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Compensation Manager EMEAI (m/f/d)

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Date: Aug 4, 2022

Location: Hazelwood, DER, GB, DE56 4AN Sant Cugat del Valles, B, ES, 8173 Ritterhude, DE, D27721 Hamburg, DE, 22113 Montmelo, ES Gava, B, ES, 8850 Brussels, Brussels (Capital), BE, 1160

Company: Lubrizol Corporation

Req ID: 87381  


Lubrizol, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is a market-driven global company that combines complex, specialty chemicals to optimize the quality, performance and value of customers’ products while reducing their environmental impact.  Lubrizol produces and supplies technologies to customers in the global transportation, industrial and consumer markets.  These technologies include lubricant additives for engine oils, driveline and other transportation-related fluids, industrial lubricants, and additives for gasoline and diesel fuel.  In addition, Lubrizol makes ingredients and additives for home care and personal care products and pharmaceuticals, and specialty materials, including plastics technology and performance coatings in the form of resins and additives.


As regional Compensation Manager (m/f/d) you will be the focal point in EMEAI for compensation with focus on programs and tools to support talent attraction, motivation, and retention in line with the Global Total Rewards strategy. You will ensure our compensation practices are consistent, fair, and aligned to regional markets.


The position can be located anywhere in Europe where we operate a Lubrizol facility. 


Key Accountabilities & Responsibilities


  • Coordinate, develop and maintain compensation management policies and processes in EMEAI, ensuring global alignment and meeting regional/country requirements and market needs
  • Undertake analysis and make recommendations to global compensation team and EMEAI HR team, including job evaluations
  • Act as consultant on individual compensation matters with HR Business Partners, Site HR teams and local Talent Acquisition teams
  • Ensure that all schemes and programs are administered in line with local legislation and corporate policy
  • With the guidance of global compensation, initiate the annual review of country salary structures, with the support from country HR Shared Services teams, to ensure pay competitiveness for each country
  • Drive compensation program implementation for the region in coordination with global and regional HR
  • Ensure regional competitive compensation by selecting and ensuring participation in third party salary surveys working with Global Compensation


Skills, Qualification, Experience


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Human Resources or similar
  • Minimum 5 years of HR experience at a professional level with some exposure to handling compensation issues
  • Ability to work independently and to build good working relationships
  • Excellent analytical skills, including high level spreadsheet capabilities (Excel, Power BI);
  • An understanding of different types of compensation programs
  • Good networking and researching skills – the ability to explore alternative approaches, gather market data, and present well-reasoned proposals to senior stakeholders
  • Financial acumen
  • Fluent in English, other European languages are an advantage
  • Experience of working with colleagues in other countries, within a multi-national organization would be a great advantage


We offer


  • Manage compensation programs and tools for a diverse internal customer base across Europe, Middle East, Africa, and India
  • Work in a multinational matrix-organization with strong compensation packages
  • Be involved and contribute to exciting projects like improving compensation market data base or establishing new ways of working for our compensation processes
  • Contribute to Lubrizol’s success: Where science excels, and people make a difference 


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