Senior Human Resource Officer at Kerio Valley Development Authority

Kerio Valley Development Authority

Kerio Valley Development Authority (KVDA) is one of the six Regional Development Authorities (RDAs) in Kenya, established by an Act of Parliament CAP 441 with a mandate to, in part, initiate, plan and develop resources along the Kerio River basin.

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Senior Human Resource Officer

Job Type Full Time
Qualification BA/BSc/HND
Experience 4 years
Location Nairobi
Job Field Human Resources / HR&nbsp


The Senior Human Resource Officer will support the Deputy Director Human Resource to provide strategic leadership, oversee human resources functions and foster a positive work environment aligned with the Authority’s Values.


Analyzing and compiling data for the development, implementation and review of human resource policies, strategies, regulations, guidelines and procedures;
Implementing human resource management decisions within existing rules, regulations and procedures;
Verifying information relating to recruitment, promotion, leave, transfer and exit documents;
Updating payroll and complement data;
Maintaining accurate record of expiry of contracts, probationary periods, acting appointments and submitting reports for decision making;
Analyzing training applications and staff performance appraisals;
Collating and compiling data on staff performance appraisals;
Updating the Human Resource Information System;
Compile agenda and minutes for Human Resource Advisory Committee;
Review draft correspondences and letters;
Monitoring employee leave records;
Identifying staff development programmes;
Providing support in Human resource planning and recruitment process; and
Implementing staff welfare schemes including medical cover and Group Life insurance schemes.

For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:-

Served in the grade of Human Resource Officer or in a comparable and relevant position in the Public Service for a minimum period of four (4) years;
Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines:- Human Resource Management, Business Administration or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
Membership to Institute of Human Resource Management in good standing;
Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution;
Proficiency in computer applications;and
Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance


Method of Application

Application Letter
Copy of the National ID or Passport
Certified copies of Academic and Professional Certificates
Curriculum Vitae (CV)
Three Reference letters
Certificate from accredited credential agency equating Academic certificates acquired from other countries

Interested applicants are required to note:

The names of shortlisted candidates shall be published on the Authority’s website and personal emails.
Shortlisted candidates will be required to present originals of the following documents during the interview
National Identity Card
Academic and Professional Certificates and Transcripts

Any other supporting documents and testimonials

Recommendations from relevant Professional Bodies and Associations
Any degree acquired from a Foreign University will require a letter of recognition from Commission of University Education (CUE) and
Recommendations of at least three (3) referees should be sent separately to address below.
Clearance Certificate from Higher Loans Education Board.
Clearance Certificate from the Credit Bureau.
Current Certificate of Good Conduct.
Tax Compliance Certificate.
Disability Certificate for People abled differently (PWDS)

Applicants should submit their applications quoting reference number and include therein copies of academic and professional certificates, cover letter, testimonials, and curriculum Vitae with three referees on or before 5.00 pm of 17th October, 2023 to the following address:

The Managing Director,
Kerio Valley Development Authority,
P.O. Box 2660-30100,

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