Senior Human Resource Officer (Recruitment & Development) – Mount Kenya University

Job Summary:
Be actively involved in the recruitment activities by preparing job descriptions, job advertisements, managing the recruitment database, recruitment and hiring process.
Effectively conduct placement ensuring that new employees have complied with and submitted all the requirements for onboarding.
Conduct background checks and authentication of certificates to facilitate decision making during confirmation.
Preparation of employment contracts for Fulltime staff, Associate faculty, Adjunct Faculty and External Examiners letters or any other category of staff as approved by the University Management or Senate.
Provide feedback to interviewed candidates upon conclusion of the selection exercise.
Initiate the performance evaluation process for staff whose contracts are due for renewal for consideration of respective recommendations by the University Management Board.
Preparation of contracts that have been approved by the University’s Management Board.
Develop and review training evaluation instruments and evaluate the effectiveness of training programs, including instructors, providing recommendations for improvement.
Liaise with the instructors and develop and organize training manuals, multimedia visual aids, and other educational materials.
Schedule participants into training sessions and follow-up to submission of training reports.
Maintain staff training records and a skills inventory for the University.
Perform any other duty as may be assigned by the immediate supervisor.

Position Requirements:
Holder of a Bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management (HRM) or equivalent from a recognized University.
5 years’ experience at the University level or at a similar position in a recognized institution.

Skills and Core Competences:
Possess effective communication, persuasive and interpersonal skills, as well as logical and sound decision making ability;
Possess human resource management knowledge and expertise;
Capacity to work under pressure to meet strict deadlines;
Terms and Conditions of Service:
Successful candidates shall be offered a competitive remuneration package in accordance with the Mount Kenya University terms and conditions of service.

Method of Application
Suitably qualified candidates should apply in confidence through the email address below attaching a detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV) that clearly indicates the names, telephone contacts and addresses of three referees.
Please note that only email (softcopy) applications sent to on or before 14th August 2020 will be considered for evaluation.