Kongsberg Automotive provides cutting-edge technology to the global vehicle industry. We drive the global transition to sustainable mobility by putting engineering, sustainability, and innovation into practice. Headquartered in Zurich, with revenues of over EUR 906 million, the company’s 5,500 employees are spread over 18 countries worldwide. Our product portfolio includes driver and motion control systems, fluid assemblies, and industrial driver interface products. Find more information at: kongsbergautomotive.com

Compensation & Benefits Manager / Expert (f/m/d)


Epila, ES, 50290 Mölndal, SE, 43135 Normanton, GB, WF6 1TN Hallbergmoos, DE, 85399 Pruszkow, PL, 05-800 Dortmund, DE

Country/Region:  ES

About the position

Mobility connects people. People shape mobility. Do you have a strategic, analytical thinking and want to design the development of a global acting automotive company? Making decisions and taking responsibility?

We are currently looking for a hands-on Compensation & Benefits Expert to join our global team. The ideal candidate will have a good understanding of compensation and benefits programs, be able to support the design and implementation of effective tools and have a passion for creating a workplace that attracts and retains the best talents worldwide.

You enjoy working in a fast-paced environment where you will drive the change in People Management through the compensation perspective by setting up policies and processes. Reporting to the Director Compensation and Benefits, you will be a key support for the total rewards strategy for KA globally. Your support and advice on this field will be crucial to senior management.

The position can be based in Epila (Spain), Normanton (UK), Pruszkow (Poland), Gothenburg (Sweden), Normanton (UK), Dortmund  (Germany) or Hallbergmoos (Germany),.

This position can be done as part-time (60-80%) or job-sharing as well.


  • Provide consultative technical expertise, advice and guidance regarding compensation matters to management teams in order to support business
  • Partner with an international HR Manager community to monitor and analyze issues related to compensation within the company and the external market
  • Work with senior management to develop and implement performance-based compensation programs that drive performance and align with the company's objectives
  • Own the global compensation structures, adaption to global and local systems according to future needs
  • Ensure that all compensation and benefits programs are communicated effectively to managers and employees
  • Manage relationships with external vendors and consultants who provide services related to compensation and benefits programs
  • Lead the implementation of a grading framework and job architecture
  • Drive the execution and development of the performance management process at a global scale
  • Be accountable for market and salary surveys
  • Collaborate with HR Systems colleagues to develop to roll out improvements related to reporting and HR information systems


  • Demonstration of a solid understanding about managing and developing creative solutions in compensation and benefits as well as excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Experience performing HR-related duties on a professional level, working closely with staff throughout all hierarchy levels, including negotiation at all levels.
  • Result-driven with a “hands-on” personality and an entrepreneurial spirit paired with excellent communication skills.
  • University degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field.
  • Experience in project work with the ability to prioritize is required.
  • Excited to work within an international environment and across diverse cultures.
  • Fluent English skills, any other language is a plus


What we offer

  • A competitive salary and benefits package (depend on location).
  • Opportunities to get involved in various Global corporate HR projects.
  • An international culture, with a flexible working environment (family-friendly) and 50% home-office policy globally.
  • A young team where you have the ability to influence and make a real difference.

Application / Contact

If this sounds interesting and likely the right challenge for you, we look forward to receiving your application!


Please register your CV/resume and cover letter.

Within your application, please inform us regarding your notice period and salary expectations.


The applications will be handled on an ongoing basis and the position may be filled before the application deadline date.

We want your integrity, accountability, creativity and teamwork mindset and skills

In Kongsberg Automotive we embrace diversity within our workforce. We make recruiting decisions based on experience and skills and pride ourselves on having a strong culture of leadership, diversity and inclusiveness.

We aim to employ the world’s brightest minds, providing a limitless pool of ideas and opportunities, who will incorporate our core values within their work. We believe in hiring talented people of varied backgrounds, experiences and styles and offer an unlimited contract within a dynamic and international environment with prospects for personal growth.

Welcome to an outstanding career in Kongsberg Automotive!

Keywords:  Compensation benefits
Application Id:  3201
Posting date::  Sep 9, 2023