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Human Resources Officer Job. KUTRRH (2 Posts)

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Purpose Of The Job

Reporting to the Human Resources Manager, the Human Resources Officer – (Employee relation) job exists to ensure that all the human resources of the hospital are working in conduce environment that support and promote their physical and psychosocial wellbeing by ensuring that industrial and labour legislation are duly adhered to at the KUTRRH.


  • Keep up-to-date with the industrial and labour laws and other employment relations policies, regulations and guidelines, and sensitise the same to all stakeholders in the hospital.
  • Implement employment law and offer best practice advice to human resources staff, management and other employees to foster good employee relations in the hospital.
  • Support the Human Resource Manager in managing hospital staff grievances cases and concerns and personal needs of psychosocial nature in the hospital.
  • Ensure that all staff in the hospital have sufficient medical insurance cover for their healthcare access and thus be able to provide uninterrupted services to the hospital.
  • Identify staff members with special personal or family needs such as bereavement, sickness, etc and organise their support from the hospital and other staff members in the hospital.
  • Ensure and provide staff welfare facilities such as staff resting areas and recreation facilities, spiritual facilities and other facilities to support physical and psychosocial wellbeing of staff in the hospital.
  • Ensure that the hospital has safe, secure and conducive working environment for staff health and motivation that support and promote optimal staff performance and productivity in the hospital.
  • Evaluate and resolve human relations, labour relations, and work-related issues, and meets with management to determine appropriate action in the hospital.
  • Explains and provide advice to staff about the hospitals and governmental rules, regulations, and procedures, and need for labour laws and compliance in the hospital.
  • Identify, in conjunction with Human Resource Officer – (Performance and reward management), workplace welfare issues that affect performance and productivity and resolve them in the hospital.
  • Identify, in conjunction with the Human Resource Officer-Training and Development, staff capacity development needs and implement the same accordingly for staff performance and fulfilment in the hospital.
  • Participate and contribute towards the development of working relationships with staff representatives, trade unions and professional associations in the hospital.
  • Play an active role, with guidance from the Deputy Human Resources Director, in providing support, training, guidance and development of staff in the human resource section of the hospital.
  • Prepare and disseminate reports making the appropriate recommendations to the respective stakeholders on staff welfare matters in the hospital.


Minimum level of academic qualifications required to perform effectively in the role:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resource Management or Social Sciences from a recognized institution.

Minimum level of knowledge required for the job:

  • Computer literacy
  • Knowledge and experience in recruitment
  • Knowledge of industrial and labour laws
  • Knowledge of professional standards

Professional qualifications & compliance required to effectively perform in the role:

  • Higher/Postgraduate Diploma in Human Resource Management from a recognized institution or
  • CHRP
  • Registration with the institute of Human Resource Management
  • Must be a holder of a valid practicing certificate

Soft skills required for the job:

  • Communication skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Team building skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Observation skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Ability to work under pressure

Relevant Work Experience Required

Minimum number of years of experience the jobholder is required to have to be appointed to the position:

  • At least three years working experience as a Human Resource Officer – Employee Relations in a similar organization.

How to Apply

If your background and competencies match the specifications of any of these posts, please send your

  1. Application Letter,
  2. Curriculum Vitae and
  3. Filled Application Form

Download the Job Job Application Form.

ONLY via email to [email protected]

Or hard copies can be addressed to:

The Chief Executive Officer

Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral & Research Hospital

P.O Box 7674 – 00100 GPO

Nairobi Kenya

The deadline for the receipt of all applications is Monday 5th August 2019

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