World Agroforestry (ICRAF) – Human Resource Officer.

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Job Summary

CIFOR ICRAF has an exciting opportunity for the position of Human Resource Officer in the Human Resource Unit at the Headquarters in Nairobi. We are looking for a HR Generalist to support various functions in the unit including Recruitment, Contracts Management, HR Information Systems, Learning and Development and Performance Management.

Job Description

  • Organize and coordinate the recruitment pipeline with minimum supervision;
  • Coordinate the appointment and onboarding processes;
  • Contract Management – Processing contracts and tracking the same for timely renewals as per policy; 
  • Adequately and timely provision of documentation for payroll; 
  • Updating and maintaining the HR information systems as assigned;
  • ·Support audit process by providing data as demanded and directed;
  • Ensure HR documents are filed appropriately both physically and electronically;
  • Support management of the staff probation process;
  • Work closely with finance in preparing staff separation documents for settlement;
  • Support the performance evaluation exercise;
  • Support and coordinate training and learning activities;
  • Generate HR reports from the various data bases within the Centre;
  • Provide guidance and support with staff leave management;
  • ​Act as a liaison for training programs and assist in facilitation.


  • A Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in human resources management, or business administration.
  • Minimum three (3) years relevant working experience.
  • Good understanding of labour laws, Human Resources practices, policies, concepts, and procedures.
  • Ability to prioritize, multi-task, and maintain flexibility in a fast-paced, changing environment with ability to work under tight deadlines.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and data analytics tools.
  • Effective problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Ability to work with well within teams in a diverse setting.






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