Assistant Compensation and Benefits Manager

Precision Recruitment International

Our client in Ndola is looking for an Assistant Compensation and Benefits Manager to join their team for a job vacancy within the Construction industry.

Job Summary

  • Undertake the implementation of Compensation and Benefits, payroll Management, compensation Strategy and surveys to ensure efficient management of human capital in the organisation.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Oversee the implementation of the Clients approved compensation and benefits programs in the Company.
  • Communicate the Clients overall objectives to HODs and ensure mutual understanding of short-term incentives and bonuses in line with Company guidelines.
  • Responsible for payroll management and processing to ensure that staff are paid timely.
  • Registration of staff for NHIMA, NAPSA and any other returns that are pay related to ensure compliance.
  • Preparation and submission of monthly reports on compensation and benefits.
  • Provide guidance and facilitation on pay related fringe benefits to all staff.
  • Leave Administration such as tracking and commutation to minimise company costs.
  • Responsible for consolidation and central depository of annual Budget preparation and Bonus pay outs.
  • Monitor periodically to ensure maximum budget tracking to minimise costs in the department.
  • Conduct periodical Salary Survey and review policies and procedures to suit current trends.
  • Escalate administrative issues to Head HR or relevant Head Office function for speedy resolution on issues of SAP ERP and any matters relating to compensation.
  • Responsible for the processing of annual performance outcomes and attendant reward such as step increases, promotions and short-term incentives (STIs).
  • Manage the operational aspect of payroll from end to end that is from engagement to separation.
  • Perform any other tasks as assigned by the General Manager & Head of HAM and Administration.

Key Requirements

Education and Work Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent in a Social Sciences or related discipline.
  • Grade 12 school Certificate
  • Full and valid driving licence
  • Previous payroll management experience will be added advantage.
  • Minimum of eight (8) years relevant work experience with at least two (2) years in a senior management position
  • Mining or Manufacturing background will be added advantage.
  • Associate/Full member of Zambia Institute of Human Resource Management

Skills and Competencies

  • Good understanding of trends, challenges, opportunities, regulations and legislations relating to the cement manufacturing industry.
  • Sound knowledge of the Clients business operations, product and service offerings
  • Good knowledge and understanding of key HR management components (learning and development, performance & career management, compensation & benefits, reward and recognition, issues resolution).
  • Good understanding of financial management, as well as an appreciation of the dynamics of the labour and employment legislations in the country.
  • Knowledge of relevant applications to support HR and administration operations.
  • Strong leadership & good communication skills
  • Very good people management and networking skills.
  • Good negotiation skills.

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