Principal Human Resource Management Officer at Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC)

Massive Recruitment at KNEC November 2023, Principal Human Resource Management Officer Job in Kenya

Job Specifications

The duties and responsibilities of the officer will entail:

  • Providing input in the development of human resource management strategies, policies and procedures;
  • Processing the payroll and employee benefits administration;
  • Managing employee discipline and industrial relations;
  • Handling employee relations;
  • Carrying out job analysis and advice on review of career guidelines;
  • Providing professional advice on human resources matters at the Council;
  • Assisting in the provision of secretariat services to the Human Resource Advisory Committee;
  • Coordinating monitoring and evaluation of the effectiveness of training and development programs;
  • Ensuring compliance with human resource-related statutory obligations;
  • Maintaining and updating staff skills inventory;
  • Administering staff separation;
  • Analysis and advising on staffing levels, succession planning and emerging trends on human resource management;
  • Participating in staff recruitment, selection and separation processes;
  • Preparing and implementing induction and on-boarding programs.

Person Specifications
For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:

  • At least eight (8) years cumulative relevant work experience, three (3) of which should have served at the supervisory level;
  • Masters Degree in Human Resource Management, Business Administration with a Human Resource Management or equivalent qualification from a recognized Institution;
  • Bachelors Degree in Human Resource Management or equivalent qualification from a recognized Institution; OR Bachelors Degree in Social Sciences/Business Administration/Commerce with Diploma (KNEC) in Human Resource Management or equivalent qualification from a recognized Institution;
  • Higher Diploma in Human Resource Management from a r ecognized institution
  • Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
  • Membership to the Institute of Human Resource Management;
  • Demonstrated merit in work performance;
  • Proficiency in computer application;
  • Fulfil the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution for successful applicants.

Key Competencies, skills and attitudes

  • Integrity;
  • Analytical skills;
  • Communication and reporting skills;
  • Interpersonal and negotiation skills;
  • Team player

Method of Application

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Interested and suitably qualified candidates should fill and submit the Application for Employment Form KNEC 2A – (External applicants) and Application for Employment Form KNEC 2B – (Internal applicants), an application letter, accompanied by certified copies of academic and professional certificates, detailed curriculum vitae giving details of daytime telephone contact, e-mail address, current remuneration (enclose copy of your latest pay slip), names and valid current contacts of three referees, on or before 21st November, 2023 to the address below:

The Chief Executive Officer
Kenya National Examinations Council
New Mitihani House, South C
P.O Box 73598-00200
NAIROBI

NOTES:

  • The Council will only contact the shortlisted candidates and canvassing will result in automatic disqualification;
  • Successful applicants offered employment will be required to submit clearance under Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya;
  • KNEC Grade 2 and Grade 3 positions are on 5 year contract terms of service and renewal is subject to performance;
  • KNEC is an Equal opportunity Employer and People Living with Disability, and female candidates are encouraged to apply.
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