Human Resource Business Partner-Switch TV at Kenya Red Cross Society

Job Description


Kenya Red Cross is one of the many International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement societies around the world. The Kenya organisation was established in 1965, The Kenya Red Cross supports and runs a number of projects whilst raising awareness to the Kenyan public about the current issues or problems which may affect them.

Reporting to: Chief Operations Officer


The responsibilities include delivering/managing the annual processes (e.g. Manpower Planning, Performance Management, compensation cycle, Employee Relations) and managing initiatives in the employee employment cycle. The position is also responsible for advising and coaching line managers on HR core programs, processes and policies and ensure that all are implemented in a consistent manner.

This role interacts with Switch TV employees, Suppliers and Line Managers.


Internal advisor, technical expert, strategic partner on human resources issues

Interpretation and enforcement of human capital policies and employment regulations

A member of the management team.

Support discussions and transfer best practices from different functions.

Key Responsibilities

Human Resource Strategy:

Define, own and manage HR strategy including talent acquisition, management, and development. In liaison with the subsidiary HODs to conduct Manpower Planning for the company.

Performance Management:

Define and develop expectations for work performance including implementing regular performance reviews and reward systems.

Talent Management:

Evaluate training needs in collaboration with the respective HOD’s, develop the training calendar, source for trainers and ensure training programs are deployed and effectiveness is measured across all departments.

Employee Relations and Compliance:

Assess and support the company to develop policies in line with both the organizational and employment regulatory stakeholders.

Review and implement organizational rules and regulations in consultation with management.

HR manual, Code of conduct, employment act, health and safety policies, safety policies, etc. Ensure complete implementation of the same.

Manage Payroll:

Process Payroll on Navition ensuring its accurate, including uploading statutory deductions and ensure they are paid before the deadlines to prevent penalties.

Monitor benefits such as company pension and liaise with the provider to ensure employees are updated accordingly and changes made when necessary.

Organization Development:

Continuously work on Job Description with the managers to ensure smooth Human Resource Planning and continuity of work. Update organizational structures and communicate the same to the employees

Change Management:

Conduct continues employee focus group discussions to ensure any changes are implemented with employee ownership.

Employee Wellbeing

ensure continuous employee Well being by seeking employee opinions on how to improve the organization via surveys. Involve head of departments and supervisors to ensure that their teams are engaged at all times.


And Competences

Master’s Degree preferably in Human Resources

Seven years’ experience as a HR generalist

Certified member of IHRM or a professional HR body & possess Certification to Practice.

Demonstrated working knowledge of multiple human resource disciplines, including compensation practices, organizational diagnosis, employee and union relations, diversity, performance management, and employment laws.

Key Competencies

Good knowledge of employment laws in Kenya

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to influence and interface with Senior Members and Directors of Switch TV.

A strong sense of business ethics and literacy including the ability to appropriately handle.

Confidential information and demonstrate an understanding of Project Management, financial Management, strategic Management, Culture and Performance Management.

Supervisory Responsibility

This position Supervises Interns, and also serves as a coach and mentor for other positions in the department.

Work Environment

This job operates in a professional office environment.

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