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Industrial Relations Manager at New Kenya Co-operative Creameries Limited (JB00008427)

Job Category
PR, Communications & Investor Relations
Company Name
Sponsored by Recser H.Capital
Job Source
New Kenya Cooperative Creameries Limited
Posted On
23 September 2011
Job Description
New Kenya Co-operative Creameries Limited is the leading Dairy Company in the Country re-known for its world class brands that include KCC Butter, Ghee, Gold Crown, Safariland and Mala among others.

We are seeking to recruit dynamic and result driven person to fill the following positions:-


Reporting to the Chief Manager, Human Resources & Administration, the Employee Relations Manager will be responsible for developing, directing and administering Labor Relations practices, procedures and activities in compliance with labour laws, applicable collective bargaining agreements and New KCC’s Policies and Procedures.

Key responsibilities

Participates/assists in negotiation of Collective Bargaining Agreements. Dialogues with management and union representatives and is the focal point for industrial relations activities in the company.
Provide guidance and recommendations to department managers and supervisors with respect to employee relations.
Investigate, manage and control all the disciplinary and grievance mechanisms, as well as participating in staff disciplinary committees as prosecutor, grievance, counseling and appeal panels.
Establishing good relationships with relevant industry players, consult legal practitioners and related government agencies and provide advices accordingly and when necessary make recommendations on best practices relating to managing court cases
Responsible for all Industrial Relation cases and communicates all the related activities and movements to the management as and when required
Carry out all tasks following corporate guidelines and procedures and ensure full compliance to statutory regulations and company code of conduct
Assist in review of existing policies, procedures, guidelines and proposed changes if required for the improvement on the overall Industrial Relations policies and procedures
Handle union issues including participation in meetings/talks, organizing collective bargaining’s with the most effective manner for the employees and employers
Assists in the recruitment process
Educational Requirements
Minimum Qualifications & competencies

A University degree in Industrial relations/Public Administration/Social Sciences/ Business Administration/ Law/Commerce, with a bias in Human Resource Management
Has at least 7 years hands-on responsibility and experience in the employee/industrial relations preferably in a senior position in a FMCG company.
Excellent knowledge of Kenyan Labor Laws and a good understanding of the best practices in the industry
Experience in a computerized HR Management Information System
Excellent knowledge of Collective Bargaining Agreements (CBA)
Pleasant, results oriented, hardworking, persuasive individual with excellent inter-personal and communication skills who is able to think strategically, and effectively present ideas in an organized manner
Must be 35 years and above
Experience Requirements
Additional Requirements
If you meet the above requirements, send your applications together with detailed curriculum vitae, indicating your current salary, expected salary, copies of certificates, testimonials, and contacts of at least three referees and day time telephone contacts by 7th October 20011 :

Those who do not hear from us after four weeks of closing date should consider their applications unsuccessful.

Canvassing either direct or indirectly will lead to automatic disqualification.
Salary Range
Negotiable to Based on Experience
Other Benefits
Job Location
Nairobi, Kenya
Last date for applying
07 October 2011
Post your resume to
The Chief Manager, Human Resource & Administration New Kenya Cooperative Creameries Limited P.O Box 30131-00100, Nairobi. 
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