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Compensation & Benefits Manager (a)

düsseldorf, germany
Full-time 100%
3 Days Home Office Possible
Equal opportunity
4.2 on Kununu

We work directly on behalf of GroupM and do not charge any agency fees. 🌐

What this position has to offer:

  • 30 vacation days and one additional day on top 🌴 
  • Summer parties, Christmas celebrations, as well as many other highlights 🎉 
  • 39 hours per week as well as time off to compensate overtime ⏰ 

Are you interested? 📅 Then book a call with us now! 📞

Job Summary

🔍🌟 Are you looking for an innovative position in a world-leading company? Do you enjoy brightening people's lives? Are you keen on transparent communication? Are you seeking a role that requires both organizational and social skills? Then keep on reading! We might have the perfect position for you! 💼

As a recruiting partner of GroupM, we are looking for you as a Compensation & Benefits Manager (a) at 100% in Düsseldorf. In this role, you'll work for the world's leading media group, which is also part of the global communication services provider WPP. You will build up the Compensation and Benefits department. 🌐

Look forward to a responsible job in which you'll act as a central contact person bridging management and employees regarding compensation and benefits. Additionally, you'll gain insights into one of the largest advertising media companies, responsible for every third advertising message in various media channels such as TV, digital, print, radio, and out-of-home, among others. 📺💻📰📻🏙️

Have we sparked your interest? Then arrange an initial interview with us now, it's easy and straightforward! 🗓️📞

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What You Will Be Doing

  • In your role, you will be responsible for the harmonization and further development of local compensation and benefits structures
  • You act as a central contact person for the companies management and the people team regarding compensation and benefits (e.g. salary bands, job mapping and target agreements)
  • You strengthen transparency for the employees through regular communication as well as the introduction and establishment of reward dashboards
  • You keep an eye on market trends, conduct benchmarks and derive measures for the future development of internal structures
  • Together with the international Total Rewards team, you will implement strategic projects in the agency group

What You Bring To The Job

  • You have a sound knowledge of Total Rewards and already have several years of relevant professional experience in a comparable position
  • You already have experience in the development and establishment of compensation and benefits structures, ideally in a larger company or a consulting firm
  • As a winning well-structured personality, you convince all hierarchical levels and know how to effectively communicate the technical content in a target-group-oriented manner
  • Embrace a healthy pragmatism while maintaining a pioneering spirit
  • Hands-on and motivated, enjoys agile environments, and keen on bringing in new ideas
  • german: B2 – Upper Intermediate
  • english: B2 – Upper Intermediate


Get a warm and welcoming team that embodies qualities such as openness, appreciation, self-reliance, and liveliness. The main focus is on maintaining a friendly and supportive environment where colleagues readily assist each other, fostering a collegial atmosphere. The corporate culture in general is marked by flat hierarchies, direct and transparent communication across all levels.

GroupM provides ample opportunities for individual growth and development, both professionally and personally. The environment is one that encourages personal and professional advancement, and it thrives on collaboration rather than competition. Joining this team, individuals experience a workplace where these values are at the core of the culture.

  • Reports to: Head of People Operations
  • Colleagues: 2
  • Team Language: German


Health Insurance

Contribution to health insurance


Onsite gym or gym membership


Cafeteria onsite, with discounted meals

Commuting / Transportation stipend

Remote work possible

Contribution towards learning opportunities

Flexible working hours


Individual training and development opportunities

No dress code; here you can stay who you are

Compensatory time off or paid overtime

Flexible home office policy

Spatial and technical flexibility through the GroupM Campus

Sabbatical Programm

Coffee Snacks

Varied team events

Pension Fund

Numerous corporate benefits

Working overtime will be compensated


Work amount of 39 hours per week with possibility to take time off to compensate

Laptop as basic equipment

30 vacation days, December 24th & 31st off & one additional day on top of that

Hybrid model (60% remote) & spend the rest of your week in our modern offices

About GroupM

GroupM is the largest media agency group in the world and part of the WPP network. On the one hand, it has the largest media agency network in Germany and offers concentrated media power with its media agencies and various centres of excellence. On the other hand, GroupM stands for much more: great colleagues, excellent teamwork, individual development diversity as well as practised tolerance and openness. On the campus with locations in Düsseldorf (headquarters), Hamburg, Berlin, Frankfurt and Munich, more than 2,000 employees work in strong teams every day to provide the best services for clients in the areas of media consulting, planning, research and creation.

"You can move laterally, you can move up, you can even move to another agency within WPP. So you can take control of your career and focus on what's really important to you." - Jennifer Remling (CPO GroupM)

  • Industry: Marketing & advertising
  • Founded: 2003
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