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

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

Field of Work:  Human Resources
Human Resources

Berlin, BE, DE

Legal Entity:  KWS Berlin GmbH (0017)
Contract Type: 
Is Full Time?:  Yes
Onsite/ Remote:  Hybrid Working Within Country
Job ID:  9402

Compensation and Benefits team implement, maintain and execute on compensation and benefits activities and is based in a global hub in Berlin.  
This position engages in providing state-of-the-art remuneration models for total compensation to the KWS workforce. 
Scope of the role is global, for all KWS entities.


Key responsibilities


  • Delivers technical/ special expertise and case by case solutions
  • Documents KWS-wide policies and  standards
  • Develops and implements Compensation and Benefits Schemes and options
  • Provides support for benchmarking the global job grading framework
  • Central management and calculation of Top Management variable pay
  • Frames and manages the different employee share programs (LTI, D&O, employee stock program)


We are looking for someone with the following skills:


  • Several years of experience in the field of compensation and benefits in a multinational landscape
  • Knowldge of Hay based grading methodology
  • Fluent in English (written and spoken)
  • Experience in relevant IT systems (MS Office, SAP and other)


What you can expect: 


  • A location in the heart of Berlin 

  • A great team with lots of fun at work and regular team events 

  • A positive and appreciative working environment 

  • Flat hierarchies and open communication 

  • An attractive remuneration package incl. company pension plan and other benefits 

  • Flexible working hours and a reasonable work-life balance 

  • Training opportunities 



About KWS
KWS is one of the world’s leading plant breeding companies. With the tradition of family ownership, KWS has operated independently for more than 165 years. It focuses on plant breeding and the production and sale of seed for corn, sugar beet, cereals, potato, rapeseed, sunflowers and vegetables. KWS uses leading-edge plant breeding methods. Around 6.000 employees represent KWS in more than 70 countries. For more information: Follow us on LinkedIn® at

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