Global Compensation & Benefits Manager


As a Global Compensation & Benefits Manager, you will be responsible for overseeing and managing the organization's compensation and benefits programs across 26 countries. This role is crucial in ensuring that the company's offerings are competitive, aligned with organizational goals, and compliant with relevant regulations. 

What you will do

  • Develop, implement, and/or manage the organization's compensation structure, including salary ranges, bonuses, and other incentives
  • Conduct market research to ensure the company's compensation packages remain competitive within the industry and region
  • Analyze and evaluate the effectiveness of existing compensation programs
  • Design, administer, and manage employee benefit programs, including health insurance, retirement plans, and other perks
  • Stay updated on industry trends and legal requirements related to employee benefits
  • Collaborate with vendors to ensure effective delivery and communication of benefit programs
  • Develop, review, and update compensation and benefits policies to ensure alignment with organizational goals and legal requirements
  • Communicate and educate employees about compensation and benefits policies
  • Ensure compliance with local, state, and federal regulations related to compensation and benefits
  • Stay informed about changes in legislation that may impact compensation and benefits programs
  • Analyze compensation and benefits data to identify trends, make recommendations for adjustments, and provide insights to support decision-making
  • Communicate with employees about changes to compensation and benefits programs
  • Provide information and support to employees regarding their compensation and benefits inquiries
  • Work with finance and senior management to develop and manage the compensation and benefits budget
  • Manage payroll services and (employee) labor contracts

Your profile

  • You hold a master's degree in a relevant field and bring in several years of experience in international compensation and benefits roles, progressively responsible for managing programs and initiatives
  • In-depth understanding of compensation and benefits principles, practices, and trends
  • Familiarity with relevant employment laws and regulations
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills for data analysis and decision-making
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to effectively communicate policies and changes to employees
  • Familiar with HRIS (human resources information systems) and other relevant software
  • Ability to align compensation and benefits programs with overall organizational strategy

Location and type of contract

  • Leuven, Belgium
  • Full-time
  • Hybrid
  • Mid-senior level

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Working at Materialise

Materialise is a dynamic, international high-tech company, founded in 1990 and headquartered in Belgium, with over 2,300 employees worldwide. Materialise’s mission is to innovate for a better and healthier world through its software and hardware infrastructure and in-depth knowledge of additive manufacturing (also known as 3D printing). Our customers are in diverse industries, such as automotive, aerospace, medical, research, and academia.

As a growing company, Materialise is always looking for enthusiastic professionals who want to work in an environment full of revolutionary technology and surrounded by people passionate about their work.

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