Job Opportunity at Airswift - HR: Compensation, Benefits and Payroll

Job Opportunity at Airswift - HR: Compensation, Benefits and Payroll

HR: Compensation, Benefits and Payroll

Airswift has been tasked by one of our key clients to seek a HR: Compensation, Benefits and Payroll to join them for a 1-year contract (renewable) in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

The Job Holder is responsible for the following critical tasks :

  • Effective overseeing and implementation of company’s compensation and benefits policies and practices.


  • Ensure that compensation practices, salaries and benefits are in compliance with current legislation (pay equity, human rights, etc)
  • Develop a fair, equitable and competitive total compensation and benefits package that fits in and is aligned to the company’s strategy and business goals
  • Develop and Structure effective and efficient compensation and benefits practices for the company so as to yield the highest value for the company
  • Conduct research, assess employees needs by conducting organizational surveys to establish what motivates employee productivity
  • Design compensation packages and bonus programs that align with the company’s strategic plan
  • Assess, Measure, Evaluate and report on the effectiveness of employee compensation and benefit programs offered by the company
  • Provide technical and data driven support to managers in their decisions on compensation benefits practices/packages and advise on effective ways to motivate employees in the company.
  • Prepare regular audits and reports for company’s’ information and storage
  • Ensure compliance with applicable laws and payroll tax obligations
  • Maintain accurate records and prepare reports related to payroll.
  • Oversee timely processing of payroll changes (e.g. new recruits, terminated staff, salary increments) and system upgrades
  • Be responsible for overseeing, managing and administering employees’ compensation and benefits
  • Developing a consistent compensation practice for the company
  • Ensure that company’s compensation practices are in compliance with current legislation
  • Ensure that the Company Policies, rules, guidelines and procedure are followed.
  • Provide continuous, reliable and relevant reporting to the management

HR: Compensation, Benefits and Payroll Job Vacancy at Airswift

Qualifications / Experience Required

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management, Business Administration, or any other related field
  • 5+ years of experience working in the human resources field
  • Possess 5+ years practical experience as a compensation and benefits manager or similar role
  • Possess knowledge and experience in using different payroll systems
  • Possess strong negotiation and communication skills
  • Knowledgeable in building compensation packages and bonus programs for various departments and seniority levels
  • Possess excellent understanding of job evaluation and job analysis systems
  • Good analytical skills especially in quantitative data collection and analysis
  • Possess good knowledge of payroll procedures and related labor laws of Tanzania
  • Possess experience in conducting employee satisfaction surveys
  • Familiarity with payroll software/ HRIS (e.g., SAP,) and MS Office (especially Excel)

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