Reporting to:  Group HR & Admin Manager.
Strategic Business Unit:  Optiven Homes (Construction)
Duty Station: Optiven Homes-Global Office,Zamani Business Park, Karen.
Gross Salary Range: Ksh 35,000 – Ksh 45,000

Optiven Construction is the construction arm of Optiven Group, it has been in business for over 7 years, mainly building residential homes for customers who have bought plots with Optiven Limited and manufacturing concrete products like cabro, fencing poles and building blocks among others.

We work closely with our clients to accurately interpret their dreams/visions in drawings and bring them to the desired reality through construction solutions to meet their needs. We communicate with our clients throughout the construction process to keep them informed of progress and to ensure that our project is on schedule and within budget.

With past experience, Optiven Construction under Optiven Homes is desirous of expanding its operations so as to meet the growing housing needs of our customers and also support the Government’s agenda for housing.

We are now seeking for an experienced Human Resources Assistant to manage and support the Overall HR functions of the business unit or at any other assigned location in the running of the projects on a day-to-day basis.

Duties and responsibilities:

  1. Conduct and coordinate with management to ensure timely recruitment, interviews, and orientation maintaining optimal staffing at all levels
  2. Coordinate and effectively engage staff training and development plans for the employees
  3. Manage staff Performance and carry out periodic action-based performance appraisals
  4. Provide guidance to employees and management in regard to HR policies and practices and relevant employment law in line with the industry practices.
  5. Process HR data and payroll/HRIS entries and reports in a timely manner and in Compliance with established practices; maintain up-to-date documentation, file/scan related personnel records.
  6. Manage staff welfare issues, Employee Relations and managing health and safety within the organization.
  7. Carry out Administration Functions which includes Leave processing, Staff welfare administration, managing any Disciplinary issues and Conflict that may arise.
  8. Prepare shift schedules and rota for staff and monitor daily attendance.
  9. Manage employee separation issues, including risk assessment/management, exit processing, and exit interviews
  10. Prepare periodic (daily, weekly, and monthly) HR reports
  11. Perform other tasks as maybe assigned from time to time.

Qualifications & Skills:

  • A Degree in Human Resources from a recognized & reputable institution of higher learning.
  • A certified Human Resource Professional certification – CHRP will be an added advantage.
  • Proven 4years’ experience working in Human Resources preferably in a supervisory level in construction industry.
  • Computer proficiency, e.g., keyboard experience, email, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, HRIS Systems.
  • Knowledge of local employment laws.
  • Experience with interviewing, orientation, training and/or supervision of employees.


If you believe you have a high performance culture, positive mental attitude, and are self-driven, then apply using the following link; on or before 3rd November 2023.


  • We do not charge for job applications and interviews.
  • Shortlisting will be done on a rolling basis.
  • Due to the huge number of applications we get only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
  • Applicants give the company express consent to conduct background checks for employment suitability.