Compensation and Benefits Officer

Company: World Vision Uganda
Application Deadline: Open

About World Vision Uganda

With over 70 years of experience, our focus is on helping the most vulnerable children overcome poverty and experience fullness of life. We help children of all backgrounds, even in the most dangerous places, inspired by our Christian faith.

World Vision Uganda is part of a global partnership working in nearly 100 countries with over 33,000 staff. Our mission is to transform the lives of vulnerable children by addressing their immediate needs and advocating for their rights.

Job Description


To effectively administer the World Vision Uganda compensation and benefit programs and plans in line with the World Vision Total Rewards Philosophy and facilitate the understanding of these programs through ongoing communication, policy, and process development.

Key Responsibilities

Staff Compensation and Benefits

  • Lead in the implementation of competitive Compensation & Benefits plans and applicable policies, systems, and procedures in line with World Vision international and statutory requirements.
  • Provide a timely, professional, and accurate advisory service to the People and Culture team in implementing World Vision benefit plans.
  • Provide guidance and specialist advice to staff and managers in administering all WVU benefits as per policy/structures.
  • Regularly carry out market research and compile remuneration and benefit reports, including preparation, analysis, and interpretation of Compensation & Benefits data and trends. Develop appropriate recommendations for management action.
  • Coordinate and lead the annual salary review and performance-based pay increase processes.

Pay Structure and Payroll

  • Prepare and ensure timely and accurate running of payroll and disbursement of pay advice to staff, etc., in accordance with applicable guidelines and policies.
  • Manage statutory and compliance deductions in accordance with applicable guidelines and policies.
  • Maintain proper payroll-related documents and reports as per policy and for audit and compliance.

Provident Fund Management

  • Oversee the registration of members World Vision Uganda Staff Provident Fund in accordance with established guidelines.
  • Ensure the maintenance of appropriate membership records.
  • Ensure contributions are made, and the supporting schedules are submitted to the Scheme and reconciled by the Administrator timely.
  • Process payment applications for retirement benefits and any other claims in accordance with the law and scheme rules & regulations.
  • Respond to members/stakeholders of the scheme and advise staff on retirement benefits.
  • Manage the Scheme’s activities and programs in compliance with the Trust Deed, Scheme Rules, and statutory and regulatory requirements.
  • Submit statutory reports/information to the Uganda Retirement Benefits Regulatory Authority and Uganda Revenue Authority as required.

Meetings and Reports

  • Receive reports from the Fund Managers, Custodian, and Administrator, ensure that the reports are analyzed and comply with the established criteria.
  • Ensure that all quarterly reports are prepared and dispatched to Trustees in good time.
  • Issue notices for board meetings, attend, take minutes, and follow up on action items.
  • Assist the Board of Trustees in the arrangement for AGM.

Staff Terminal Benefits

  • Manage timely payment of terminal benefits to staff as per guidelines.
  • In collaboration with the P&C Business partners, follow up and ensure timely handover and payment of benefits for all exited staff.

Reporting and Document Management

  • Compile and submit monthly reports on benefits to supervisor within the set standards and timelines.
  • Compile annual reports for salary alignments, performance-based pay, etc.
  • Ensure accurate document management in compliance with internal and audit requirements.


  • Degree in Social Sciences/humanities/Business Administration or Accounting. Post Graduate qualification in Human Resource Management desirable.
  • At least 3 years’ experience managing staff benefits and payroll in a busy HR environment.
  • Computer literate with strong numerical ability/excel skills. Familiarity with payroll software desirable.
  • Strong conceptual and analytical skills with keen attention to detail.
  • Customer-oriented focus.
  • Demonstrable integrity.
  • Payroll and Benefits international certification.

Work Environment

  • The position requires the ability and willingness to work under pressure at certain times.

How to Apply

Local applicants only. Interested candidates should apply through the World Vision careers portal. Click the link below to submit your application:


About World Vision Uganda

  • Industry: NGO
  • Location: KAMPALA

Join us in transforming the lives of vulnerable children and communities. Apply today!



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