Deputy Director - Human Resources Management (CA4) at Communications Authority of Kenya

  • Experience Required:10 Years
  • Total Positions:1
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Job Category: Human Resources
  • Minimum Education: Degree
  • Job Location: Nairobi, Kenya
  • Posted on: May 26, 2023
  • Last Date: June 23, 2023

Job Description

Ref. DD/HRM/2023
Job Title: Deputy Director – Human Resources Management (CA4)
The Communications Authority of Kenya (The Authority) is the regulatory Agency responsible
for regulation of the communications sector in Kenya. We are committed to promoting and
facilitating the development of a vibrant and inclusive communications industry. As part of our
ongoing growth and development, we are seeking an experienced HR practitioner to join our team
on a 3-year contract as the Deputy Director, HRMs. This is a critical leadership role responsible
for overseeing all aspects of human resources management within our organization

Job Summary:
The candidate will serve as a strategic partner to the executive team, providing guidance and
expertise in all HR functions. This position requires a deep understanding of HR best practices,
labour laws, and government regulations. The successful candidate will be responsible for
developing and implementing HR strategies, policies, and programs that align with our
organizational goals and objectives. The candidate will also play a key role in driving
organizational change, fostering a positive work culture, and ensuring compliance with all relevant
policies and regulations.
1. Support the Authority in the development and implementation of HR strategies, policies,
and programmes that support the organization's objectives.
2. Provide professional guidance to the HR team, overseeing all aspects of HR operations,
including recruitment, compensation, benefits, performance management, employee
relations, and compliance.
3. Collaborate with the Management team to identify and address current and future HR
needs, ensuring that HR initiatives align with the overall business strategy.
4. Monitor and ensure compliance with labour laws, government regulations, and internal
policies, making recommendations for improvements as necessary.
5. Support organizational change initiatives, including restructuring, talent development, and
succession planning.
6. Provide expert advice and guidance to managers and employees on HR-related matters,
fostering a positive work environment and promoting employee engagement.
7. Manage employee relations issues, conducting investigations, and recommending
appropriate actions to resolve conflicts and maintain a fair and respectful workplace.
8. Support the Authority in the development of effective performance management systems,
including performance evaluation, goal-setting, and career development plans.
9. Maintain and update HR records, data, and systems to ensure accuracy and compliance
with privacy regulations.
10. Monitor HR metrics and analyze trends to identify areas for improvement and develop
strategies to enhance organizational performance.
11. Stay abreast of industry trends and best practices in HR, proactively recommending and
implementing innovative solutions to enhance HR effectiveness.

1. Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or a related field.
Master's degree preferred.
2. Minimum of 10 years of progressive HR leadership experience, preferably in a government
or public sector environment with a at least three (3) years in a Supervisory Role.
3. Be a registered Member of the Institute of Human Resource Management in good standing
4. Fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.

Key Competencies:
1. Extensive knowledge of HR best practices, labour laws, and government regulations.
2. Proven experience in developing and implementing HR strategies, policies, and programs.
3. Strong leadership skills with the ability to influence and engage stakeholders at all levels
of the organization.
4. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build effective
relationships and resolve conflicts.
5. Demonstrated experience in managing employee relations, conducting investigations, and
resolving complex HR issues.
6. Strategic thinker with the ability to drive organizational change and foster a positive work
7. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to analyze data, identify
trends, and make informed decisions.
8. Familiarity with HR information systems and tools for data analysis and reporting.

Skills Required

Analytical Skills
Problem Solving

Application Details

Terms and Conditions of Service for the Advertised Positions
The Authority offers a competitive package in line with its Human Resource Policies and Procedures
and Public Service Guidelines.
Director level appointments shall be for a five (5) year contract term renewable subject to satisfactory
performance while the position of Deputy Director Human Resource Management shall be for three (3)
years. The rest of the positions will be on permanent and pensionable terms.
The full details of the advertisement can be accessed on
Documents to be submitted by the applicants
Applications should be accompanied by a detailed curriculum vitae (CV) and copies of relevant
academic and professional certificates.

Shortlisted candidates will be required to submit the following documents: -
i. Tax Compliance Certificate from the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA).
ii. Certificate of Clearance from the Higher Education Loans Board (HELB).
iii. Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI).
iv. Dully filled and stamped Self-Declaration/Clearance from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption
Commission (EACC).
v. A Clearance Certificate from an approved Credit Reference Bureau (CRB).
The Self-Declaration form from the EACC should indicate the respective position that is being applied
Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted for interviews.
Submission of Applications
The application letter indicating the specific position and reference number should be addressed to:
The Director General
Communications Authority of Kenya
P.O. Box 14448
Nairobi 00800.
Applicants are invited to submit applications via email address: by Friday, 23rd June,
2023 at 5.00 p.m. East Africa Time.
The Authority is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified Kenyans including Persons Living
with Disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Canvassing in any form or failure to attach any of the stipulated documents shall lead to automatic

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