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

  • BayWa r.e.
  • Arabellastraße 4, 81925, Munich, Germany
  • Fulltime
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At BayWa r.e. we r.e.think energy - how it is produced, stored and can be best used to enable the global renewable energy transition that is essential to the future of our planet. Based in 30 countries, BayWa r.e. is a leading global renewable energy developer, service provider, distributor and energy solutions provider. Operating throughout Europe, the Americas and Asia-Pacific, we are strategically investing in emerging markets around the world, actively shaping the future of energy and taking a stand against climate change. Embracing equity and diversity, we are committed to creating inclusive environments where everyone can reach their full potential. Every day, we are working hard to find new solutions, push technological boundaries and redefine service standards to make renewable energy even better.

Are you a strategic thinker with a passion for global compensation and benefits management? Do you excel in driving organizational change and leveraging cutting-edge technologies like AI to optimize HR strategies? Join BayWa r.e. AG in Munich as our Global Compensation & Benefits Manager (m/f/d) and play a pivotal role in our global restructuring efforts. This position requires a strategic thinker with strong analytical skills and a deep understanding of compensation and benefits practices on a global scale. The successful candidate will work closely with HR leaders, business unit heads, and external consultants to design and implement competitive compensation and benefits programs that align with the company's strategic objectives and diverse business needs. This position offers a unique opportunity to lead and innovate within a dynamic, fast-paced environment.

We are looking for a Global Compensation & Benefits Manager (m/f/d) for the next possible date to support the HR department in Munich.

What You Will Do

  • You develop and implement a global job architecture framework that supports the company’s restructuring and strategic goals.
  • You create and manage compensation and benefits programs that attract, retain, and motivate top talent worldwide.
  • You conduct in-depth market analyses to ensure our compensation and benefits practices are competitive and industry-aligned.
  • You partner with HR leaders and business unit heads to understand specific needs and customize compensation solutions accordingly.
  • You oversee the integration of global compensation programs during mergers, acquisitions, and restructuring, ensuring compliance with local and global regulations.
  • You provide expert advice and support to HR teams and managers on all compensation and benefits matters.
  • You manage relationships with external vendors and consultants to leverage their expertise and ensure effective service delivery.
  • You monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of compensation and benefits programs, making data-driven recommendations for continuous improvement.
  • You explore and implement AI-driven tools and technologies to enhance compensation and benefits strategies and processes.
  • You lead change management efforts related to compensation and benefits initiatives, ensuring effective communication and stakeholder engagement.

What You Bring

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, Finance, or a related field; Master’s degree preferred.
  • Professional certification in compensation and benefits (e.g., CCP, GRP) is highly desirable.
  • Minimum of 7-10 years of experience in compensation and benefits management, with at least 5 years in a global or regional role.
  • Proven experience in leading compensation and benefits initiatives during organizational restructuring.
  • Strong understanding of global compensation and benefits practices, trends, and regulatory requirements.
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills.
  • Strong project management skills with the ability to manage multiple priorities and deadlines.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to influence and build relationships at all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and manage change.
  • Proficiency in Workday and further compensation analysis tools; advanced Excel skills are a plus. Interest in AI technologies and their application in enhancing compensation strategies is highly valued.
  • Fluency English and ideally proficiency in German.

What We Are Ready To Offer You

  • Mobile working  
  • Flexible working hours  
  • Modern office atmosphere  
  • Company restaurant / Barista bar  
  • Discounted Conditions Fitness  
  • Discounted Online Shopping  
  • Smartphone, also for private use 
  • JobRad

Is This Role The Right Fit For You?

  • You have a strong understanding of global compensation and benefits practices?
  • You have excellent analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills?
  • You are passionate about renewable energies?

You matter to us
At BayWa r.e. we are fully committed to fostering equity and inclusion and embrace the diversity, of all our people, both present and those yet to join us!

We welcome applications from everyone, irrespective of gender, gender identity, national origin, religion, social-, cultural-, or ethnic-background, sex, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, pregnancy, veteran status, or any other status protected by appropriate law. All hiring decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and qualifications. We are dedicated to being an equal opportunity employer for all by providing an inclusive environment free of discrimination or harassment.

If you as an applicant require additional assistance or accommodation throughout the recruitment process, please reach out to us.


We look forward to your application! 

If you have any questions about the job offer, please get in contact with us.

  • Lina Betancourt
  • HR Manager
  • +49 89 383932 5745
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