Compensation and Benefits Manager (f/m/d) - min. 30 h/week

Compensation and Benefits Manager (f/m/d) - min. 30 h/week


Compensation and Benefits Manager (f/m/d) - min. 30 h/week

Location: Salzburg, AT, 5020

NovaTaste is a leading international provider of taste and functional solutions for the food sector, providing a range of value-add savoury ingredients and blends, most notably under the Wiberg and Piasa brands.Tailored solutions are used mainly by food manufacturers and food service players to improve texture and taste, as well as extend the shelf life of their savoury products. The customer base is served by a global operational footprint of 17 plants in 10 countries, with 9 innovation sites and approximately 1,800 employees. The main sites are located in Germany, Austria, Mexico and Canada, with the Headquarter being in Austria (Salzburg).

Key Responsibilities/Tasks

  • Implementation of the global compensation strategy including roll-out in the individual countries to support the local HR managers.
  • Execution of the general compensation processes: job evaluations, salary increases, workforce planning, bonus, etc.
  • Review and update of salary structures by analyzing market salary data to ensure that the organization's compensation packages remain competitive in the market.
  • Performing of ongoing data & cost effect analysis on short- and long-term incentives as well as development proposals.
  • Ensuring of compliance with legal requirements and industry standards.
  • Coordinating with HR colleagues in different countries regarding compensation review process, data validation, process improvement, off-cycle requests, etc.
  • Evaluation and improvement of current reward programs to make sure that those align with diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives.
  • Collaboration with HR colleagues and finance to develop and communicate compensation & benefits policies and programs to employees.
  • Management of employee benefit programs such as health insurance, retirement plans, paid time off, and other where necessary.


  • University degree in economics or HR management and/or 5+ years of professional experience in compensation, HR or finance/controlling
  • Proficiency in analyzing performance metrics for incentive payouts
  • Proficiency in Excel and compensation analysis software/SAP
  • Knowledge of rolling out global job leveling/banding
  • Knowledge of diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives as they relate to rewards programs
  • Proven experience in managing comprehensive benefits programs
  • Knowledge of retirement plan management and pension schemes
  • History of maintaining compliance with compensation and benefits laws and regulations
  • Fluent English. Good level of German is an asset.


  • Inexpensive lunch catering in our excellent company restaurant, run by our award-winning chef
  • Attractive employee conditions for the purchase of spices, vinegars, oils etc. in our shop as well as local discounts at various companies
  • Physiotherapy with low deductible, company doctor, company pension scheme, company bike
  • KlimaTicket Salzburg
  • Flexible working hours thanks to an attractive flexitime model and home office option
  • Flat organisational structures and short decision-making processes
  • Varied field of activity as well as a constructive, productive and very innovative working environment in a successful international company

The minimum salary for this position is € 3,500.00 gross per month on a full-time basis (38.5 hours). Asignificant overpaymentin line with your qualifications and experience is a matter of course for us.

Diversity is important to us and our company benefits from the diverse perspectives and contributions of people with different backgrounds, experiences and cultures. We therefore welcome applications from people regardless of age, skin colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, or origin.

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