AMPATH HR Officer Job

HR Officer Job at AMPATH

Job Purpose

The Human Resource Officer will be responsible for Human Resource Support to the AMPATHPlus Kakamega project and will provide Human Resource services and programs to ensure county health priorities and objectives are met. In addition, s/he will ensure seamless human resource services are maintained between Kakamega project officer and Health Strat Head Office.


  • Implement and maintain Human Resource Systems that inform project and County HRH information needs
  • Facilitate coordination of Human Resource documentation/information for payroll input and adjustments as necessary
  • Engage with County Health Facility Site-In Charges to support aspects of human resource management as well as promote HR best practices
  • Support succession planning, retention and talent management of health workers
  • Participate in supervision of county health facilities
  • Coordinate and ensure implementation of performance management and staff appraisals
  • Participate in development of Human Resource for Health budget
  • Represent project in county specific human resource committee meetings
  • Ensure harmonious employee relations and welfare

Academic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Science, Business Administration – Human Resource Management
  • Diploma in Human Resource Management
  • Member of Institute of Human Resource Management of Kenya (IHRM-K) and holder of a valid practicing license

Experience & Skills

  • 5 years of relevant work experience in management of Human Resource for Health
  • Excellent Microsoft Office and internet skills as well as Human Resource Information Systems
  • Excellent written and communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to prioritize, multi-task and work independently
  • In depth knowledge of Kenyan Labor Laws and other statutes that impact on Human Resource Management
  • Experience working with County Health Management Teams to manage Human Resource
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Experience on a PEPFAR funded grant (added advantage) with an understanding HRH strategies

How To Apply

Please email: a cover letter detailing your suitability, Curriculum Vitae, contact information for three referees (name, email address, and telephone number) and a copy of your most recent pay slip.

Please include the job title that you are applying for on the subject of the email and send to by 5:00pm January 30, 2019.

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