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Junior HR Professional (Compensation and Benefits)

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH

GIZ assists the German Government in achieving its objectives in the field of international cooperation. GIZ offers demand-driven, tailor-made and effective services for sustainable development worldwide. Our actions are guided by the principles of sustainability. We advocate for human rights, equal opportunities and integrity, and we promote market-oriented, ecological and social economic development.

The GIZ Office in Khartoum is looking for a qualified person to fill the following position:


 Duty Station: Khartoum
 Closing Date: 15 March 2019


The GIZ Office Khartoum has been re-established in March 2018. GIZ Offices are the central element of GIZ’s field structure. The GIZ Office provides human resources and commercial support services for projects in their areas. Furthermore, the GIZ Offices perform internal audits of the project administrations in the public-benefit sector.

 Duties and responsibilities:


The junior HR professional provides support in

  • Dealing with all questions arising in this areabyidentifying relevant problems, issues and assisting in formulating implementation-oriented solutions
  • Further developing instruments and assisting in introducing innovation and change
  • Managing knowledge by disseminating and documenting know-how, experience and information



  1. Payroll Administration

The junior HR professional.

  • Responsible for the preparation of GIZ National Personnel payroll and ensure that payroll is submitted to finance in timely manner for review.
  • Advise and update the HR manager on regular bases about change in the payroll.
  • Calculate monthly cash forecasting related for HR related activities,
  • Prepare payroll adjustments, including late payments, overpayments recovery, salary advances and special requests and payroll expenditure adjustments according to the approved pay schedule for employees.
  • Maintain knowledge of all relevant Taxation and National Social Insurance regulations, prepare income tax and social insurance deductions and ensure that all amounts are paid on time and receipts are obtained.


  1. Compensations

The junior HR professional

  • Follow-up and update on any changes on remuneration polices, rules related
  • Follow up medical insurance payments, Contracts and any claims related either from Staff side, medical insurance company or both,
  • Calculate all bounces for national personnel when it is due in line with polices related,
  • Facilitate and follow up transport allowance for relocatable or transferred staff in liaison with project HR manager and Admin Finance managers


  1. HR instruments and procedures

The junior HR professional

  • Assists in implementing policies related to area of expertise for national personnel
  • Be involved in HR related issues for national personnel
  • Supportsin formulating and updating a wide range of HR information materials.
  • Ensure the execution of all policies and procedures pertaining to payroll administration and processing are followed and reported.
  • Contributionson developing HR procedures and instruments related to compensations and benefits
  • Abide by GIZ Code of Conduct Policies always and promotes it in our work and activities.
  • Adhere to Confidentiality of information policy except in the normal duties of work, information relating to the practices and business of GIZ must not be disclosed to another person or organization without authorization of Country Director and Head of Finance & Administration.


  1. Administration

The junior HR professional

  • Maintain complete and accurate compensation and benefits files and keep them secure including back up and archiving on regularly basis,
  • Coordinate and liaise with Governmental authorities linked to compensations and benefits (Personal income tax authority, Social Insurance fund, Zakat chamber, Stamp tax and any related deductions imposed by the government in the future,
  • Keep data base of payroll for Sudan and liaise with HR Manager in issues related,
  • Prepare all documents need for HR audits in coordination with HR manager
  • Support in recruitment and selection process and back up in absence of the HR colleagues in the department

 Minimum Qualification, Skills and Experience Required:


  • BA/MSc in business administration, university degree in law or sociology (if possible with a focus on HR management) or comparable degree

Professional experience

  • Initial experience in this area

Other knowledge, additional competences

  • Good working knowledge of ITC technologies (related software, phone, fax, email, the internet) and computer applications (e.g. MS Office especially excel)
  • Basic knowledge of HR management, initial work experience desirable
  • Very good knowledge of Arabic and English, ideally a knowledge of German
  • Willingness to upskill as required by the tasks to be performed – corresponding measures are agreed with management

Please note that any tasks and responsibilities carried out by the accounting professional are subject to change at the request of management.

We actively encourage applications from women and people with disabilities.


Closing date:15.03.2019


If you do not hear from GIZ until the 30.05.2019, your application was not further considered. Please submit the following documents in soft copy only, in English:

  • CV (max. two pages)
  • motivation letter (one page)


to: giz-recruitment-sudan@giz.de

Position must be entered in subject line in the e-mail. Additional documents may be requested at a later date.

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