Karuri Water and Sanitation Company, Githunguri Water & Sanitation Company, Kikuyu Water Company and Ruiru-juja Water & Sewerage Company are Water Companies operating in Kiambu County and fully owned by the County Government of Kiambu. The four companies have the following vacancies that they would wish to fill;
(3). HUMAN RESOURCES & ADMINISTRATION MANAGER
1) Manager Human Resource and Administration
(a) Ruiru-juja Water & Sewerage Company Limited – 1 Post
There is one position of Human Resources and Administration Manager available at Ruiru-Juja Water & Sewerage Company.
Reporting to the Managing Director, She/he shall be responsible for coordinating the implementation of Company policies, overall management and coordination of Human Resources and Administration functions such as employment, compensation, labor relations, benefits, trainings and employee services which ensuring all staff have a conducive working environment for personal career growth.
3.1 Key Performance Areas
a) Providing leadership to the day to day operations of the department, while maintaining focus on the company’s strategic goals;
b) Liaising with region/departmental heads in identifying the organization’s training and development needs;
c) Coordinating the implementation and or review of the Human Resource policies and procedures, terms and conditions of employment;
d) Managing disciplinary and grievances processes in accordance with Human Resource policy procedures manual and incompliance with the legal requirements;
e) Providing advisory and manage recruitment process, oversee the placement, contraction and induction of new staff;
f) Guiding line Managers to conduct staff performance appraisals effectively
g) Managing the company’s remuneration including payroll administration, Staff Medical Insurance Scheme and ensure conformity to all statutory requirement;
h) Maintaining harmonious industrial relations with the Staff Union; lead the Collective Bargaining Agreement(CBA) negotiations and manage implementation of the same;
i) Implementing and/or supporting the Company’s staff change management initiatives and acting as the internal human resources consultant on various matters as may be required from time to time by line managers;
j) Ensuring the Company’s training and development plans are prepared in time and appropriate training initiatives are developed in line with the training calendar;
k) Ensuring the staff leave utilization is effectively managed, accurately tracked and appropriate recommendations made
l) Overseeing administrative services such as office services, registry and company premises and renovations;
m) Organizing Corporate Management Team(CMT) and general staff meeting and take minutes; and
n) Undertaking such other responsibilities as may be assigned from time to time.
3.2 Skills, Knowledge & Other Job Requirements
a) Holds a Degree in Human Resources Management or in Business Administration;
b) Must be a member of Institute of Human Resources Management(K) with current practicing certificate;
f) At least 8 years work experience in a relevant field, at least four of which at senior managerial level;
g) Be proficient in computer; and
h) Have a demonstrated merit and shown ability as reflected in work performance and results.
The Companies are equal opportunity employers committed to diversity and gender equality within the organization and is seeking to recruit suitable qualified persons to fill the above positions. The details of each of the vacancy is set out herein. Any interested person is requested to adhere to the following application procedures:
(a) In line with the Covid Protocols, all applications shall be submitted online. Any hand delivered application shall be rejected.
(b) An application shall clearly state the post applied for. However, where a post is vacant in two Companies, an application in either of the Company will suffice.
(c) An applicant shall, in addition to submitting the application letter, attach the CV, certificates and relevant testimonials.
(d) An applicant shall show evidence of compliance with the Constitutional Requirements by submitting clearance certificates from;
• Ethics and Anti-Corruption commission;
• Higher Education Loans Board;
• Credit Reference Bureau;
• Criminal Investigation Department; and
• Kenya Revenue Authority.
(f) Applications shall be addressed to the Managing Director of the respective Company and should reach the relevant email on or before 22nd January 2021.
(g) The following are the relevant email for this purpose:
(i) Ruiru-Juja Water and Sewerage Company Limited – Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
(ii) Karuri Water and Sanitation Company Limited – Email: email@example.com
(iii) Githunguri Water and Sanitation Company Limited – Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
(iv) Kikuyu Water Company Limited - Email: email@example.com
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Any form of canvassing shall lead to automatic disqualification.