NGO Jobs in Kenya - Hand in Hand

Hand in Hand Eastern Africa (HiH-EA) is a registered Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) in Kenya and a member of the Hand in Hand global network whose vision is to alleviate poverty through enterprise development and job creation. 

HiH-EA’s mandate is to work within the Eastern Africa region and is currently working in Kenya and gradually expanding to other Eastern Africa countries.
 

HiH EA is seeking to fill the following vacancies and invites applications from suitably qualified individuals who will undergo a selection process to identify the suitable candidates for the respective positions.
 
Senior Human Resource Officer

Ref No: HEA SHRO 05-2017
 
To provide comprehensive and efficient administrative support to the Human Resource department in order to ensure smooth running of the department and quality delivery of services to the work force.

Duties and Responsibilities
·                     Populate and communicate monthly Payroll changes accurately to the payroll team.
·                     Maintain all H.R. metrics and timely reporting.
·                     Maintain and update recruitment data base.
·                     Supervise and assign duties to  the Human Resource Assistant
·                     Initiate requisition for new hire creation, in MIS, work station and all necessary working tools.
·                     Provide timely and accurate inputs for the final dues processing.
·                     Initiate and update staff details in the HRMIS.
·                     Facilitate all lease agreements  and ensure rents are settled on time upon receipts  of invoices form Branches
·                     Verify Leave, communicate leave management system component of the MIS, update and maintain a leave rota.
·                     Facilitate Benefit Administration i.e. staff inclusion to Medical scheme, Group life/pension scheme initiate exit process etc.
·                     Assist to coordinate staff Performance Management including probation assessment, annual reviews and appraisals.
·                     Assist to coordinate, employee training and development activities including planning and delivering.
·                     Assist in the administration and implementation of HR strategies and annual plans
·                     Employee engagement (staff queries, guidance) and quality HR services.
·                     Running with staff wellness & welfare (End of year parties, Benevolence, sports etc.).
·                     Any other duty that may be assigned from time to time.
Specifications
·                     Degree in BBA, BBM or B.Com in Human Resource Management.
·                     CHRP/Higher Diploma in Human Resource Management
·                     A professional member of IHRM (K) is desirable.
·                     Excellent skills in IT for processing information and communication.
·                     Minimum 4 years progressive leadership experience in senior human resource management position.
·                     Good interpersonal and communication skills.
·                     Good analytical and report writing skills.
·                     Ability to work independently and as a team to manage work related responsibilities.
·                     Great sense of initiative and creativity in carrying out assignments.


Public Relations & Communications Officer

Ref No: HEA PR&C O 04-2017
 
The Public Relations & Communications Officer (PR&COM) responsible for proper communications, positive media relations and promotion of good relations between the organization, key stakeholders and the public.

Duties and Responsibilities
·                     Development of integrated holistic marketing communications plans for the organizational both externally and internally.
·                     Management of the organizations content management, editing and uploading articles, uploading graphic imagery, and all other related activities.
·                     Co-coordinating/management of official organization social media platforms (i.e.) (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Flickr) and the implementation of new emergent platforms
·                     Implementation of planned campaigns and competitions, both offline and via online social media.
·                     Development and dissemination of communications including e-communications including but not limited to magazines, newsletters, brochures, reports etc.
·                     Drafting of various articles, letters and communiques as and when required in response to current issues.
·                     Assist in organization and Event support.
·                     Documentation and sharing with various stakeholders lessons learnt through various processes of delivering our mission.
·                     Capture and manage access to relevant data, stories and expertise required to advance.  
Specifications
·                     Minimum Diploma in Mass Communication, PR, and /or Journalism from a government recognized institution.
·                     3 years’ experience in media relations, PR and communications or corporate affairs in a busy organization.
·                     Excellent PR, communication and interpersonal skills
·                     Proficiency in use of Microsoft suite application packages
·                     Good time and personal management skills
·                     Good writing and editing skills with proper command of English and Swahili languages.
·                     Ability to work under pressure and tolerance in handling diverse personalities.


Business Relationship Trainees 

Ref No: HEA BRT 03-2017
 
The Business Relationship Trainee reports to the Branch Manager in a position of learner-ship that is a precursor to the substantive position of Business Relationship Officer. 

The general responsibility of the Business Relationship Officer is to promote the organizations business with a focus on outreach, mobilization, training and facilitation of groups and members for impact. 

Duties and Responsibilities
·                     Undertake outreach and promotion through Group formation and awareness
·                     Market and promote HIH EA as an organization and its products and services.
·                     Work with rural communities and groups within the area of operation
·                     Undertake groups training
·                     Liaise and collaborate with HIH EA partners on the ground for advancement of mutual goals
·                     Provide daily reports on individual portfolio
Specifications
·                     Fresh graduates from Government recognized institutions with a minimum of Diploma in the field of Environmental Science, Agricultural Economics, Agribusiness, Horticulture, Community Development, Social work and Social Development or Business Administration. 
·                     Willingness to relocate and work in the HIH EA operational areas
·                     Ability and willingness to commit to the HIH EA’s vision, mission and values
·                     Ability to fit in and work with diverse cultures
·                     Innovativeness and creativity in solving problems and generating solutions
·                     Good communication and interpersonal skills
·                     Passion to work with and amongst marginalized rural communities
Application Process 
 
Qualified and interested candidates should forward a cover letter and CV, citing the Position and Reference Number to HiH-EA via the email address careers@handinhandea.org  on or before close of business by 4th December 2017.
 
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
 
Contacts

Hand in Hand Eastern Africa  
PO Box 8562-00100 
Nairobi. 

Follow us on Twitter @HandinHandEA 

Facebook: Hand in Hand Eastern Africa
 
Tel: 020 2660908, 020 2660909

Website: http://handinhand-ea.org/

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