Legal and Human Resource Assistant Job at Kenya Bankers Association in Nairobi Sep 2017

Our Client, The Kenya Bankers Association (KBA) is registered as an Industry Association whose mandate include promoting industry development and economic growth by engaging the government and sector regulator, Central Bank of Kenya (CBK).
The main aim of the Association is to cater for the interests of the member banks in negotiating terms and conditions of service of its unionisable employees and as far as possible standardize management practices so as to ensure harmony in the industry.
They are now inviting applications for dynamic professionals to fill in the following position in their Nairobi office:
Legal and Human Resource Assistant
Reporting to the Head of HR, the Legal and Human Resources Assistant will be required to assist with the administration of the day-to-day operations of the human resources and legal functions and duties.
Principal Accountabilities:
  • Performing research on applicable regulations, laws, legal scholarship and discovering facts of cases
  • Keeping files organized and up to date in paper and/or electronic format and under the respective laws
  • Drafting formal legal documents, such as contracts as well as correspondence with clients and other parties
  • Attending to basic clerical tasks, for instance, preparing reports for lawyers in anticipation of trials
  • Maintaining the Human Resource Information System (HRIS) database and generating scheduled or requested reports and periodically auditing the database to ensure accuracy
  • Assisting in the development and updating of the Human Resources section of the website and organizing evidence for review
  • Tracking participants, training records, participating in planning and implementing various employee relations and employee satisfaction initiatives
  • Assisting with preparation of Board of Directors meetings
  • Participating in the HR and Ethics and Legal and Compliance Committees to provide support and monitor activities and completion of goals
Key Skills and Qualifications:
  • A Diploma in Law (Paralegal)
  • A higher national diploma in Human Resources Management or Business Management is an added advantage
  • At least 2 years of relevant experience in a busy department. Experience in a law firm will be an added advantage
  • Excellent knowledge of Kenyan Labour Laws
  • Proficiency in HRIS software
  • Good understanding of business processes and controls to manage information, guide personnel, and facilitate decision-making
  • Good understanding of the different contributions from other disciplines and working with colleagues from across the organization to achieve better results
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and organizational skills
  • Excellent oral and written proficiency in English
How to Apply
Interested candidates are requested to forward their updated CVs to with the subject LEGAL AND HUMAN RESOURCE ASSISTANT by 4th October 2017, stating their current and expected remuneration, daytime telephone contacts and addresses of three referees.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


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