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**Please note: This is a local position. Only candidates with Kenyan citizenship will be considered.** SI is seeking a full-time Local Human Resources and Recruitment Specialist to support human resources tasks for local field office staff, as well as conduct full-cycle recruitment for short-term consultant and long-term employee positions for the project. The position will be full-time over the duration of the project, and will be based in Nairobi.


Human Resources, Recruiting


Human Resources: - On- and offboard project employees, including arranging and conducting orientations for new staff and exit interviews. - Set up employee benefits. - Manage social, health, and unemployment insurance as applicable. - Manage employee files, maintaining complete confidentiality. - Ensure proper compliance and protocols are being followed per local labor laws, SI policies, and USAID/Kenya policies. - Develop HR programs, including employee engagement and professional development initiatives. Recruitment: - Lead full-cycle recruitment of Kenyan and Somali consultants for monitoring, evaluation, and learning activities requested by USAID, typically within a two-week timeframe. This includes: - Posting job advertisements to appropriate job boards and newspapers. - Conducting recruitment using SI’s applicant tracking system and recruitment platform. - Ensuring the SI recruitment database, Taleo, is kept up to date with all candidate documentation, correspondence, interview notes, and statuses. - Sourcing qualified candidates; networking with partners to increase SI’s pool of candidates. - Screening for candidate skills, background, and quality. - Setting up interviews for qualified candidates with other project staff members. - Gathering and organizing candidate documents for offers and client approval. - Conducting verification of candidate references and salaries and referencing Local Compensation Plan to determine and issue reasonable salary/rate offers. - Maintaining strong relationships with candidates. - Lead full-cycle recruitment when a replacement is needed for Kenyan and Somali project employees. - Work closely with SI HQ to ensure processes are being followed.

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