Human Resources Manager at National Council for Law Reporting

On Wednesday, August 21st, 2013
The National Council for Law Reporting is an award-winning state corporation in the Judiciary. It is established under the National Council for Law Reporting Act, 1994.

The Council is Kenya’s focal point institution in providing access to public legal information. It is led by a Council of Members chaired by The Hon. Chief Justice and managed through a secretariat headed by the Chief Executive/Editor. The Council’s principal office is in Nairobi.

The Council is seeking suitably qualified candidates to fill the following vacancy:

Human Resources Manager

Job Grade: KLR 3

Job Ref. No.: HR/KLR3
Reporting to: Company Secretary
Basic monthly salary (excluding allowances and benefits): KES.109,089 – 144,928

Key Responsibilities

The key responsibilities include:
  • To ensure that the Council attracts and retains the optimum number of employees with the required skills, expertise and competence
  • To attract and recruit individuals who are qualified by job related standards of education, training and experience who can be trained to perform work in a manner that will contribute to the attainment of the objectives of the Council
  • To ensure that there are equal opportunities for all employees and job applicants in accordance with the Constitution and all applicable laws, guidelines and regulations in force in Kenya.
  • To ensure that a remuneration and benefits structure is in place for employees which is externally competitive, internally equitable, and which recognizes and rewards individual performance.
  • To develop and co-ordinate a system for the evaluation and continuous improvement of the performance of  staff;
  • To develop and implement a Human Resource Policies and Procedures Manual;
  • To foster a high degree of personal motivation and career development through growth opportunities provided by the organization;
  • To guide and advise the CEO/Editor and other Managers to identify, train, mentor and groom employees to progressively take up responsibilities;
  • To develop and implement a career progression plan;
  • To advise the organization in safeguarding the physical, mental and emotional safety, health, welfare and wellbeing of the members of staff;
  • To foster positive interpersonal relations among members of staff and to establish and co-ordinate the implementation of a dispute resolution mechanism for effective management of interpersonal relations and disciplinary matters and grievances;
  • To encourage members of staff to maintain high standards of moral and professional conduct and to embrace and live the values of the organization;
  • To develop and co-ordinate the implementation of a reward and recognition scheme for members of staff;
  • To ensure compliance by the organization with the Constitution, all the laws, rules and regulations governing employment and labour relations; and
  • To be the reference point for other departments on knowledge and information on Human Resource Management and Administration.
Professional Qualifications, Skills and Personal Attributes
This position calls for a mix of skills in leadership and management. 
The ideal candidate will be a citizen of Kenya who has the following minimum qualifications:
  • At least a master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA) specializing in Human Resources management or its equivalent
  • At least Five (5) years of working experience in Human Resources and Administration, three (3) of which should be in a senior management position in a busy organization.
  • Be a Member of a reputable professional organization for Human Resource practitioners.
  • Professional training and/or demonstrated experience in management and leadership
  • Excellent Communication, organizational, leadership, management, resource mobilization and decision making skills; and
  • Demonstrable experience in the application of contemporary computer and ICT skills.
Personal Attributes
The ideal candidate will possess the following personal qualities:-
  • Integrity – Excellent moral and professional standing;
  • Creativity, innovation and a passion for continuous learning and development;
  • Good interpersonal, team-building and communication skills; and
  • Highly motivated.
The Remuneration and Terms of Service
All these positions are jobs in the public service within the meaning of that term in the Constitution of Kenya, 2010 and are based in Nairobi. 
Successful candidates will be engaged on permanent and pensionable terms of employment subject to an initial probation period.
Application Procedure:
All applications are to be sent by email with the subject line being the vacancy applied forto our human resource consultants through [email protected]

The application email should be sent in two parts/documents and it must comply with the following requirements:

The first document will contain the following information in one continuous document in portable document format (pdf), with information arranged in the following order:

  • A cover letter
  • A recent coloured passport-size photograph of oneself
  • A copy of one’s national identity card
  • A curriculum vitae setting out the following information about oneself, in the following order:
  1. Name, gender, date of birth and contacts
  2. academic and professional qualifications
  3. a list of academic and professional certificates
  4. previous work experience and/or professional engagements
  5. membership of any professional associations
  6. the titles, dates and forum of any publications, research, academic papers, lectures, presentations etc. by the candidate
  7. the range of languages spoken, including one’s mother tongue
  8. any community service and social welfare activities engaged in
  9. the names and contacts of three persons who can attest to the candidate’s academic, professional and moral standing.
The second document will be one continuous document in PDF format containing the scanned images of the most relevant academic and professional transcripts and certificates. The document size should not exceed 10MB.

The closing date for applications is August 30, 2013 at 1700 hrs (East African Time)

The National Council for Law Reporting is an equal opportunity employer. 

In keeping with its constitutional obligations under The Constitution of Kenya, 2010 particularly Articles 22(3) and 232(h), the Council encourages eligible persons from minority groups, or marginalised communities and persons with disabilities to apply for these vacancies.

Candidates who canvass for these vacancies will be disqualified.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
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  1. Eunice Kilonzo says:

    I am interested to work with you in the position of a secretary or a receptionist having done a diploma in secretarial and am a computer literate. Any assistance towards this will be highly appriciated.Regards

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