Assistant Director Human Resource Management 

The duties and responsibilities of the officer will entail: –

  • Overseeing the development, implementation, and review of human resource management policies, plans, strategies, programs, processes, and budgets;
  • Managing employee relations programs and ensuring staff discipline is maintained;
  • Managing the staff performance appraisal system;
  • Prepare and monitor the implementation of the departmental Work Plan;
  • Overseeing human resource planning and development;
  • Coordinate the staff induction and onboarding programs;
  • Promotes best practices in the management of human resource function;
  • Develop, implement and review the Institute’s human resource career guidelines;
  • Coordinate the development and implementation of annual performance contracts in the department;
  • Ensure compliance and mainstreaming of cross-cutting issues such as occupational health and safety, HIV/AIDS, Gender, Disability, Alcohol, and Drug Substance Abuse policies;
  • Overseeing the implementation of training programs based on identified needs;
  • Overseeing the monitoring and evaluation of the effectiveness of training and development programs;
  • Providing guidance on the development and updating of the human resource database;
  • Overseeing the effective administration of the payroll system;
  • Oversees the development and implementation of grievance handling mechanisms among staff;
  • Overseeing the reconciliation of staff compliment and establishment;
  • Overseeing the administration of staff welfare;
  • Approves leave applications, sick sheets and sick offs for staff;
  • Advising on the HR management information systems; and
  • Providing secretarial services to the Institute Human Resource Management Advisory Committee (HRMAC).

Requirements for Appointment/Person Specification

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

  • Master’s degree in any of the following disciplines: – Human Resource Management, Business Management, Business Administration, or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management or its equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;
  • Professional qualification in human resource management e.g. Certified Human Resource Management Professionals (CHRP);
  • At least eight (8) years of relevant work experience and at least three (3) years at management level in a comparable position in public service or private sector;
  • Membership to the Institute of Human Resource Management in good standing with a practicing certificate;
  • Proficiency in computer applications;
  • Minimum KCSE C+ (plus) or it’s equivalent;
  • Management course lasting not less than four (4) weeks, or equivalent, from a recognized institution;
  • Demonstrated good results in work performance; and
  • Met the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.

Key Competencies and Skills

  • Mentoring, coaching, and leadership skills;
  • Good interpersonal skills;
  • Organization skills;
  • Strong communication and reporting skills;
  • Problem-solving skills;
  • Strong analytical skills; and
  • Conflict resolution

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates MUST complete the KMFRI Job Application Form, and attach their testimonials, certificates, copy of their National Identification Card (ID) and Curriculum Vitae (CV).


Submit their applications both in HARD and SOFT COPY, and envelopes containing the documents should clearly be marked with the position applied for and sent to the address below not later than Tuesday, 17th May 2022.


The Director General,

Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute,

P. O. Box 81651 – 80100,

Silos Road, English Point, Mkomani,

Mombasa, KENYA




SUCCESSFUL candidates will be expected to fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution by providing originals of the following documents:


Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations

Clearance/Compliance Certificate from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)

Tax Compliance Certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority

Clearance from Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)

Clearance from recognized Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)

Only SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES will be contacted and shall be required to produce originals of their National Identity Card, and academic and professional certificates during the interviews.


Any canvassing will lead to AUTOMATIC DISQUALIFICATION.

Job Details

Level : Executive level
Industry : Government Institution
Salary : Confidential
Experience : 9 Years
Applications : 0
Locality : Mombasa, Kenya
Eligibility : Masters
Company : Kenya marine an...
Posted By Kenya marine an... / 04 May 2022

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