Britam Reward Manager Jobs in Kenya

Britam Reward Manager Jobs in Kenya


Job Purpose

  • The role holder will be responsible for providing leadership and support to the total reward strategies and agenda in Britam with emphasis on compensation & staff benefits ensuring they are aligned to the business strategy & values.

    Key Responsibilities

  • The role holder will be responsible for the overall the Group Reward Strategy and ensuring policies and practice are aligned to the business and people strategies;

  • Ensuring compliance with all the necessary statutory regulations and legislations in the various jurisdictions where the Group operates;

  • Prepare communication briefs and facilitate forums on compensation related changes emanating either from the Group or new regulation;

  • Conduct annual remuneration surveys and carry out research in all countries that Britam operates and make recommendations on compensation and benefits based on remuneration trends and best practices in those jurisdictions;

  • Continuously review and update reward/ benefits policies to ensure fairness,equity and competitiveness in line with the reward strategy;

  • Facilitate the payment of annual salary increments, and bonuses for all staff where Britam operates in liaison with the relevant stakeholders;

  • Analyse, report and communicate key HR metrics to HR Director using appropriate dashboards;

  • Provide expert advice to the leadership on reward relates matters

  • Management of the Payroll systems to ensure optimization is realized and that there is efficiency to staff and Britam Financial Advisors;

  • Determine impact of existing benefits and compensation policies on retention and recruitment;

  • Develop, train, coach, motivate and evaluate functional staff to achieve highest levels of performance; and

  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

    Knowledge, Experience and Qualifications Required

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a business related field

  • Master’s degree in Human Resource Management is an added advantage.

  • Specific post-graduate training in compensation and benefits and /or HR

  • 7-10 years compensation and benefits management experience, 3-4 years of which must be in management

  • Up to date knowledge on various country Employment and Contract Laws as well as Retirement Benefits rules and regulations

  • Knowledge and experience in ERP preferably in using Oracle systems

  • Proven track record of analysis of remuneration data using Business and market knowledge

    Essential Competencies

  • Deciding and Initiating Action - Ensures key departmental objectives are met, takes responsibility for decisions, actions, projects and people while focusing on achievement of departmental results; takes initiative and works under own direction; initiates and generates activity; makes quick, clear decisions with limited information available which may include tough choices or considered risks; decisions and actions take into account possible impact on all parts of the business.

  • Leading and Supervising - Provides the department with a clear direction based on the overall strategic intent of the organisation; Building high expectations about the success of the department; motivates and empowers others with a clear sense of purpose; creates a positive departmental climate that fosters learning and development; acknowledges high potential talent; Recognize the potential
    of individuals sets and articulates the vision and values through own personal behaviour; Push autonomy and empowerment downwards through the department.

  • Persuading and Influencing - Gains clear agreement and commitment from others by persuading, convincing and negotiating to the benefit of the department; promotes the organisational strategy during departmental conversations; makes effective use of political processes to influence and persuade others; promotes ideas on behalf of the department and the organisation; makes a strong personal impact on others; takes care to manage the department’s impression and brand on others.

  • Formulating Strategies and Concepts - Works strategically to realise organisational goals within the department; sets and develops departmental strategies; identifies and develops positive and compelling visions of the department's future potential; Ensure departmental Balanced Score Card objectives and KPI’s are met and Exceeded; Ensure Personal Scorecard Objectives are met and exceeded; takes account of a wide range of issues across, and related to, the organisation; Work with direct reports to ensure the cascading of the strategic plan into integrated departmental plans that are meaningful to individuals; encourages others to take a strategic and long-term view in terms of the department's future; Emphasise the impact and importance of individual contributions to the successful implementation of the organizational strategy in the department; Evaluate my own and others’ performance fairly and objectively; communicates the organisational strategy, vision and objectives effectively across all levels in the department.

  • Entrepreneurial and Commercial Thinking - Keeps up to date with competitor information and market trends; identifies business opportunities for the department; maintains awareness of developments, changes, Add value to the department by capitalising on new business opportunities; trends and possible risks in the department's structure and politics; demonstrates financial awareness; Identify ways to increase the Britam competitive advantage, exploiting those that will bring the greatest return within an acceptable level of risk; ensures costs are monitored and controlled and thinks in terms of profit, loss and added value; Ensure that sufficient data about financial and other parameters of departmental performance are available; Interpret departmental information objectively against appropriate benchmarks.

  • Planning and Organising - Sets clearly defined departmental objectives; plans activities and projects well in advance and takes account of possible changing organisational and market circumstances; identifies and organises resources needed to accomplish projects; manages time effectively; monitors departmental performance against deadlines and milestones.

    How to Apply

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