Employee Relations - Human Resource Manager Job Vacancy in Nairobi, Kenya

Position Title: Human Resource Manager – Employee Relations

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Industry: Paint Manufacturing

Our Client, The leading and the most innovative paint company in East Africa providing tailor-made solutions to the construction and retail segments of the market with innovative products, services, and world-class after-sales support is urgently seeking to hire a talented, and well-organized Human Resource Manager – Employee Relations.

The successful candidate will promote, maintain, and manage employee relations and well-being to support positive employment culture and advise management and the HR team on employment relations issues by performing the following duties.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement employee relations strategies, policies, and processes including grievance handling, discipline, dispute resolution, code of conduct execution, and employee welfare.
  • Promote effective communication with employees and key stakeholders to build positive relationships, employee involvement, and commitment.
  • Review and share ER performance tracker with other departments.
  • Recommend and organize recreational social activities.
  • Ensure the maintenance of HRIS and leave management.
  • Ensure compliance with company policies, the country’s labor laws, and the collective bargaining agreement (CBA) in implementing the employee exit/separation and welfare compensation process.
  • Oversee the separation process
  • Ensure the staff medical and pension schemes are up to date
  • Handle and maintain the scholarship scheme ensuring adherence to the policy.
  • Oversee development and implementation of wellness programs.
  • Ensure compliance with the environment, health and safety standards, and policy requirements for continuous improvement.
  • Conducts research on union-related matters and serves on negotiation teams as needed.
  • Responsible for the section’s budget
  • Contribute ER content to the organization’s website
  • Participate in the implementation of EHS / ISO and good housekeeping standards.
  • Other duties and responsibilities assigned as per business needs

Key Competencies & Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources or any other related field from a recognized institution.
  • CHRP, Higher Diploma in HR is an added advantage
  • Member of the Institute of Human Resource Management (IHRM)
  • Must have at least 5 years of experience in Employee Relations Management
  • Sound Knowledge of Labour and Employment Laws and Regulations
  • Performance management skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Cultural Awareness
  • Planning and organizational skills
  • Counselling skills

If you’re up to the challenge, kindly send your CV and cover letter only to recruitment@linkarkconsultants.com before the closing of business on 20 July 2022.

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