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Assistant Manager, Human Resources and Administration

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Administrative, clerical
  • Manager (team leader)
  • Full Time
  • Permanent
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Job Summary

We are looking forward to filling the above position of an Assistant Manager, Human Resources and Administration to handle a variety of personnel related administrative duties. Your role is to act as the liaison between HR manager and employees, ensuring smooth communication and prompt resolution of all queries. You will also support our daily HR activities and assist in coordinating HR policies, processes and relevant documents.

Required skills, knowledge and experience:-

  1. BS degree in Human Resources or related field. Those with a higher diploma (KNEC) from IHRM will have an added advantage
  2. Proven experience as an HR Administrative Assistant, staff assistant or relevant human resources/administrative position amounting to at least 6years
  3. Experience in assessment, monitoring and evaluation, training and facilitation of staff
  4. Thorough knowledge of labour laws
  5. Hands on experience with HR software like, HRIS or HRMS
  6. Should have Counselling and guidance skills and a strong potential for negotiation
  7. Excellent organizational and time-management skills
  8. Team work skills
  9. Must be focused, confident, and observant
  10. Communication (oral and written) and presentation skills
  11. Should be a person with high degree of honesty

How to Apply
Applicants who meet the above criteria are required to send their applications with “Assistant Manager, Human Resources and Administration” being the subject of the email with detailed CV names & addresses of three referees. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


  1. Assist with day to day operations of the HR functions and duties
  2. Provide clerical and administrative support to Human Resources executives
  3. Coordinate HR projects (meetings, training, surveys etc.) and take minutes
  4. Process documentation and prepare reports relating to personnel activities
  5. Deal with employee requests regarding human resources issues, rules, and regulations
  6. Properly handle complaints and grievance procedures
  7. To ensure the company’s vision and Mission are achieved
  8. Contributing towards team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  9. Maintaining continuity among Head office, department, and field work teams by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.
  10. Purchasing printed materials, equipment and forms by obtaining requirements; negotiating price, quality, and delivery; approving invoices.
  11. Perform any other duties as assigned from time to time

General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Permanent
Job type: Full Time
Location: Nairobi
Area of work: Administrative, clerical
Seniority: Manager (team leader)

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 5 years
Required skills: Project management; Human resource and personnel development; Reporting; Document and archive management; Office administration, management; Operative management; Purchasing; Employee relations and consultations
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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Optiven Limited

Real estateCompany size: 100-500 people

Optiven Limited is a Real Estate company founded to empower property investors in Africa. Our flagship product is Value Added Plots which have been transformed and made suitable for immediate settlement and futuristic capital gain focus. Optiven is the market leader in the industry and was recently crowned Number One Company in Kenya and the Best in Real Estate Under Top 100 Mid- Size Company Awards 2014/15 (This is a competition for Mid- Size Companies in Kenya run by KPMG and Business Daily).

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