Payroll Outsourcing

Pay Your Talents in Algeria Compliantly



Seeking A Reliable Payroll Partner in Algeria?​

With our Algeria Payroll Outsourcing services, your talents are paid on time and without error! Our team at Africa HR Solutions also provides your company with much-needed guidance to ensure that your operations comply with Algeria’s Labor Code and tax policies. Over the years, we have played a pivotal role in the expansion of over 400 clients across Africa by providing reliable HR and payroll and cross-border payment outsourcing solutions.

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How Can We Help You?

Algeria Payroll Done The Easy Way. The Right Way.

14 Years of Experience

Over more than a decade, Africa HR Solutions has become a leading payroll service provider across Africa with a proven track record of success with over 400 clients across many industries.

Swift Payroll Implementation

With Africa HR Solutions you are one call away from implementing an accurate and timely payroll operation to ensure your talents are paid on time no matter where they are in Africa.

+44 Countries in Africa

Operating in more than 44 countries in Africa, our team of experts gathered the required knowledge and local expertise to handle your needs and demands - wherever, whenever.

Single Point of Contact

Avoid unnecessary headaches and mistakes thanks to our centralized services and manage everything from a single database. A single point of contact for all of your needs across the continent.

Maximize your ROI

It is cheaper to let a third-party organization handle your payroll than to do it yourself. By saving on the overall cost of payroll, you can reallocate your budget elsewhere to promote company growth.

Bulletproof Compliance

Ensuring your operations are carried out compliantly is a must. From country-specific regulations to government laws, we make sure your company is up to code with Africa's legislation at all times.

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Algeria Country Overview

Algeria, Africa’s largest country, with a territory stretching over 2.3 million km, presents a fantastic opportunity for expansion.

Strategic advantage: Algeria’s geolocation between the European continent and other developing nations in North Africa provides strategic geographical advantages. For instance, Algeria boasts arable lands, through the desert and to the sea, and has coastlines along the Mediterranean Sea, connecting it more readily to Europe.

Population: Algeria’s population of around 44 million people also adds to its many strengths, with the latter being mostly trilingual and speaking a mix of Arabic, Tamazight and French.

Economy: The country also enjoys a competitive economy, thanks to its richness in natural resources such as oil, natural gas and mineral deposits. Agriculture also plays a significant role in the economy, contributing to 14% of Algeria’s GDP. It is no surprise that Algeria is the 4th largest economic powerhouse in Africa. Now looking to expand its economy, Algeria aims to establish an electronics manufacturing center in the region by increasing local production of ICT products.

Payroll in Algeria - What You Should Know

  • Population: 44,616,626
  • Gross Domestic Product (GDP): $167.98 B
  • GDP Growth (April 2021): 3.8%
  • Inflation (April 2021): 4.9%
  • Foreign Direct Investment (% of GDP): 0.8%
  • Unemployment Rate: 12.7%
  • Capital: Algiers
  • Currency: Algerian Dinar
  • Languages: Arabic, French
  • Employer Contribution 

    • 26.00% of the employer’s payroll must be contributed to social insurance. This enables coverage for illness, unemployment, work accidents, and retirement. 

    Employee Contribution 

    • 9.00% of the employee’s payroll must be contributed to social insurance. This enables coverage for illness, unemployment, work accidents, and retirement.
  • Value-added tax (VAT) 

    The standard VAT rate is 19% in Algeria while the reduced rate is 9%. The value-added tax is applied to all economic activities in the country. 

    Monthly VAT returns are due by the 20th of the following month. 

Paid Time Off 

According to Algeria’s labor law, employees are entitled to up to 30 days of paid annual leave. In the Southern province of the country, however, employees are entitled to up to 40 days. 

Sick Leave 

Algerian workers are entitled to 15 days of sick leave paid at 50% of their salary for the first day and 100% from the 16th day onwards. This is thanks to the contributions made to the National Fund of Social Security. 

Maternity Leave 

In Algeria, women are entitled to a maximum of 14 weeks of paid maternity leave at 100% of their wage. 

However, according to Algeria’s law, to be eligible for the remuneration, the concerned party must give birth in the presence of a qualified professional or certified doctor. 

Paternity Leave 

Men are entitled to 3 days of paid paternity leave.

  • Fixed term contracts terminate on their expiry date. 
  • Unlimited term employment contracts may only be terminated for cause or redundancy. There must be a case of serious misconduct for an employee’s contract to be terminated for cause – in which case, dismissal is only permitted once a disciplinary procedure has been carried out. 
  • A dismissal carried out without a disciplinary procedure is deemed to be ‘abusive’ and may result in consequences for the employer who will be required to pay compensation.  
  • According to the Algerian Labor Law and Legislative Decree No. 94-09 dated 26 May 1994 (the Algerian Redundancy Law), only economic reasons can justify terminating employees on redundancy grounds, and this too, only once all alternatives aimed at avoiding redundancy have been exhausted. 
  • Redundancy is subject to a mandatory procedure, decided after collective bargaining, which requires the involvement of the local labor administration.  
  • Should the procedure be carried out unlawfully, the termination of an employment contract on the grounds of redundancy is deemed to be ‘abusive’ and may result in consequences for the employer. 
  • The termination of employment for reasons other than those identified above, or where termination has taken place without the correct procedures having been followed, is deemed to be ‘abusive’, giving the right to compensation of no less than six months’ salary (where reinstatement is not possible), as well as uncapped damages as determined by the court. 

In Algeria, employees receive 15 days of severance pay per year of service (after more than 2 years of service).

