Assistant HR Business Partners at Rift Valley Railways (RVR) Ltd

On Monday, October 12th, 2015
Rift Valley Railways (RVR) Ltd   is in the middle of a Ksh. 25 Billion (USD.287M) turnaround process with major investments going towards expanding and modernizing the fleet, improving rail infrastructure, introducing high-end technology with a vision of becoming the premier rail and logistics provider.

Exciting career opportunities in Human Resources department has risen and we now seek to recruit strategic, committed & results driven persons.
Purpose: We require all-rounded Assistant HR Business Partners.
 
3 Posts

To implement relevant Human Resources solutions in line with the respective business need.
 
To provide appropriate advice, guidance, mentoring, coaching and facilitation of robust integrated processes.

Key Strategic Deliverables
 

Resourcing (Recruitment, Selection and Placement)
  • Assist HRBP ensure proper orientation and induction of new staff is carried out
  • Ensure that all staff have a signed off job descriptions
  • Assist HRBP in facilitation of induction of new employees.
  • Monitor progress of new employees and submit quarterly reports to HRBP
  • Reporting on all HR matters in the Region
Organizational Development and Change Management:
  • Assist HRBP drive organization design/change initiatives in line with departmental strategies i.e. Review and implement fit for purpose structures, job evaluations, analyses, ensure targets are reviewed to reflect the changes
  • Assist HRBP facilitate the preparation of job descriptions for new roles, organizational structures are in place & constantly updated.
  • Work with HRBP to design HR change processes to reflect the business strategies of the Departments.
  • Be the change agent communicating RVR’s change initiatives within the department
  • Support HRBP in inculcating a shared mindset and foster employee loyalty to RVR’s values.
  • Support the Business Partner in establishing the skill gap within Business units
Performance Management:
  • Oversee cascade of RVR’s performance management approach in the units.
  • Coordinating the process of performance appraisals, ensuring timely submission of reports and their analysis.
  • Mediation between appraisee and appraiser where issues are raised in the appraisal reports.
  • Co-ordinate with Line Manager in ensuring that employees appreciate the linkage of performance to reward by way of guiding on bonus awards as well as merit increments..
Employee Relations:
  • Coordinate with Line Manager on the opportunities for improvement of employee relations.
  • Champion and enforce labor laws as constituted within the country and RVR’s Policies.
  • Implementation of the policies and procedures and ensure compliance by all employees within the units (Advise line managers and employees on disciplinary issues and procedures)
  • Enhance two-way communication within the business unit by ensuring that employees are informed on what is happening, why it is happening and how it affects them.
  • Ensure leave and staff absence is properly management with no disruption to business
  • Any other management duty that may be allocated
Key Skills, Knowledge, Experience and Personal Competencies
 
Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree  in HR or a business related field
  • KCSE B
Knowledge
  • People Management Skills
  • Relationship building skills
  • Understanding of performance management, talent management and employee relations
  • Knowledge and practice of labor laws
Experience
  • +3 yrs. relevant working experience within HR preferably at supervisory level
Personal competencies
  • Integrity
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Passion for human development
How to Apply:
Suitably qualified applicants should submit their application letters, with detailed CVs with clear of duties done  including a day time contact phone number and email addresses citing the relevant job title on the subject line to:- [email protected]

Note: The deadline for submitting application is before by close of business on 15th October, 2015

NB: In the event that you are successful, we will require that you provide us with a certificate of Good Conduct that is not more than 6 months old.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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