Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) – Human Resource Management Assistant (6 Months Contract).

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This is the entry grade for this grade. The Officer will work under the guidance and supervision of a senior officer.

a) Job Specifications

Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail:

i. Verification of information relating to recruitment, Appointment, transfers, Human Resource Management records and complements control;
ii. Drafting of quarterly and annual performance contract reports;
iii. Updating and maintaining recruitment, selection and training documents; and
iv. Updating of the retirement benefits, medical, GPA and Group life schemes.
v. issuing personal particulars forms and official secrets declaration forms to newly recruited staff;
vi. keeping bio data for newly employed staff;
vii. acquiring and distributing staff employment cards; and
viii. collecting and collating data for training needs analysis;

b) Person Specifications

For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:

i. Diploma in any of the following disciplines; Human Resource Management, Personnel Management, Human Resource Development, Industrial Relations, Labour Relations or any other relevant and equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.
ii. Membership to Institute of Human Resource Management (IHRM).
iii. Proficiency in Computer applications; and
iv. Fulfil the Requirement of Chapter six of the Constitution.

C) Key Skills and Competencies

i. Planning skills
ii. Communication and reporting skills
iii. Interpersonal skills
iv. Team player

Terms of Employment: A six (6) months contract, as per KEMRI Human Resource Policy and Procedures Manual with a probation period for the first three (3) months.

All the applications to be done through KEMRI E-Recruitment Portal on or before 11th May 2021 latest 5.00 p.m.

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 recruitment process including application, interview and processing of offer letter. If asked for a fee, report such request immediately.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted




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