Entry Level

Human Resource Officer

Konza Technopolis Development Authority (KoTDA)

Konza City


Vacancy Description


Konza Technopolis Development Authority (KoTDA) is seeking a competent, capable, ambitious, selfmotivated and dynamic individuals that demonstrate the appropriate expertise and experience to contribute to the development of the Konza Technopolis into a leading global Technopolis and innovation hub.

The Mission of Konza Technopolis Development Authority is “To develop a thriving sustainable smart city and a vibrant innovation ecosystem contributing to Kenya’s knowledge economy”. Konza Technopolis as an area of Innovation is especially suited to Education Institutions, Research & Development Centres and Commercial interests in the sectors of Life sciences, Engineering and Information Technology Enabled Services (ITES). Konza Technopolis is also a Special Economic Zone with Incentives targeted at participating enterprises.

KoTDA therefore invites qualified Interested individuals to apply for the under listed positions

Job Title: Human Resource Officer
Ref No: KoTDA/HR102/2024
Grade: 6
Terms of Service Permanent & Pensionable
Department Corporate Services
Duty Station Konza Technopolis

Job Specification

Duties and responsibilities

  1. Implements human resource management policies, laws, regulations, procedures and systems;
  2. Conducts recruitment and selection of staff including preparation of job adverts, shortlisting, interviewing, reference checking and making offers to candidates;
  3. Executes people systems and policies across the employee lifecycle, including conflict resolution and employee relations, off-boarding, performance management, benefits enrolments & changes, leave and general employee support;
  4. Develops orientation programmes and oversees staff induction for new hires;
  5. Prepares training plan and follow up to ensure trainings are conducted;
  6. Analyses the utilization of human resources in the Authority and advises on proper deployment;
  7. Payroll processing and administration in liaison with Finance division to ensure salaries are accurate and paid on time and keep records;
  8. Liaises with the Pension Scheme Administrator to update records of new and retiring/exiting members to ensure accurate computation and pay of pension benefits;
  9. Reviews and analyses HRIS system to ensure data integrity; and
  10. Implements cross cutting initiatives in the Authority including championing diversity and Inclusivity programs.

Person Specification

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have: –

  1. Bachelor’s degree in human resource management or Social science or any other relevant qualifications;
  2. Proficiency in computer applications

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Application Guidelines

The Authority offers competitive salaries as per the approved salary scales.

Successful candidates shall be required to comply with requirements of Chapter six of the constitution and will be required to submit among other documents:

  1. Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations;
  2. Clearance Certificate from the Higher Education Loans Board;
  3. Tax Compliance Certificate from the Kenya Revenue Authority;
  4. Dully filled and stamped Self-Declaration/Clearance from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC);
  5. A Clearance Certificate from an approved Credit Reference Bureau (CRB).

How to apply

Interested and qualified persons are required to apply to Human Capital Business Solutions by stating the position applied on the subject line and attaching their curriculum vitae, application letter, academic and professional certificates. All applications should be received before/on April 22nd, 2024.

KoTDA is an equal opportunity employer.

The Authority is committed to implementing the provisions of the Constitution - Chapter 232 (1) on fair competition and merit, representation of Kenya’s diverse communities and affording equal employment opportunities to men and women, members of all ethnic groups and persons with disabilities. Therefore, women, youth, the marginalized and people living with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.

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