23 Aug 2022

Compensation and Benefits Specialist at Africa World Airlines (AWA)

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Job Description


Key Task

Compensation and Benefits:

• Manage the development, implementation, as well as administration of compensation and benefit programmes.
• Continuously monitor the effectiveness of existing compensation and benefit practices and recommend changes that are cost-effective and consistent with compensation trends and corporate objectives.
• Provide advice to staff on pay decisions, policy interpretations, and job evaluations.
• Design creative solutions to specific compensation-related programmes and incentive plans.
• Oversee salary surveys projects and monitor salary survey data to ensure corporate compensation and benefit objectives are achieved.
• Ensure compliance with local compensation laws and regulations.
• Perform job analysis to determine classification and appropriate salary range.
• Benchmark jobs against survey data and other market intelligence to determine competitive compensation and benefit ranges for each position.
• Work with insurance brokers and investment planners to create competitive, cost-effective benefits packages for the organization; facilitate implementation and enrollment for insurance and retirement plans.

Competence (Knowledge/Skills/Abilities)

• Knowledge of all local regulations and compliance requirements related to employee compensation and benefits
• Knowledge of laws and regulations as they apply to base compensation and incentive compensation programmes, company policies, and operations
• Strong analytical skills and ability to interpret and communicate data
• Computer proficiency and technical aptitude with the ability to use Microsoft products, including Excel
• Proven ability to communicate and effectively “sell” an organization’s value proposition.
• Strong leadership and team management skills
• Excellent verbal and written communication as well as marketing skills
• Strong interpersonal skills in dealing with senior management
• Strong customer service, negotiation skills, and ability to interact with employees at all levels throughout the company
• Self-starter with excellent time management, multi-tasking, and organizational skills
• Strong work ethic and sense of integrity, trustworthiness, and ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality

Qualification Required & Experience

• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in business, human resources, or related field and five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in employee compensation
• At least one (1) year of experience managing subordinates
• Minimum of SHRM- CP/PHR Certification
• Compensation professional credentials are preferred
• A Master’s Degree in Human Resource Management is an added advantage
• Evidence of leadership and continuing professional development and training in HR management
• Member of a recognized HR professional institution will be an added advantage

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR):

• Create and implement an approach to CSR that complements AWA’s business strategy in the areas of corporate responsibility and employee volunteerism; and project AWA as an involved, responsible, and forward-thinking corporate citizen.
• Write and action the company’s social responsibility strategy and manage the Charitable Giving budget to ensure the budget is adhered to and returns and benefits are maximized.
• Act as the focal point for the company’s CSR initiatives in the community and build relationships with community partners and key stakeholders.
• Promote employee volunteering initiatives in coordination with internal stakeholders.
• Work with Marketing and PR teams to drive internal engagement and promote storytelling.
• Develop policies relating to the company’s ethical, sustainable and environmental responsibilities.
• Ensure the company has a positive impact on local communities and the environment.
• Raise public awareness of the company’s social responsibility commitments through marketing.
• Create partnerships with clients, employees, suppliers, charities, and other groups.
• Perform other duties as assigned.

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

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Closing Date: 02 September, 2022



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