Remuneration & Benefits Manager Job Opportunity – National Social Security Fund (NSSF)

Organization: National Social
Security Fund (NSSF)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Head Human
Resources & Administration
About NSSF:
The National Social Security Fund (NSSF) is positioning itself to be
the Social Security Provider of Choice in Uganda. Our belief at the Fund is
that each employee contributes directly to the growth and success of the
business and each employee is expected to take pride in being a member of the
Job Summary: The
Remuneration & Benefits Manager serves as a strategic human resources leader
and will be responsible for the design, implementation and communication of the
Fund’s Total Rewards Strategy. The incumbent is responsible for ensuring all of
our reward programs, including Benefits, Compensation, and HRIS systems are
competitive, sustainable, scalable, and have an impact on the long and short
term performance of the organization.
Key Duties and
  • Provides strategic and operational
    leadership in the design, development, implementation, administration, and
    communication of our Total Rewards programs including health, welfare,
    wellness, retirement, base pay, incentives, and other rewards and
  • The incumbent develops Total Rewards
    philosophy and supporting policies and practices.
  • Partners with Heads of Departments and
    Human Resource Business Partners to leverage compensation and benefits
    programs to meet organizational objectives.
  • Regularly analyzes current rewards
    programs to ensure they align with our business strategy and ensures that
    our rewards programs optimize our ability to attract top talent.
  • Keenly analyzes the market competitiveness
    and cost-effectiveness of our compensation and benefit plans to ensure
    they optimize our ability to attract and retain top talent.
  • Manages the development and management of
    our HRIS systems to enhance our HR reporting/analytics capabilities.
  • Maintains current knowledge of related
    government rules and regulations, including the Worker’s Compensation, and
    other applicable Labor and/or Tax laws and regulations; fulfills compliance
    and reporting requirements.
  • Oversee the management of our benefits
    vendor relationships and benefits contracts
  • Oversee the design and administration of
    compensation programs including base pay, variable pay, merit,
    compensation planning, and market analysis with a focus on continuous
  • Provide supervision and training of direct
  • Supervises the in-house administration
    activities of the staff provident fund. Coordinate all administrative
    activities with regards to the provident fund. This includes organising
    for trustee meetings, processing SPF payments for exiting staff and
    ensuring timely distribution of member statements.
  • Works closely with line managers and staff
    to ensure that performance contracts are uploaded on the system at the beginning
    of the appraisal period and formal performance appraisals are done every
    six months;

Qualifications, Skills and
  • The ideal candidate for the NSSF
    Remuneration & Benefits Manager job placement must hold a Bachelor
    degree in Human Resources, Finance or related fields,
  • Possession of a postgraduate qualification
    in Human Resources, Finance or Other related fields.
  • Membership of an HR Professional Body is
    an added advantage
  • A minimum of five years of
    post-qualification experience gained in a similar role in a busy HR
  • At least five years’ experience in
    designing and implementing Total Rewards Programs (Compensation, Benefits,
    HRIS systems).
  • At least three years of people management
  • Comprehensive knowledge of benefits programs
    (Health, Welfare, etc) and experience working with/ managing external
  • Previous exposure and experience in
    developing and/or managing executive compensation plans strongly
  • Good track record of success in developing
    and implementing successful and creative compensation programs.
  • Strong technical, managerial, and team
    building skills with the ability to balance tactical and strategic
  • Demonstrated ability to influence and
    present to the Executive Committee and the Board.
  • Previous experience of carrying out salary
    reviews and surveys
  • Experience of job evaluation schemes
  • Excellent relationship and project
    management skills
  • Experience of using HR databases and other
    IT systems
  • Strong numerical and advanced analytical and
    Excel skills
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Ability to work effectively with teams and
    senior mangers
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication
    skills – both oral and written
  • Excellent influencing skills and
    credibility at senior level
  • Self-Starter
  • Ability to work under pressure and
    prioritize own work as well as that work of others
  • High level IT skills using MS Office i.e.
    Word, Power point and Outlook
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send copies of
application letters, detailed CVs and academic credentials addressed to the Ag.
Head of Human Resources & Administration, and delivered to the Registry on
13th Floor Workers House for registration and onward transmission.
NB: Please note that
canvassing or lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification of the
Deadline: 15th
September 2017

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