Completed Permanent United Kingdom - Sub-regional

The Company

This is one of the world’s leading consumer companies in their sector; enjoying strong brand recognition internationally and with people at the heart of this ever-growing and successful business. With a positive shift in HR strategy and exciting plans ahead; we are delighted to be once again involved with identifying high calibre talent, this time looking for a Head of Total Rewards, ideally based in London.

The Role

As part of an overall new structure for this important and complex business unit/region, this newly created Total Rewards role will report directly to the HR Director aligned with the geographies; whilst partnering closely with the overall Group Head of Total Rewards at HQ. You will be expected to take ownership and be a key resource for all compensation and benefits matters; balancing corporate strategy versus innovation and design on the ground.  

The Individual

We are looking for an independent, achievement-oriented Total Rewards specialist with significant experience across Europe and ideally exposure to FMCG, Consumer sectors or similar. You should be comfortable supporting senior stakeholders in a complex, matrixed environment and possess strong influencing, project and communication skills. A balance of hands on and bigger picture is essential; in addition to some travel in region.

Posted on 06 Jun 2018

At a glance

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Job function
Compensation & Benefits
Consumer Goods
International Coverage
Global HQ
Global revenue
US$1-10 Billion
Solid report to
HR Director
Potential upsides
Real opportunity to design, build and drive an innovative and best practice total rewards function.
Potential downsides
Newly created position, so will need strong stakeholder management to change mindsets and influence effectively.