Compensation & Benefits Manager EMEA

Posted 30 May 2023
Salary £64000 - £100000 per annum
Job type Contract
Discipline Operations
Contact NameMarkJames Search

Job description

Our client a well-known Technology, Information & Internet company, is looking for an exceptional Compensation & Benefits Manager EMEA to proactively partner with client-facing HR colleagues and local business line management to identify and address compensation issues, and evangelize the total compensation philosophy and strategy to the clients in the assigned countries.


  • Act as primary point of contact and C&B expert for assigned countries and business lines
  • Perform regular, thorough and deep technical analysis on effectiveness and competitiveness of existing compensation programs
  • Effectively partner with HR colleagues and business clients to manage and consult on compensation-related issues
  • Provide guidance to the business and develop creative solutions on a variety of total compensation issues including the setting of appropriate pay levels, base pay, annual incentive pay and stock compensation
  • Perform ad hoc analysis for costing, program effectiveness and trend purposes
  • Identify, select and participate in compensation surveys to analyse the company's competitive market position for each in-country location
  • Partner with the global compensation and benefit teams on C&B issues, and work on a variety of special compensation and benefits projects as needed
  • Participate in C&B projects that include analysis, market benchmarking, implementation and communication
  • Create and deliver compensation training to HR and management teams
  • Ensure company compliance with laws governing compensation and benefits practices
  • Work to gain alignment with different constituencies and represent a common point of view across multiple stakeholders


  • 5+ years experience and understanding of the principles and practices of compensation and benefits systems and legislation in the EMEA region
  • Strong analytical, problem solving skills and quantitative skills and a track record for planning, doing and auditing work; the ability to see beyond the numbers to drive sound decision-making, systematically break down problems or processes into their parts and develop several alternative solutions
  • Highly detail driven with emphasis on accuracy, coupled with the ability to see the broader picture
  • Strong project management skills and ability to manage multiple projects and priorities at once
  • Ability to create tools and models to interpret and analyse data
  • Ability to effectively manage communication and relationships in matrix organization structure
  • Multiple years of relevant experience in compensation and benefits or consulting with an in-depth knowledge of core compensation terminology and best practices
  • University degree required

This is a full time, paye Hybrid working contract with work in the London office required 2-3 days per week.

This is a initial 9-month contract with the potential to extend and/or become permanent (although this is not guaranteed).

Please apply online for consideration.