Manufacturing Industry HR Manager Job Vacancy in Nairobi, Kenya

Position Title: HR Manager – Manufacturing

Industry: Manufacturing

Location: Nairobi

Gross Salary: Competitive,

Our client in the manufacturing industry seeks to hire a HR Manager to provide the organization with a strong HR proximity to support the achievement of the business, organization, and people strategies and objectives.

The HR Manager will support the Chief Executive Manager in all HR and administrative tasks.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support and provide HR guidance to other departments
  • Maintain and continuously improve the company’s Personnel Regulations and HR policies, processes, and procedures and fully support the company’s goal to obtain and maintain ISO 9001 certification.
  • Support management in ensuring that all Company policies, including those concerning HR, Travel, and Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) are fully followed. This includes conducting Training/sensitization sessions and periodic communication with all employees.
  • Good negotiation skills of CBA with trade unions.
  • Administer the company’s obligations in statutory programs such as medical insurance, pension, NHIF, NSSF NITA, and Higher education loans including filing monthly returns to these entities.
  • Oversee the performance management cycle and ensure the deadlines as per the calendar is met.
  • Oversee the hiring process, which includes coordinating job posts, sitting in Second interviews, and
  • Overseeing that reference checks have been conducted.
  • Oversee the new employee induction process for each new hire, and ensure that all required documentation is received and added to the new employee’s file.
  • Oversee the off-boarding process of employees who leave the organization and ensure compliance.
  • Ensure that monthly pay slips and annual tax forms have been generated and distributed on time.
  • Oversee the management of the leave management system by ensuring that proper leave planning has been done in all departments.
  • Oversee annual HR budget and quarterly forecasts have been done and on time.
  • Through the line managers, ensure that departmental training needs analysis has been done annually and trains have been scheduled in the training calendar.
  • Oversee the organizations’ training calendar and follow up with departments to have them conduct their training.
  • Coordinate training requests and organize approved training & education programs for staff.
  • Ensure that all training agreements are signed on
  • Ensure that training evaluations have been done after each training.
  • Manage the HR and Admin team, including recruiting, new staff assimilation & training, performance reviews, & training planning, and assignment management.
  • Conduct Performance Development Interviews (PDIs) with team members at least semi-annually, to set objectives, review results, provide feedback, and plan for staff development.
  • Schedule team members’ workload to fully cover weekly & monthly service & maintenance needs within the team’s scope & jurisdiction and to fully allocate all resources.
  • Review and approve key deliverables that are generated by team members.
  • Manage team member absences in the HRM Tool and ensure that vacation balances are planned to be fully used and that their timing does not obstruct our business activities.
  • Develop and maintain a positive, cooperative, and productive working relationship between the team and other internal and external teams.
  • Oversee the filing of HR employee files and ensure compliance and Lead HR improvement projects.
  • Provide any other kind of HR support to management/ employees.

Key Skills and Qualifications

  • Degree in Human Resources Management or a relevant course.
  • Excellent knowledge of Kenyan labor laws
  • Hands-on experience with an HRIS or HRMS
  • 7 to 10 years of experience in HR management.
  • Must have experience with CBA
  • Must be a Member of IHRM
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Ability to confidently engage and influence at senior levels
  • Experience in handling blue collar labour intensive environments
  • Interpersonal skills to form effective working relationships with people at all levels
  • Must have Integrity and be approachable

How to Apply

If you are up to the challenge and possess the necessary qualification and experience, send your CV and a Cover letter stating relevant experience only quoting the job title on the email subject (HR Manager – Manufacturing) to by Friday 29th August 2022.