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Head of Human Resource and Corporate Affairs

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Human resources
  • Senior manager (department head)
  • Full Time
  • Temporary
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Job Summary

Our client, a high-end Safari Company, is looking for a Head of Human Resource and Corporate Affairs for its offices in Nairobi. The successful candidate will be responsible to oversee all aspects of human resource practices and processes while supporting business needs and to ensure the proper implementation of company strategy and objectives. He/She will also provide support to the Directors in ensuring effective administration of company affairs as well as assist the Directors in achieving the company’s CSR objectives by implementing and co-coordinating a range of activities and initiatives, which are designed to have a positive impact on the environment and local communities.


  1. Assist the Directors in assessing the staffing organizational structure, updating job requirements and job descriptions for all positions as well as annual salary reviews.
  2. Responsible for recruitment – drawing up Letters of Appointment for new staff and handling the induction process.
  3. Assist the Directors in staff disciplinary proceedings to ensure that correct procedures are followed in compliance with employment law relating to warnings and dismissals.
  4. Represent the company at any disciplinary hearings.
  5. Manage the Company Pension and Health Insurance scheme.
  6. Manage the Payroll in liaison with the Accounts Department.
  7. Take responsibility for employee safety, welfare, wellness and health.
  8. Carry out staff performance reviews and assessments.
  9. Manage arrangements for staff events such Christmas party.
  10. Administration of staff loans with Banks and SACCO.
  11. Performing the duties of Company Secretary: taking minutes at board meetings, handling the use of the company seal.
  12. Assisting the Directors in any legal issues and dealings with lawyers and handling any contractual arrangements with other organizations.
  13. Managing the process of obtaining all required licenses and keeping licenses on file relating to the company at head office and the camps.
  14. Deal with landlord, Nairobi City Council, maintenance of office buildings and equipment.
  15. Signing LPOs and other finance requests for HO purchases as approved by the Directors.
  16. Supervising administrative staff: admin assistant, cleaners, messenger and caretaker.
  17. Managing the files of all lease agreements in the conservancies.
  18. Acting as the point of contact with the community liaison officer on matters to do with the Leases
  19. Maintaining contacts with local community leaders and acting on behalf of the company in negotiations with individual landowners in consultation with the Directors.
  20. Acting on behalf of the company in dealings with local authorities, county government officials, NEMA and other organizations relating to the conservancies.
  21. Act as internal and external representative for the company’s CSR policies.
  22. Maintain files and records relating to land and ensure Title Deeds are kept in safe storage.

General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Temporary
Job type: Full Time
Location: Nairobi
Area of work: Human resources
Seniority: Senior manager (department head)

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 5 years
Required skills: Conflict and complaint resolution; Labour/employment law; Human resource and personnel development; Organize and manage recruitment campaigns; Office administration, management; Payroll; File management and data back-up; Employee relations and consultations
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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Summit Recruitment &Training

Human resources, talent development, recruiting

Summit Recruitment & Search was established in 2009 to address the recruitment, executive search, outsourcing and training needs of companies based in Kenya or wanting to enter the Kenyan, East African, South African and African market. We have a leading proven track record in our field in South Africa, Uganda, Ethiopia, Tanzania, Rwanda, Nigeria, Zambia, Ghana and many other African countries. We are able to advise on market trends, training requirements, prevailing salaries and offer a complete HR Solution where necessary.

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