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  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Vevey


Benefits Manager – Europe(Job Number: 180008AE)
Benefits Manager – Europe
We are transforming HR for the people, the business, the function
Nestlé, Milan, Italy
or Virtual Location (within the Europe region Nestlé Offices)
Undefined period of time, 100%
Start date: July 2019
In the context of our HR Transformation, we are strengthening our Total Rewards function and are creating regional Centres of Competence (CoC) which will deliver a high quality portfolio of Total Rewards services. We are looking for a Benefits Manager for the CoC for Europe based in Milan, Italy.
Reporting to the Regional Head of CoC Total Rewards, you will be responsible for developing and managing the benefits programs and processes that balance internal cost management and external competitiveness ensuring the optimization and value for employees and the business. The benefits can include retirement, health, welfare and insurance plans, as well as time off and perquisites ensuring compliance and alignment with global policies and guidelines.    
A Day in the Life of a Benefits Manager                                            
Design & revise the Benefits plan; lead the creation and updating of existing benefit plans, working closely with the relevant Market Reward Manager, Corporate teams, Procurement and Finance as required
Benefits benchmarking and analysis; oversee the timely and accurate submission of data to external survey providers and the subsequent robust analysis to draw recommendations for actions as required
Identify opportunities to drive standardization and simplification of benefits vendors and management/administration across the Region
Rewards compliance internally and externally and oversight of the benefits plan costs and financial risks
Lead Total Reward projects aimed at optimizing and improving total rewards programs in specific Markets
 What will make you successful
University Degree level education or equivalent
5 + years’ experience in Human Resources
Experience with KPIs (Creation and use of metrics)
Local employment law & labor regulations
Experience in Employee Cost Management / Budgeting
Advanced Use of Microsoft Excel
Show us that you have excellent communication, time management and networking skills. You also demonstrate strong ability to influence without authority, credibility as well as ability to work under pressure within tough deadlines as part of a multifunctional team.
Do you think you have the profile we are looking for? Then apply in English at
Nestlé is the world’s largest food and beverage company. It is present in 189 countries around the world, and its 323,000 employees are committed to Nestlé’s purpose of enhancing quality of life and contributing to a healthier future. Nestlé offers a wide portfolio of products and services for people and their pets throughout their lives. Its more than 2000 brands range from global icons like Nescafé or Nespresso to local favorites. Company performance is driven by its Nutrition, Health and Wellness strategy. Nestlé is based in the Swiss town of Vevey where it was founded more than 150 years ago.
We offer an attractive and dynamic international working environment with constant opportunities for development, reflecting our conviction that people are our most important asset.
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Primary Location: Switzerland-VD-Vevey
Job: Human Resources
Organization: Nestec S.A.
Schedule: Full-time
Job Posting: Mar 11, 2019, 3:37:02 PM

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Foods people love. Brands people trust. And a career that nourishes your future like no other. At Nestlé USA, we provide high-quality products that are essential to living well. As individuals and teams, we embrace leadership, make important contributions and support each other’s professional development. Join the world’s leading nutrition, health and wellness company, and deliver the satisfying foods that help people around the world through every phase of life.

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