Remuneration Specialist (Based in MSSC)

11 June 2019

With the Headquarters located in Geneva, the HR Shared Services is a central administrative delivery function whose purpose is to support employees with administrative procedures related to their professional life path within the ICRC. This delocalized structure is in line with the ICRC global corporate strategy, with remuneration activities being part of its services.


Main Responsibilities and Activities:

Within the HR Shared Services, the Remuneration Specialist is in charge of all the salary reviews for mobile and HQ staff, including recruitment salaries, rehiring salaries and monthly salary review.

  • Generate reports and conduct follow-ups
  • Collect required information in order to determine the salaries (e.g. appraisal report, change of position) and enter the information in the HR system 
  • Ensure salary reviews are done for mobile and HQ staff based on the appraisal report
  • Calculate salaries at recruitment for mobile staff based on the information shared by the recruitment team and Talent Managers
  • Calculate the rehiring salaries for mobile staff
  • Analyze and provide suggestions, feedback and best practices to the Centre of Expertise for Compensation and Benefits
  • Maintains and updates the job description repository and tools related to job grading
  • Focal point for remuneration issues for mobile staff
  • Edit salary letters for mobile and HQ staff
  • Collaborates with the Centre of expertise for Compensation and Benefits, Pool Managers, and HR Managers in HQ and HR Shared Services Manila


Required Profile:

  • University Degree in Human Resource Management, Administration, Information Systems or equivalent 
  • At least 3 years experience in a similar function
  • Understanding of Compensation and Benefits
  • Proven proficiency in HR Information Systems (preferably PeopleNet, SAP)
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office with focus on Excel
  • Excellent capacity of analysis and synthesis
  • Ability to communicate clearly, concisely and professionally (both verbally and written)
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English
  • Intermediate knowledge of French is preferred and additional knowledge of other languages an asset
  • Workability with figures, knowledge in accounting an asset
  • Team player, but capable of working independently and pro-actively
  • Ability to be well-organized and structured
  • Excellent listening and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent problem solving skills


What we offer:

  • Diverse and humanitarian-minded workforce
  • An opportunity to contribute to institutional efforts to protect and assist conflict victims worldwide
  • Training opportunities
  • Flexible work schedule



Qualified applicants are requested to submit their updated and comprehensive resume and motivation letter in one pdf file to, following this format for the subject line: SURNAME First Name – Remuneration Specialist.


Deadline of application: 29 June 2019


Start Date: ASAP


Only short-listed candidates will be notified.