Mar 26, 2020

Rewards Specialist

  • Maersk Oil
  • Lisbon, Portugal
Full Time Permanent

Job Description


We are looking for a Rewards Specialist for the regional hub in Lisbon, Portugal, to deliver high quality Rewards Services across brands, functions and geographies in the Europe & Africa region and thus play an important role in driving our employees' engagement and motivation to perform at their best.

This is a unique opportunity for a seasoned Rewards Specialist with strong skills in executing compensation and benefits processes at an operational level to join our newly established regional Rewards Delivery Team.

We offer

At Maersk we have a vision that's larger than the ocean: to be a true integrator of container logistics connecting and simplifying our customers' supply chain through global end-to-end solutions. We count on our people to make it happen.

That's why we are building a new global HR service delivery model enabled by new technology: to make sure we deliver great experience to our people, so they can deliver great experience to our customers.
The People Partnering hub is a truly international HR support centre where you will work alongside, learn from and build lasting relationships with colleagues from all over the world.

By joining the regional Rewards Delivery team early on, you have a unique opportunity to influence the establishment of a new regional rewards delivery model towards our internal customers in a complex industry.

Key responsibilities

As a Rewards Specialist, you will have a responsibility to manage independently the end-to-end compensation and benefits process for a set of countries, across brands, legal entities and employee groups. You will work closely with People Partners, strategic HR Business Partners, the global CoE and external service providers to ensure that we provide consistent employee experience in the area of rewards.

At a regional level, you will have a key role in supporting the implementation of the new compensation processes and technology. You will assist the Regional Head of Rewards Delivery in establishing a new and aligned regional service delivery model towards our internal customers, analyzing local business needs and market conditions. A key to succeeding in this role will be balancing between significant complexity and diversity across countries and brands in the region, ensure compliance with relevant regulations and working towards providing an aligned employee experience. In this work you will have close contact with the Regional Implementation Project Manager, various colleagues in the central project team driving the global transformation as well as the global Rewards CoE.

Key responsibilities
• Drive all processes relating to reward, benefits, recognition and bonus programme for a set of countries
• Be a sparring partner to strategic HR Business Partners and People Partners in all matters related to rewards
• Conduct annual market and benchmarking surveys, develop salary ranges and proactively ensure pay competitiveness
• Coordinate and execute the annual compensation review process in close collaboration with the global Rewards CoE and People Partners
• Provide guidance and advice on off-cycle pay changes and job offers for niche hires
• Support the implementation of the new compensation and benefits processes and Workday and assist the Regional Head of Rewards Delivery in establishing a new and aligned service model towards our internal customers
• Participate in the deployment and implementation of new rewards initiatives and policies in the different countries
• Contribute to the continuous improvement of compensation and benefits processes driven by critical business needs and market specifics, while ensuring adherence to the global process and maintaining an aligned employee experience
• Assist in the definition of relevant rewards metrics and monitor performance on ongoing basis to ensure quality of the service; use the insights for continuous improvement of local compensation and benefits procedures

We are looking for

In a time of great transformation, this is an opportunity to take a pivotal role in the direction of the regional Rewards Delivery function and requires someone who can take the lead, enjoys working at a fast pace, dealing with change and a touch of uncertainty. As someone in our team said: you should feel comfortable changing the wheel while the car is in motion.

Your daily job will be equal parts connecting with different stakeholders, running rewards processes and the annual cycle, as well as supporting the implementation of the new regional Rewards service delivery setup. You should therefore feel comfortable shifting gears between working at a strategic level and executing operational activities.

As for the skillset and experience, we are looking for:

• 5-8 years of experience in managing end-to-end compensation and benefits processes in a complex and international environment
• Ability to play a key role in the establishment of a new rewards delivery model towards our internal customers
• Fluency in English, plus another European language
• Highly analytical approach with a strong eye for detail
• Structured working style and focus on delivering results
• Experience in large international organizations and ability to navigate complex stakeholder matrix
• Excellent communication skills with the ability to foster long-term relationships (with internal tea)
• Customer-centric mindset
• Be self-driven, and have a 'can-do' mindset and an ability to adapt in a fast-paced environment

You have been reading so far, we're are glad to see you are interested. If you are ready to take on the challenge, we look forward to hearing from you!