Pay & Benefits

Internationally Recruited Positions (IRS)

The remuneration package for international staff posted worldwide shall be internationally competitive.

Basic Pay

Competitive basic salary :  ICRAF’s policy is to remain competitive in the selected markets in terms of total remuneration. Our aim and pledge to staff is to be in the top 50% of employers in terms of total salary and benefits. We carry out annual and multi-annual surveys to help achieve this aim. Our basic salaries are set to take into account both market competitiveness and internal equity.  Salary scale

Post adjustment: This allowance is payable in US Dollars to reflect the relative difference in the cost of living among duty stations, and is payable as established by management. These rates are reviewed as necessary.

Tax on income: Due to complexities that come with diversity, International Staff are responsible for their respective home country taxes on any funds paid by ICRAF.

Benefits

Travel to Duty Station: ICRAF provides travel for staff and their eligible dependents on appointment.

Moving Allowance: A non-accountable allowance to assist newly appointed staff in moving their personal and household effects is provided for according to established rates.

Assignment Grant: Newly appointed international staff are entitled to a non-accountable assignment grant to assist them settle in the new duty station.

Housing: ICRAF provides housing assistance as established in the policy for the respective duty stations. Details are available on request and will be provided on appointment.

Security Allowance: Whereapplicable,ICRAF provides 100% of the actual cost of a 24-hour guard service plus rent of a standard radio alarm system and the staff residence.

Dependents' Education Allowance: ICRAF will provide an education allowance for dependents as established by policy for up to a maximum of 4 children. Details are available on request and will be provided on appointment.

Separation Payment:We provide separation payment to assist staff who have completed their assignment with ICRAF to resettle in their new location and/or profession. This is payable only after completion of 2 years of continuous satisfactory service and is computed on the basis of one month's basic pay at the current salary level for each completed year of service, up to a maximum of six months of basic pay.

Home Leave Travel: Travel will be by air annually for staff and their eligible dependents to their declared home base based on the standard ICRAF travel policy.

Retirement Plan: Non-contributory retirement plan of 15% contribution of basic pay by ICRAF.

Insurances: Life insurance. Medical, hospital and disability insurance as per prevailing policies.

Leave: 30 working days leave per annum calculated from the date of joining ICRAF.

Regionally Recruited Positions (RRS)

The remuneration package for regional staff posted within respective regions shall be regionally competitive.

Basic Pay

Competitive basic salary:  ICRAF’s policy is to remain competitive in the selected markets in terms of total remuneration. Our aim and pledge to staff is to be in the top 50% of employers in terms of total salary and benefits. We carry out annual and multi-annual surveys to help achieve this aim. Our basic salaries are set to take into account both market competitiveness and internal equity.  Salary Scale

Post Adjustment: This allowance is payable in US Dollars to reflect the relative difference in the cost of living, among duty stations, and is payable as established by management. These rates are reviewed as necessary.

Tax on income: Due to complexities that come with diversity, International Staff are responsible for their respective home country taxes on any funds paid by ICRAF

Benefits

Travel to Duty Station: ICRAF provides travel for staff and their eligible dependents on appointment.

Moving Allowance: A non-accountable allowance to assist newly appointed staff in moving their personal and household effects is provided for based on established rates.

Assignment Grant: Newly appointed international staff are entitled to a non-accountable assignment grant to assist them settle in the new duty station.

Housing: ICRAF shall provide housing assistance as established in the policy specific to Regionally Recruited Staff. Details are available on request and will be provided on appointment.

Security Allowance: This is a fixed amount provided to assist with paying for security services.

Temporary Car Allowance:  ICRAF will provide newly appointed staff with temporary non-cash car allowance for a period of three (3) months as per established rates, upon reporting to the duty station.

Dependents’ Education Allowance: ICRAF will provide an education allowance for dependents as established by policy for up to a maximum of 4 children. The rate will be pegged on those offered to NRS at the duty station. Details are available on request and will be provided on appointment.

Separation Payment: We provide separation payment to assist staff who have completed their assignment with ICRAF to resettle in their new location and/or profession. This is payable only after completion of 2 years of continuous satisfactory service and is computed on the basis of one month’s basic pay at the current salary level for each completed year of service, up to a maximum of six months of basic pay.

Home Leave Travel: Travel will be by air annually for staff and their eligible dependents to their declared home base in line with the standard ICRAF travel policy.

Retirement Plan: Non-contributory retirement plan of 15% contribution of basic pay by ICRAF.

Insurances: Life insurance. Medical, hospital and disability insurance as per prevailing policies and is pegged to those of NRS at the duty station.

Leave: 30 working days leave per annum calculated from the date of joining ICRAF.

Nationally Recruited Positions (NRS)

The remuneration package for nationally recruited staff shall be established taking into account the local market and practices, in accordance with the established practices of other CGIAR centres located in the country, and shall be competitive based on the local salary surveys.

Basic Pay

Competitive basic salary:  ICRAF’s policy is to remain competitive in the selected markets in terms of total remuneration. Our aim and pledge to staff is to be in the top 50% of employers in terms of total salary and benefits. We carry out annual and multi-annual surveys to help achieve this aim. Our basic salaries are set to take into account both market competitiveness and internal equity. These are set competitively in line with ICRAF’s policy and according to the respective local labor market

Benefits

Dependents’ Education Allowance: ICRAF will provide an education allowance for dependents as established by policy for up to a maximum of 4 children. Details are available on request and will be provided on appointment.

Separation payment: We provide separation payment to assist staff who have completed their assignment with ICRAF to resettle in their new location and/or profession. This is payable only after completion of 2 years of continuous satisfactory service and is computed on the basis of one month’s basic pay at the current salary level for each completed year of service, up to a maximum of six months of basic pay.

Retirement Plan: Non-contributory retirement plan of 12.5% contribution of basic pay by ICRAF.

Insurances: GroupLife insurance, GPA and Medical as established at respective duty stations.

Leave: 30 working days leave per annum calculated from the date of joining ICRAF.