Deputy Director Human Resource and Administration – KDIC Grade 3 – Job Ref: KDIC/HRA/09/2023/1

Full Time

Kenya Deposit Insurance Corporation (KDIC)

Job Title: Deputy Director Human Resource and Administration – KDIC Grade 3 – Job Ref: KDIC/HRA/09/2023/1

Reporting Status Reporting to Director Finance, Human Resource, and Administration

Terms of Appointment The appointment will be on a Five (5) years contract renewable subject to satisfactory performance.

Job Purpose Providing Visionary Leadership in Human Capital and Administration

Job Summary The Deputy Director of Human Resource and Administration at KDIC plays a pivotal role in steering the management of human capital and administration functions. This position entails developing, implementing, and reviewing policies, strategies, guidelines, and procedures for staff recruitment, retention, performance management, and more. The goal is to ensure the efficient management of KDIC’s workforce in accordance with labor laws and public service policies while providing essential shared services.

Duties and Responsibilities

I. Human Resource Planning and Management Direct the formulation, implementation, and review of policies, strategies, guidelines, and procedures for human resource planning, recruitment, induction, and succession planning.

II. Staff Welfare and Satisfaction Direct the formulation, implementation, and review of policies, strategies, guidelines, and procedures for staff retention, motivation, and compensation to enhance staff satisfaction.

III. Staff Development and Productivity Oversee the formulation, implementation, and review of policies, strategies, guidelines, and procedures for staff development, coaching, and mentorship to improve productivity.

IV. Performance Management Direct the formulation, implementation, and review of policies, strategies, guidelines, and procedures for performance management to achieve the Corporation’s strategic goals.

V. Employee Relations Direct the formulation, implementation, and review of policies, strategies, guidelines, and procedures for managing employee relations and disciplinary matters.

VI. Shared Services Oversee the formulation, implementation, and review of policies, strategies, guidelines, and procedures for shared services like transport, security, and office facilities to ensure a conducive work environment.

VII. Performance Management Systems Develop, implement, and review performance management systems to monitor, evaluate, report, and reward performance in line with targets and service standards.

VIII. Strategic Leadership Provide strategic leadership in the development, implementation, and review of departmental objectives and strategies in alignment with the Corporation’s strategic plan.

IX. Quality Management and ISO Standards Lead in the implementation and monitoring of Quality Management Systems and ISO Standards for process improvement.

X. Risk Management Provide strategic leadership in the formulation, implementation, and monitoring of enterprise risk management and business continuity processes.

XI. Knowledge Management Oversee the conservation, harnessing, and dissemination of knowledge and information, managing the Corporation’s resource center.

XII. Citizen Service Delivery Charter Lead the development and implementation of the citizen service delivery charter to enhance accountability and transparency in service delivery.

XIII. Corruption Prevention Lead in the development and implementation of corruption prevention and mitigation strategies in human capital management.

XIV. Corporate Culture Promote a robust corporate culture and change management that promotes ethical practices and good corporate citizenship within the Corporation.

XV. Financial Management Direct the preparation of departmental budgets and procurement plans in line with the Corporation’s performance targets.

XVI. Strategy Development Lead in the development of Corporation strategy and business continuity management.

XVII. Industry Liaison Oversee linkages with the labor industry, other organizations, and government departments to stay updated on relevant developments.

XVIII. HR Information System Implement an effective HR management information system for monitoring and evaluating employee activities.

XIX. Staff Welfare Direct the implementation of staff welfare programs, medical schemes, gratuity, and pension schemes.

XX. Asset Management Oversee the management and use of the Corporation’s assets.

XXI. Staff Management Set targets, implement, monitor, and appraise staff in the Department according to the performance management system.

XXII. Car and Mortgage Schemes Oversee the management of the Corporation’s staff car and mortgage loan schemes.

XXIII. Change Management Guide change management and business process re-engineering programs in the Department.

XXIV. Internal Controls Oversee the development and implementation of effective internal monitoring and control systems.

XXV. Board Papers Direct the preparation of relevant Board papers for the Department.

XXVI. Policy Advocacy Articulate and guide on policy issues and present reports for the Department to the relevant Board Committees.

XXVII. Board Resolutions Direct the implementation of Board resolutions and decisions relevant to the Department.

XXVIII. Complaints Resolution Oversee the resolution of complaints and processing of requests for access to information to enhance service delivery.

XXIX. Audit Recommendations Oversee timely response and implementation of internal and external audit recommendations.

XXX. Operations Management Oversee and manage the day-to-day operations for a smooth functioning and efficiency of the Department.

Person Specification

Education and Experience

  • Master’s Degree in Business Management, Human Resource Management, or related field.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management, Human Resource Management, or related field.
  • Minimum of ten (10) years of relevant work experience, with at least five (5) years in a management role.
  • Full CHRP qualification.
  • Full membership of IHRM in good standing.
  • Current Practicing Certificate of the Institute of Human Resource Management.
  • Leadership/Governance course from a recognized institution.
  • Proficiency in computer applications.
  • Compliance with Chapter six of the Constitution of Kenya.

Key Skills and Competencies

  • Leadership skills
  • Negotiation skills
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Planning and implementation skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Communication skills
  • Report writing skills
  • Coordination skills
  • Budgeting skills
  • Decision-making skills
  • Presentation Skills
  • Counselling Skills
  • Coaching and Mentoring skills
  • Conflict Management skills
  • Emotional Intelligence

How To Apply If you meet the qualifications above, please submit your application letter, detailed Curriculum Vitae, copies of academic and professional certificates, and the names and contact details of three referees to:

Email: recruitment@kdic.go.ke Address: THE CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER KENYA DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION OLD MUTUAL TOWER, UPPERHILL ROAD 17th FLOOR P.O BOX 45983-00100, NAIROBI.

Important Notice

  • Do not include details of academic and professional certificates not obtained by the closure of the advert.
  • Academic Qualifications of external origin must be accompanied by a recognition and equation certificate from the relevant body in Kenya.
  • KDIC does not charge any fee in the recruitment process.
  • KDIC is an equal opportunity employer; women, people from marginalized areas, and persons living with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • Shortlisted candidates should produce originals of their National Identity card, academic and professional certificates, transcripts, and testimonials during interviews.
  • Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
  • It is a criminal offense to present fake certificates.

Expert Tips To Be A Successful Applicant

  1. Tailor Your Resume: Customize your resume to highlight relevant skills and experience, aligning them with the job requirements mentioned in the posting.
  2. Address Key Competencies: In your cover letter, address how your skills, such as leadership, problem-solving, and communication, will contribute to the role’s success. Use specific examples from your career.
  3. Professionalism: Ensure all application materials, including emails and documents, are professional in tone and appearance. This demonstrates your attention to detail.
  4. Follow Instructions: Submit your application as specified in the posting, whether by email or hard copy. Pay attention to deadlines.
  5. Research KDIC: Familiarize yourself with KDIC’s mission, values, and recent achievements. Mention relevant information during the interview to show your genuine interest in the organization.
  6. Chapter Six Compliance: Be ready to provide proof of compliance with Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya during the interview process.
  7. Questions for Interviewers: Prepare thoughtful questions to ask the interviewers. This demonstrates your engagement and interest in the position.
  8. Professional References: Ensure that the referees you provide are well-informed about your qualifications and can speak positively about your skills and experience.

To apply for this job email your details to recruitment@kdic.go.ke


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