Human Resource Intern

  • World Food Programme (WFP)
  • Kenya
  • Jan 04, 2018 - Jan 12, 2018
Intern Human Resources

Job Description

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)

  • Support the design and implementation of HR Strategy initiatives focused on solving staff needs
  • Implementing employee engagement initiatives
  • Designing and implementing employer brand recognition initiatives
  • Leverage technical abilities to automate tasks and improve HR processes
  • Assists with overall administrative functions for all modules of HR Systems (Payroll, Benefits, Appointments, Separations, Compliance, HR data etc.);
  • Monitor contract expiry dates in the system and take appropriate actions;
  • Help maintain data integrity in systems by running queries, analyzing data and initiate corrective actions when necessary;
  • Review Personnel Action Forms (PAF) and other Service Requests to ensure proper data entry functions;
  • Compile and maintain payroll data, reconcile errors and update payroll information by collecting, calculating, and entering relevant data including overtime;
  • Post job opportunities to online job posting sites, social media and other online resources;
  • Assist and/or provide support in recruitment of national/local staff in the National Officer and General Services categories;
  • Provide support of new hire on-boarding process and employee orientation;
  • Evaluate, develop, and recommend procedures. Participate in discussions on new/revised procedures and practices; interpret and assess the impact of changes and make recommendations on follow up actions;
  • Perform other related duties as required.


  • Experience in improving and identifying issues in processes, suggesting user focused improvements, and navigating/influencing cross-functional teams to drive these changes.
  • Exceptional attention to detail.
  • Solid time management and multi-tasking skills.
  • High level of creativity, perseverance and openness to change.
  • Excellent customer service skills. A welcoming and helpful attitude.
  • Genuine excitement and passion for leading HR strategy initiatives and enhancing employee experience