Human Resources Director Job Makini Schools

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Makini Schools was founded in February 1978. Makini School’s mission is to blend the Kenyan curriculum with global best practice in education. In our schools, we want to develop well rounded human beings who as learners, make amazing academic progress, are ready for work in the modern world and have confidence.

Makini’s vision is to become a world class school!

The School is searching for qualified, dynamic and motivated people to fill the following position:-

Human Resource Director:

This is an exciting role which is responsible for the smooth and effective operation of Makini’s human resources department.

It is a critical senior role in supporting the delivery of Makini’s Human Resource strategy, policies, labour relations, initiatives and cultural development. The setting and achieving HR KPI’s is a key part of the role to ensure Makini’s most valuable assets are continuously developing.

The HR director is also responsible for key relationship and stakeholder management such as Makini’s shareholders, external organisations, all staff and their representatives.

The role is also strategic in setting the future direction in all aspects of HR, contributing to broader business objectives and influencing the Senior Leadership team at Makini.

Other duties and responsibilities include:-

  • To develop Makini’s strategies by identifying and researching human resources issues; contributing information, analysis, and recommendations to institution strategic thinking and direction; establishing human resources objectives in line with Makini’s objectives.
  • To implement agreed human resources strategies by establishing department accountabilities, including talent acquisition, staffing, employment processing, compensation, health and welfare benefits, training and development, records management, safety and health, employee relations and retention, and labour relations.
  • To support line managers in recruiting, selecting, orienting, training, coaching, counselling, and disciplining staff.
  • To support line managers to monitor, appraise, and review staff job contributions; maintain /increase their compensation.
  • To develop human resources operations financial strategies by estimating, forecasting, and anticipating requirements, trends, variances and aligning monetary resources.
  • To support management by providing human resources advice, counsel, and decisions; analysing information and applications.
  • To guide management and employee actions by researching, developing, writing, and updating policies, procedures, methods, and guidelines; communicating and enforcing organization values.
  • To maintain personal networks and participating in professional organizations.
  • To keep the MD and the senior leadership team informed of significant risks that jeopardize the achievement of company goals, and those that are not being addressed adequately at the line management level.
  • To direct a process of organizational planning that evaluates company structure, job design, and personnel forecasting throughout the company. Evaluates plans and changes to plans. Makes recommendations to executive management.
  • To define all Human Resources training programs, and assigns the authority / responsibility of Human Resources personnel within those programs. Provides necessary education and materials to managers and employees including workshops, manuals, employee handbooks, and standardized reports