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  • Posted: Apr 2, 2024
    Deadline: Apr 19, 2024
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    The Kenya Electricity Transmission Company Limited (KETRACO) is a 100% state-owned corporation incorporated on 2nd December, 2008 under the Company’s Act, Cap 486 as a State Corporation pursuant to the Sessional Paper No. 4 of 2004 on Energy.
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    Human Resource Officer Payroll & Compensation


    Reporting to the Senior Human Resource Officer

    Job purpose

    This Job is responsible for timely and accurate salary and pension administration.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Maintaining and updating compensation database
    • Compiling accurate pay slips and ensuring all data for payroll is prepared
    • Participating in review of payroll software
    • Processing of pension benefits in accordance with the Trust Deeds and Retirement Benefits Authority (RBA) rules and regulations
    • Providing an interface between KETRACO and pension scheme administrators, fund managers and custodians of staff superannuation funds
    • Processing SAP Payroll and interfacing the system with Finance General Ledger
    • Facilitating and overseeing prompt submission of the monthly payroll to Finance ensuring staff are paid by 25th day of every month
    • Processing staff benefits such as loans, advances, allowances, terminal benefits and any other approved staff claims
    • Assessing staff eligibility to qualify for staff loans, bank loans, advances and making the necessary recommendations
    • Undertaking reviewing of proposals from potential banks for personal lending to staff and recommending for further managerial action
    • Processing all statutory deductions like P.A.Y.E, N.S.S.F., N.H.I.F. and Pension through the monthly payroll and ensuring prompt remittance
    • Recovering terminal dues overpayments, money incurred or any other resources from staff due to KETRACO
    • Extracting KETRACO annual P.A.Y.E. returns in accordance with Income Tax Department requirements
    • Preparing annual staff status reports for National Employment Authority, Salaries & Remuneration Commission
    • Resolving payroll discrepancies and assisting in payroll audits
    • Facilitating the remittance of both members’ contributions to the fund managers and assisting in preparation of timely annual pension accounts
    • Reporting changes in the pension fund membership to pension administrators
    • Maintaining and ensuring safe custody and confidentiality of member’s records
    • Sensitizing members on pension matters
    • Implementing key Board and Management decisions like Salary Reviews
    • Participating in the development and implementation of compensation and benefit related policies and procedures
    • Preparing ad hoc reports for Management’s decision making
    • Assisting in budget preparation and administration

    Qualifications & Skills Required:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management or BCOM, Finance
    • Registered member of Institute of Human Resource Management (IHRM)
    • Certified Public Accountant of Kenya (CPA-K)
    • Post graduate diploma in Human Resource HRM or CHRP Certificate
    • Supervisory course lasting not less than two (2) weeks
    • Minimum of three (3) years of SAP-HCM (payroll) version 7.0 experience
    • Experience in SAP-BI and analytical skills will be an added advantage

    Working Condition:

    • Office setting and field visits

    Method of Application

    Applicants MUST provide the following documents on application:-

    • A Signed application letter;
    • A detailed Curriculum Vitae indicating current and previous employers, positions held, level of education, current and expected salary, notice period required to take up appointment and names of at least three professional referees;
    • Copies of academic and professional certificates; and
    • Copy of National Identification Card or Passport.

    Important Information to note:

    • Candidates should provide all the details requested for in the advertisement. It is an offence to include incorrect information in the application;
    • Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted;
    • Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification;
    • Shortlisted candidates shall be required to produce originals of their National Identity Card, academic and professional certificates during interviews; and
    • It is a criminal offence to present fake certificates/documents.

    Only Successful candidates will be expected to present the following Chapter Six Clearance Certificates : -

    • Valid Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations;
    • Valid Clearance Certificate from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB);
    • Valid Tax Compliance Certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA);
    • Current Clearance from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC); and
    • Current Report from an approved Credit Reference Bureau (CRB).

    The Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to implementing the provisions of the Constitution – Chapter 232 (1) on fair competition and merit, representation of Kenya’s diverse communities and affording equal employment opportunities to men and women, members of all ethnic groups and persons with disabilities. THEREFORE, PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES, THE MARGINALIZED, THE MINORITIES AND FEMALE CANDIDATES ARE ESPECIALLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY. Applications without the relevant qualifications, copies of documents/details as sought for will not be considered. Any form of canvassing and giving false information shall lead to automatic disqualification. Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.

    Interested candidates fulfilling the required qualifications should submit their application clearly indicating the position applied for and vacancy Reference No. as the subject heading via the joblink posted on KETRACO website.

    NOTE: These positions are open to KENYAN Citizens ONLY.

    The successful candidates for the positions will be offered competitive remuneration package in accordance with the Company guidelines. Candidates who meet the above requirements should submit their applications by 19th April 2024 at 5.00pm so as to reach:-

    The Managing Director,
    Kenya Electricity Transmission Company Limited,
    Popo Road, South C, along Red Cross Road,
    P.O. Box 34942 – 00100,

    Please note that applications will ONLY be via joblink, hard copies shall not be considered. Indicate the position reference number as the subject heading candidates MUST fill an online form on our website. 

    Interested and qualified? Go to Kenya Electricity Transmission Company Limited (KETRACO) on to apply

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