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Rewards-/Benefits-Specialist (m/f/d)

Req id:  24963

Grasbrunn, BY, DE Duesseldorf, NW, DE Frankfurt, Hesse, DE Virtual, DE




As the world's leading provider of software-based solutions for enterprise information management (EIM), OpenText offers a comprehensive portfolio of products, services, and cloud services for the intelligent and networked enterprise. We help our more than 120,000 customers worldwide digitize data and processes and use analytics and artificial intelligence to gain deeper insight into business processes to make the right business decisions.



Help us build a Total Reward capability across the EMEA region!

On this exciting position you will be responsible for design, management and effective administration of reward programs assigned to a sub region of 5 countries. Reporting to the EMEA Reward Director, you will be the key point of contact for local and regional HR Business Partners, Talent Acquisition and business leaders – investigating their reward-based challenges and developing solutions in line with company philosophy. In addition, you will work with external vendors, HR Services, Payroll and finance organizations to ensure operational excellence when delivering our existing benefits programs. The role has a particular focus on optimizing our local benefit programs.


Strengthen our Compensation & Benefits-Team at one of our locations in Grasbrunn, Frankfurt, Düsseldorf or from home office with your commitment as a


Rewards-/Benefits-Specialist (m/f/d)


This is what awaits you with us: 

  • Proactive management of Reward programs to meet evolving business objectives, the changing workforce and economic environment
  • Monitor the external Reward environment and lead the benchmarking, research and analysis of compensation & benefit programs
  • Develop and deliver effective communication material/training documentation for new and existing programs (eg web based content, on site presentations, plan summary documents)
  • Actively participate in key compensation processes such as benchmarking, range development, annual merit cycle, mandatory increases, role architecture and related issues
  • Reward M&A integration activities within sub-region including driving further consolidation of legacy acquisitions benefit programs
  • Management and standardization of reward policies & programs (e.g.Leave of Absence, On Call/Shift and overtime) 
  • Proactively lead the annual benefit plan renewal processes, including evaluation of costs, design reviews, drive the approvals process and subsequent employee communication
  • Ensure administrative excellence of benefits operations


This is what we expect from you: 

  • A successful completed bachelor’s degree, preferably in business administration or Human Resources and several years of professional experience
  • Good prior experience in Compensation & Benefits
  • Experience of German pension plan management or consolidation
  • Experience supporting a multinational is preferred, with specific focus on EMEA/Germany/DACH
  • Experience of compensation practices supporting a pay for performance culture would be an advantage, including annual merit cycles, market range development, job title architecture and external salary surveys
  • Working knowledge of local regulations, filing and compliance requirements
  • Confident in manipulating data using Excel
  • Very good German and English language skills both written and spoken


Discover what we have to offer you
Our benefit package includes our support fund, additional direct insurance, grants for fitness and wellness services as well as professional training. Free underground parking spaces, good public transport connections, regular corporate events and sporting events as well as Sodexo vouchers for daily shopping in surrounding supermarkets or restaurants are further advantages that you can enjoy with us.
Take your chance at OpenText and take your next professional steps with us. We look forward to seeing you! 


How to apply
Do you have any questions? Your personal contact, Thorsten Henrich, Lead Talent Acquisition Advisor, will be happy to answer your questions by e-mail at  thenrich@opentext.com or by phone at +49 69 6656-39232.
Please apply exclusively via our online application portal, as we are unfortunately unable to process e-mail applications for data protection reasons. We ask for your understanding.




At OpenText we understand and value diversity in our employees and are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Roles requiring a significant amount of trust may require criminal history verification. Please ask your Talent Acquisition Advisor for more information if you have any questions. 


OpenText does not seek or accept unsolicited resumes or CVs from recruitment agencies. We are not responsible for, and will not pay, any fees, commissions, or any other payment related to unsolicited resumes or CVs except as required in a written contract and a signed search assignment between Open Text and the recruitment agency or party requesting payment of a fee.


Our growing team is mapping the future of Information Management, and we continue to make new discoveries that expand its boundaries. Join us and be part of a winning team, where the opportunities for your career are limitless. 

From its innovative start as a research project by University of Waterloo professors in 1991, OpenText has grown into a global company with offices in more than 35 countries. Our high- performance culture has forged our growth and is an excellent fit for people looking to push themselves to learn and do more.

It’s our time to lead, and as part of our team, it will be your time too. Our continued growth will provide you the opportunity to explore, learn and chart an exciting career path while enjoying a good work-life balance. 

If you thrive in a dynamic work environment, there is always a new horizon to explore. We are proud to offer excellent benefits, challenging work and competitive financial rewards. 

Our employee programs prioritize employees’ well-being and that of their families. We offer a comprehensive benefit plan, education assistance, a wellness/fitness reimbursement and time off to volunteer. 

Social events 
With offices around the world and flexible work arrangements, OpenText strives to make sure all our employees feel connected. Teamwork extends to our social lives too from local social events to company-wide activities, we want our employees to take time to relax and have fun.  

Corporate Citizenship  
Corporate Citizenship is more than a program for us, it is engrained in our purpose, impact, and approach to doing business. Through numerous volunteer initiatives, we support education and innovation for global change.

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