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Director, Human Resource Management- SEKU Grade 3 (Formerly Grade 15) at South Eastern Kenya University


Human Resources

KES Confidential
1 month ago

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Job Description

Welcome to the South Eastern Kenya University (SEKU). The University is a fully fledged University and is the successor to the South Eastern University College (SEUCO) which was a Constituent College of the University of Nairobi. The University has undergone tremendous growth since inception in . The current student population stands at around 6, students. We pride ourselves in having highly qualified teaching staff consisting of Professors and lecturers most of whom have a Ph. D and vast experience in both teaching and research. This ensures that our students are well equipped with knowledge in their areas of study that makes them stand out from the rest. Our focus is producing all round graduates able to contribute to the development of this country. The University is a premier institution of higher learning in the region offering various certificate, diploma and degree programmes. SEKU envisions becoming a World Class University with quality teaching, creative learning, innovative research and strong community outreach. I wish to take this opportunity to invite potential students to study at South Eastern Kenya University

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Job Purpose

The Director is responsible for developing and implementing Human Resource policies, strategies, procedures, and annual work plans of the University. The Director is also responsible for advising the University on best Human Resource practices.

Duties and Responsibilities

Coordinating the formulation and implementation of policies, strategies and procedures for the Human Resource Directorate Coordinating and preparing annual departmental budgets and procurement plans. Ensuring adherence to relevant industrial relations matters. Formulating and implementing annual work plans in the Directorate to guide employees in day to day operations. Participating as a full member of the University’s Management Board to give advice on the policy guidelines of its functional areas. Coordinating the implementation of decisions made in the Management Board and Senate so that there is no misinterpretation. Formulating, negotiating and vetting the implementation of performance contracting targets in the Directorate. Ensuring adherence to ISO standards and the implementation of performance standards for the Directorate. Coordinating staff performance in order to maximize staff productivity in the University. Designing and conducting surveys to obtain feedback from key stakeholders in regards to Human Resource Management. Offering Secretariat services to the University Management Board.

Requirements for appointment.

Be a holder of a Masters Degree in Public Administration, Business Administration or Human Resource Management or equivalent from an institution accredited and recognized in Kenya. Be a holder of Bachelors Degree in Public Administration, Business Administration or Social Science or equivalent with a postgraduate Diploma in Human Resource Management/Certified Human Resource Professional (CHRP) from an institution recognized in Kenya.


Be a holder of Bachelors Degree in Human Resource Management from an accredited and recognized University Have at least fifteen years of cumulative relevant work experience, four of which must be at management level. Management course lasting not less than four weeks cumulatively. Have outstanding professional competence in administration or Management. Membership certificate of Institute of Human Resource Management (IHRM) in good standing. A valid practicing certificate from Institute of Human Resource Management. Proficiency in computer applications. Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya on Leadership and Integrity upon successful appointment.

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