Africa HR Solutions provides PEO services (Professional Employer Organization) for organizations that want to hire expats and local nationals in Gambia. We enable you to run payroll without first establishing a branch office or subsidiary in Gambia. Your workforce is hired according to local labor laws.
As an African PEO expert, Africa HR Solutions manages employment contract best practices and guarantees 100% compliance for your workers in Gambia.
Albert Market in Banjul
Take a deep breath and wander in the most popular market of Banjul. The Albert Market shall give you a nice view of the Gambian population.
With more than 540 species you’ll be able to observe unique, exotic and colorful birds without even leaving hometown. The Tanji Bird Reserve gives you this opportunity as well.
Bijilo Forest Park
To escape the hot weather, a visit to the Bijilo Forest Park is a lovely way to enjoy have a nice walk around nature.
Kachikally Crocodile Park
The Kachikally Crocodile Park is one of Gambia’s most popular tourist attractions and a sacred place for the locals. For the Gambian nation, the crocodile is an iconic animal representing fertility.
Tanji Fishing Village
Tanji is home to the biggest fishing village in the country. Sheltering all sorts of boats, it is one of the busiest villages of the country.
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Gross Domestic Product (GDP)
2.5% 5-year annual growth
$1,599 per capita
Unemployment Rate: 7.0%
Global Ranking in Economy Progress 2016: 7.0%
Banjul, known as the City of Banjul is the official capital city of Gambia. Being an administrative town, it is also where the economical and transport activities are being treated. In fact, Banjul is known for being a busy seaport with a metropolitan look. The city hides the Central bank, museums, hotels, guesthouses, commercial centers, markets, parks, religious sites and the International airport. Despite being a modest city, the locals enjoy their lifestyles. Either you’re stopping-by or an expat in Gambia, you shall enjoy visiting the area.
English is the official language of Gambia but there are at least 10 more languages which are spoken in the country. English is mainly used for official and administration purposes.
There is little economy in Gambia. The economy relies on the agricultural side, majorly on the export of peanuts and the re-exporting of imported foreign goods to other African nations. Around 75% of the population relies on the cultivation of rice, millet, sorghum, corn, and cassava. Farming is also a common activity with the breeding of cattle, sheep and goats. The fishing industry is one of the main industrial activities in the country. The manufacturing sector is limited: soap, soft drinks, and clothing.
Human Resources Management
Payroll Administration and processing
Recruiting and Outplacement support
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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.
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.
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 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.