British Council – Human Resources Analyst, Kenya

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Region Sub Saharan Africa

Country Kenya
Location Nairobi
Department Human Resources
Job Category HR
Pay Band Pay Band 4
Vacancy Description
Pay Band: 4/H Location: Nairobi, Kenya Duration: 2 years Fixed Term Contract The post is on local terms, must have existing rights to work and live in Kenya. Deadline: 16th August 2017 (23:59 UK Time)
About The Job:

The HR Analyst reports to Head of HR Kenya & East Africa Cluster and will contribute to the successful running of HR as well as providing vital support to all operational team members in Kenya. She/he will contribute to the on-going development of British Council, Kenya as a high-performing country operation, modelling the values and principles of a collaborative, integrated and mutually supportive team. This post is instrumental in ensuring that all HR is well supported and presented, procedures and policies are adhered to and that operational teams are knowledgeable about, and compliant with, the HR embedded within their business as usual processes.

Role purpose:

This is a 2 years fixed term contract tied to the full implementation of Human resources Information Systems (HRIS) and shared services. The 2 years global change programmes will transform quality and performance of HR by professionalising the function and ensure strategic alignment with the overall HR Fit for Purpose programme goals.

Main Accountabilities:

Employee Relations & Engagement – The post holder will act as first point of contact for British Council staff in the Country providing information to about specific and general HR services, over the phone, by email and in person.

  • He/She will act as a resource about HR policies and procedures, ensuring that this are availed to staff and line managers as required
  • Communicate Human Resources updates to all staff, coordinate and prepare HR employee engagement activities as directed by the Management team.
  • Implement regional/global projects and activities in coordination with the Management team.
HR Self Service – She/He will build HR materials and make them available on HR Share Point

  • Update the materials periodically and get feedback from users on accessibility, usefulness and improvements required  materials
  • Positive feedback from stakeholders and country HR Coordinators
  • Adherence to corporate HR policy standards and procedures
Performance Management & Learning and Development

  • The post holder will consolidate and monitor performance scores for staff on a half-yearly basis and coordinate training for line managers and line manages as required.
  • Provide administrative support for learning and development initiatives of staff
  • He/She will be responsible for maintaining a database of training records for all staff Collating data for the annual report on money spent and comparing against annual staff costs
Data management for reviews, record keeping & legal compliance – The HR Analyst will coordinate, collect, maintain and file HR data/records.

  • He/She will ensure they are safely stored and up-to-date with global and regional changes. Adhere to corporate policies, including Data Protection and Equal Opportunity & Diversity.
  • Data include Performance management metrics, Staff Survey, Staff turnover, Exit interviews, Role Profiles, All staff, regional & UK staff records, Recruitment, contract, personnel data, learning and Development etc
  • To prepare and provide analytics and analyses on key HR metrics to HR Team, management and relevant stakeholders
Recruitment scheduling & candidate contact filing –  The post holder will support in the development of recruitment metrics and workforce planning data Prepare recruitment timelines and communicating as appropriate e.g. E-Recruitment Portal

  • To conduct pre-employment checks, etc.) to ensure that all pre-hire requirements are completed before a new staff member’s start date.
  • Provide support in communicating with candidates where necessary e.g. Inviting candidates for interviews, and drafting regret letters, Arrange and schedule interview  logistics ( e.g. booking interview rooms)
If you would like to see full details and understand more about this post then please see the documents below:
Human Resources Analyst, Kenya.doc
BC Behaviour.pdf
BC Core Skills.pdf

Further details:
If you are interested in the post and feel that you are suitable for the role, then we would really like to hear from you. Please apply by 16th August 2017 (23:59 UK Time)  

Our Equality Commitment:
Valuing diversity is essential to the British Council’s work. We aim to abide by and promote equality legislation by following both the letter and the spirit of it to avoid unjustified discrimination, recognising discrimination as a barrier to equality of opportunity, inclusion and human rights. All staff worldwide are required to ensure their behaviour is consistent with our policies, and human resource as a function is absolutely committed to this.

The British Council is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and is keen to reflect the diversity of UK society at every level within the organisation. We welcome applications from all sections of the community. In line with the British Council’s Child Protection policy, any appointment is contingent on thorough checks. In the UK, and in other countries where appropriate systems exist, these include criminal records checks. 


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