Total Rewards Subject Matter Expert (Base Pay)

Posted date:  Jan 24, 2022

Budapest, Budapest, Hungary

Why is Ericsson a good place to work?

Ericsson enables communications service providers to capture the full value of connectivity. The company’s portfolio spans Networks, Digital Services, Managed Services, and Emerging Business and is designed to help our customers go digital, increase efficiency, find new revenue streams, and create new user experiences. Ericsson’s investments in innovation have delivered the benefits of telephony and mobile broadband to billions of people around the world ensuring our solutions – and our customers – are at the forefront of innovation.   We support networks that connect more than 2.5 billion subscribers. With over 100,000 employees and customers in 180 countries, we combine global scale with technology and service leadership.  40 percent of the world’s mobile traffic is carried over an Ericsson network.  And, our Technology for Good and Connect to Learn programs include creating technology that makes it easier to save lives, feed societies, bring technology to emerging markets and connectivity to remote areas, and grow businesses and prosperity.


At Ericsson, we give our employees the freedom to think big and navigate their career, on a global scale.  We create technology that helps others, from helping people enjoy their favorite content to helping people recover from natural disasters by enabling better communications between rescue workers. Your ideas and innovations can turn into achievements that impact society and change the world, creating new connections, new possibilities, and new capabilities.  We find that Ericsson is at its best when we bring together the diverse skills of our people. Working across business areas, across cultures, across geographical borders, across technical disciplines. More often than not, across ground-breaking solutions. Next generation technology can be staggeringly complex. But the simpler it is to use; the more people benefit from it. Join us and help build technology that makes it simple to connect with information, business, societies, and each other.


As the tech firm that created the mobile world, and with more than 54,000 patents to our name, we’ve made it our business to make a mark. When joining our team at Ericsson you are empowered to learn, lead and perform at your best, shaping the future of technology. This is a place where you're welcomed as your own perfectly unique self, and celebrated for the skills, talent, and perspective you bring to the team. Are you in?

Come, and be where it begins.


Our Exciting Opportunity

As Total Reward SME within Base Pay you support the attraction and retention of the right talent at the right cost by implementing and maintaining base pay management policies, guidelines and processes so they support current and future business needs, are consistent with Ericsson’s desired internal and external market position and support employee engagement across Europe and Latin America.

This role is in the Market Area Europe and Latin America and reports to the Head of Total Rewards in the market area.


You will

  • Work with business and People Function and Total Rewards colleagues to successfully align with Ericsson’s base pay management philosophy, policies, processes and systems, so they support the business objectives, current and future business needs and are consistent with Ericsson’s desired internal and external market position and support employee engagement. Salary management includes setting salaries for new hires and promoted employees, managing salary increase in both planned and off-cycle salary situation
  • Lead the annual salary budget setting process taking input and guidance from external and internal stakeholders
  • Plan and coordinate the annual salary review process across Europe and Latin America working with Total Reward and People function colleagues to ensure the process is understood and used effectively by managers.
  • Lead the salary benchmarking processes across the Europe and Latin America ensuring relevancy of data in alignment with the Ericsson jobs
  • Analyze and evaluate external and internal market trends, analytics and data to help the People Function and business leaders use base pay management approaches that are aligned with business requirements and enable effective decisions including that of pay equity
  • Work with stakeholders to ensure the HRIS systems are correctly set-up and provide the right level of accuracy and transparency regarding pay data and analytics across the organization
  • Work with the People Analytics SME and other colleagues to ensure the job evaluation and salary benchmarking approaches are supportive of business requirements from a salary management perspective and provides consistency across the organization
  • Manage the relationship with salary data vendors and drive the participation in salary surveys across Europe and Latin America
  • Support other people Function and Total Reward colleagues to utilize salary data effectively
  • Develop and implement innovative training and communication approaches that are aligned with the Ericsson Total Reward communication approach
  • Support local implementation of total rewards processes during heavy execution periods in the Market Area


To be successful in the role you must have

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • Typically, 5-7 years of experience in managing compensation and benefit program design, competitive market analysis, forecasting trends/costs in a geography, preferably with a multiple country or regional/global scope
  • Experience in the design and successful implementation of reward programs and tools
  • Advanced ability to collaborate and work effectively in teams/virtual teams and strong ability to influence, educate, and enable others
  • 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 escalate questions or issues.
  • Excellent attention to details and accuracy of data, ability to prioritize and follow through on requests
  • Possess and demonstrate exceptional judgment, self-management, impeccable ethics, and a high degree of personal and professional maturity
  • It is beneficial if you have experience of working with Success factors.


What´s in it for you?

Here at Ericsson, our culture is built on over a century of courageous decisions. With us, you will no longer be dreaming of what the future holds – you will be redefining it. You won’t develop for the status quo, but will build what replaces it. Joining us is a way to move your career in any direction you want; with hundreds of career opportunities in locations all over the world, in a place where co-creation and collaboration are embedded into the walls. You will find yourself in a speak-up environment where empathy and humanness serve as cornerstones for how we work, and where work-life balance is a priority. Welcome to an inclusive, global company where your opportunity to make an impact is endless.


What happens once you apply?

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Do you believe that an organization fostering an environment of cooperation and collaboration to execute with speed creates better business value? Do you value a culture of humanness, where fact based decisions are important and our people are encouraged to speak up? Do you believe that diverse, inclusive teams drive performance and innovation? At Ericsson, we do. 


We provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, pregnancy, parental status, religion, political opinion, nationality, ethnic background, social origin, social status, indigenous status, disability, age, union membership or employee representation and any other characteristic protected by local law or Ericsson’s Code of Business Ethics.

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Be where it begins

Our Culture

Welcome to an inclusive, global company where your opportunity to make an impact is endless. Share your most innovative ideas, bring your unique perspective and bring your unique perspective in a speak up environment. With us, you will no longer be dreaming of what the future holds – you will be redefining it at a company where you’re empowered to lead and perform at your very best.

Learning and Development

Being a part of our team means having the flexibility to take your career in many different directions, but it also means leveraging the supportive structure of a big organization, with clear personal and professional development opportunities. 

Benefits and Rewards

We believe that great accomplishments deserve great benefits and transparent rewards. We strive to offer competitive, unbiased, and fair rewards for all our people. We empower you to manage your own time and promote flexible working opportunities, along with family-friendly policies.

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