Compensation and Benefits Manager CEWA Job in Kenya



Our client is a FMCG company looking for a Compensation and Benefits Manager CEWA.



  • Manage payroll process for Kenya, Ghana and Nigeria
  • Track salary costs for the Management Unit
  • Develop, review and improve benefit and reward policies based on benchmark data
  • Act as an HR Business Partner for the Central & West Africa Office


  • Payroll Management:
    • Effectively manage the monthly payroll process for our affiliates in Kenya, Ghana and Nigeria with the support of our external payroll service providers
    • Give pay related input to the Distributor HR
    • Oversee statutory compliances
    • Respond to employee related queries around their salary payments
  • Remuneration review & Policy design
    • Finding and analyzing remuneration structure and benefits offered by other employers in the industry. Ensure pay packages are competitive and in line with statutory requirements and industry standards.
    • Spearheading the yearend total increase exercise; providing strategic thoughts, formats to Business HR in line with Performance Management strategy
    • Participate in yearly compensation surveys, analyze the survey results
    • Recommending changes in employee benefits/ remuneration structure. This includes salary, allowances, Variable Pay, medical insurance, group life and accident insurance, car benefit and relocation.
    • Create Pay related policies
  • Annual Business Planning and cost tracking
    • Give updates on actual salary costs for each Country unit and flag budget concerns to the HR Director
    • Support HR Director with salary cost planning for the next year
    • Developing Manpower Plans in line with ABP
  • HR Business Partnering C&WA
    • Decide with Line Managers on the selection of candidates.
    • Build up strong partnership with recruitment agencies and ensure timely filling of all vacancies.
    • Drive Key People processes such as Performance Management, Talent Reviews, probation confirmations, Individual Development Planning & Related Developmental interventions, Salary increments and bonus pay



  • Bachelor or Master degree in either Human Resources, Finance or Economics
  • 5-8 years’ experience in HR, at least 3 years’ experience as Compensation & Benefits Manager or Specialist
  • Experience in managing payroll data
  • Experience in interpreting Hay and Mercer data and setting up policies
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Of advantage: recruitment experience, FMCG background

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