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Compensation and Benefits Advisor

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  • Sector:

    Oil & Gas

  • Contact:

    Elaf Khoshnaw

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

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mselect is hiring a Compensation and Benefits Advisor for an international oil and gas operator in Basrah. Candidates must have a minimum of 5 years of human resource’s experience and be fluent in English and Arabic.

The Compensation & Benefits Advisor   is responsible for administering, supporting and communicating the company’s compensations and benefits (including medical insurance). This position is meant to provide an excellent internal customer service support to employees and HR function in OA as plus, mainly responsible on calculation of monthly salaries, and support payroll preparation, employee contracts, letters and compliance. Will also be responsible for supporting the payroll advisor in terms of Social Security & Work Permits.

  • Acts as the primary contact for Medical Insurance plan, in terms of day-to-day plan matters with staff, work with medical insurance companies and broker to ensure compliance with contracts, communications and invoices administration
  • Accountable for salary calculations, in terms of wages, allowances and provide excellent support to payroll & Social Security preparation & Submission
  • Responsible on prepare and issue employees contracts, verification, work schedules & assignment letters / Social Security & Tax certificates
  • Maintains proper documentation of staff (E/P-filling), employees master-sheet & Administrate employee’s attendance / leaves
  • Responsible day to day communications, advises and provide support to HR OPS Lead in Ad-Hoc projects
  • Responsible for special handling of sensitive and problem cases and resolving outstanding issues, such as investigations & Employee relations
  • Coordinate with departments and line managers for general employee’s activities including off-boarding, T&C and transfers
  • Provide ad-hoc pay/salaries reports to HR Manager & Lead when needed
  • Suggests methods to improve processes & increase efficiency in payroll, SS & WP

  • Degree in Human Resources, Arts, Economic or equivalent
  • SAP, HR & Payroll certification or Training
  • 5 years of Human Resources experience

  • MS Office: Excel: Advanced, Word: Intermediate, PowerPoint: Intermediate
  • SAP (HR200) & Payroll Module: Advanced
  • Good Knowledge in accounting, Payroll & Employee Benefit
  • English: Upper Intermediate

  • Experience with Medical Insurance & payroll management
  • Must be very organized with a high degree of attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills, verbal and written; has a professional demeanour
  • Demonstrated experience/maturity to handle confidential and sensitive information
  • A positive, service-oriented attitude, with excellent follow through on issues

*Only applicants meeting the strict criteria outlined above will be contacted as part of the shortlisting process.