Human Resources Assistant (Recruitment & Benefits Administration) Jobs Vacancy Kenya 2020
Career Employment Kenya: Human Resources Assistant (Recruitment & Benefits Administration) Jobs Vacancy Kenya 2020
Job Description: Today Work Kenya

USAID/KEA is the largest USAID Mission in the world. USAID/KEA’s Executive Office Human Resources Team (HRT) provides the full range of HR management services supporting the full employee life cycle to the staff of two Missions – USAID/Kenya and East Africa (USAID/KEA) and USAID/Somalia. The HR Management Team’s responsibilities include position classification and recruitment of all local (CCN) and international (US and TCN) Personal Services Contract (PSC) positions; management of Mission staff training and development, recognition, and performance management programs for CCN and American staff; budgeting for all PSC personnel including salaries and benefits; and serving as the liaison with the US Embassy regarding HR topics and providing periodic reporting. The Human Resources Management Team consists of seven (7) Cooperating Country National (CCN) positions and two Eligible Family Member (EFM) positions. The current client universe for these two Missions consists of a total of 459 employees (55 U.S. Direct Hires -USDH, 23 expatriate U.S. Personal Services Contractors-USPSCs off-shore hires, 21 expatriate U.S. Personal Services Contractors – Local Hires, 2 Eligible Family Members (EFMs), 4 Third Country Nationals (TCNPSC) and 355 Cooperating Country Nationals (CCNPSCs).


The incumbent is a member of the HR Team and works under the overall supervision of the Lead Human Resources Specialist. The Human Resources Assistant (Recruitment and Benefits Administration) will, in collaboration with the two Eligible Family Member (EFMs), support all phases of the recruitment processes for the USAID/Kenya and East Africa Mission and the Somalia Mission. S/he will provide timely responses to non-technical questions within prescribed guidelines in relation to the recruitment of Cooperating Country Nationals (CCN’s). Duties include but are not limited to drafting and posting solicitations, receiving and screening applications, setting up Technical Evaluation Committee (TEC) meetings, arranging interview appointments for candidates, administering written technical tests, and is responsible for maintaining recruitment files and HR records. The incumbent will also be responsible for CCN employee Benefits Administration which include Medical, Life Insurance, Pension and US Dollar Loan. S/he performs various HR functions and provides support to HR Unit as required.