Reputable Company Job Vacancy in Kenya : Head of HR

Head of HR

Industry: Security Services

Location: Nairobi

Salary: Ksh 200,000 gross plus medical, pension etc

Our client one of the leading Security Solutions provider for a wide host of clients in diverse industries offering manned guarding, K-9 guarding, investigations, VIP protection and Cash-in-transit. They seek to hire a Head of Human Resources to manage a 4000 strong work force.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Identify staff vacancies, recruit, interview and select applicants

  • Allocate human resources, to various departments as per need

  • Ensuring appropriate matches between the positions and personnel hired

  • Open and maintain personal files for individual employees which are to be updated according to the employee details checklist

  • Perform difficult staffing duties, including dealing with understaffing, refereeing disputes, firing employees, and administering disciplinary procedures.

  • Advise managers on organizational policy matters and analyzing and modifying policies to establish competitive programs

  • Ensure strict compliance to employment related legal requirements.

  • Plan and monitor leave plans and leave details for each individual employee

  • Maintain and update the management staff master roll

  • Serve as a link between management and employees by handling questions, interpreting and administering contracts and helping resolve work-related problems.

  • Provide current and prospective employees with information about policies, job duties, working conditions, wages, and opportunities for promotion and employee benefits.

  • Plan, direct, supervise, and coordinate work activities of subordinates and staff relating to employment, compensation, labor relations, and employee relations.

  • Maintain records and compile statistical reports concerning personnel-related data such as hires, transfers, performance appraisals, labour turnover and absenteeism rates.

  • Plan, organize, direct, control or coordinate the personnel, training, or labor relations activities of an organization.

  • Plan and conduct new employee orientation to foster positive attitude toward organizational objectives

  • Timely confirmation of employees completing probation period

  • Conduct exit interviews to identify reasons for employee termination.

  • Develop, administer and evaluate applicant tests

  • Study legislation, arbitration decisions, and collective bargaining contracts to assess industry trends and represent organization at personnel-related hearings and investigations.

  • Administer compensation, benefits and performance management systems, and safety and recreation programs.

  • Develop the HR strategy aligned to the organization’s corporate strategy, goals and targets

  • Direct, plan, organise and manage the Human Resources department

  • Effectively lead, advise, manage and guide; management, stakeholders and employees on people issues

  • Develop and implement policies and procedures to support the achievement of the overall corporate goals

  • Ensure the department’s management, and service level towards all its customers, are at an optimal levels

  • Provide full relationship support regarding people issues such as conflict resolution, performance management, collective bargaining agreement interpretation and termination

  • Effectively diagnosing issues, recommending solutions and ensuring successful implementation of agreed recommendations

  • Maintain day-to-day financial control of the human resources department within agreed budgets

  • Ensure services within the human resources department are adequately managed, staffed and resourced with appropriate development and succession plans

  • Build external relationships with service providers, statutory bodies, and communities

Qualifications & Skills

  • Degree in Business/ Human Resource Management from a recognized institution

  • Professional qualifications in a related field will be an added advantage.

  • Member of the Institute of Human Resource Management or equivalent

  • Over 7 years HR management experience

  • Proven HR Generalist

  • Experience working in a complex environment with a high level of uncertainty around predicted or future recruitment requirements.

  • Experience handling large work forces and unionized employees

  • Experience in developing positive relationships with internal and external stakeholders

  • Excellent analytical skills

  • Influencing skills

  • Ability to make sound judgment and handle difficult situations

  • More importantly, is a team player

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Baker Hughes Job Vacancy in Kenya : Assembly Maintenance and Overhaul Technician

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Nairobi, Kenya


International Rotator


  • Troubleshoot, test, assemble, disassemble and perform visual inspection of electro-mechanical assemblies.

  • Review procedures for assembly, disassembly and test verification accuracy.

  • Configure test stations and systems.

  • Analyze and interpret data from environmental tests and troubleshoot equipment problems. Analytical ability to find solutions to difficult technical problems.

  • Assist in the set-up of experiments and the recording of experimental data in collaboration with Engineering and Reliability groups.

  • Test and evaluate the performance, and if required, repair general purpose test equipment. Provide supervision, mentorship and leadership of technicians in the absence of the supervisor/manager.

  • Maintain equipment records and filing systems as part of quality control and assurance programs.

  • Inspection and disposition of parts and equipment.

  • Provide coaching for other Technicians.

  • Assist in the preparation, development and enhancement of maintenance procedural documentation.

  • Evaluate maintenance processes for potential improvements in quality, reliability, turnaround times and costs.

  • Compliance with HS&E; policies and procedures.

  • Ability to lead team in accomplishing defined maintenance goals.

  • Able to complete special assigned projects.


  • Technical diploma

  • 7+ years maintenance related experience in electro-mechanical function or minimum 11 years relevant industrial experience (airline, military, oilfield, automotive, electronic).

  • Experience with Baker Hughes tools is essential (RCI, PCOR, MREX, or STAR)

  • Proficient reading and interpreting blueprints, wiring diagrams, assembly prints and parts lists and follow formal procedures and maintenance practices.

  • Ability to read and understand the English language.

  • Proficient in the use of basic and advanced electrical test equipment.

  • Expert level of analytical ability to find solutions to complex technical problems.

  • Expert skills in soldering and assembling of electro-mechanical devices.

  • Demonstrate systematic approach to troubleshooting.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Advanced facilitation skills.

  • Advanced computer skills.

  • Team Leadership Skills.


Baker Hughes is a leading supplier of oilfield services, products, technology and systems to the worldwide oil and natural gas industry. By being the service company that best anticipates, understands and exceeds our customers’ expectations, Baker Hughes Advances Reservoir Performance. The company’s 60,000-plus employees work in more than 80 countries in geomarket teams that help customers find, evaluate, drill, produce, transport and process hydrocarbon resources. Baker Hughes’ technology centers in the world’s leading energy markets are pushing the boundaries to overcome progressively more complex challenges. Baker Hughes develops solutions designed to help manage operating expenses, maximize reserve recovery and boost overall return on investment through the entire life cycle of an oil or gas asset. Collaboration is the foundation upon which Baker Hughes builds our business and develops next-generation products and services for drilling and evaluation, completions and production and fluids and chemicals. For more information on Baker Hughes’ century-long history, visit our website.

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