Head of Human Resource and Administration

Deadline - September 26th 2017

The National Oil Corporation of Kenya is a fully integrated State Corporation involved in all aspects of the petroleum supply chain covering the upstream oil and gas exploration, midstream petroleum infrastructure development and downstream marketing of petroleum products.

Head of Human Resource and Administration

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the candidate will be responsible for attracting, developing and retaining skilled and motivated employee base that will drive the business to achieve its strategic objectives, while

enhancing employee development through performance management, learning and development.

Human Resources and Administration Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement the annual Human Resource business plan;
  • Cascade the HR business plan through performance contracts;
  • Develop and implement effective corporate job grading and salary structures while ensuring equitable /balanced pay;
  • Develop, Implement and Monitor the Departmental budget;
  • Develop and implement staff training and development programs;
  • Coordinate, monitor and evaluate performance management and appraisal processes;
  • Develop and implement staff motivation and retention initiatives;
  • Develop, review and maintain appropriate HR practices, policies and procedures;
  • Manage employee relations and grievance process;
  • Ensure an efficient and conducive work environment, and housekeeping; and
  • Coach and mentor direct reports.

Qualifications for the Human Resources and Administration Job

  • A Master’s Degree in Human Resources Management or any related field.
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or any business related field
  • A Postgraduate Diploma in Human Resource Management or any related field.
  • Member of Institute of Human Resources Management (IHRM) or other recognized Human Resources body
  • At least 10 years’ experience with five (5) years at management level;
  • Leadership skills in managing people and operations;
  • Proven ability to think strategically and design long term plans;
  • Strong organisation and coordination skills;
  • Communication skills both written and oral;
  • Analytical skills;
  • Strong interpersonal skills;
  • Good negotiation skills;
  • Conflict resolution skills
  • Counselling skills

Method of Application

Applicants should either email to chairman@nockenya.co.ke or send their application and detailed CV with copies of certificates, indicating current position, qualifications, working experience, current remuneration, names of at least three (3) professional referees and day time telephone number to:

Postal Address 
The Chairman, Board of Directors National Oil Corporation

P.O. Box 58567-00200 NAIROBI 

Physical Address

National Oil Corporation Kawi Complex, South C, Red Cross Road,

Off Popo Road, Behind Boma Hotel

Applications should reach us not later than 5pm on Tuesday 26nd September 2017.
Only short-listed candidates shall be contacted.
Canvassing shall lead to automatic disqualification.
We are an equal opportunity employer.

Send your application to : chairman@nockenya.co.ke

Application deadline : September 26th 2017

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