Manager Human Resource and Administration – Kenya Film Commission

Career Opportunity in Film Industry

The Kenya Film Commission (KFC) is a State Corporation mandated under Legal Notice No. 147 of 2015 to develop, promote and market the film Industry locally and internationally.

KFC has an exciting career opportunity and now seeks to recruit a dynamic, visionary and innovative person to fill the following position;-

Manager – Human Resource and Administration

Job Grade KFC 3

Job Ref No: KFC/HRA/MHRA/2021

1 Post

The officer will be reporting to the Director Corporate Services and will be responsible for organizational analysis and design, formulation, periodic review and implementation of HR policies recruitment and selection, training and development, performance appraisal, career and succession planning and development, separation and employee relations, compensation and benefits, employee industrial relations and performance management.

The officer will also be responsible for:

A. Human Resource Functions

i. Ensuring that all employment practices, compensation, employee benefits, and human resources programs are within established standards, procedures, guidelines, and policies of KFC and local labour laws.

ii. Maintaining contact with the labour industry, other organizations and government departments to keep abreast and updated on developments that are relevant to the human resources process in KFC.

iii. Facilitating periodic review and update of Human Resources policies and procedures in line with changes in the regulatory and labour environment.

iv. Coordinating the performance management process to ensure that it is effective and that it is linked to the staff development programmes.

v. Coordinating staff training and development programmes. This includes training needs analysis, evaluation of training, feedback to management, and coordination of special programmes.

vi. Coordinating the human resources planning process including staff recruitment and selection process for the organization.

vii. Managing the process of staff appointments, which includes issuance, renewal and termination of contracts.

viii. Ensuring that the organization maintains a compensation and benefits package that is internally equitable and externally competitive within its ability to pay.

ix. Ensuring provision of administrative support, which includes maintenance of personnel records, payroll administration, processing of staff benefits and management of retirement benefits scheme.

x. Ensuring that KFC maintains good employee and industrial relations through well managed staff welfare schemes, a healthy and safe working environment, effective management of disciplinary and grievance issues, and effective communication processes.

xi. Coordinating employee related legal issues and advise management on appropriate course of action.

xii. Coordinating work related counseling and stress management services for staff.

xiii. Participating in the development and implementation of the Commission’s strategic plan and ensure effective contribution of the Human Resource function towards achievement of the plans.

xiv. Preparing and controlling of Human Resource budgets.

xv. Acting as a change management catalyst within the Commission; include career development, and succession management.

xvi. Formulating and implementing of annual work plan.

B. Administration Management

i. Ensuring that adequate insurance coverage for staff, premises, property and equipment of the organization are in place;

ii. Ensuring that KFC assets are safeguarded from loss through fraud and error by maintaining an adequate system of internal controls;

iii. Facilitating the management of the premises and staff security including the design, implementation and periodic review of security systems; and

iv. Ensuring that adequate fire equipment and appliances are in place for all the organization’s facilities.

C. Maintenance of Facilities, Furniture and Equipment

i. Supervising the maintenance of KFC premises, furniture and equipment to ensure that they are in good working good condition;

ii. Providing the Management and the Commission with necessary information and advice on asset maintenance;

iii. Ensuring that service and maintenance contracts are in place where applicable; and

iv. Maintaining record and register of all the organization’s assets.

D. Logistical Support

i. Managing the administration of leases or rental arrangements of the offices facilities;

ii. Facilitating the procurement and renewal of any licenses and permits that may be required by KFC.

Job Requirements:

The ideal candidate should possess the following:

I. Have at least ten (10) years work experience five (5) of which should have been in management position;

II. Have Masters Degree in Human Resource Management or equivalent qualification from a recognized Institution;

III. Have Bachelors Degree in a Social Science ,Human Resource Management or equivalent qualification from a recognized Institution;

IV. Have Diploma in Human Resource Management from a recognized institution;

V. Be registered with the Institute of Human Resource Management;

VI. Have Management course lasting not less four (4) weeks from a recognized institution.

Integrity Clearance:

In addition to the qualifications set above, shortlisted candidates will be required to provide copies of clearance certificates/letters of good standing from the following;

1. Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC).

2. Criminal Investigation Department (CID).

3. Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA).

4. Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP).

5. Chief Executive Officer, Higher Education Loans Board (HELB).

6. Credit Bureau Reference.

Terms of Service: An attractive remunerative package, commensurate to qualifications, experience and responsibilities and in line with government guidelines will be offered to the successful applicant. The appointment is on a Three (3) year contract renewable subject to satisfactory performance.

How to Apply:

Please submit your application to so as to be received not later than 14th June 2021 at 5.00pm

Applications MUST consist of application cover letter, detailed CV with three (3) referees contacts; Indicate your current position, current remuneration, expected remuneration, e-mail and day-time telephone contact, relevant Certificates and Testimonials; and copy of National ID/Passport to be addressed to:

The Chief Executive Officer Kenya Film Commission,
Jumuia Place, Second Floor, Lenana Road,
P. O. Box 76417,
00508 Nairobi.

KFC is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity and gender equality.

Women, youth and persons with disability are encouraged to apply.

Applications without the relevant qualifications, copies of required documents will not be considered.

Any form of canvassing shall lead to automatic disqualification.

Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.

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