Mozambique - HR Outsourcing

Bordered by Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe, South Africa, and Eswatini, Mozambique is rich in significant arable land, water, energy, mineral resources, and natural gas offshore. The economy comprises three deep seaports and a large workforce. Its proximity to South Africa makes it an attractive geographical spot to facilitate investments into and out of Africa.

Organisations looking to expand their operations to the country are often faced with challenges related to the local, cultural and legal processes especially if they don’t have a legal entity yet in Mozambique. This is where Africa HR Solutions can be the right partner to manage all your employment outsourcing strategies in line with your business objectives. Our Mozambique HR outsourcing services include Professional Employer Organisation (PEO), Employer of Record, payroll outsourcing, and other ancillary solutions to help you expand smoothly in the country.

Country Profile -Mozambique

Population: 1 mn

Gross Domestic Product (GDP): $3.38 bn

GDP Growth: 6 %

Inflation: 3.48 %

Foreign Direct Investment (% of GDP): 0.1 %

Unemployment Rate: 11.1 %

Capital: Djibouti City

Currency: Djiboutian franc

Languages: Arabic, French

Payroll Outsourcing in Mozambique

Mozambique's Economy

Having a long coastline and closely located to South Africa, Mozambique has a strategic location in the African continent. The country thrives on its services sector (education, repair of vehicles, transport) that represents 49% of total GDP. The economy is known to have huge mineral resources such as coal, agricultural and hydroelectric potential, as well as natural offshore gas fields. Crops such as prawns, cotton, cashew nuts, sugar, citrus, copra, coconuts, and timber are known to be income-generating for Mozambique too. Due to the effects of the pandemic, Mozambique is set to recover this year and rebound about 4% in 2022.

Interesting Facts About Mozambique

Mozambique is also known for being the largest marine reserve in Africa.

Mozambique has some of the richest coral reefs

Some scenes from the movie ‘Blood Diamond’ featuring Leonardo Di Caprio were shot in Maputo

Mozambique has incredible biodiversity, home to a huge number of plants, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and insects

‘Xima’ is a national dish of the country; it is a porridge made with cornflour

Public Holidays in Mozambique

New Year’s Day

Heroes’ Day

Women’s Day

Worker’s Day

Independence Day

Victory Day

Armed Forces Day

Peace Day

Christmas Day

Employment in Mozambique

Employment agreements should be handed to the employee in writing. The agreement should outline every detail related to the employee, including the name, wage, compensation, and termination information. Employers pay 4% of wages to social security while employees contribute 3%. The severance pay and termination depending on the length of service. Africa HR Solutions is the right partner to accompany you in devising your HR outsourcing strategy, including crafting a competitive benefits package to attract the best talent to your organisation.




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 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


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.