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Remuneration & Benefits Manager Job at South African Medical Research Council (MRC) – in Cape Town, Western Cape

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HUMAN RESOURCES


The South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC) strives to improve the nation’s health and

quality of life by funding and conducting relevant and leading health research. It further aims to promote equity, career development and progression. The organisation prides itself on three core values: being pioneering, striving for excellence and working collaboratively.

REMUNERATION AND BENEFITS MANAGER

Permanent Post

The South African Medical Research Council seeks the services of a competent and proactive individual that can provide remuneration and benefits expertise design and support to the organization’s Executive, to ensure the effective attraction, retention and motivation of employees. The incumbent of this position will be responsible for organizational design to configure and align structures, processes, culture, leadership, people practices and metrics. Responsible for conducting research and analysis in different areas involving remuneration statistics and analysis, job analysis, job descriptions, job evaluation, outlining the financial impact of remuneration decisions and providing oversight and compliance with regulations and labour laws. Collaborate with key stakeholders to determine remuneration needs, design salary structures and guidelines and develop and maintain policies and procedures.

Key Responsibility Areas will include the following:
Development and management of remuneration strategy and policy

Develop and maintain a total reward strategy and model for the organisation.

Conduct regular salary benchmark projects and identify and guide external providers of benchmarking services.

Preparation for and administration of the annual salary review process, including guidelines to line management on the allocation of increases.

Execution and management of benefits

Coordination and implementation of the annual performance bonus allocation process in line with performance management outcomes.

Coordination and implementation of the annual pay progression process for all employees in line with performance management outcomes.

Job Analysis, Job Descriptions, and Job Evaluation

Monitoring and Reporting

Core Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Economics, HR and/ or Industrial Psychology

Minimum 8 years of experience in a similar role, at a management level, with a proven track record of success.

Formulating and implementing Reward and Recognition strategy and policy

A demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the reward industry.

Thorough understanding of financial principles and remuneration modelling, and an above average proficiency in Excel.

Working knowledge of labour legislation, including Basic Conditions of Employment Act. King Code and Equal Pay for Work of Equal Value.

Added Advantage

Relevant Postgraduate qualification

GRP certification or SARA accreditation as Master/ Chartered Reward Specialist.

Experience in Organisational Design

Management consulting change and project management experience is advantageous.

Terms & Conditions: The SAMRC retains the right not to make an appointment. In accordance with the SAMRC’s Employment Equity Plan, preference will be given to suitably qualified candidates from the designated groups. For this reason, we require race, gender and disability status to be specified. Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. By submitting your application, SAMRC concludes that you are a competent person to consent and that you are giving consent to the SAMRC to process and further process all personal information contained in the application in accordance with the Protection of Personal Information Act, Act No 4 of 2013 (as amended). Applicants are advised that the SAMRC has adopted a Workplace Policy on Covid-19 Vaccinations as part of its conditions of employment. The SAMRC does its best to provide the most accurate information; however, if there is anything wrong and unclear applicants are encouraged to contact the HR Recruitment Office at 021-938 0648 before the closing date.

A salary in the region of R 908 307 per annum, cost-to-company will be negotiated in consideration of experience and qualifications.

Closing date: 6 May 2022

PLEASE QUOTE THE REFERENCE NUMBER (R503A) IN ALL COMMUNICATIONS. PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT YOUR SUBMISSION WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED SHOULD YOUR APPLICATION NOT BE ACCOMPANIED BY THE REQUIRED INFORMATION AND DOCUMENTATION.

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Company Location:  Cape Town, Western Cape

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