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

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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.

a) Job Specifications

The duties and responsibilities will entail:-

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

b) Person Specification

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:-

i. 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.
ii. Membership to Institute of Human Resource Management (IHRM).
iii. Proficiency in computer application skills ; and
iv. Fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution.

c) Key Skills and Competencies

i. Planning skills
ii. Analytical skills
iii. Communication and reporting skills
iv. Interpersonal skills
v. 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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