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Monday, February 13, 2017

International Tour Company Human Resource / Personal Assistant Vacancy in Kenya

Career Opportunities
Our client, a successful international tour company, with operations across most of the travel spectrum (including retail, hospitality and foreign exchange) is seeking to grow and establish its Kenya office by hiring competent persons in various positions to join their over 4000 global workforce.
Human Resource / Personal Assistant
Direct reporting line to the Managing Director, Deputy MD and Chief Finance Office.
Main duties and responsibilities:
Personal Assistant role
  • General office administration and management
  • Diary management
  • Researching and booking travels, hotels, venues and other items for management and clients
  • Managing and handle all phone calls and mails for senior management
  • Fix necessary appointments for Directors and senior management with follow up
  • Ad hoc projects
Human Resources role
Responsible for handling variety of personnel related administrative duties, act as a liaison between MD and employees, ensure smooth communication and prompt resolution of all queries.
Offer daily support to HR activities and assist in coordinating HR policies, processes and relevant documents
Main duties and responsibilities:
  • Assist with day to day operations of the HR functions and duties
  • Provide clerical and administrative support to human resource executive
  • Compile and update employee records
  • Process documentation and prepare reports relating to human resource activities (staffing, recruitment, training, grievances, performance evaluations etc)
  • Coordinate HR projects (meetings, training, surveys, etc) and take minutes of meetings
  • Deal with employee requests regarding human resource issues, rules and regulations
  • Assist in payroll preparation by providing relevant data (absences, bonus, leaves etc)
  • Communicate with third party when necessary
  • Handle insurance and staff benefits in totality
  • Assist our recruiters to source candidates and update our database
  • Conduct initial orientation to newly hired employees
  • Any other duties as delegated
Candidate skills and competencies
This role will suit a mature stable candidate with good common sense who can be proactive, enjoy using their own initiative and have the ability to work autonomously.
In addition, the candidate must possess the following;-
  • Relevant degree required
  • Previous experience working at director level assistance
  • Superior administrative and human resource skills
  • Excellent IT skills, including presentation skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • An eye for detail
  • Self-directed and able to prioritize workload
  • Hard working, confident and self-motivated
  • High comfort level working in a diverse environment
  • An ability to think on your feet.
  • High levels of confidentiality
  • Mature persons preferred age minimum 35 years
How to Apply
Interested candidates should submit their application letter in confidence indicating salary expectations, CV and testimonials through on or before 19th February 2017.
Interviews will be ongoing until suitable candidates are placed.
If you don’t hear from us by 28th February 2017, please consider your application unsuccessful.
Our client is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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