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Human Resource Officer

Closing: Aug 26, 2022

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Published: Jul 29, 2022 (18 days ago)

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Ngong Veg is viewed as an ambitious, niche company who are investing heavily and have growing as it’s core principle. Food safety and quality are the key parameters for the company We are a privately owned, hands on business, operating with over 2000 acres of prime land. We run three different farms to provide climatic diversity. We have invested heavily in dams, boreholes and waterpans to ensure irrigation is a key asset for us. We are privileged to have super modern facilities such as a fleet of refrigerated trucks and a fully spec’d pack house and cold rooms that can hold up to 50 tonnes of the farms produce.


Job Summary

The incumbent’s role is to assist the
HR Manager in implementing the Employee Relations framework and working closely
with line managers in developing and maintaining a conducive employee relations
atmosphere.

The Job holder will be
expected to demonstrate commitment and loyalty and perform all duties in
accordance with the organization’s office routines and procedures, keeping in
mind the overall business objectives.


Position Title: Human Resource Officer

Reports To: Human Resource Manager

Department: Human Resource

Supervises: Farm HR Staff


Responsibilities

Ngong Veg is viewed as an ambitious, niche company who are investing heavily and have growing as it’s core principle. Food safety and quality are the key parameters for the company We are a privately owned, hands on business, operating with over 2000 acres of prime land. We run three different farms to provide climatic diversity. We have invested heavily in dams, boreholes and waterpans to ensure irrigation is a key asset for us. We are privileged to have super modern facilities such as a fleet of refrigerated trucks and a fully spec’d pack house and cold rooms that can hold up to 50 tonnes of the farms produce.


Job Summary

The incumbent’s role is to assist the
HR Manager in implementing the Employee Relations framework and working closely
with line managers in developing and maintaining a conducive employee relations
atmosphere.

The Job holder will be
expected to demonstrate commitment and loyalty and perform all duties in
accordance with the organization’s office routines and procedures, keeping in
mind the overall business objectives.


Position Title: Human Resource Officer

Reports To: Human Resource Manager

Department: Human Resource

Supervises: Farm HR Staff


ü
Responsible for routine day to day HR issues, solving
problems in consultation with the Farm Manager, HR Assistant & other HODs.

ü Responsible for recruitment, orientation,
placement and retention of staff.

ü Manage & assist departmental heads/Line
Managers on planning employee leave.

ü Ensure the organisation has complied with all
statutory requirement i.e. NSSF, NHIF, KRA PIN through the online application.

ü Issue employee uniforms & PPE
administration.

ü Oversee mid-month payroll preparation every 12th
of each month and end month payroll every 27th of each month as per
company policy.

ü Assess all accidents that occur in the farm, follow up with WIBA
for compensation and ensure mitigation.

ü Proactively upskill and coach line managers’
matters pertaining to Employee Relations.

ü Liaise with line managers to ensure consistency
of disciplinary procedures in the company.

ü Study reported cases of disciplinary action and
forward recommendations to the HR Manager for appropriate action.

ü Guide line managers on general techniques of
behaviour management.

ü Support workers welfare issues like Career
Development, Employee Wellness, HIV/AIDS awareness programmes.

ü Maintaining
HR records in an orderly manner for statutory and audit inspections, handling
issues relating to compliance on labour matters including Ethical Trading
Initiative (ETI).

ü Fosters developmental relationship by helping
people feel valued and included in coaching and development discussions.

ü Oversee the administration staff and staff
welfare.

ü You will be in charge of Human rights policy
enforcement at the farm level and will also be required to ensure workers enjoy
universal human rights which they are entitled to just because they are humans.

ü Be the head of farm security and establish systems
to curb theft and pilferage of company property.



DAILY/WEEKLY KPIs

The job holder shall submit to the HRM

ü Daily labour numbers

ü Mid month payroll by 14th of each
month and end month Payroll by 30th of each month

ü Daily Farm activities report; send the
following day by 10:00am

ü Daily leave records for farm workforce.

ü Farm Weekly security report

ü Weekly report of all disciplinary matters,
accidents/Injuries, number of workers hired indicating their payroll numbers
per department, internal trainings done by Saturday at noon.



QUALIFICATIONS /
EXPERIENCE / KNOWLEDGE

The following qualifications, knowledge and experience are
required of an employee in this role.

Essential

ü
A higher diploma / degree in Human Resource
Management.

ü
Must have a minimum of 3 years of experience working
in a similar role.

ü
A member IHRM

ü
Candidates with experience working in horticulture
industry will have a distinct advantage
.

ü
Must demonstrate hands on experience in agriculture or
manufacturing sector.

ü
Must have excellent interpersonal skills.

ü
A Human Resource Qualification

ü
Good communication and interpersonal skills

ü
Proficient in the use of excel, PowerPoint and word

ü
Possess a high sense of integrity and confidentiality

ü
Pleasant personality, self-driven and able to work
under minimum supervision.

Desired

ü
Team player with excellent, proven interpersonal,
verbal and written communications skills.

ü
Effective problem-solving and negotiation skills.

ü
Excellent analytical, planning, management and
reporting skills.

ü Ability to work under
pressure to meet deadlines and handle challenges


CORE COMPETENCIES


The following Core competencies are the skills, knowledge and behaviours
expected of an employee in this role.

Communication Skills : Communicates clearly and professionally in written and oral forms
to both internal and external clients.

Initiative and
Confidence :
Generates and acts on new ideas that add value
to the business. Looks at different ways to solve problems and address
difficulties.

Achievement Drive : Sets goals and strives to achieve them with
enthusiasm and determination.

Business Acumen : Has a good understanding of the business
environment and the impact their behaviour has on the reputation of the
company.

Respect : Treats colleagues and customers in a manner
which demonstrates integrity, honesty and fairness.

Leadership
& people management

Lead but empower; lead by
example; set clear expectations and provide feedback and guidance; hold
people accountable. discipline staff as required in accordance with the
company policies and the employment laws of Kenya 2007



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