Kenya Forestry Research Institute (KEFRI) – Assistant Human Resource Management Officer.

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a) Duties and Responsibilities

Preparing draft correspondences;
Reviewing job descriptions and preparing job advertisements;

Coordinating the recruitment process;

Organizing Staff induction and onboarding programs;

Writing pay change advise and advice accounts section on staff salary changes, transfers, appointments, promotions and increments for timely processing

Maintaining and update the staff compliment to ensure records of the establishment are kept up to date;

Processing salaries, allowances, benefits and final dues;

Updating the HR information systems data;

Issuing of staff Identity Cards.

Collating information relating to recruitment and selection, appointments, training, performance management, records and staff complement control;

Undertaking of training needs analysis, projections and developing training programmes;

Administering performance appraisal, collates performance related data, analyzing and preparing related reports;

Collating data in relation to HIV/AIDS Prevention, gender, disability mainstreaming, Alcohol, Drug and Substance Abuse, Occupational, Safety and Health Act;

Preparing timely statutory returns such as NSSF and NHIF;

Processing pension elements and other human resource administration matters for retirees and those proceeding on retirement for timely payments; and

Implementing decisions made by the Human Resource Officers to ensure issues raised are addressed and in a timely manner.

b) Requirements for Appointment

i) Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) minimum grade “C” (C Minus) or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
ii) Diploma in
Diploma in Human Resource or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution or its equivalent from a recognized institution;
iii) Valid membership from relevant professional body is an added advantage; and

Certificate in Computer Applications from a recognised institution


I. Online Application

Interested applicants are required to click the link below and submit their information as guided;

II. Hard copy applications

IN ADDITION to the online application, applicants should send their hard copy applications and attach their Curriculum Vitae and copies of relevant professional/academic certificates and national identification card. They should also include their day and evening telephone numbers, email address and names and addresses of three referees to reach the Director KEFRI not later than Monday 6th December, 2021.

Envelopes containing the documents should clearly be marked with the position applied for and addressed to:

The Director/CEO,
Kenya Forestry Research Institute (KEFRI),

P.O. BOX 2041200200, City Square,


KEFRI is an equal opportunity employer. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.




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