Payroll Officer at Dangote Cement

Mtwara full time

Job description

Job Title: Payroll officer

Location: Dangote Cement Mtwara Tanzania

Job Summary

  • Participate in/ provide support for the implementation of DCP Tanzania’s compensation strategy.
  • Administer payroll and statutory (or other related) remittances for employees in DCP Tanzania.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work collaboratively with the Senior, Compensation & Benefits to define, formulate and implement competitive reward/compensation strategies, policies, and programs.
  • Ensure effective implementation and administration of the Company’s compensation policies.
  • Provide inputs/recommendations for the update of DCP Tanzania’s compensation policies and processes in order to reflect current realities.
  • Ensure that administration of compensation for the organization is in compliance with prevailing tax laws and regulations.
  • Ensure the accuracy and integrity of staff compensation details on the payroll system.
  • Ensure accurate and timely processing of staff salaries and benefits.
  • Follow up with manpower providers to ensure prompt processing of contract staff salaries.
  • Prepare and ensure timely processing and remittance of all payrolls related deductions e.g., PAYE, pension contributions, etc.
  • Review/validate payroll-related invoices/schedules against relevant monthly payroll instructions.
  • Prepare payroll impacting communication to all national employees (pay slips, salary reviews, etc.).
  • Maintain and update the compensation database and provide ad hoc reports on compensation and benefits data, staff costs, etc.
  • Provide ad-hoc reports on headcount reconciliation and compensation benefits data.
  • Interpret performance appraisals scores and calculate the corresponding remuneration level.
  • Assist with implementing relevant reward structures based on performance results.
  • Conduct compensation surveys as required and compute corresponding remuneration.
  • Provide support in terms of queries resolution on compensation related issues.
  • Employees’ records keeping.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Senior or Head of Department.


  • Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent in HR or a Social Sciences related discipline.

  • Professional qualification in HR Management e.g., Chartered Institute of Personnel Management (CIPM) will be an added advantage.
  • At least 2 years’ experience in compensation and/ or payroll administration.
  • Basic understanding of trends, challenges, opportunities, regulations, and legislations relating to the cement manufacturing industry.
  • Good knowledge and understanding of remuneration methodologies, tax policies.
  • Good knowledge and understanding of employee reward and incentive schemes, packages etc.
  • Good data/numerical and analytical skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Good problem-solving skills.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications especially MS Excel


  • Personal Health Insurance

  • Pay Off Time
  • Training and Development

Job Summary

Published On: Aug. 29, 2023, 3:16 p.m.

Vacancy: 1

Job Nature: full time

Location: Mtwara

Dead Line: Sept. 15, 2023

Company Detail

Dangote Cement Plc is Sub-Saharan Africa’s leading cement company, with a production capacity of 51.6 million tonnes per year across ten countries. Together, these operations make us the largest cement producer in Sub-Saharan Africa.