  • New Year’s Day (1st January) 
  • Yennayer (12th January) 
  • Labor Day (1st May) 
  • Eid al-Fitr (Date varies) 
  • Independence Day of Algeria (5th July) 
  • Eid al-Adha (Date varies) 
  • Islamic New Year (Date varies) 
  • Ashura (Date varies) 
  • Prophet’s Birthday (Date varies) 
  • Revolution Day (1st November)

While the content presented on this webpage is accurate as of the time of publication, it is imperative to recognise that the content is provided solely for informational purposes and does not constitute legal and/or tax advice. To obtain the most current and precise guidance, it is essential to verify specific details related to employment or compliance with our experts or consult your own legal and/or tax advisor(s). Africa HR Solutions Ltd. explicitly does not offer legal or tax advice. The information provided is general in nature, not tailored to a specific company or workforce, and does not reflect the service delivery of Africa HR Solutions in any given jurisdiction. Africa HR Solutions makes no representations or warranties regarding the accuracy, completeness, or timeliness of this information and disclaims any liability arising out of or in connection with it, including any loss resulting from the use of or reliance on the information.

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In the last 10 years, the scenario surrounding compliance in African countries has changed dramatically. Africa HR Solutions understands this and has become a major player in the African payroll market.

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Grant Geraghty is the longest-serving member of the Africa HR team. This resident subject matter expert and client champion is responsible for gaining a deep understanding of our clients’ unique HR needs in Africa and providing tailored solutions that align with their business objectives. Grant collaborates closely with our clients to ensure that their requirements are properly implemented, providing ongoing support and guidance throughout the process.

Grant brings a wealth of experience to his role, having served as Africa HR’s longest-serving employee. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree, with a major in Economics and Business Finance, from the University of Natal in South Africa. Additionally, he has completed a certification program in Payroll and Tax Administration from the University of Cape Town, further enhancing his expertise in HR operations and compliance.

His commitment to delivering exceptional service and his extensive knowledge of HR in Africa make him an invaluable member of the Africa HR team.




Kevina Takoordyal has a BA Hons Business Management from the University of Glamorgan, UK, with MBA in leadership and Innovation, MBA General, PMP Certified, and Agile Scrum Master. She currently works as the Head of Operations at Africa HR Solutions Ltd with more than 20 years of proven leadership capabilities in Operations, Business Development, People Management, Process Optimization, and Project Management in the Financial Services, BPO, Banking Industry, and Heath Care Industry. In Senior leadership roles with an international footprint across Europe working and extensive Pan- African experience from a compliance, finance, and operations angle, Kevina comes across with a panoply of cross-functional skills. Kevina also serves on a few Boards, Non-Independent Executive at MioD and for NGOs on a voluntary basis, a coach and mentor to aspiring female leaders across Africa and Mauritius.

Kevina is a firm believer in Servant Leadership with a strong focus and commitment to uplifting others, with the ability to deliver through a highly engaged – diverse team, and works towards consistently synergistic value creation. While being a focused and adaptive thinker and Kevina is actively participating in panel discussions on Innovation, CX, Digital transformation.

Kevina serves as Project Assessor for the National Youth upskilling program. She has been recognized as Global Talent in a few companies, Ceridian, and International SOS Ltd whereby she has been awarded a few scholarships and had the opportunity to be mentored by Senior Vice President in the US. Award Winner in various fields and at a national level and recognized including Super Achiever Leader Award in Africa in 2016, Awarded Africa Women Leader 2018.



Head of Finance & Business Support

Viloshna is an experienced finance professional with 18 years of expertise in strategic financial planning, financial analysis, cash flow management, systems and controls implementation, financial reporting, and continuous process improvements. She currently serves as Head of Finance & Business Support, where she has successfully automated and leveraged the financial reporting system capabilities to ensure efficient company operations.

Viloshna’s background includes senior roles in a multinational pharmaceutical company and a large listed Mauritian conglomerate. Her meticulous attention to detail and strategic thinking have streamlined financial processes, making her a valuable addition to any finance team. Viloshna is a qualified finance professional with an FCCA qualification and an MBA, bringing valuable expertise to any organization.

In her current role, Viloshna leads the company’s Treasury and Payments function, including the fulfillment of the company’s cross-border payments into Africa. With her strong educational background and extensive experience, Viloshna consistently demonstrates her ability to optimize financial operations, minimize risks, and improve profitability. Her expertise in financial reporting and process improvements make her a valuable asset to any organization.



Head of Legal & Compliance

A qualified lawyer who joined Africa HR Solutions in July 2020, Mark Du Preez has experience working in private practice for a reputable law firm in South Africa. He also played commercially focused roles at a leading private bank, wealth management company, and outsourcing firm in South Africa and Mauritius.

Mark has played a pivotal role in Africa HR Solution’s risk mitigation strategy, which positively impacted P&L performance over the years.

He currently leads the Partnerships function of the company including relationships and oversight with in-country partners (ICPs) across Africa.

Alex Daruty - Africa HR Team


Head of Commercial

Alex has more than 15 years of experience in the global, strategic development of both enterprise and consumer brands in categories including technology, transport, enterprise software, entertainment, and travel.

With experience in roles on both agency and corporate side, he has worked across international brands and has led the development and execution of multi-discipline campaigns across EMEA, NORAM and Asia Pacific.

His focus is on driving meaningful business impact through brand differentiation and building high-functioning, digitally oriented, and analytically driven capabilities. He is motivated by working with, and developing dynamic people, teams, and organizations.

He leads, manages, develops and mentors the Key Account Management department, including line management responsibility for the team of Key Account Managers and Key Account Administrator who represent the Company as the primary communication link between all relevant stakeholders, including clients, third party in-country partners and internal functions.

Originally from Mauritius, he holds bachelor’s degrees in International Business, Finance and Management from the University of Nevada, Reno.