Job Detail

People Development Manager

Can you manage people?

Job Overview

Category : Hospitality and Culinary Arts
Experience(s) : 5 Year
Location : Meru
Job Type: Mid Level
Job Kind : Full Time
Highest Educational Level : Diploma in Human Resource
Salary :

Client Overview

Our client’s hotel aims to attract an entirely different kind of customer base and compete against both global and regional competitors already established at the top end of the Nairobi hotel market. As such it has been positioned entirely differently with a key focus on Local business people and residents – young and upwardly mobile group whose attributes include open minded, entrepreneurial, social and fun loving. Our client is currently looking for People Development Manager


The position holder acts in direct partnership with all manager’s line managers as a key advisor in all areas related to people, with a view to maximize performance by increasing employee motivation, and support the delivery of organization objectives through talented people.



  • HR Management: Supporting the company’s strategic goals through HR programs and policies as they apply to employee relations, compensation, benefits, safety, performance and staffing levels.
  • Recruitment & Retention: Managing talent and succession planning by implementing the recruiting, testing, and interviewing processes; counselling managers on candidate selection; conducting and analysing exit interviews; recommending changes.
  • Compensation and Benefits management: Maintaining employee benefits programs and informs employees of benefits by studying and assessing benefit needs and trends; recommending benefit programs to management; directing the processing of benefit claims; designing and conducting educational programs on benefit programs
  • Training & development: Liaise with the group learning and development in Implementing the training and development agenda; identify areas that need attention and improvement and implement recommendations.
  • Performance Management: Ensuring planning, monitoring, and appraisal of employee performance by training managers to coach and discipline employees; coaching managers on performance management issues and processes; coordinating employees’ appraisals.
  • Staff Relations; Working with line managers, coaching them and advising on all people issues; Dealing with complex disciplinary/grievance and HR issues, using HR and company knowledge evidencing appropriate decision making skills; Work with the staff welfare committee to ensure the welfare of staff within the organization.
  • Labour Compliance; Monitoring and implementing applicable employment labour laws to ensure legal compliance.
  • HR and Office Administration: Maintaining historical human resource records by designing a filing and retrieval system; keeping past and current records; Updating the relevant reports in a timely manner; overseeing general office administration.



  • Create a filing system for all pertinent documents relating to General Managers Office matters and maintain confidentiality and provide high level support.
  • Assist with budget planning for Board Meetings.
  • Establish a secure back up system for the General Managers and all legal documents.
  • Facilitate effective communication General manager and the team, compilation of relevant reports, conferences as require
  • Ensure the office runs smoothly by providing stationery, Staff transport, uniforms allocation, office arrangements and handling any other staff and Admin related issues.


  • Business Degree or other relevant degree. Diploma in Human Resources Management.
  • At least 5 years relevant work experience
  • Knowledge of practices and procedures of HR management
  • Knowledge of employment and Labour Laws
  • Proficient knowledge of operating a HRIS
  • Strong problem solving, organisation and inter-personal skills
  • High integrity and maintaining confidentiality
  • People strategy development
  • Stakeholder Management skills
  • Commercial awareness and business acumen
  • Consulting skills
  • Change management skills