Global Rewards Manager

Global Rewards Manager

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Veghel, Netherlands.
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Would you like to have a global influence on reward policies and support a sustainable company growth? Be part of a highly motivated team of professionals? If the answer is “yes”, then look no further than Vanderlande!

We’ll give you the opportunity to:

  • Play a key role supporting the implementation of the global rewards frameworks, communicating the global guidelines for local Compensation & Benefits policies.

  • Add true value to Vanderlande as an ‘employer of choice’.

  • Collaborate intensively with global stakeholders in HR and the business.

  • Be part of a rapidly changing and fast-growing global company that consistently puts its’ people first.

Your responsibilities

The Global Rewards discipline within Vanderlande is responsible for the global reward framework and its implementation in the countries. Its goal is to establish and maintain the Vanderlande global reward principles, keeping them aligned to a changing world.

Key to the rewards framework are:

  • Fairness towards all employee groups;

  • Simplicity and transparency;

  • Market competitiveness;

  • Recognition for differences in performance

You will be part of the Global Rewards team, which is one of 4 HR Centers of Expertise. It is in the transformation process towards having a truly global scope, The job location for this job is in our  EMEA region, more specifically Germany/Netherlands. You report directly into the Practice Lead Global Total Rewards.

You will thoroughly enjoy building a global expertise by supporting the design and implementing a global reward and job framework and governance structure. You are not satisfied with the status quo, but continuously look for improvements to ensure that Vanderlande stays market competitive and meets the needs of your key stakeholders. This requires you to be creative, flexible and innovative by nature.

Your qualifications and skills

If you are the experienced, enthusiastic and versatile Rewards Manager we are looking for, you will excel at:

  • Support the strategic and conceptual development of our global & local Total Reward initiatives, policies and processes in Vanderlande.

  • Support in the implementation and management of global total reward projects.

  • Solid experience with job grading and the ability to adapt and apply standard methodologies Research, evaluation and preparation of compensation & benefits benchmarks using the standard market data providers (HAY, Mercer, WTW, etc).

  • Provide a good proficiency in Excel along with strong analytical and quantitative skills Implement, manage and monitor the annual merit, STI and LTI process in close cooperation with the People Service teams  in the countries.

  • Monitoring of government regulations, legislation, and market trends.

  • Being able to think strategically – high level of conceptual thinking-and act pragmatically.

  • Preparation of Total Rewards  documentation, presentations and training materials.

  • Delivering feedback and best practice to improve our job and reward frameworks and processes.

  • Stakeholder management, being able to build relationships all over the organization (and the globe).

Preferred qualifications:

  • A bachelor or master’s degree in a relevant field of study.

  • At least 5 years of professional experience in Total Rewards in-company role.

  • Global grading using HAY methodology & benchmarking experience.

  • Knowledge and experience with local Total Rewards set-ups within EMEA and other regions.

  • Knowledge about Workday capability to support the implementation of a holistic global job & reward program and governance structure.

  • Project management skills.

  • Strong Microsoft office skills in Excel, Power Point and Word.

  • Strong written and oral communication skills in English (other languages would be advantageous).


What we offer

In this challenging and responsible position, you will have the chance to make a significant contribution to industry-leading projects and be connected to our dedicated people and customersthe sustainable growth of Vanderlande and be connected to our dedicated people throughout the world. We offer a position in an informal, international and professional working environment with a lot of opportunities for personal development. By joining our profitable and growing company you will be able to reach your goals and focus on your future.

On top of your fixed salary, you will receive the following secondary benefits:

  • 40 vacation days (20 statutory days and a flexible budget worth 20 days).

  • Flexible working hours.

  • A hybrid workplace (40% working from home and 60% in the office).

  • Commuting allowance, including full reimbursement of travel by public transport.

  • Working from home allowance.

  • Collective pension scheme and discount on health insurance.

  • On-site company health centers with a gym, physiotherapists and occupational therapists.

  • Vanderlande Academy and training facilities to boost your skills.

  • A variety in Vanderlande Network communities and initiatives.

  • And a great company restaurant and coffee bar with barista.

Our company

Vanderlande is the global market leader for future-proof logistic process automation at airports – from London Heathrow to Singapore Changi – and in the parcel market, for main players such as UPS and FedEx. Furthermore, we are also a leading supplier of solutions for warehousing giants, such as Walmart, which seamlessly integrate innovative systems, intelligent software and life-cycle services.

If you aspire to a position of responsibility – and want to make a difference by facilitating the delivery of what matters most to consumers, passengers and businesses – then the next step on your path to global opportunities is to join Vanderlande. As part of our network and unique culture of freedom and flexibility, you will be connected to our dedicated people, build strong relationships and rise to the challenge of industry-leading projects.

You will grow, take ownership and make every day better as you continue on the road to success with your spirit of adventure – and fulfil your ambitions for personal development through our Academy. Vanderlande will give you the necessary knowledge, tools and support, so that together we have the confidence and ability to exceed our customers’ expectations in over 100 countries.

To achieve our collective goals, you will have a hands-on role working in a positive environment to deliver tangible, state-of-the-art products and improve the competitiveness of our highly visible customers. As an integral part of our team, you will have the enthusiasm and be driven to reach our destination before your next journey with Vanderlande begins…

Your application

If this role appeals to you, then please apply now by completing the application form, and uploading your CV and covering letter. For more information on the role, please contact contact Tjalling Kraak, Senior Recruiter at +31 413 49 30 24