HR Specialist

February 02, 2022


Job Purpose

The C&B specialist will be responsible for implementation and providing ongoing support of compensation & benefits programs that enables for the attraction, retention and motivation of employees.

The C&B specialist will also be responsible for analysing HR data to enable effective decision making. Will create and maintain accurate HR reports to be used by HR team and EKFC leadership team. 


Key Accountabilities

  • Provide Sr. HR Manager- C&B with creative alternatives and recommendations for capturing/enhancing compensation & benefits performance with a specific focus on the cost-effectiveness of these programs.
  • Draft and regularly update employee benefits policies, processes, and procedures. Ensure these are aligned to best practices and are done in a timely /accurate manner.
  • Monitor reviews of compensation and benefits packages to maintain market positioning.
  • Analyse data and identify trends in salary/ benefits utilization and propose recommendations for optimization/improvements.
  • Support management with intelligent reports that evaluate and analysis staff cost for effective decision-making.
  • Implement and track process improvement and policy development initiatives that impact the C&B function.
  • Liase with stakeholders within HR & Line managers in executing strategic projects in relation to process improvement across HR department.
  • Support in development and implementation of compensation policies and programs
  • Participate in the completion of the annual compensation review process and annual bonus pay-out process.
  • Analyse and conduct salary analysis and review organizational pay practices to make recommendations that ensure external and internal competitiveness for potential candidates and existing employees.
  • Lead the benefits enrolment/renewal process, including annual enrolment meetings, to ensure employees receive accurate information and enrolments/renewals are completed on a timely basis.
  • Proactively analyse health care cost and utilization/anomalies trends and communicate the findings to Sr. HR Manager - C&B
  • Lead the review and delivery of requests for job analysis, including new job descriptions or title changes to existing jobs’ job descriptions, and recommend changes if necessary.
  • Formulate recommendations regarding development of company salary structure, introduction/revision of employee benefits, job revisions and organizational structures.
  • Develop training and presentation materials for compensation & benefits program roll-outs.
  • Stay current on new/innovative practices and trends in Benefits field and maintain knowledge of government regulations, benefit program trends, and prevailing practices among similar organizations.
  • Prepare and maintain all monthly, quarterly and annual HR compensation, bonus, benefits reports/dashboard, to be used by the HR & EKFC leadership team.
  • Conduct manager or staff training as required (e.g., New Manager Orientation) and create and edit content for Compensation & Benefits training programs.
  • Partner with the Group Insurance/EK to manage employee benefit programs such as health insurance, disability insurance, life insurance, Provident Fund and other plans.


Essential Requirements & Competencies

  • Graduate from a recognised university with MBA or Professional qualification in HR or working towards such qualifications preferred.
  • Proficient in using ERP & Excel for analysis
  • 5 years of experience in compensation or similar position.
  • A strong background in analysis & reporting preferred
  • Knowledge of compensation practices, job analysis/evaluation, federal labor regulations, and general HR practices
  • Expert skills in Excel regarding formulas and charting
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills to convey findings and recommendations clearly and concisely
  • Ability to develop concise presentation decks to illustrate and communicate related information.
  • Strong analytical skills are required to effectively analyze data and create meaningful, understandable models, reports, and metrics.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and within a team, conduct research, formulate conclusions, and present conclusions regarding business issues.
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team and manage multiple assignments and changing priorities
  • Ability to work in fast paced, rapidly changing environment with strong interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated problem solving and project management skills
  • Ability to work effectively and a strong commitment to timeliness and service delivery standards and ability to deal effectively in a team environment