CHAK Human Resource Assistant Job Vacancy in Nairobi, Kenya

Christian Health Association of Kenya (CHAK)
Promoting access to quality health care

Temporary Assignment

Position Title: Human Resource Assistant – Nairobi

(One Position)

Christian Health Association of Kenya (CHAK) is a leading National Faith Based Organization (FBO) of Protestant Churches’ Health Facilities and Programmes from all over Kenya, established in 1946 with a goal of promoting access to quality health care.

We seek to recruit a resource oriented Human resource Assistant for a temporary 6 months assignment, based at our Secretariat Offices.

The successful candidate will provide support in a full range of operational and administrative HR activities, in delivering efficient service and support to the Secretariat and Projects to meet the expected HR departmental goals.

Key responsibilities include:

HR Records & Information Management

  • Maintain up to date staff data (electronic and physical files) in safe and confidential custody and in line with the data protection act. This includes updating HR databases by inputting new employee contact information and employment details
  • Employee attendance monitoring and absence management and follow up to ensure staff timely completion of monthly timesheets as required.
  • Produce HR data and reports as required and within set deadlines

Recruitment & Selection

  • Draft advertisements for authorized recruitments in liaison with the Supervisor, ensuring conformity of job advertisements to job specifications
  • Circulation of advertisements on various platforms as agreed with Supervisor
  • Undertake long listing of job applications and provide the longlist to support shortlisting
  • Arrange for and coordinate interviews (date of interviews, calling short-listed applicants) and ensuring all preemployment documentation is in place.
  • Ensure records of all recruitment and selection processes of employees are correctly filed
  • Conducting reference checks for successful candidates
  • Maintain an active database for potential employees while ensuring that we have multiple sources of potential candidates

General HR Support Services

  • Draft employment contracts, and other employee related communication in line with employee terms and conditions of employment
  • Handle and respond to routine staff inquiries regarding HR policies, employee benefits, and other HR-related matters and escalate as necessary.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor from time to time.

Required Qualification and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in human resource management or related field.
  • Proven experience working in a HR department
  • Working knowledge of Kenya labor laws
  • Familiarity with HRIS (Human Resources Information System) software
  • Proficiency in all Microsoft Office applications
  • The ability to work as part of a team
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent administrative and organizational skills
  • Ability to draft standard and clear written communication
  • Detail-oriented

How to Apply

Qualified and interested candidates should submit a cover letter and curriculum vitae via email to on or before Monday January 23rd 2023.

Kindly specify on the Subject Line: Human Resource Assistant.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.