resource and Subsidiary MDs. The Senior HR Manager will:

Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Set objectives for the HR teams and track progress across the Group.
  • Design and implement company policies that promote a healthy work environment.
  • Develop compensation and benefits plans.
  • Support the entire recruitment process.
  • Discuss employees’ career development paths with managers to develop bench strength.
  • Monitor and report HR metrics.
  • Review departmental and Group HR budgets.
  • In liaison with the Knowledge Manager, prepare and implement talent development plans including coaching, mentoring, and learning programs across the Group.
  • Ensure timely responses to employees’ requests and grievances.
  • Implement best in class HR practices and policies that comply with labor regulations.

The successful candidate will have the following attributes:

  • Graduate in Human Resource Management with minimum Upper Second Class Degree from a recognized institution.
  • Masters degree in relevant discipline or CPA(K) certification.
  • Minimum 10 years’ industry experience, five of which are at senior HR Manager level.
  • Hands-on experience with HRM Software (including payroll systems and Applicant Tracing Systems).
  • Excellent Leadership, communication, and presentation skills with attention to detail and the ability to foster healthy employee relations.
  • Solid understanding of East African labour laws.
  • Current membership of respective Professional Institution (IHRM / ICPAK).
  • Computer skills including MS Office suite and HRMIS.
  • The successful candidate will join a dedicated team of specialists who derive their satisfaction from improving people’s lives through providing Water and Energy Solutions across Africa.

Interested applicants meeting these requirements should apply, enclosing CVs, testimonials, and recent colour passport size photo latest by close of business on Friday 26th February 2021

To apply for this job please visit www.davisandshirtliff.com.