Waajiri House, Argwings Kodhek Rd
48311 – 00100
Reporting to the Manager, Industrial Relations, the Industrial Relations Officers will be responsible for assisting members in matters of Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) negotiations, legal consultations, training, and conciliation of disputes at the Ministry of Labour.
Chair CBA negotiations meetings between Employers and the Unions and act as secretary
Prepare CBAs and ensure that they are registered
Advise employers in all Labour related issues i.e. obligations and rights of employers
Assist members in resolving strike situations and initiating injunctive procedures in court as necessary
Represent employers in the Employment and Labour Relations Court
Represent members in conciliations/ trade disputes
Represent FKE in social dialogue meetings
Prepare training materials in Industrial Relations and execute the training
Facilitate various Association Meetings and act as the secretary
Assist in collecting subscriptions and other FKE debts from members
Represent FKE in various meetings as assigned
Perform other duties as required
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
Bachelor’s degree in Law, HR, or a related Social Science field.
Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management or Industrial Relations
Current member of the IHRM
5 years’ progressive experience in HR, Labour, and Industrial Relations with specific practice in collective bargaining and grievance resolution. Legal background and experience will be an added advantage.
Demonstrated ability to deal with Trade Unions and handle disputes, grievances, and discipline issues
Ability to negotiate, conclude and prepare Collective Bargaining Agreements (CBAs)
Experience in training will be an added advantage
KEY SKILLS, COMPETENCIES, AND DESIRED ATTRIBUTES
Strong understanding of the tripartite movement, labor laws, and labor structures in the country
Knowledge of the principles and practices of labor relations management in various sectors demonstrated knowledge of grievance and arbitration processes.
Strong negotiation and relationships management skills
Strong oral and written communication skills
Ability to multi-task and manage diverse tasks simultaneously
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
Demonstrated ability working with highly confidential information
Interested candidates who meet the above requirements should submit their application (indicating current and expected salary), and CV with 3 professional referees through [email protected] indicating the job title and reference number on the subject line to reach us not later than Thursday, 22nd October 2020. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
FKE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Manager, Human Resources & Administration
Federation of Kenya Employers Waajiri House,
Argwings Kodhek Rd, Milimani P.O. Box 48311-00100 NairobiApply for this Job Now