Human Resource Officer Job Vacancy in Kenya

Position Title: Human Resource Officer 


The Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu is an institution of the Aga Khan Health Service, Kenya, which is an Agency of the Aga Khan Development Network. The Hospital is part of a network of health facilities, which includes Hospitals and Outreach Health Facilities across East Africa.

The Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu is in an exciting growth phase and has attained acknowledgment of its quality by achieving ISO 9001:2015 certification, ISO 15189:2012 accreditation for laboratory services, Safe Care level 5 accreditation and is at advanced stage of attaining Joint Commission International Accreditation.

The Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu has Outreach Health Services at Kisii, Kakamega, Kitale, Bungoma, Kericho, Kibuye-Kisumu, West End- Kisumu, Busia, Homa - Bay, Migori, Bomet, Eldoret and Kimilili.

The Hospital is seeking to attract interested and qualified candidates to fill the following position within the Human Resource Department:

Vacancy No: AKHK/HR/HRO/01/24

OVERALL RESPONSIBILITY: Reporting to the Human Resource Manager - Operations, the successful candidate will be responsible for supporting timely delivery of human resource plans, data management, and operations in the assigned Business Units.


  • Support effective implementation of human resource policies, plans and procedures.
  • Support in forecasting and planning the talent pipeline requirements in line with the function/business strategy.
  • Participate in realization of people processes of talent recruitment to ensure optimal capabilities.
  • Manage specific projects as determined in the annual HR operational plan as well as participating in functional and cross-functional initiatives.
  • Provide Human Resource advisory services to the Heads of Departments, Managers and Supervisors in the Business Units assigned across a breadth of areas including talent management, employee development, performance management, employee relations and change management.
  • Assist with labour initiatives through ensuring compliance with Collective Bargaining Agreements as well as the Hospital’s rules and regulations.
  • Monitor and develop regular statistical information regarding workforce requirements, staff turnover, leave, absence etc.
  • Ensure that leave plans are in place and are adhered to in consultation with Heads of Departments.
  • Maintain an efficient and effective filing system for HR documents, including the filing of staff files and data management.
  • Monitor and submit monthly probationary report and share with supervisor a month before the probation end date.
  • Support payroll administration.
  • Maintain contract expiry dates and update the supervisor one month in advance.
  • Keep track of all active staff in employment and process separations of those whose contracts will not be renewed/terminated.
  • Assist in the induction and orientation process of new staff; ensuring that new staffs are well versed with the various human resource policies such as the human resource manual and the code of conduct.
  • Ensure that staff have relevant licenses and that all other documentation relating to their profession are valid and updated to ensure compliance with required standards and regulatory needs.
  • Coordinate employment of expatriate staff and ensure they are in possession of the relevant permits, passes
    and visas as provided in the law.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resource Management or any other business related field from a recognized institution.
  • Certified Human Resource Professional (CHRP) qualifications or Higher Diploma in Human Resource Management from a recognized institution.
  • Certification in an IT related field will be an added advantage.
  • Membership of Institute of Human Resources Management.
  • Minimum of four (4) years’ experience in as a HR generalist preferably in comparable institution.


  • Good awareness of the internal and external industrial environment and successful adaptation to changing demands and conditions of ER landscape.
  • Quality management and customer service orientation
  • Knowledge of best and current human resource practices and approaches.
  • Knowledge of the Kenyan Labour Laws.
  • Effective advisory and influencing skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills.
  • Problem solving skills.
  • Strong leadership and people management skills.
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple stakeholders.
  • Independence and dependability.


If you believe you meet the role specifications and can clearly demonstrate your abilities for the above role, please submit your application and curriculum vitae, details of current position, current and expected remuneration as well as email and telephone contacts of three referees whom can speak of your competence, character and integrity.

Kindly log onto our e-recruitment platform via to apply.

All applications must be submitted through the e-recruitment portal to be considered and your application must be received by 26th January 2024.

“AKHS is concerned about the climate and environmental crises we face and is doing everything possible to reduce our own impact, encouraging others to do the same, and advancing understanding in this field. AKHS has set itself the task of getting as close to net-zero carbon operations as possible by 2030. We expect all staff to contribute to achieving these aims in the context of their roles”.

Please note that Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu does not charge any fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview meeting and medical examination).

"Aga Khan Hospital Kisumu is an equal opportunity employer".