Job Category: Senior Management
Job Type: Full Time
Terms of employment -3 Years Contract

A medium-sized DT-Sacco in Nairobi seeks to recruit a qualified and competent individual for the position of Human Resource and Administration Manager

Overall Job Purpose

Reporting to the CEO, the HR and Administration Manager will provide strategic leadership and technical support in human resource management and guide management on staff matters and their impact on the business. The function will ensure the adequacy of competent, motivated, engaged, and productive staff by creating a work environment that supports employees’ career aspirations.

Roles and Responsibilities

  1. Human Resource Policies and Strategies
    • Manage the employee life cycle within the organization in accordance with labour laws.
    • Develop and implement human resource strategies, ensuring alignment with the company’s corporate strategies.
    • Ensure that the Sacco has an approved HR policy framework that reflects the best HR practices.
    • Ensure the Sacco’s HR policies, procedures, and practices comply with the relevant labour laws.
    • Ensure the Sacco operates with an optimal workforce through human resource planning, regularly reviewing and updating job descriptions to reflect staff business needs.
    • Manage the recruitment process to attract, hire, and retain competent staff.
    • Provide technical guidance in implementing an effective performance management process.
    • Verify the accuracy of the staff payroll.
    • Maintain relevant HR records and ensure they are up to date.

2.  Administration Management

  • Ensure compliance with administrative regulations by overseeing the processing and renewal of business permits, insurances, leases, service level agreements, and other relevant contracts.
  • Develop staff management programmes for the Sacco, including training schedules, marketing plans, staff rotation, and succession plans.
  • Manage office administration functions, such as security and stationery management, as well as supervising the Administration & Registry Assistant and Office Assistant.
  • Provide administrative support to the CEO’s office, including performing Personal Assistant duties and secretarial services for the board.
  • Maintain the Sacco’s calendar and provide logistics support for meetings and travel, ensuring that agendas and budgets are approved in advance.
  • Participate in member education programmes and campaigns aimed at increasing share capital, while also managing accounts of deceased members.
  • Ensure that fixed assets are properly tagged before being assigned to users.


  • A Bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management or a Business degree with postgraduate HR qualifications. A Master’s degree in HR or Business Administration is an added advantage.
  • Member of the IHRM(K) with Current Practicing Certificate
  • Minimum 5 years of working experience, 3 of which should be at the management level
  • Proven ability to effectively manage essential HR functions, including talent management, compensation and benefits, and employee relations.
  • Ability to develop HR policies and strategies, write board papers and reports, and communicate effectively.
  • Proven skills in mentoring, coaching, and counselling.
  • Ability to interpret and apply relevant labour laws in day-to-day work.
  • Proficiency in all MS Office applications and a working knowledge of HR information systems (HRIS).

Application Procedure

Interested and qualified candidates are invited to submit application letter and curriculum vitae indicating current and expected remuneration package to by 19/07/2024. Only candidates meeting minimum requirements will be contacted.

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