1. SENIOR ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AND DEVELOPMENT, JOB GROUP ‘Q’
Duties and Responsibilities an officer at this level will be responsible for:-
i. Initiating and developing human resource management and development policies;
ii. Analyzing the human resource management and development structures and systems; determining and proposing methods/strategies for handling the human resource management and development function;
iii. Proposing performance improvement strategies that are adaptive to the changing environment and technology;
iv. Researching on human resource best practices that will guide the development of human resource management and development policies, standards and regulations; institutionalization of performance management including staff Performance Appraisal System;
v. Preparing briefs on Collective Bargaining Agreements/Labor Union matters; participating in tripartite discussions; ensuring compliance with the remuneration policy;
vi. Identifying and liaising with development partners for technical support of training programs including the development of training proposals; designing and implementing training programmes
vii. Ensuring the development and maintenance of an up-to date human resource development data;
viii. Preparing reports; processing of secondment and unpaid leave cases; and administration of the medical, mortgage, car loan and pension schemes.
ix. Interpreting and advising on human resource management and development policies and regulations; monitoring the implementation of human resource
management and development policies, rules and regulations and analyzing their impact on staff;
x. Ensuring that professional human resource management and development standards are maintained;
xi. Implementation of Public Service Board decisions; advising Technical Departments on career and succession management, human resource planning and utilization of human resources;
xii. Coordinating the preparation of Personnel Emoluments (PE) budgets;
xiii. Coordinating the implementation of Performance Management Systems including Performance Appraisal System and the Reward and Sanctions Framework;
xiv. Ensuring compliance with labor laws and forging linkages with the Unions; and liaising with the Public Service Board, and department responsible for Finance on human resource matters;
xv. Coordinating the processing and verifying of the agenda and minutes for the Human Resource Management Advisory Committee;
xvi. Coordinating training and human resource development activities; and overseeing the development of training projections and plans;
xvii. Validation and authentication of academic and professional certificates in liaison with the relevant institutions.
Requirements for Appointment For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:
i. Served in the grade of Assistant Director, Human Resource Management and Development or relevant and comparable grade in the public or private sector for a minimum period of three (3) years;
ii. Bachelor’s degree in any of the following fields: Human Resource Management, Human Resource Development, Human Resource Planning, Business Administration, Education, Sociology, Political Science/Government, Anthropology or any other relevant Social Science from a recognized institution;
iii. Master’s degree in any of the following fields: Human Resource Management, Human Resource Development, Human Resource Planning, Industrial Relations, Labour Relations, Education, Public Administration, Business Administration,
Counselling Psychology or any other relevant qualification from a recognized institution;
iv. Membership to a relevant professional body;
v. Certificate in computer application skills from a recognized institution
vi. Demonstrated merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.
Salary and benefits: As per the guidelines provided by the Salaries and Remuneration Commission.
Application forms and details of the vacancies can be accessed via the following link (http://muranga.go.ke/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/PSB-APPLICATION-FORM-2015.pdf)
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