HR Assistant at Zetech University

On Wednesday, March 18th, 2015
Zetech University is the premier university for the education of Technology, Science and Business programmes, offering an exceptional learning experience to thousands of youth from Kenya and beyond. 
Our mission is to provide holistic education and foster a culture of integrity, hard work, research innovation and creativity towards problem solving and lifelong skills. 
We are seeking to recruit a suitably qualified candidate to fill the position of a HR Assistant for a short-term contract with the possibility of extension.

Key Responsibilities 
Reporting to the HR Officer, the position holder will, among other duties, be responsible for:
  • Assisting in the recruitment process by drafting advertisements, receiving and sorting applications, planning for interviews and other selection methods, conducting background checks and sending out regrets to unsuccessful applicants
  • Managing the application database and ensuring that both hard and soft copy CVs are well categorized
  • Conducting staff induction for new employees and offering support to new employees by providing adequate and timely information
  • Assisting in planning for the logistics required in training of staff
  • Drafting and issuing documents such as letters, contracts for new hires and job descriptions
  • Assisting in the administration of the medical scheme
  • Assisting in the compilation of performance management reports
  • Assisting in the management of human resource records, filing and updating employees’ personal bio data and keying in staff data into the HRMIS
  • Assist in processing employees’ terminal dues and other separation processes
  • Raising various requisitions for the HR Office and handling petty cash requirements
  • Handling requests for data and information
  • Guiding employees in their loan applications
  • Assisting in resolving administrative problems and inquiries
  • Participating in departmental growth for the HR function
Qualifications, Skills and Experience
  • A minimum of a diploma in a business related field (preferably HRM) with a Higher Diploma in HRM (KNEC)
  • Minimum of a C+ in KCSE
  • Excellent inter-personal and communication skills
  • Experience in general HR functions is preferred
  • Should be a highly organized individual with strong attention to detail
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to work independently and going the extra mile
  • Should be an intellectually curious individual with sound analytical skills and willingness to learn
  • Should possess strong IT skills
  • High levels of honesty, integrity and confidentiality
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 
Interested applicants to send their applications indicating current and expected salary, an updated CV with names of three referees, their email addresses and telephone numbers to the undersigned, not later than 20th March 2015
The Human Resource Officer, 
via Email address: [email protected]

Zetech University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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