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Head Compensation & Benefits (80-100%)

Cembra Money Bank


We offer an exciting challenge in a growing and successful company for an experienced Compensation & Benefits Leader. In this position you will report to the Head of Human Resources and be a member of the HR Leadership Team. You will provide strategic and operational support in the areas Compensation & Benefits, Payroll and HR Controlling. This is a unique opportunity to deal with a broad range of topics in a dynamic organization. Are you a committed personality who would like to join our team at our headquarters in Zurich-Altstetten? We look forward to receiving your application.

Head Compensation & Benefits (80-100%)

  • Leading and developing a team of four specialists covering Compensation & Benefits, Payroll and HR Controlling
  • Full responsibility for the bank's annual salary and bonus processes
  • Ensuring C&B policies and programs remain attractive and competitive based on market benchmark (e.g. variable incentive schemes, sales schemes, reward & recognition, benefits programs, health management) and design and implementation of new C&B programs
  • Execution of benchmark studies and job grading
  • Advising HR Management team and business stakeholders regarding all C&B topics
  • Responsibility for Payroll (together with outsourcing partner) and all social insurance matters
  • Responsibility for HR Reporting and HR Controlling
  • Support of the Compensation and Nomination Committee (CNC) in the review and design of Management Board and Board of Directors compensation programs and preparation of CNC agenda and meetings
  • University degree in Business Administration, Human Resource Management or Finance
  • 8+ years experience in the area of Compensation & Benefits, thereof preferably 2-3 years in executive compensation
  • Expert knowledge in executive compensation, benchmarking and hands-on experience of designing and managing C&B processes
  • Experience and good understanding of overseeing Payroll and HR Controlling
  • Good knowledge of Swiss labour law and local market trends in compensation best practices
  • Analytic thinking, curiosity and the ability to think out of the box combined with strong numeracy skills and high attention to detail
  • Very good collaboration skills, strong influencing and communication skills
  • Proven people management experience and a very high level of integrity
  • Advanced user of Excel and Powerpoint
  • Fluency in German and English

Direct applications only can be considered.