Human Resource Officers – Mount Kenya University

Job Description
Human Resources Officer (HRO) will be responsible for the implementation of HR policies, strategies and procedures relating to the effective utilization of personnel within the University.

Duties and Responsibilities
Implementing human resource policies, strategies and plans at the Campus level
Coordinate manpower planning and placement. Implement effective staff communication channels internally and reporting
Support customer service, and drive University culture by integrating HR service delivery. working closely with various departments, increasingly in a consultancy role, assisting them to understand and implement University HR policies and procedures
Promote equality and diversity as part of the culture of the University
Liaising with a wide range of people involved in policy formulation.
Providing support services towards recruiting staff, selection and placements.
Advise staff on pay and other remuneration issues, including promotion and benefits.
Participating in regular review of HR policies, strategies and processes.
Responsible for enhancing peaceful employee relations through implementation of the best work place practices
Interpreting and advising staff on the implementation of the relevant legal framework on employment
Dealing with work place grievances and discipline in accordance with th laid down policy
Oversee staff welfare and administration-centered activities, but also strategy and planning
Collaborates with management and all cadres of staff on ways to support the University, customer service training, improve customer service and recognize quality
Guide performance management and measurement plans.
Responsible for staff recruitment plans

Required Specifications
Graduate Degree from an accredited University in Human Resource Management./Development Higher National Diploma In Human Resource Management
Work requires five (5) years of relevant experience, with exposure to human resources policies, strategies and activities and requires knowledge of human resources policies and procedures.
Demonstrate HR operational leadership by effectively demonstrating some knowledge of healthcare and considerable knowledge of HR practices/policies related to employment, labor relations – Workforce diversity, compensation and performance management evaluation
Conversant with IT related applications
Must be an active member of the Institute of Human Resource Management –Kenya

Interested persons who satisfy the above requirements should submit their applications and detailed CVs clearly indicating their qualifications, academic and industry achievements, e-mail address, day time mobile/telephone contacts and names of three (3) referees, current position and remuneration to Mount Kenya University, email address; recruitment@mku.ac.ke on or before 16th October 2015.
Visit MKU website Mount Kenya University for the job description and specifications.
Note: Hard copy applications will not be accepted and only successful candidates will be contacted.

Remuneration
A competitive remuneration package and other benefits will be offered to the successful candidate(s).
MKU staff with the required qualifications are encouraged to apply.
MKU is an equal opportunity employer and Persons with disability and those from marginalized areas are encouraged to apply.

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