Job Description

Ref: ZU/10/25/138

The ideal candidate is a character with the ability to spot talent, and can negotiate on the right value proposition to attract and retain that talent for current and future University human capital needs.

S/he must have the ability to influence and drive HR agenda, ability to quickly establish credibility and respect, inspire confidence and build strong working relationships with line managers, one who is proactive and able to work independently, has a mastery of technical HR matters and with an attitude of an enabler of people and culture.

S/he should have the ability to be committed to providing solutions that have a fair balance between employee interests and the interests of the institution.


Duties and Responsibilities

Reporting to the Human Resource Manager, the position holder will be responsible for the following, amongst others:


Workforce planning, job analysis and co-ordination of recruitment activities, implementing recruitment strategies and programmes that continually improve and differentiate the University’s employer brand;

Organize and coordinate “perfect day one” for new employees and subsequent onboarding;

Advice and design value propositions for new and prospective talent to ensure they join the University and stay;

Management of employee contracts and staff separation matters;

Process recommendations for promotions in consultation with management and implement;

Timely payroll processing and management of employee benefit schemes;

Make recommendations on the reward and compensation structures & policy and manage their programs;

Budgeting and monitoring the budget for all the processes in his/her section;

Leave management and employee customer service.


Qualification and Experience

A minimum of a bachelor degree in Human Resource Management OR a related area;

A KNEC Higher Diploma in Human Resource Management OR CHRP (K) or be in pursuit of the same;

Must be an active member of IHRM;

At least 3 years’ relevant experience;

Possess working knowledge of the labour laws;

Working knowledge of ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System requirements is an added advantage;


How To Apply

Interested applicants to send their application letters and updated CVs via the email address -[email protected] quoting the job reference number e.g (Job Ref. ZU/10/25/107) as the subject, indicating the current and expected salary.

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


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