Human Resource Manager Job Vacancy in Kenya – Manufacturing and Logistics

Career Opportunity: Human Resource Manager – Manufacturing and Logistics

Industry: Logistics and Distribution Company

Location: Nairobi

Gross Salary: Competitive

Our client is in the logistics and distribution industry and they seek to recruit a Human Resource Manager who will ensure that our client has the correct number of competent staff required and highly motivated, monitor staff performance, and handle all disciplinary roles and administration matters from facilities management to procurement matters.

Duties and Responsibilities

HR Planning (Recruitment & Staffing)

  • Ensure all departments have the required manpower levels in liaison with HODs
  • Ensure recruitment of strategic candidates as per policy.
  • Manage expatriate staff as per applicable labour laws
  • Adhere to the set recruitment procedures as per company policy.
  • Employee orientation.
  • Develop a HR strategy to identify the organization’s needs, and plan and implement the strategy.

Performance Management

  • Draw an annual evaluation schedule.
  • Timely annual evaluation in liaison with HODs.
  • Implementation of agreed evaluation recommendations.

Training & Talent Management

  • Draw an annual training calendar as per evaluation & organization needs.
  • Conduct annual training needs assessments.
  • Formulate the success plan for each department in liaison with HOD.
  • Utilization of NITA for all training.

Budget and Cost Control

  • Formulation of annual HR & Administration budget.
  • Adherence to the budget
  • Cost control of the budgeted amounts.

Payroll Administration

  • Correct and accurate remuneration data in the payroll system.
  • Correct and accurate deduction for government and company.
  • Ensure all statutory data is inputted in the payroll system.

Procedures, Policy formulation, implementation and review.

  • 100% implementation of approved policies.
  • Review of policies as per changes in the organization and government regulation.
  • Formulation of new policies due to changes in organization and government regulation.

Employee Relations

  • Handle conflicts and disciplinary matters
  • Employee counseling.
  • Manage company medical cover
  • Manage employee compensation & administration
  • Manage occupational health & safety matters.
  • Implement retention and motivational strategies.

Succession planning

  • Identify key positions that require succession planning.
  • Identify the required skills & qualifications for the positions identified.
  • Draw a succession plan and submit it for approval.
  • Build competencies, skills & qualifications of identified positions as per human capital availability.

Mentorship Program

  • Identify key areas of mentoring in the organization.
  • Formulate a mentorship plan to suit the identified needs.
  • Implement the plan upon approval.
  • Review the plan on an annual basis.
  • Quarterly reporting on program performance.

Change Management

  • Implementation of new organizational development i.e. Corporate Strategy
  • Sensitization of employees on new company developments.
  • Conduct surveys on the level of change management as perceived by employees.

Organization Culture Management

  • Identify the organization’s culture
  • Measures on how to manage it (improve, enhance & eliminate bad culture)

Legal duties

  • Advise management on any legal changes regarding permits and licenses
  • Review existing legal cases of the organization and work upon resolving them
  • Analyze risk in signing contracts
  • Ensure compliance with the internal controls, statutory regulations, and other formalities
  • Draft legal documents such as contracts, statements, agreements, etc.
  • Keep up with current changes in all relevant areas of law to enhance legal function and update management
  • Proactively create and enhance awareness of employees with relevant laws and regulations

Qualifications and Requirements

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences, HRM, HRD.
  • Must be a Certified Human Resource Practitioner.
  • Must be a Member of IHRM.
  • Solid work experience in Manufacturing, Warehousing, Logistics, or Agriculture sectors.
  • A Masters’s degree in HRM or HRD or a Certificate/Diploma in Law will be an added advantage.
  • Membership in the Law Society of Kenya is an added advantage.
  • A minimum of 4 years of experience in a similar position in a busy work environment.
  • Should have experience in managing external counsel.
  • Knowledge of Kenya’s labor laws.
  • Proficiency in MS Office packages.
  • Knowledge and use of ERP are an added advantage.
  • Arbitration and mediation skills
  • Good prioritization, organizational and management skills
  • Strong legal experience in corporate and commercial matters is an added advantage
  • The role will involve occasional travels to Mombasa and other parts of Kenya.

How to Apply

If you are up to the challenge and possess the necessary qualification and experience; please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Human Resource Manager – Manufacturing and Logistics ) to on or before 12th July 2022.