Senior Head, Human Resources (HR) – Compensation & Benefits at a Multinational Organization – Adexen Recruitment Agency

July 12, 2023
Application deadline closed.

Job Description

Adexen is a global Human Ressources Company providing business and support services in Africa. We support companies in all industries in the fields of HR, Legal, Finance, Sales & Marketing, Engineering and Supply chain.

We know how important people are to business. We also think that “People are the future of Africa”. We understand what is needed to match highly skilled professionals with companies operating in Africa at highest standards.


  • Responsible for designing, implementing and managing the compensation & benefits programs within the organization.
  • Ensure that the Company’s Compensation & Benefits structure is competitive, fair, and aligned with the organisation’s goals and objectives.
  • Develop and administer compensation policies and strategies, including salary structure, pay scales, and incentive programs
  • Conduct market research and analysis to ensure the company’s compensation packages are competitive
  • Conduct job evaluations and analyses to determine appropriate salary ranges and classifications for different positions within the organisation
  • Ensure internal equity and consistency in job grading and compensation practices
  • Collaborate with the HR team to align compensation & benefits with the organisation’s performance management system.
  • Develop and implement merit increase processes, performance-based incentie programs, and recognition initiatives.
  • Collect, analyse and interpret data related to compensation & benefits programs
  • Prepare reports, metrics, and presentations for management to assess the effectiveness and competitiveness of compensation & benefits offering.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Personal Administration or any relevant field of study.
  • Minimum of 10 years experience in a similar Compensation and Benefits senior role within an international company
  • Hands-on experience with SAP HR
  • Proven experience of building compensation packages and bonus programs for various departments and seniority levels (nationals & expatriates)
  • Excellent understanding of job evaluation and job analysis systems
  • Good analytical skills
  • Familiarity with labor legislation
  • Experience with employee satisfaction surveys
  • Large multi-cultural team.