• Kenya
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  • Hybrid
  • Posting date

  • July 28, 2023
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WTS Energy

  • Permanent
  • Kenya
  • Competitive KES / Month
  • Applications have closed

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HR & Operations Field Officer

July 28, 2023

Job Description

HR & Operations Field Officer (Factory Setting)

Location: Makueni, Kenya 

Job Summary: We are actively sourcing for an experienced HR & Operations Field Officer to join our team. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in HR management within a factory or industrial setting. He or she will play a crucial role in ensuring smooth operations, supporting the HR function, and promoting a positive work culture.

Job Responsibilities:

HR Support in the Factory:

  • Work closely with department heads to identify workforce needs and develop effective staffing strategies.
  • Oversee onboarding procedures for new hires, including safety training and orientation to factory processes.
  • Maintain accurate records of employee attendance, leaves, and timesheets.
  • Compliance adherence: Ensure all staff adhere and comply to WTS policies and procedure and those from the client.
  • Assist in implementing and monitoring employee performance appraisal systems.
  • Coordinate employee training and development programs to enhance skills and knowledge.
  • Employee Relations in the Factory: Serve as a bridge between the plant management and the employees. Manages conflict resolution, ensure clear communication, and help to cultivate a positive work environment.
  • Compensation and Benefits: Oversee employees’ compensation and benefits. This includes developing competitive packages that attract and retain top talent while also maintaining the organization’s financial health.
  • Change Management: Often involved in managing organizational changes, including layoffs, Acquisition, or other structural changes. Ensure that these transitions occur smoothly, with minimal disruption to the organization’s operations.
  • Diversity and Inclusion: responsible for promoting diversity and inclusion within the factory, ensuring equal opportunities for everyone, regardless of race, gender, or age.
  • Strategic Planning: work alongside the plant manager to plan and execute operational activities strategies. Anticipate future staffing needs and develop plans to meet these requirements.
  • Act as a liaison between management and factory employees, addressing concerns and fostering a positive work environment.
  • Handle employee grievances and disciplinary matters in line with company policies and legal regulations.
  • Ensure compliance with health and safety regulations, promoting a safe working environment for all personnel.
  • Organize employee engagement initiatives and team-building activities within the factory.

Operations Support:

  • Collaborate with the operations team to streamline processes and optimize workflow efficiency.
  • Assist in inventory management and stock control, ensuring adequate supplies for the production process.
  • Support the implementation of quality control measures and adherence to production standards.
  • Monitor and report factory performance metrics to management, identifying areas for improvement.

Job Qualifications and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources, Business Administration, or a related field.
  • Must have 3-5 years of relevant Experience in a similar role in a Factory/Plant:
  • Proven experience in HR management within a factory or industrial environment.
  • Strong knowledge of labor laws, regulations, and safety standards relevant to factory operations.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to interact effectively with employees at all levels.
  • Detail-oriented, with strong organizational and problem-solving abilities.
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications and HRIS systems.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team-oriented environment.

At WTS ENERGY we value the dedication and hard work of our employees. As an HR & Operations Field Officer, you will play a vital role in ensuring the success of our client’s operations and the well-being of our workforce. If you are passionate about HR management in a factory environment and are committed to making a positive impact, we would love to hear from you.

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