Human Resource Manager

18 Jul

Our client Kiptagich Tea Estates Limited is an industrial tea processing and export-based organization, seeking to recruit a high caliber, results oriented, experienced and highly skilled individual for the position of Human Resource Manager


Human Resource Manager

Reports to

General Manager




The Human Resource manager will play a critical function in developing and implementing the human resource planning for Kiptagich Tea Estates Limited. As a member of the leadership team, the HR will be in a position to handle industrial relations regarding the staff and farmer’s union, instituting relevant policies and advising on human resource forecasting. He/she will be responsible for overseeing all staff welfare responsibilities for the organization


  • Maintains the work structure by updating job requirements and job descriptions for all positions.
  • Maintains organization staff by establishing a recruiting, testing, and interviewing program; advisory on candidate selection; conducting and analyzing exit interviews; recommending changes.
  • Prepares employees for assignments by establishing and conducting orientation and training programs.
  • Stakeholders management; to manage the unions that exist within the staff faculty and the farmers; address all matters arising in view of the any industrial agreements;
  • Maintains a pay plan by conducting periodic pay surveys; scheduling and conducting job evaluations; preparing pay budgets; monitoring and scheduling individual pay actions; recommending, planning, and implementing pay structure revisions.
  • Ensures planning, monitoring, and appraisal of employee work results by training managers to coach and discipline employees; scheduling management conferences with employees; hearing and resolving employee grievances; counseling employees and supervisors.
  • Maintains employee benefits programs and informs employees of benefits by studying and assessing benefit needs and trends; recommending benefit programs to management;
  • Ensures legal compliance by monitoring and implementing applicable human resource requirements;
  • Maintains management guidelines by preparing, updating, and recommending human resource policies and procedures.
  • Maintains historical human resource records by designing a filing and retrieval system; keeping past and current records.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, industrial action redresses; reviewing professional publications; participating in professional societies e.g. IHRM.
  • Performance management of all employees.
  • Maintains human resource staff job results by counseling and disciplining employees; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results.


  • Staff performance management
  • Policy implementation
  • Operations; hiring,
  • Meeting the strategic plan objectives
  • Team leadership



  • A minimum of a bachelor commerce degree in human resource
  • A diploma in human resource
  • Registration with IHRM
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a senior level of Human Resource role
  • Experience in handling industrial/farmers union shall be an added advantage

Personal Attributes

  • A hands-on manager with integrity and a desire to work in a dynamic environment
  • Strong analytical skills and experience interpreting a strategic vision into an operational model
  • An effective and excellent communicator at all levels in the organization, with strong oral and written skills and a willingness to share information
  • A collaborative and flexible style, with a strong service mentality
  • Ability to handle industrial union

Application process

If you believe that you are the right candidate, please email your application to attaching your CV and indicating expected salary on or before 27th July 2018

KKCO East Africa

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