Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organization

Develop, implement, govern and manage Compensation & Benefits as well as Cross-Border Employment tools, programmes and processes. Both so that our employees are paid competitively and gender neutrally and meet the needs of our employees in all generations to create moments that matter and reasons to join and stay.

Key Responsibilities

  • Compensation Expert Operations:
    • Purchase and manage surveys and create compensation benchmark for a position or a group of positions. Consult HRMs on the results.
    • Perform, review and consult on grading for HRMs
    • Prepare, maintain and propose market reference ranges
    • Maintain job catalogue
    • Assistance and preparation of (Executive) pay proposals
    • Input into and implement Global executive compensation tools, programs and processes
    • Prepare STI target structure, mapping of employees and ensure upload in the system
    • Collection and communication of local target achievement results
  • Benefits Expert Operations:
    • Manage vendor relationships and oversee smooth Operations of plans
    • Regular review of local Benefits plans incl. contract renewals and/or tenders
  • Cross Border Employment Expert Operations:
    • Case Management of Executive moves
  • Rewards Concept Design:
    • Define, design and maintain Compensation, Benefits & Cross Border Employment concepts and policies and co-create global frameworks, including creation and updating policy documents as well as input for the required works council agreements where applicable
    • Implement, improve, communicate Compensation, Benefits & Cross Border Employment programs
    • Ensure excellent administration of Compensation, Benefits & Cross Border Employment policies, tools and processes.
  • Training, Communication and Change Management:
    • Design and execute change management concepts for local, strategic and global Compensation and Benefits as well as Cross Border Employment programs
    • Provide conceptual, technical and process trainings to HR where applicable
    • Create, prepare, deliver local/individual communication to employees on global, local and strategic Comp & Benefits as well as Cross Border Employment programs as well as legal requirements and tax implications in matters relating to remuneration
  • Compliance:
    • Identification, translation and implementation of new local legal requirements and ensuring adherence of contracts to local and global policies
    • Ensures full compliance with legal, labor relations, tax and social insurance requirements including to comply with local government reporting and filing regulations and requirements for all rewards matters
    • Interpret and implement tariff/collective/statutory agreements and consequences
    • Define and execute locally relevant actions on Rewards audits incl. follow ups

Key Relationships

  • Cross-Border Employment, Compensation & Benefits
  • Rewards teams globally
  • GBS
  • HR Business Partners, Talent (Acquisition)
  • External consultants and authorities
  • Finance
  • Works Council/Unions

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Self-motivated, proactive and continuous improvement mind-set
  • Ability to work under pressure as well as prioritizing
  • Strong customer focus and service minded
  • Tolerance to ambiguity
  • A good team player with supervisory and management skills
  • Excellent presentation, communication and convincing skills (senior management)
  • Analytical and detail-oriented work style
  • Excellent organization and problem-solving skills
  • Ability for end-to-end process thinking
  • Excellent command of English language is a must, additional language fluency preferred
  • Cultural awareness & sensitivity: ability to flex style to suit differing cultural norms and international mindset
  • Strong collaboration skills with the ability to create effective, deep and successful working relationships across all levels of the organization

Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications

  • University degree or equivalent
  • 6+ years of overall work experience in Rewards in international companies with matrix structures

Über Adidas

Die Tochterfirma der Adidas Group, die bestrebt ist weltweit Marktführer in der Sportbranche mit Marken wie Adidas, Reebok, Rockport, Taylor Made und Adidas France, zu sein, bietet eine große Auswahl an sportgebundenen Artikeln. Die Produkte der Firma und dessen Marken sind durch den globalen Wettbewerb beeinflusst, behalten jedoch stets ihre „Lifestyle“ – und „Streetwear“ – optik.

Adidas bringt dem Sport eine große Leidenschaft entgegen und verbindet diese mit einem starken Teamgeist während des kontinuierlichen Prozesses der Markterschliessung. Durch die internationale Ausrichtung der Firmenkonzepte und einer internen Dynamik, profitiert die Entwicklung der Marken deutlich. Über die innovativen Projekte werden sowohl Leidenschaft und auch essentielle Werte eingebettet