Human Resources Officer – Employee Relations

Job Summary

To ensure an uphold Harmonious Employee Relations at the workplace and offer requisite support to the Department for effective human resource management.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 2 years

Job Description/Requirements

ROLE:Human Resources Officer – Employee Relations   
REPORTING TO: HR & Administration Manager

COMPANY VISION: To be the LION of the Plastics Industry in Africa

COMPANY MISSION: To achieve our vision we will
1.    Build a Best in Class Company with A-Players who live our Core Values, apply Lean Excellence in all Processes, invest in Market Leading Technology, practice Great Governance
2.    Become a Market Share Leader with a Focus on Creating More Value for Customers, Fanatical Customer Relationships & Market Leading Product Innovation; and Focus on Market Share of Profit & Cash Flow, not just Sales & Tonnage
3.    Reach Customers Across Africa by Building a Strategic Network of Manufacturing Hubs & Partner Spokes to serve customers across Africa; and Becoming an Export Oriented Business with Strong Local Presence in each Country

Overall Objective of the Job
To ensure an uphold Harmonious Employee Relations at the workplace and offer requisite support to the Department for effective human resource management.

1.        Assist to plan, conduct and coordinate recruitment and selection activities to ensure that a recruitment and selection procedure is followed and staff recruited fit into the needs of the organization   

Hiring Process Satisfaction Rate

2.        Implement Human Resources policies, procedures, processes and systems to ensure they are correctly and consistently applied within the factory as per company expectations.   

Consistent application, compliance to company requirements

3.        Recommend and implement sound employee relations programs to ensure the highest level of mutual understanding between employees and management and avoid industrial conflicts at the factory.   

Higher employee engagement and motivation levels.

4.        Provide support to supervisors and staff to develop the skills and capabilities  to ensure skills gaps and performance related obstacles are addressed.    Improved staff skills, knowledge and competencies.

Enhanced staff performance.

5.        Provide counselling, information and assistance to staff , supervisors, managers to ensure that all human resources and work related issues are communicated effectively to all stakeholders.   

Timely communication to staff on work/employment related issues and information.

6.        Coordinate the process of staff appointments, which includes issuance, renewal and termination of contracts in liaison with the HR & Admin Manager and HODs.   

Timely renewal and issuance of contracts to staff with 100% compliance.

7.        Administration of the reward management function such as updating payroll details and any applicable staff benefits.   

Timely staff salary disbursement with zero errors.

8.        Supporting the HR & Admin Manager in the performance management function by ensuring performance planning and review has been done and that effective performance improvement programs have been initiated and closely followed to completion where needed.   

Timely performance contracting and documentation of the same.
Proper documentation of all PIPs and follow up on action plans.

9.        To take a proactive approach to HR compliance, legislation and risk management, ensuring risks and issues are identified, addressed and reported and, where appropriate, escalated.   

Updated HR risk audit report with timely completion of identified action plans.

10    Ensure data on Company HRMIS system (Sage 300 People) is accurate and updated at all times. Train and educate employees to hence competence and adoption of the system.    Updated & Accurate HRMIS data

100% staff competence & adoption of Sage 300 People.

●    Bachelor's Degree in HR, Business Administration, Social Sciences or other relevant degree
●    A higher diploma in HR or CHRP
●    Must be a registered member with IHRM

●    Exposure in handling performance management and employee relations issues
●    At least two years of relevant experience in a busy manufacturing company
●    Sound understanding of labour laws and other national legislations related to labour
●    Knowledge and experience in working with labour unions
●    Good understanding of the various HRM functions with the ability to coordinate them.
●    Working knowledge of working with HR systems/ Sage 300 People
●    Experience working in a faced paced, multicultural environment

●    Strong analytical skills
●    Excellent verbal and written communication skills at all levels
●    Problem solving skills
●    Planning and organization skills
●    Excellent negotiation Skills
●    Counselling Skills
●    IT proficiency
●    People skills

●    Ability to work as part of a team, exercise good judgment and maintain confidentiality
●    Ability to interpret and problem solve general administrative and departmental policies and procedures
●    Ability to use initiative and seek direction when appropriate
●    Ability to work under pressure and prioritize competing demands
●    Ability to build and maintain healthy relationships both internally and externally.

so our partners can depend on what we commit to   

Passion for Company, Customers and Employees   
Straight Shooter - no politics, no nonsense, no drama, no backbiting

2    DO THE RIGHT THING even when nobody's watching   

High Standard of Personal Integrity - to your own profession, your company, your family and your own personal reputation   
Assume Responsibility - don't wait to be told what to do, always think what is best for the company and act, be ready to justify own actions

3    BE OPEN to unlearn, learn and improve every day    Professional Management style & follow Company Processes

Entrepreneurial Mindset with Self Initiative - come with an existing set of relationships & personal network in the plastics industry
Thirst for Learning - demonstrate a passion & desire to learn our business, and anything that can improve the business & your ability to contribute

4    KEEP IT LEAN by being frugal, fast, simple, resourceful & proactive   

Action & Execution Oriented with a Sense of Urgency and Frugality   
Aggressive & Target Oriented with Commercial Acumen, and Profit Driven Approach

5    BE WORLD CLASS TOGETHER with a passion for leading in the plastics & packaging industry   

Overachiever - always go the extra mile
Underpromise & Overdeliver - never miss targets   
Team Spirit - grow together as a team to be world class
Believe in World Class - represent the company’s vision in your personal actions

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| Full Time |
KSh 60,000 - 75,000
Job Function: Human Resources
| Full Time |
Job Function: Human Resources