Reliefweb Jobs-Human Resources Manager Christian Health Association of Kenya

  • Full Time
  • Nairobi

Website Christian Health Association of Kenya

Organizational Profile

Christian Health Association of Kenya (CHAK) is a leading National Faith Based Organization (FBO) of Protestant churches’ health facilities and programs from all over Kenya, established in 1946 with a goal of promoting access to quality health care.


CHAK is seeking to recruit a dynamic, self-driven HR professional of integrity to the position of HR Manager. The position reports to the General Secretary and is based at CHAK Secretariat in Nairobi. The HR Manager will lead the HR Department and is responsible for human capital management to drive achievement of organizational vision, mission and goals.

The job holder will be responsible for planning, developing, leading, directing, and coordinating implementation of CHAK’s human resource management strategy and policies to drive a high-performance culture as well as provision of technical support to Member Health Units.

Job Title: Human Resources Manager

Department: Human Resource

Reports to: General Secretary

Supervision: Human Resources Officer


Human Resource Management Strategy, Systems, and Policies

  • Collaborates with senior management to understand the organizations workforce goals and strategy.
  • Lead the process of developing and implementing human resource strategies, policies, and best people management practices in line with CHAK strategy.
  • Lead the development of policies on grading and salary structuring, remuneration policies, and oversee implementation.
  • Coordinate in organization design, workforce planning and job processes.
  • Prepare departmental/section HR budget and monitor expenditure against budget.
  • Apply knowledge of HR trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and new technologies in human resources, talent management to communicate changes in HR policy and practice.
  • Participate and support resource mobilization efforts.

Employee Sourcing

  • Partner with the leadership team to understand and execute CHAK’s human resource and talent strategy including succession planning and management.
  • Manage the talent acquisition process including recruitment, interviewing, and hiring of secretariat and project staff, in liaison with management.
  • Design and implement employee orientation and onboarding programs.

Staff Development, Administration, and Performance Management

  • Administer/oversee the administration of human resource programs including, but not limited to training and development.
  • Support compensation and administration of employee benefits.
  • Coordinate staff grievance and disciplinary matters processing; performance and talent management; productivity, occupational health, and safety.
  • Develop and maintain an effective Human Resource administrative process including a suitable database and filing system for the Secretariat as well as employee time management system.
  • Coordinate development of annual staff performance targets (KPIs), monitor, and evaluate staff performance, engagement, and development plans to ensure effective performance and achievement of operational objectives and targets.
  • Coordinate performance appraisals system, following from which develop a Training Needs Assessment to identify and implement appropriate coaching, mentoring, training, and development across the organization.
  • Be a change agent and specifically coordinate the implementation of the organization’s culture initiatives.
  • Facilitate separation of employees in accordance with CHAK HR policy.
  • Generate reports for decision making at management and Board HR Committee level as appropriate and advise management team on emerging employee concerns or trends that require intervention.

Compliance, Technical Support, and representation

  • Monitor and ensure compliance with Labour laws and other regulatory requirements.
  • Provide HR technical support to Member Health Units in capacity development, monitoring and implementing robust HR practices and procedures.
  • Coordinate Medical Education programmes especially Medical Officer / Clinical Officer internship programs in liaison with medical training institutions, Ministry of Health (MOH) and CHAK Training Hospitals.
  • Represent CHAK in various strategic stakeholder HR meetings and conferences.


  • Prepare and present monthly HR reports to the Management Team.
  • Prepare and present quarterly HR reports to CHAK Programmes and HR Committee of the Board.

Any other lawful duties as may be assigned by your supervisor that is within the scope and nature of the position.


Academic & Professional Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management/Business Administration/Social Sciences and Masters’ degree in Human Resource Management or related discipline.
  • Professional qualifications in Human Resource Management such as CHRP (K) or equivalent.
  • Member of Institute of Human Resource Management of Kenya with a valid Practicing License and in good standing.


  • At least 8 years’ work experience in human resource management with at least 3 years’ experience in management/supervisory level
  • Experience managing Human Resource in a donor funded environment will be an added advantage.

Skills and Attributes:

  • Excellent Interpersonal and communication skills
  • Good employee and labor relations
  • Management and leadership skills
  • Coaching and mentorship skills
  • Conflict and Mediation Skills.
  • Resource mobilization and proposal development skills.
  • Human Resource Data analytics.
  • Good knowledge and experience in relevant computer applications

How to apply

Kindly send your application using this link by attaching your cover letter, CV, copies of certificates and contacts of three referees.

Please note, the attached documents should not exceed more than 2MBs to ensure successful submission of your application.

Applications should be addressed to:

The General Secretary

P.O. Box 30690 – 00100,


In case of any challenges using the application link provided, please write to us on stating the specific challenges experienced then apply through the email.

The closing date for receiving all applications is 19th April 2024. Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview.

NB: By applying for this position, I hereby consent CHAK to collect, store and process my information. I understand that I may withdraw my consent by withdrawing my application.

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