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People and Diversity Manager

Posted 7 months ago

Our client, Amnesty International Kenya, is seeking to hire a People and Diversity Manager who shall work independently and in collaboration with the management team to design, review and implement the organisation’s human resources strategy; ensure effective human resource administration, high team performance, staff well-being and a positive work culture.
Reports to: Executive Director
Other Key Relationships: Executive Officer, Management Team, all staff, HR and OD Board Committee, members
Location: Nairobi
Amnesty International Kenya is an integral part of a global movement of more than 10 million people who take injustice personally. Registered in Kenya and affiliated with Amnesty International, the organization has been at the forefront of promoting and protecting human rights for all.
Guided by our new Strategic Framework 2021-2023, Amnesty International Kenya believes in a society where every human being understands and claims their rights and freedoms. We exist to enable circles of conscience and movements capable of advancing full citizenship rights for all and an effective and accountable state.
Together with our national board, supporters, members, and partners both in civil society and the state, we will create an activist culture that strengthens public expression, association and peaceful assembly and reduces discriminatory inequalities, corruption, and impunity at national and county levels.
As a key member of our staff, you will be required to actively demonstrate a commitment to Amnesty’s organisational values and vision and Kenyan Constitution and be familiar with rights-based organising, citizen empowerment and an anti-discriminatory approach to social justice. You will be required to to work in teams, multi-task and work to deadlines, sometimes under pressure. As a senior member of staff, you will also play an active role within the Amnesty international community to shape international human rights education relevant for Kenya and the international human rights movement

People and leadership development
Ensure that Human Resource Information System and staff files are up to date.
Lead on staff performance management and talent development cycle (recruitment, onboarding, performance review and off boarding). This includes preparing appraisal schedules, updating performance management tools, implementing performance rewards and incentives as well as continuous career growth opportunities
Provide day-to-day administration, staff support and act as point of contact for the medical Insurance scheme, pension, leave and other human resource related benefits
Input and support leadership development strategies and initiatives that strengthen the leadership and career growth of members and supporters
Inclusive and cohesive workplace culture
Continuously and actively interpret and emphasize human resource policies and procedures for individual staff, the management team, and Board Committee
Develop, implement, and report on annual and quarterly human resource work plans.
Research, prepare and deliver, alone or with others, presentations and workshops to staff, members and supporters on Amnesty values, leaderful attributes, diversity and inclusion.
Advise and support the management team to maintain and deepen a positive and productive work environment that leaves staff satisfied and cohesive.
Advise and support staff and others to raise complaints safely, responsibly, and effectively or disclose any policy violations by exercising disciplinary and grievance procedures for investigation and resolution
Human Resource strategy and policy development
Maintain an up-to-date knowledge of anti-discriminatory legislation and monitor employment legislative developments to ensure organizational compliance.
Continuously review and propose best practices and policies for adoption that deepens diversity, equality, and inclusion as well as staff benefits and leadership development.
Prepare and present quarterly reports on people, culture, and human resources management.


Commitment to Amnesty’s organizational values and vision and Kenyan Constitution
A degree in human resources management
Must be a registered member of the Institute of Human Resources Management
Over five year’s professional experience in a medium size organization
Knowledgeable of human resources best practices, labour, and employment law
High levels of personal integrity, empathy and proactiveness
Demonstrated ability to develop systems, processes, and a value driven work environment
Demonstrated ability to multitask, work under pressure to meet deadlines and take quick and firm decisions independently
Demonstrated ability to nurture integrity, inclusion, equality, and service to others
Master’s in human resources management, Business Management, or any other social Sciences
Familiarity with the rights-based approach, social justice, citizen empowerment and gender sensitive approaches.
Proficiency in the use of Human Resources Information System

Equality and diversity are at the core of our values. Staff are expected to work collectively and individually to promote a constructive and sensitive approach to others from a variety of backgrounds, where the work of others is valued and respected. We do not discriminate based on your gender, age, ethnicity, disability, class, sexual preference or any other identity.
To Apply:
Applicants who meet the requirements stated above should send their applications and detailed CVs with a day – time Telephone number to the email address: jobs1@hcsafrica.com with People and Diversity Manager on the Subject line. Deadline for application is 28th March, 2022. Candidates MUST indicate their Current and Expected salaries.

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