Rewards Specialist,

India, Haryana, Gurgaon

Business unit: Corporate Human Resources

About AkzoNobel

AkzoNobel is a leading global paints and coatings company and a major producer of specialty chemicals, with leading market positions and brands in countries around the world. We operate in a number of important market segments ranging from buildings and infrastructure to transport, industrial and consumer goods. We’re also the sector leader in sustainability and are number one in the renowned Dow Jones Sustainability Index. In practical terms, that means our sustainable solutions are in your lives, and those of your friends and family, every day. We’re the people that make it possible for you to do what you need to do.


. Purpose/Key Objectives of the Job

·         Develop and maintain a fair and contemporary rewards system and strategy in India in line with AkzoNobel global rewards policies and processes
·         Design, deliver, and communicate grading structures and benefits policies in India
·         Launch rewards harmonization projects in country India region.
·         Evaluate new and existing jobs based on Hay job evaluation method and aligning positions to the AkzoNobel grading structure and blue prints.
·         Ensure market competitor analysis is carried out to attract and retain talent.
·         Maintain market data and participate in pay and benefits surveys and enable access to current market pay data to support HR business partners and line managers.
·         Manage the annual salary reviews with People Services Team and Global CoE Team
·         Manage the short term incentives with People Services Team and Global CoE Team to ensure timely payout
·         Review and maintain relationships with external suppliers of employee benefits and develop other non-cash reward initiatives.
·         Support HRBPs in the region in re-grading exercises, salary adjustments, retention proposals etc
·         Work very closely with People Services on all Rewards related processes
·         Able to provide input based on Market data or experience on best practices
·         Manage cost analysis for all the BA’s in the country while providing optimized solutions
·         Ensure compliance with internal policies and procedures in addition to countries labour laws in relation to compensation and benefits
·         Be familiar with all the applicable corporate policies/procedures with regard to personal conduct and HSE standards and acting in compliance with all applicable regulations

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Job characteristics

Closing date

July 23, 2017

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Business unit

Corporate Human Resources

Job family

Human Resources

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Full time/part time


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Job requirements/Candidate profile

Job Requirements

·         5+ years  C&B experience with sound knowledge of best practices across all aspects of reward management
·         Able to think strategically and translate business strategy into C&B strategy and actionable plans
·         Proven experience in structuring & delivering tailor made comp packages, ensuring alignment with global compensation philosophy
·         Execution oriented, thorough, analytical, strong project management skills
·         Excellent written and verbal communication skills, highly effective in a matrixed organization structure
·         Organizationally savvy – able to build relationships easily, sell ideas and influence effectively
·         Expertise in Microsoft packages, specifically Excel