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Specialist Compensation & Benefits m/f/t

RWE Supply & Trading GmbH, Essen, Germany (DE)

To start as soon as possible, Full time, Permanent


This position is an exciting opportunity for an experienced reward specialist to join an international leading energy trading house which is in a period of growth. As reward specialist, you will support the team in designing competitive and innovative total reward activities so that we can attract and retain the talent we need to achieve our business goals across all locations.
Your future plans

  • Act as point of contact on compensation and benefits questions
  • Support the Head of Reward in developing, implementing and embedding our reward strategy across all locations from both an operational and strategic perspective
  • Provide guidance in reward topics (e.g. base pay, incentive plan management, salary benchmarking, pension management, benefits management, equal pay audits, bonus and salary review)
  • Support and coordinate the core cyclical reward activities including annual salary review and bonus payments
  • Develop job evaluation, grading and benchmarking activities, external survey data collection and analysis in order to devise long-term strategies
  • HR Controlling: Develop and deliver people analytics and reporting requirements to identify trends and deliver solutions
  • Develop and manage big data models with Excel, VBA and Power Query and promote the usage of our HR systems
  • Help shape our compensation approach, review existing policies and processes and improve them where necessary
  • Support the design and implementation of compensation and benefits structures for new markets
  • Assist in the development of strategies for moving our employees across borders and countries and come up with recommendations for adopting our reward framework accordingly

Your powerful skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field from a four-year college or university
  • Experience in an analytics, reward or/and related HR role, preferably in a fast-paced, ambiguous and international environment
  • Experience in benchmarking and evaluation methods as well as job evaluation
  • Analytical mindset enabling you to support data-driven decision-making
  • Entrepreneurship and ability to align reward policy to business objectives
  • Outstanding Excel and financial modelling skills with high attention to detail and accuracy
  • Affinity for HR technology and platforms, experience with SuccessFactors advantageous
  • Fluency in English and German

Benefits you can rely on
This is the team you will be joining: One common myth about reward is that it is a backroom, non-client-facing role where you’ll mainly be dealing with technical systems. This is definitely not true with us – at RWE Supply & Trading GmbH, reward is integral to HR and the business as a whole.


Right from the beginning you’ll be making a difference within the team and will be supported through a variety of great benefits:

  • Competitive salary plus annual bonus and further benefits
  • Open and diverse company culture with flat hierarchies
  • Great team spirit and an office located on our new state-of-the-art campus

Your application should be in English and include your CV and your transcripts.


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Any questions? Madlen Krembel (Recruiting), T: +49 162 2960416

We look forward to meeting you!


We value diversity and therefore welcome all applications, irrespective of gender, disability, nationality, ethnic and social background, religion and beliefs, age or sexual orientation and identity.

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170 traders in the energy business, 290 additional experts on Europe’s largest energy trading floor. Another 1,100 professionals aside. Become part of RWE Supply & Trading and shape the future of the trading business to make energy clean, reliable and affordable.

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