Human Resource and Administration Manager

Nyahururu Water and Sanitation Company Ltd

Job Summary

Applications are invited from qualified persons for the above vacant position.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Senior level
  • Experience Length: 8 years

Job Description/Requirements


Nyahururu Water and Sanitation Company Ltd, a public water utility company fully owned by the County Government of Laikipia and with a mandate to provide water and sanitation services in Laikipia County is seeking to recruit a self-driven individual for the position of Human Resource and Administration Manager.

Reporting to the Managing Director, the successful candidate will be responsible for the management of Human Resources function including formulation, periodic review and implementation of HR policies, coordination of the recruitment processes, compensation and benefits, staff training and development, employee industrial relations and the building of a committed, competent and productive workforce.

i. Ensure that all employment practices, compensation, employee benefits, and human resources programs are within established standards, procedures, guidelines, and policies of the company and local labour laws
ii. Lead the development and periodic review and update of Human Resources policies, planning and management processes and procedures in line with changes in the regulatory and labour environment
iii. Coordinate the performance and reward management process to ensure that it is effective and linked to the staff development programmes
iv. Coordinate staff training and development programmes. This includes training needs analysis, evaluation of training, feedback to management, and coordination of special programmes within the organization
v. Responsible for the development and implementation of the recruitment and selection process
vi. Responsible for maintaining a compensation and benefits package that is fair, equitable and competitive within the ministry’s philosophy on compensation and ability to pay
vii. Ensure maintenance of personnel records, payroll administration, processing of staff benefits and management of the retirement benefits/pension scheme and staff exit among any other administrative support roles that may arise
viii. Ensure maintenance of good employee and industrial relations through well-managed staff welfare schemes, a healthy and safe working environment, effective handling of staff disciplinary and grievance procedures, and effective communication processes
ix. Coordinate employee related legal and HR issues and advise management on appropriate course of action
x. Maintain contact with the labour industry, other organizations and government departments to keep abreast and updated on developments that are relevant to the human resources process
xi. Prepare and control Human Resource budgets
xii. Coordinate security matters of the company
xiii. Fleet and logistics management
xiv. Ensure effective maintenance and cleaning of offices premises and maintenance of building to the required standards
xv. Perform any other duties & responsibilities that may be assigned by management

i. Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resource Management or related field from a recognized institution OR Bachelor’s Degree in Social Science with a Post - Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management.
ii. Master’s Degree from a recognized institution in Human Resources Management or any other related field will be an added advantage.
iii. Membership to Institute of Human Resource Management (IHRM) with a current year Practicing Certificate.
iv. A Certified Human Resource Professional OR in possession of a Post Graduate Professional Qualification in Human Resource Management.
v. At least Eight (8) years of experience in utility management or service industry, three (3) of which should have been in a senior management position
vi. Knowledge of Kenyan Labour Laws
vii. Proficiency in Human Resource Management based computer applications
viii. Knowledge and understanding of human resource issues related to gender, equality and diversity
ix. Proficiency in ICT with strong MS office and internet use
x. Excellent planning and organizational skills
xi. Strong leadership and problem-solving skills
xii. Must satisfy the requirements of chapter six of the constitution of Kenya on Leadership and integrity through provision of; -
(a) Current certificate of good conduct from Directorate of Criminal Investigation Department
(b) Current Tax compliance certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority
(c) A clean and current report or clearance certificate from an approved credit reference Bureau (CRB)
(d) Clearance from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)
(e) Clearance Certificate from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)

The appointment will be for a contract term of 3 YEARS renewable subject to satisfactory performance evidenced by continuous achievement of performance targets.

Application package sin sealed envelopes which include a cover letter, CV of not more than 5 pages and certified copies of certificates and testimonials should be sent by post or courier to:
Managing Director
Nyahururu Water and Sanitation Company Ltd
Hekima Building, Kenyatta Avenue
P.O. Box 952-20300

Applications may also be sent by email to before the expiry of the closing date with the Vacancy Number as the email subject.

• The Vacancy number should be clearly marked on the left top corner of the outer envelope of the application package
• Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
• Canvassing in anyway will lead to automatic disqualification

NB: Those who had applied in September 2020 for this position need not apply.

CLOSING DATE: 1ST December 2020, 17:00 Hours

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