People & Culture Executive Job Vacancy in Nairobi, Kenya

Position Title: People & Culture Executive

Our client in the IT industry is looking to hire a People & Culture Executive.

The purpose of this role is to oversee and ensure the smooth running of the HR department as well as design, develop and implement policies that drive the company culture.

Working closely with the head of departments, the People & Culture Executive is required to build the people and culture capability of the organization effectively; lead and manage an effective human resources function to support the management of the employee lifecycle; and contribute to broader organizational and strategic management.

The position also has a key role as an ambassador for organizational culture and values, ensuring they are visible, embedded, and upheld.

Key Responsibilities

Strategy & Leadership

  • Develop and execute the company’s People and Culture strategy.
  • Contribute to developing and achieving the company’s medium and long-term strategy, ensuring effective inclusion of key people and cultural considerations.
  • High-level analysis of key people data and trends in support of strategic priorities, advising an appropriate course of action as required.
  • Design and develop programs for the continuous learning of all team members.

Organisational Development & Culture

  • Contribute to the development of a robust culture through role modelling the company’s core values and the behaviours which drive this culture
  • Design and lead initiatives including research and diagnostics (e.g. annual employee engagement survey and exit interviews), to maximize the engagement of all employees and build organizational commitment to the desired culture
  • Work in partnership with the Marketing and Communications team on effective internal communications

Talent Management

  • Develop a focused job design aligned to a structured Workforce Plan and Framework
  • Ensure a clear Employee Value Proposition in support of candidate attraction
  • Ensure best practices, innovative methods and processes relating to the recruitment, selection and onboarding
  • Development of formal induction process and procedures
  • Develop workforce and succession planning processes.

People Development

  • Build a culture of performance across the organization with oversight and continued development of the Performance Review & Development framework
  • In conjunction with the Executive Team, ensure all Learning and Development is strategically linked to organizational needs and aligned to performance reviews and business planning processes
  • Develop and update the company’s Learning Program each year after the Performance Review process
  • Create a leadership development framework to maximize leadership capability and embed a coaching culture in support of delivering on strategy outcomes.

HR Management

  • Responsible for the effective operations of all normal People & Culture activities to support the management of the employee lifecycle including: Maintaining employment records to meet compliance obligations, Compiling and Filing of statutory returns, On-boarding/ off-boarding employees
  • Effectively manage the Human Capital needs of the company. Work closely with the Head of Departments to ensure the right placement of employees in key positions.
  • Internal and external organizational reporting (i.e. Monthly, quarterly and annual reporting to Business Plan KPIs, Executive Team Reporting, Board Reporting etc.)
  • Assist the Head of Departments with planning, budgets and reporting, including evaluating People & Culture results and trends.


  • A degree or relevant qualification in HR;
  • Minimum of 1 year experience as a People & Culture executive.
  • Minimum of 2+ years of HR experience in the above areas.
  • Prior experience working in the Tech industry shall be a plus.
  • Thorough understanding of HR policies and procedures, and knowledge of Kenyan Labor/employment laws & HR practices.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative without direct supervision.
  • Strong strategic, analytical, and organizational skills.

How to Apply

If you are up to the challenge and possess the necessary qualifications and experience; please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (People & Culture Executive – IT) to before 30th January 2024.