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Compensation and Benefits Officer


Position: Compensation & Benefits Officer

Report to: People & Culture Director

Location: Kampala - National Office

Purpose of the position:

To effectively administer the World Vision Uganda compensation and benefit programmes and plans in line with the World Vision Total Rewards Philosophy and facilitate the understanding of these programmes through on-going communication, policy, and process development.

Key Outputs/Responsibilities.

Staff compensation and benefits

  • Lead in implementation of competitive Compensation & Benefits plans and applicable policies, systems and procedures in line with World Vision international and statutory requirements.

  • Provide a timely, professional and accurate advisory service to People and Culture team in implementation of World Vision benefit plans

  • Provide guidance in administering all WVU benefits as per policy/structures. Provide specialist advice on Compensation & Benefits queries and provide advice to managers and employees regarding WV compensation and benefits

  • Regularly carry out market research and compile remuneration and benefit reports, including preparation, analysis and interpretation of Compensation & Benefits data and trends and develop appropriate recommendations for management action

Pay Structure and Payroll

  • Implement, and manage salary scale (s) and benefit plans in line with WV and statutory requirements.

  • Coordinate and lead the annual salary review and performance based pay increase processes

  • Prepare and ensure timely running of payroll including Managing statutory and other deductions, disbursement of pay advice to staff etc. in accordance to applicable guidelines and policies

  • Maintain proper payroll related documents and reports

Administer and Manage employee insurance plans (GPA, Medical, Life etc.)

  • Manage the contract relationship between the service providers and WVU

  • Lead the processes of contract renewals and sourcing in a timely manner

  • Coordinate the compilations of utilization reports and develop implementation plans to address the recommendations of such reports.

  • Receive, verify, report and reconcile the monthly statements from service providers and prepare payments accordingly.

  • Serve as contact point for staff for staff and service providers

  • Conduct evaluation surveys on the services, give feedback to the service providers, develop and follow up on action points

Staff Terminal Benefits

  • Manage timely payment of terminal benefits to staff as per guidelines

  • In collaboration with the P&C Business partners, follow up and ensure timely handover and payment of benefits for all exited staff


  • Compile and submit monthly report on benefits to supervisor within the set standards and timeline

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  • Degree in Social Sciences/humanities/Business Administration or Accounting. Post Graduate qualification in Human Resource Management desirable.

  • At least 2 years’ experience managing payroll and staff benefits in a busy HR environment.

  • Computer literate with strong numerical ability/excel skills. Familiarity with payroll soft wares desirable.

  • Strong conceptual and Analytical skills with keen attention to detail

  • Customer oriented focus

  • Demonstrable integrity.