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HR Officer – Compensation and Benefits (Syria Country Program)


  • Organization: IRC - International Rescue Committee
  • Location: Amman
  • Grade: Junior
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Human Resources
    • Project and Programme Management
  • Closing Date:

Based in Amman, Jordan, the HR Officer - Compensation and Benefits (C&B Officer) bears the full responsibility for maintaining accurate and complete compensation database for all IRC programs in Syria (Syria officer for Syria Amman based staff and Northwest Syria based staff) Country Programs. C&B Officer will be responsible for processing monthly payroll, tax, and social security reports in addition to full management of health and life insurance reconciliation. C&B Officer will be responsible on handling all payroll supporting documents, ensure all completed and accurate before process/add to the payroll. Compensation and benefits officer play a critical role in collaboration with HR Manager-compensation and benefits in handling all medical and life insurance staff queries, connect with the service provider (TPA) and report as needed any challenges to regional office.


Payroll Management:

  • End to end national payroll administration, documentation, management, and reporting, Meeting all payroll timelines and delivery for staff based in Amman and Northwest Syria.
  • Record changes affecting staff titles, locations, net wages, for example deductions, bonuses, title changes, resignations etc., to maintain and update payroll records, and to feed into payroll reconciliation.
  • Finalize exit clearance from financial perspectives and prepare the payment following the IRC national handbook for all employees and release the final settlement on a timely manner with the liaison of finance department.
  • Compile the 13th month salary report on monthly basis, while factoring any unpaid leaves or other transactions might affect the 13th month salary calculation.
  • Build up the base for shared services cost allocation as mentorship for cost distribution and keep it updated on monthly basis.
  • Generate annual Tax report from Mena and reconcile it against payroll records, and assure report is submitted on time – monthly basis.
  • Prepare AR/3 for all staff on annual basis and/or when needed or requested by leavers in addition to prepare consolidated annual tax report.
  • Update the Expat Payroll Information Sheet on monthly basis and share it with finance in a timely manner with respect to all supporting documents.
  • Run accurate and clean monthly salary slips on MenaMe.


Data Management and Analysis:

  • Bring together Changes on Mena system & Master-sheet and ensure that employees’ information are accurate and up to date at all times.
  • Build up the HRIS – Mena System Country Allocation as guidance for cost distribution and keep it updated on monthly basis.
  • Give access to personnel on Mena-Me self-service system and provide guidance when needed.
  • In collaboration with HR Manager-Compensation and Benefits prepare and build different report analysis such as but not limited to:

a)       Employees cost to company “CTC” on a monthly basis.

b)      Monthly payroll analysis and prepare changes in monthly cost.

c)       Tax and SS monthly analysis.

d)      Salary Analysis for all new hires and internal mobility.

e)      Employee leaves reconciliations.

  • Review and verify issued employee certificates such as salary transfer letter.
  •  Support HR Ops in reviewing employment contract and service contract in addition to review employee extension sheet.

Insurance Management:

  • Handle all additions/deletions transactions related to new employees or current staff dependents and ensure all additions and deletions transactions done on time.
  • Prepare tracker sheet to record all changes related to medical and life insurance and maintain updated records on a weekly basis.
  • In collaboration with HR Manager-Compensation and Benefits, ensure all payments done on time and accurately.
  • Prepare a monthly report with respect to insured member cost and send it to finance team to book the incurred cost.
  • Attend employees’ requests and inquiries, support with solving issues related to insurance.
  • Hand medical cards to employees and orient them on usage and benefits.
  • Issue the PRs and keep policy documentation and payments in files.


Social Security:

  • Maintain an excellent knowledge of social security laws, regulations, and updates.
  • Report new and departing employees on the social security platform in timely manner.
  • Conduct a monthly cross check against social security records.
  • Full knowledge of work injuries management, in terms of reporting, follow ups, providing documentation, and closing cases.
  • Report new salaries on annual basis, with consideration to social security regulations and employment details.
  • In collaboration with HR Manager-Compensation and Benefits, visit social security department in a periodic basis to follow up on different and pending cases as well as getting all required reports as needed.
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