HRM ASSISTANT DIRECTOR 44 views0 applications


Overseeing the development, implementation and review of human resource management policies, plans, strategies, programs, processes and budgets;
Managing employee relations programmes and ensuring staff discipline is maintained;
Managing the staff performance appraisal system;
Prepare and monitor the implementation of departmental Work Plan;
Overseeing human resource planning and development;
Coordinate the staff induction and on-boarding programmes;
Promotes best practices in the management of human resource function;
Develop, implement and review of the Institute’s human resource career guidelines;
Coordinate the development and implementation of annual performance contracts in the department;
Ensure compliance and mainstreaming of crosscutting issues such as occupational health and safety, HIV/AIDS, Gender, Disability, Alcohol and Drug Substance Abuse policies;
Overseeing the implementation of training programs based on identified needs;
Overseeing the monitoring and evaluation of effectiveness of training and development programmes;
Providing guidance on development and updating of the human resource database;
Overseeing the effective administration of the payroll system;
Oversees the development and implementation of grievance handling mechanisms among staff;
Overseeing the reconciliation of staff compliment and establishment;
Overseeing the administration of staff welfare;
Approves leave applications, sick sheets and sick offs for staff;
Advising on the HR management information systems; and
Providing secretarial services to the Institute Human Resource Management Advisory Committee (HRMAC).


For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have: –

Master’s degree in any of the following disciplines: – Human Resource Management, Business Management, Business Administration, or its equivalent qualification from recognized institution;
Bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management or its equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;
Professional qualification in human resource management e.g. Certified Human Resource Management Professionals (CHRP);
At least eight (8) years relevant work experience and at least three (3) years in management level in a comparable position in public service or private sector;
Membership to the Institute of Human Resource Management in good standing with a practicing certificate;
Proficiency in computer applications;
Minimum KCSE C+ (plus) or its equivalent;
Management course lasting not less than four (4) weeks, or equivalent, from a recognized institution;
Demonstrated good results in work performance; and
Met the requirements of Chapter Six of Constitution.

(c) Key Competencies and Skills

Mentoring, coaching and leadership skills;
Good interpersonal skills;
Organization skills;
Strong communication and reporting skills;
Problem solving skills;
Strong analytical skills; and
Conflict resolution

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates MUST complete the KMFRI Job Application Form, attach their testimonials, certificates, copy of their National Identification Card (ID) and Curriculum Vitae (CV).

Submit their applications both in HARD and SOFT COPY, and envelopes containing the documents should clearly be marked with the position applied for and sent to the address below not later than Tuesday, 17th May, 2022.

The Director General,
Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute,
P. O. Box 81651 – 80100,
Silos Road, English Point, Mkomani,
Mombasa, KENYA

1. SUCCESSFUL candidates will be expected to fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution by providing originals of the following documents:

Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations
Clearance/Compliance Certificate from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
Tax Compliance Certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority
Clearance from Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)
Clearance from recognized Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)

2. Only SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES will be contacted and shall be required to produce originals of their National Identity Card, academic and professional certificates during the interviews.

3. Any canvassing will lead to AUTOMATIC DISQUALIFICATION.


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