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


Compensation Specialist – Europe(Job Number: 180008AD)
Compensation Specialist – Europe
We are transforming HR for the people, the business, the function
Nestlé, Milan, Italy
Undefined period of time, 100%
                                                            Deadline for Applications: 7th January 2019
Start date: July 2019
In the context of our HR Transformation, we are strengthening our Total Rewards function and we are creating regional Centers of Competence (CoC) which will deliver a high quality portfolio of Total Rewards services. We are looking for a Compensation Specialist for the CoC for Europe in Milan, Italy.
Reporting to the regional Compensation Manager, you will be providing operational support for delivery of Compensation programs and processes across multiple countries supported by a Regional Total Rewards CoC. 
A Day in the Life of a Compensation Specialist                                            
Support Markets and work in collaboration with the CoS in implementing the annual compensation processes
Coordinate job matching and salary submission with external survey providers and develop resulting pay structures for validation by NiM HR and Market Compensation Committees 
Prepare reports for the Strategic KPIs and Statistics related to Total Compensation for the Business
Conduct sound analysis of positions and job families needing evaluation, effectively applying the Job Evaluation Methodology of the Group, and ensure credible explanations for grading decisions to ensure acceptance by key stakeholders
Ensure full compliance in the compensation area, including meeting internal controls as well as external tax, social security and labor laws
What will make you successful
University Degree or equivalent
Minimum 5 years’ experience in Human Resources either in a large corporation with progressive people practices and/or a consulting company
Experience with KPIs (Creation and use of metrics)
Advanced use of Microsoft Excel
Experience of SAP HR (preferably payroll systems as well)
Good project management skills and change capabilities
Show us that you have excellent communication and networking skills. You are able to work under pressure and tough deadlines. You also demonstrate a great team player spirit with the capability to work as a part of a multifunctional team. Your ability to influence without authority and to build strong professional relationships will bring added value to the business.
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: Nov 23, 2018, 3:30:57 PM

About the company

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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