✔ We get your team working in Senegal
✔ We handle all your payroll needs
✔ We ensure 100% compliance for your business
Africa HR Solutions flawlessly delivers employer of record solutions to businesses that are looking to employ employees and run payroll without first establishing a branch office or subsidiary in Senegal. Your workers are hired through Africa HR Solutions Senegal Employer of Record (EOR Senegal) in agreement with local labor laws and can be on-boarded within days instead of the months it usually takes. The new employee is assigned to work on your team, working on your institution’s behalf just like he or she was your employee.
As always, we guarantee 100% compliance for your business in Africa.
Senegal is located on the west coast of Africa, bordering the Atlantic Ocean. The more than 17,196,308 people who live in Senegal speak French and usually their own ethnic language as well. In Dakar, the capital of Senegal, they speak Wolof.
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Fixed contracts of up to 24 months, including renewals, are permitted.
It is legally required to put a written employment contract in place in Senegal, in the local language, which spells out the terms of the employee’s compensation, benefits, and termination requirements. An offer letter and employment contract in Senegal should always state the salary and any compensation amounts in West African CFA francs rather than a foreign currency.
In general, Senegal’s work week is 40 hours.
Performance-based, annual, and 13th month bonuses are common in Senegal.
In general, employees are entitled to 24 days of paid annual leave.
Employees are generally entitled to a minimum of 5 paid sick days per year.
In general, female employees are entitled to 14 weeks of paid maternity leave, eight of which must be taken after the birth.
IPM Health Fund: employers and employees each contribute 1.5% of salaries, up to a salary cap of 60,000 CFA francs.
Social security: employers contribute 7%, subject to a salary cap.
Probationary periods of 3 months for executives and one month for non-executives are permitted and may be renewed.
Employees can terminate a contract with 15 days’ written notice, although technicians must provide two months’ notice.
Employers may terminate employees for just cause with written notice as follows:
Executives and similar: 3 months’ notice
Monthly paid white-collar workers, blue-collar workers and permanent hourly, daily, or weekly paid staff: 8 days to one month, depending on length of service.
During the notice period, employees are generally entitled to the equivalent of two paid days off per week to seek alternate employment.
Workers are generally eligible for severance pay for each year of service of 25 to 40% of their average wages over the past 12 months. The percentage is based on length of service and the collective bargaining agreement.
Our employer of record service enables clients to handle payroll in Senegal while Africa HR Solutions takes care of tax, and compliance management matters are lifted from their shoulders on ours. As an African Employer of Record specialist, we handle employment best practices, statutory and market norm, employee benefits, and employee expenses, as well as severance and termination if needed.
Moreover, we keep you updated of any amendments to local employment legislation in Senegal.
When using our services, your new hire is productive even sooner, since he goes through a stress-free hiring experience. You will have peace of mind knowing that you have a group of dedicated employment specialists, backed by years of experience, assisting with every hire.
Africa HR Solutions allows you to focus on running efficiently your core business.
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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.
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.