Skills and Experiences

Job Description

The Sr. Payroll Officer will be responsible for maintenance and support of payroll activities within Alghanim Industries


  • Administration and record keeping of attendance/leaves (all kinds), Over Time, bonuses, etc.
  • Familiarity with Kuwaiti labor law regulations and PISS requirements.
  • Checks pay results for accuracy of payroll runs.
  • Familiar with Bank processes for opening labor bank accounts.
  • Responsible for the proper entry, storage, update and security of employee personal data, updating personnel files and employee status changes
  • Responsible for organization management data in SAP.
  • Familiar with monthly salary transfer bank upload files.
  • Manage the filling process of different documents.
  • Preparation of travel authorizations.
  • First point of contact for all payroll issues.
  • Any other duties/ projects assigned by Payroll Head from time to time.


  • A minimum of 3 year professional experience working on ERP Payroll systems
  • High level of attention to detail ensuring data is accurate and precise
  • The successful candidate will have access to sensitive information so a high degree of confidentiality is required
  • Strong communication and customer facing skills, able to respond appropriately to employee queries.  Arabic language skills would be an advantage
  • A high degree of energy, enthusiasm and flexibility
  • Highly organized and able to plan work and manage priorities
  • Well versed with Kuwait Labor law.
  • Educated to university degree level, preferably from a business related program, HR qualifications preferred but not essential
  • Experience of SAP HCM

Job Details

  • Job Location: Al Kuwait, Kuwait
  • Job Role: Human Resources and Recruitment
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Manages Others: Yes
  • Number of Vacancies: 1

Preferred Candidate

  • Career Level: Mid Career
  • Years of Experience : Min: 3 Max: 7
  • Residence Location: Kuwait
  • Degree: Bachelor's degree


Company Profile

Alghanim Industries is one of the largest, privately-owned companies in the Gulf region.Originally founded in 1932 by Yusuf Ahmed Alghanim in Kuwait, the company has since grown into a multi-billion dollar conglomerate, employing over 14,000 people in 30 businesses, and present in 40 countries across the Middle East, Eastern Europe and Asia.   

Alghanim Industries is a market leader in almost every major sector of its operations.  These sectors include engineering, retail, automotive sales and service, insulation and pre-engineered steel building structures, logistics and warehousing, fast moving consumer goods, food & beverage, oil & gas, office automation, advertising, insurance, consumer credit and travel. This range of business activities has allowed it to develop long-standing relationships with more than 300 global brands, including household names such as AC Delco, American Express, Avis, British Airways, British Petroleum, Cathay Pacific, Daewoo, General Motors, Honda, Saint-Gobain, Toshiba and Whirlpool. Alghanim Industries has also created successful regional businesses such X-cite by Alghanim Electronics, a leading electronics player in the region, and Safat Home, a lifestyle and home furniture concept. Recently, the company entered the Food & Beverage market, acquiring the rights to Costa Coffee in Kuwait in 2013, and the rights to Wendy’s for the MENA region in 2015.

Alghanim Industries is committed to creating a diverse work environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, or nationality.