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Human Resource Assistant in Nairobi

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  Nairobi, Kenya
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Job Summary

The Kenya Integrated Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (KIWASH) Project is a five-year, USAID-funded project to improve lives and health through the development and management of sustainable water, sanitation, and hygiene services in Kenya.
Its purpose is to institutionalize catalytic models of sustainable service delivery for accelerated water and sanitation access in specific target counties and to improve complementary hygiene behaviors.

The HR Assistant will provide effective administrative and operational support to the human resource function to ensure optimal contribution of HR to the KIWASH Project as well as to ensure the smooth operations and support to other departments.


⦁Assist the Human Resource Manager in recruitment of staff.
⦁Assist with screening of applicants as needed.
⦁Receive and record all job applications.
⦁Open HR files for all new employees and ensure files are kept updated for all existing employees.
⦁Assist with the new employee on boarding and orientation.
⦁Compile staff details.
⦁Track all employee sick, vacation, and medical leave.
⦁Review employee timesheets for accuracy and completeness. Ensure employees are apportioning effort across projects accurately.
⦁Liaise with service providers; medical insurance and pension providers.
⦁Any other duties as may be assigned by the Human Resources Manager.

General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract typePermanent
Job typeFull Time
Area of workHuman resources
SeniorityExperienced (senior worker)

Job Requirements

Required education

Diploma, Associate's degree

Required relevant work experience

12 months

Required skills
  • Talent management and planning
  • Employee guidelines and onboarding
  • Human resource and personnel development
  • Organize and manage recruitment campaigns
  • Candidate and personnel background checks

Required languages
  • English
    (Spoken:  | Written: )

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Non-profit, social work

Company size:

500-1000 people

USAID is the lead U.S. Government agency that works to end extreme global poverty and enable resilient, democratic societies to realize their potential.