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Human Resources & Administration Manager
The Association for the Physically Disabled of Kenya (APDK) is a well- established Kenya (NGO) with 10 branches divided into 4 regional hubs. APDK seeks to employ a Human Resources and Administration Manager to head the Human Resource Department. APDK has a workforce of 479, a quarter of whom are persons with disabilities (PWDs).
The key Responsibilities include, but not limited to:
  • Human resource policies – develop, implement and maintain human resources policies across the organisation, including training programs to educate and promote awareness of the organization mandate and regulatory compliance. 
  • Selection and Recruitment – Directing and managing the recruitment and selection process, and training of line managers in interviewing and assessment procedures. 
  • Reporting and management of human resources metrics – produce reports on key metrics, including remuneration and benefits, absenteeism and turnover. 
  • Manage the payroll for the organization in liaison wi the finance department 
    • Collate and provide relevant variable payroll information on a monthly basis e.g. overtime claims & piece rate 
  • Performance management – deliver performance management programs that drive a high performance culture within the organization 
  • Learning and development – implement and monitor effectiveness of training programs. 
  • Advise the organization to professionally and legally deal with possible redundancies, union matters and retirement issues. 
  • Undertake regular reviews of HR systems, policies and procedures to ensure conformity with best practices. 
  • Monitor, measure and report on HR issues and opportunities. 
  • Demonstrate commitment to health, safety and environmental policies and procedures, including development and training of staff in these Overseeing the day to day administrative operations to ensure the organization is running effectively and efficiently 
    • Source and manage the contracted firms that deliver services regarding HR & Admin. 
    • Ensure provision of all auxiliary and housekeeping services 
    • Management of the Board Effect and providing the administrative support to the board. 
    • Ensure travel clearance, visas, other necessary travel documents and accommodations for the Board of Directors and staff travelling within and out of the country on official duties. 
Qualification Required & Experience
  1. BSc/BA in Social Sciences, Human Resource, Business Administration and Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource, or relevant field. MSc/MA in human resource will be an added advantage. 
  2. A minimum 3 years’ of experience in a similar role
  3. Full understanding of the way an organization operates to meet its objectives
  4. Excellent knowledge of employment legislation and regulations 
  5. Thorough knowledge of human resource management principles and best practices 
  6. A business acumen partnered with attention to the human element 
  7. Knowledge of data analysis and reporting 
  8. Excellent organizational and leadership skills 
  9. Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills 
  10. Diligent and firm with high ethical standards 
  11. Must be a Dually Paid up member of IHRM
  12. Must have experience in setting up departments from scratch
  13. Knowledgeable in developing structures and systems 
Other Skills
  • Computer literate with proficiency in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint 
  • Track record in accomplishing complex, broad-spectrum assignments 
  • Analytical, conceptual and numerical skills 
  • Superior management flair 
  • Good inter-personal skills 
Reports to
The Chief Executive Office/National Director
Interested candidates should apply enclosing cover letter indicating why you feel you are the right candidate for the job, your CV, testimonials, your current and expected salary to:

The Acting National Director The Association for the Physically Disabled of Kenya (APDK)
Waiyaki Way, opposite ABC/Auto-Express/Total Petrol Station
P O Box 46747 00100
Or email; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Closing date will be 29th March 2019.
APDK is an equal employer, persons with different abilities and parents of children with different abilities are engaged to apply.
Note: only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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