HR Manager Job at HR Manager Job

Eunique Africa is an established fashion house is seeking to fill the position of a Human Resources Manager, reporting to the executive director with the objective of creating and strengthening a culture of service contributing to professional administration and services for Eunique Africa as well as attract, develop and retain HR skills.

Duties for the HR Manager Job

  • Contribute the development and review of policies and their implementation.
  • Manage the on-boarding and off boarding processes.
  • Administer and monitor the procedure for the performance appraisals of staff and related actions.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date data in the HR systems and report as required.
  • Develop activities to improve the wellbeing of staff as well as towards the improvement of the work climate and culture of the institution.
  • Coordinate the overall performance of staff under supervision, in order to ensure an adequate level of support and attention to all work units at Eunique Africa.
  • To validate and ensure full compliance with legislation and policy guidelines of the Government of Kenya, including all policies established by Eunique Africa.
  • To maintain control of the entire turnover, including issues relating to the initiation, termination and changes in personnel, and any other incidents that have an impact on the legal situation and the work of staff at Eunique Africa and report on these issues.
  • To monitor all transactions related to payroll, ensuring full compliance with tax and social security provisions.
  • To work closely with Compensations area to:
  • Prepare information about salaries and other benefits, including the preparation of monitoring reports of all the elements necessary for decision making.
  • Benefits and salary market studies within the time designated by Eunique Africa, ad hoc contacts with institutions and companies, including, but not limited to issues related to market research and benchmarking.
  • Development and / or proposed policy and improvements as authorized by the Management.
  • Implementation of processes and procedures, allocated by the Management or the immediate supervisor or policy.
  • Manual Updates of the staff, including but not limited to the Policy and Procedures Manual for the staff, Manual job descriptions, etc.
  • Coordination of logistics, planning, implementation and review of regular induction sessions for new staff in all types of contracts (Including consultants).
  • Coordination of all aspects of Recruitment and Selection of staff, ensuring compliance with policy and procedures outlined by Eunique Africa.
  • Attention and information service to all staff.
  • Perform any activities as assigned by the immediate supervisor for the proper functioning of the area.

HR Manager Job Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Management Administration, Industrial Relations or equivalent, with specialization in Human Resources (second class upper division or higher).
  • Advanced knowledge of relevant administrative and/or operating protocols and policies of the function.
  • HR related professional qualifications
  • IHRM affiliation, or other relevant professional membership
  • Basic managerial competence.
  • 5 to 6 years – Requires conceptual knowledge of theories, practices and procedures within a discipline, e.g. a full understanding of the Employment Laws, Social Security Laws etc. of Kenya.

Complexity of thinking needed

  • Work is complex, technical in scope and involves substantial problem solving
  • Regularly requires a combination of mental abilities such as probing, analysis, careful judgment, flexible and original thinking, and creativity.
  • Needs high level of emotional intelligence to deal with a variety of staff attitudes and maintain a firm and fair stand without getting personally flustered.
  • Involves application of concepts from HR discipline.
  • Need to understand the linkages with other disciplines. Create multi-disciplinary.

Extent to which interpersonal skills are important for this job Interpersonal Skills:

  • Regular contact with senior management and staff, external suppliers such as search consultants, training providers, consultants etc.
  • Purpose is to provide leadership, influence, and persuade others to obtain commitment for HR decisions and actions in the organization.
  • Building and sustaining effective relationships with management and staff at all levels is a major requirement for effectiveness. This requires conflict resolution and negotiation skills at a high level.
  • High level of persuasiveness and presentational skills are required

Information Technology skills needed

  • Proficiency to use standard software at an advanced level. Typically this would include minor programming using macros, mail merge, designing customized reports, developing audio visual presentations, etc. with occasional assistance.
  • Advanced skills in Windows Operating System, LAN, and Internet

Additional Requirements

  • The position requires a person showing initiative with a good common sense, an analytical mind, good leadership skills, showing respect and confidence and being able to relate to the situations and needs of centre personnel.
  • The incumbent needs to have a sense of responsibility, discretion, with good communication skills, being able to relate to people and provide advice.
  • Working in a team and under pressure is equally important for this position.

How to Apply
To apply send you application to [email protected] by C.O.B 3rd June 2017. Include your previous and expected salary in the application.

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