Total Rewards Subject Matter Expert - Northern and Central Europe

Posted date:  Aug 13, 2022

Budapest, Budapest, Hungary

About this opportunity


We are now looking for a Total Rewards Subject Matter Expert for Northern and Central Europe based in Hungary or in Poland. In this role you will work proactively with business leaders, People Business Partners and other stakeholders to bring the Ericsson Pay & Recognition philosophy to life in the assigned countries/geographies by implementing and managing effective and fair reward and recognition policies, work instructions, processes and systems aligned with market and business needs.


What you will do


  • Drive implementation of global processes and geographical programs/ initiative in line with global framework and with support of local people business partners as required within several areas of total rewards.
  • Partners with stakeholders and supports business needs through consultation and leads the implementation of our global processes and our pay philosophy in the geography by defining fair and driven local compensation and benefit offerings, based on global and market area principles.
  • Design, implement and manage the local total reward package including benchmark and benefit design and ensure efficiency and competitiveness in the local market to secure attraction and retention of talent.
  • Drives country level governance and compliance by securing that all Total Reward results have applicable instructions, frameworks, processes and governance, in line with global Total Reward directive in collaboration with local People Business Partners.
  • Audit and analyse external and internal market data, trends and insights to provide proactive Total Rewards thought leadership to business leaders. Support People Business Partners to use this information to enable business leaders to make strategic business decisions and guidance on employee engagement.
  • Work with business and geographical people function to embed the global approaches on base pay, salary benchmarking, salary budgeting and short-term variable pay.
  • Support the local People Business Partners and provide Total Rewards training to ensure the successful usage of total reward policies, processes and initiatives.
  • As a part of the Global Total Rewards network, you will be involved in the development and implementation of initiatives and projects to support business needs, improve employee engagement, manage risks and control costs.


You will bring


  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in a Human Resources or related fields is required. A Masters of Business degree is preferred.
  • Min years of experience: 8+ years
  • Proven experience in a similar role supporting multiple markets and geographies.
  • Previous experience in Hungary, Poland or Nordics are preferred
  • Typically, demonstrable experience in managing compensation and benefit program design, driven market analysis, forecasting trends/costs in a geography,
  • Experience in the design and successful implementation of reward programs and tools
  • Strong analytics capabilities and ability to translate data into trends with key insights and recommendations
  • Consultative approach and ability to effectively communicate policies and information, knowing when to raise questions or issues.
  • Excellent attention to details and accuracy of data, ability to prioritize and follow through on requests
  • Global mindset and ability to make things happen in a matrixed organization
  • HR Processes and Disciplines Knowledge
  • Project Management and Financial Acumen Skills
  • Presenting and communicating information
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office


Why join Ericsson?


At Ericsson, you´ll have an outstanding opportunity. The chance to use your skills and imagination to push the boundaries of what´s possible. To build never seen before solutions to some of the world’s toughest problems. You´ll be challenged, but you won’t be alone. You´ll be joining a team of diverse innovators, all driven to go beyond the status quo to craft what comes next.




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Primary country and city: Hungary (HU)  || Hungary : Budapest : Budapest || Poland : Gdańsk : Gdańsk || Poland : Kraków : Kraków || Poland : Warszawa : Warszawa || Poland : Łódź : Łódź     
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