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Nordic Compensation & Benefits Manager

  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Bærum
  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Bærum

Nordic Compensation & Benefits Manager

At Santander we work at a high speed with many interesting initiatives among lovely colleagues. Now we have an open role as Nordic Compensation & Benefits Manager in our office at Lysaker, Norway. The Nordic Compensation & Benefits Manager has responsibility over Compensation & Benefits across the bank. The role has a critical role in helping the Bank to better manage compensation processes and ensure employees are treated fairly and processes are followed through analytics and insights.​

Santander Consumer Nordics is part of Banco Santander that have around 200 000 employees across the globe. You will have around 20 colleagues within HR in the Nordics. As a member of HR Operations team you will manage the strategic and analytical support around compensation for our employees across all functions in the Nordics. In addition to this the role is also overall responsible for HR Governance, HR policies and HQ remuneration processes. This demands close cooperation also with compensation team in HQ.​

Main responsibilities includes:​

  • Area responsible for compensation & benefit in the bank and also HQ identified staff remuneration processes​

  • Develop HR analytical capacity​

  • Provide service to local HR teams​

  • Workforce architecture, grading and benchmark​

  • Process and stream-owner Workday Advanced compensation and Benefits​

  • Remuneration and Nomination committee secretary

Main deliveries:

  • Comply to HQ requirements and governance body​

  • Implement advance compensation functionalities in Workday​

  • Implement annual bonus process in Workday​

  • Develop Analytical capacity​

  • Harmonize local compensation & benefits structure​

  • Develop common benefits platform​

Skills & Requirements

Skills and requirements

  • 5-10 years of work experience within Compensation & Benefits area

  • Experience from working within benchmarking data, Mercer is an advantage ​

  • Advanced experience from working with Excel and BI tools​

  • Workday knowledge​ is preferred, but not a prerequisite

  • Preferable bachelor or masters degree within HR, economics or technology or experience from work within HR​

  • Certification from ERP systems is an advantage​

As a person you are

  • Self-driven and able to prioritize​

  • Enjoy getting the details correct​

  • Positive and growth mindset​

  • Structured and systematic​

  • Curious on available technologies and eager to try new solutions​

  • Focused on customer needs and turning problems into solutions​

  • Open minded and good at sharing knowledge to all levels​

We offer

  • An opportunity to work in a large, high-performing international company, in a dynamic environment that is constantly changing

  • A corporate culture that is professional and dynamic, yet informal. Bureaucracy is kept to a minimum, as we expect our skilled employees to make long lasting and impactful decisions to shape our future

  • Highly competent, dedicated, and friendly co-workers with strong collaboration across the Nordics

  • Flexible working hours with possibility to partly work from home.

  • You will also be able to participate in different initiatives and project, where you can constantly develop your skills and cooperate with others.

If you have the right profile and enthusiasm, don’t hesitate to apply.

We’re reviewing applications on an ongoing basis.


For further information, please contact Sara Maria Haga [email protected].

Great Place to Work

  • Innovative and looking to the future

  • We invest in you

  • Employee benefits and discounts

  • Dynamic work environment

  • Engaged colleagues

  • Social events for all employees

  • BeHealthy | Your health is important to us

  • Competitive insurance and pension plans

  • We give back to society

  • Gode pensions- og forsikringsforhold

  • Vi investerer i din udvikling

  • Vi giver tilbage til samfundet

  • Medarbejderfordele og rabatter

  • Dedikeret kollegaer

  • Globale muligheder

  • Sociale arrangementer for alle medarbejdere

  • Innovativ og fremadtænkende virksomhed

  • Gode forsikrings- og pensjonsordninger

  • Sosiale arrangement for alle ansatte

  • BeHealthy | Din helse er viktig for oss

  • Innovativt og fremtidsrettet selskap

  • Vi investerer i deg

  • Vi gir tilbake til samfunnet

  • Personalgoder og rabatter

  • Dynamisk arbeidsmiljø

  • Engasjerte kolleger

  • Sociala evenemang för alla anställda

  • Dynamisk arbetsmiljö

  • Vi ger tillbaka till samhället

  • Konkurrenskraftiga pensioner & försäkringar

  • Innovation, förbättring och utveckling

  • Globala möjligheter

  • Friskvård - din hälsa är viktig för oss

  • Engagerade kollegor

  • Personalförmåner via Benify

About the company

We are a Nordic bank with more than 1,200 colleagues in Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland, and proud to be part of Banco Santander, one of the largest banks in the world with a solid history going back more than 160 years.

Our purpose is to help people and businesses prosper and we aim to be the best retail and commercial bank, earning the lasting loyalty of our people, customers, shareholders and communities - through simple, personal and fair banking.

In our organization we foster and value an engaged, challenging and passionate environment that provides opportunities for personal and professional growth. We operate in an ever changing environment, and believe the key to success is innovative involvement, a playful approach to active learning and continuous improvement in our daily work.

We are firmly committed to being a responsible bank in the way we operate, our culture, caring for our environment and giving back to society. Banco Santander is recognized as the most sustainable bank in the world following the publication of the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for 2019.

Read more about responsible banking on our global webpages.

Santander Consumer Bank is one of the largest Nordic banks providing loans and credits, credit cards, deposits and insurance to private customers.

To learn more about Santander in the Nordics, please visit our local webpages


TA Nordic Bank with global strength

TPart of Banco Santander – one of the world’s largest financial institutions

TBanco Santander’s history goes back more than 160 years

TWorld’s Most Sustainable Bank 2019 (Dow Jones Sustainability Index 2019)

TOver 1200 employees across the Nordics

TWe serve over 1.6 million customers

TStrategic partnerships with over 10 000 car dealers, merchants and brokers

TInnovation is key to our future success

TBanco Santanders historie går mere end 160 år tilbage

TVerdens mest bæredygtige bank 2019 (Dow Jones Sustainability Index 2019)

T1.200 ansatte på tværs af Norden

TOver 1.6 mio kunder

TStrategiske partnerskaber med mere end 10.000 bilforhandlere, indkøbere og brokere

TInnovation er nøglen til vores fremtidige succes

TVi leverer digitale kundeoplevelser

TEn Nordisk bank med global styrke

TEn del af Banco Santander – en af verdens største finansielle institutioner

THistorien vår går tilbake til 1963 i Norge

TOver 600 000 kunder og 3500 partnere i Norge

T50/50 fordeling menn og kvinner

TOver 600 000 kunder og 3500 partnere i Norge

TStørst på billån i Norge

TFremtidsrettede | Først ute i Norge med ApplePay

TVi er dedikert til å være en ansvarlig långiver!

TInnovative | Vår siste nyvinning SHFT – en abonnementsløsning for bil

TEn nordisk bank med global styrka

TDel av Banco Santander - en av världens största finansiella institutioner

TBanco Santanders historia går tillbaka mer än 160 år

TVärldens mest hållbara bank 2019 (Dow Jones Sustainability Index 2019)

T1200 anställda i Norden

TVi servar över 1,6 miljoner kunder

TInnovation är nyckeln till vår framgång

TVi levererar digitala kundupplevelser i framkant

Sara Maria Haga | Contact Person

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