HR Assistant Career Opportunity in Nairobi, Kenya


We are seeking to recruit an HR Assistant to help carry out the following duties:


  • Assist with day-to-day operations of the HR functions and duties
  • Provide clerical and administrative support to Human Resources executives
  • Compile and update employee records (hard and soft copies)
  • Process documentation and prepare reports relating to personnel activities (staffing, recruitment, training, grievances, performance evaluations etc)
  • Coordinate HR projects planning (meetings, training, surveys etc) and take minutes
  • Deal with employee requests regarding human resources issues, rules, and regulations
  • Assist in payroll preparation by providing relevant data (absences, bonus, leaves, etc)
  • Properly handle complaints and grievance procedures
  • Coordinate communication with candidates and schedule interviews
  • Conduct initial orientation to newly hired employees
  • Assist our recruiters to source candidates and update our database
  • Ensure that accurate job descriptions are in place
  • Provide advice and assistance when conducting staff performance evaluations
  • Identify training and development opportunities for staff
  • Investigate and understand the causes for staff absences.
  • Coordinate staff recruitment and selection process in order to ensure a timely organized and comprehensive procedure is used to hire staff.
  • Schedule and organize interviews
  • Participate in applicant interviews
  • Conduct reference checks on possible candidates
  • Provide assistance to staff and management on pay and benefits systems
  • Review and draft policies, ensuring they are up to date and fit for purpose.
  • Build strong working relationships at all levels to influence and engage staff

Requirements & Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or a related field or Diploma in Human Resources
  • Proven 2 - 3 years of experience in a similar role in the HR Department
  • Knowledge of labor law
  • Excellent knowledge and use of Microsoft Office; Excel, Power point, and other reporting software
  • Excellent organizational and record-keeping skills
  • Excellent writing and reporting skills
  • Strong communications skills

If you are interested, kindly send your CV to by 10th May 2023.

Due to the urgency of the vacancy, it will be on a rolling basis.