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Human Resource Assistant at Kenya Climate Innovation Center

Human Resource Assistant at Kenya Climate Innovation Center

The Kenya Climate Innovation Center (KCIC) is a social impact organization operating in the climate space, committed to supporting micro and small enterprises and driven by innovation. KCIC provides incubation, capacity building services and financing to Kenyan entrepreneurs and new ventures that are developing innovative solutions in renewable  energy  and  energy  efficiency,  water  management,  agribusiness,  waste management, and commercial forestry in a bid to address climate change challenges.

KCIC  is  seeking  a  highly  motivated  and  proactive  Human  Resource  Assistant  to  be engaged in a short-term contract of six (6) months, offering valuable hands-on experience  and  the  opportunity  to  contribute  to  a  dynamic  and  collaborative  HR team

Job Description

Role: HR Assistant Reports To: HR Officer
Department: Corporate Services Program: Agribiz Programme
Country: Kenya Location & Work- Related Travel: Nairobi

Job Summary

The position is responsible for providing administrative support to the Human Resource department and assisting with various HR functions.


  1. Support  with  recruitment  through  posting  job  adverts,  scheduling  interviews, and conducting reference checks;
  2. Support with onboarding new employees including processing paperwork and completing background checks;
  3. Maintain employee records by updating employee files and ensuring that all employee information is accurate;
  4. Support payroll administration by collating monthly payroll change advises;
  5. Respond to employee inquiries on HR administrative processes, policies, and procedures;
  6. Collect,   collate,   compile   and   update   data   on   staff   medical   and   other insurance schemes;
  7. Monitor, update and maintain the HR information systems for accurate and credible HR databases;
  8. Provide HR administrative support to other departments when required;
  9. Update the staff leave inventory and annual leave plan for accurate records;
  10. Support in implementation of staff welfare programs and activities.


  • Degree in Human Resource Management; OR
  • Degree in Social Sciences or a related field with a professional qualification in Human Resource Management.


  • At least one (1) year experience in a busy Human Resource environment.

Functional Skills

  • Organization and Planning Skills
  • Problem solving Skills
  • Decision Making Skills
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Communication Skills

Behavioral Skills

  • Professionalism and Integrity
  • Team player
  • Creativity and innovation
  • Resilience
  • Independence

Method of Application

Interested candidates are invited to send their up-to-date CV with their contact details,  copies  of  academic  and  professional  certificates,  details  of  current  and expected remuneration, the names of three professional referees and a cover letter demonstrating how you meet our requirements to hr@kenyacic.orgThe subject of the email should be the position being applied for.

Closing date for applications Monday, 5th  June 2023.  Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Human Resource Assistant at Kenya Climate Innovation Center

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