Global Compensation & Benefits Manager

Apply now »

Date: May 22, 2024

Location: London, GB Berlin, DE

Company: Springer Nature Group


About Springer Nature Group

Springer Nature opens the doors to discovery for researchers, educators, clinicians and other professionals. Every day, around the globe, our imprints, books, journals, platforms and technology solutions reach millions of people. For over 180 years our brands and imprints have been a trusted source of knowledge to these communities and today, more than ever, we see it as our responsibility to ensure that fundamental knowledge can be found, verified, understood and used by our communities – enabling them to improve outcomes, make progress, and benefit the generations that follow. Visit and follow @SpringerNature / @SpringerNatureGroup


Job Title: Global Compensation & Benefits Manager

Location: London or Berlin – Hybrid working model

Candidates will be considered as they apply.


About the role


You will manage key aspects of the Global Compensation & Benefits agenda, such as the Workday compensation and advanced compensation modules including the global annual salary review process. Working closely with the Director Global Compensation & Benefits in a strategic role, you will be involved in a number of other compensation tasks and projects. The position is offered on a permanent basis in our London or Berlin office on a hybrid working model. 


Role Responsibilities:

  • Take responsibility for the Compensation and Benefits module of Workday, amending or creating new compensation plans as necessary
  • Lead on the annual salary review process via Workday advanced compensation, organising and aligning with the various HR colleagues globally regarding timelines and instructions and guidance materials.
  • Produce insightful reward analytics, that helps the business and wider HR teams to make informed decisions.
  • Work with other group functions (e.g. MRPA) on all necessary reward reporting requirements.
  • Assist and support the Director in developing the broader global compensation and benefits agenda and projects that regularly come up.
  • Be the expert on all global compensation and benefits related policies, processes. And a first port of call for Local HR teams on these processes.
  • Act as the go to person on salary benchmarking, conduct as necessary multi location benchmarking projects.


Experience, Skills & Qualifications:


  • Experience running the Workday compensation module and advanced compensation module is a must
  • Solid experience in a reward and compensation role with a deep understanding of key compensation areas such as incentive
  • Proven track record of running annual salary review processes and extensive benchmarking experience
  • Used to producing insightful data and analytics, that can be used as part of a decision making process
  • Excellent communication skills, with experience of writing guidance for HR teams and employees
  • Critical thinking and an analytical mindset are paramount, with the ability to suggest new ways of doing things


  • Experience working across multiple territories is a plus
  • Fluency in an additional European Language would be a bonus although not essential
  • Knowledge/trained in a job sizing Methodology (e.g. WTW global Grading, or Mercer IPE)


Springer Nature is a Disability Confident Committed Employer and we encourage applications from candidates with disabilities. If you consider yourself to have a disability or learning difficulty and wish to submit your application in an alternative format or would like to discuss reasonable adjustments during the application and interview process, please get in touch either by phone on +44 (0)207 014 4020 or by email so we can make any necessary arrangements.


If you have any access needs related to disability, neurodivergence or a chronic condition, please contact us so we can make all necessary accommodation.


At Springer Nature we value the diversity of our teams. We recognize the many benefits of a diverse workforce with equitable opportunities for everyone. We strive for an inclusive workplace that empowers all our colleagues to thrive. Our search for the best talent fully encompasses and embraces these values and principles. Springer Nature was awarded Diversity Team of the Year at the 2022 British Diversity Awards. Find out more about our DEI work here

For more information about career opportunities in Springer Nature please visit

Apply now »