KIPPRA HR Assistant Jobs Kenya Today

The Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis (KIPPRA) is an autonomous public institute that was established in May 1997 through a Legal Notice and commenced operations in June 1999. In January 2007,His Excellency the President signed the KIPPRA Bill.

HR Assistant

To ensure proper implementation of strategic objective on Human resource functions; plan, direct and control Human Resource Management; develop and implement the Human Resource management policies in the Institute; manage staff recruitment, selection, induction and placement; staff deployment in conjunction with the technical departments


    • Implementing human resource management policies, regulations, procedures and systems by carrying out the Human Resource practices as per set standards;
    • Assisting in carrying out human resource services in the areas of recruitment, promotion, discipline, training, development and placement; and administering employee welfare systems;
  • Updating human resources database by capturing all changes to data involving human resources;
  • Ensuring office support services like the reception and cleaning services are efficiently availed by Monitoring and guiding the relevant officers in the execution of their duties;
  • Tracking monthly telephone expenses by keeping updated records of telephone services usage to inform management for better financial decision-making;
  • Ensuring remittance of statutory deductions for NSSF, NHIF, KRA and HELB on a monthly basis;
  • Taking part in recruitment processes by preparing a list of advertised positions and coordinating communication with candidates on interview schedule; and
  • Maintaining employee files and the Human Resource filing system


For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Diploma in Human Resource Management/Development, Public/Business Administration, or their equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  • Computer Skills
  • At least three (3) years’ experience in HR and administration; and
  • Experience in using computerized HR applications
  • Affiliate member of relevant HR body


  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritize work
  • Attention to detail and problem solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to multi-task.

How to Apply

All applications to be addressed to:

The Executive Director,
The Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis,
Upper Hill, Bishop Gardens Towers, 2nd Floor Bishop Road,
P.O. Box 56445, Nairobi, 00200 City Square,

Tel: 2719933/4, Fax 2719951

Nairobi, Kenya.

All Email applications to be sent to:

Applications should reach the Institute, not later than close of business on Monday 13TH May 2019 at 17:00 hrs

Late applications will not be accepted, and ONLY shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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