Senior Human Resource Officer Vacancy

  • Full Time
  • Nairobi

Career King Kenya

Job Description

The National Commission for Science, Technology and Innovation (NACOSTI) is a body Corporate established by the Science, Technology and Innovation Act, 2013. The mandate of NACOSTI is to regulate, assure quality and advise the Government on matters of science, technology and innovation.

To achieve this mandate, the Commission seeks to fill the following vacant positions:


Reporting to the Deputy Director, Human Resource and Administration, the Senior Human Resource Officer will be responsible for: –

i. Providing input in the development of the HR strategies, policies and procedures;

ii. Undertaking training needs analysis, projections and develop training programmes

iii. Assisting in recruitment;

iv. Consolidating information for payroll processing;

v. Verifying and maintaining human resource records in an accurate and timely manner;

vi. Providing employee counseling services;

vii. Providing secretariat to the Management Advisory Committee;

viii. Coordinating staff performance appraisal;

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

i. Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences or Human Resource Management or equivalent from a recognized university;

ii. Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management from a recognized institution;

iii. Masters Degree in Human Resource Management, or equivalent will be an added advantage;

iv. Membership to a relevant professional body in good standing;

v. Practicing Certificate;

vi. Supervisory course lasting not less two (2) weeks;

vii. At least four (4) years’ relevant work experience in the public or private institution;

viii. Demonstrated results in work performance; and

ix. Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter 6 of the Constitution;

x. Proficiency in ICT;

Applications in sealed envelope clearly indicating the advert reference number should be delivered to:

The Director General/CEO

National Commission for Science, Technology and Innovation

NACOSTI Headquarters Building, Kabete Off Waiyaki Way

P.O Box 30623 – 00100 Nairobi, KENYA

Applications should be received not later than 5.00 pm on Monday 7th May 2018.

NACOSTI is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and gender equality. Women and persons with disability are encouraged to apply.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.


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