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Sr. Compensation & Benefits Analyst (m/w/d)

Req id:  13754

Grasbrunn, BY, DE Baden, AG, CH Frankfurt, Hesse, DE Linz, AT Vienna, Vienna, AT Duesseldorf, NW, DE Poznan, PL



As the Information Company, our mission at OpenText is to create software solutions and deliver services that redefine the future of digital. Be part of a winning team that leads the way in Enterprise Information Management. 




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

You will be responsible for design, management and effective administration of reward programs assigned to your sub region of 5 countries. Reporting to the EMEA Reward Director, with a “dotted line” to local HR Director, You will be the key point of contact for HR Business Partners, Talent Acquisition and Local business managers – 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.



  • Proactive management of Compensation & Benefit programs to meet evolving business objectives, the changing workforce and economic environment.

  • Monitor Compensation & Benefit business environment and lead the benchmarking, research and analysis of compensation & benefit programs

    • Identify trends and emerging legislation (such as gender equity)

    • Ensure plans remain compliant, market competitive & fit for purpose.

    • consider appropriate courses of action including pros & cons

    • Prepare business cases and cost projections to support recommendations.

  • Ensure administrative excellence of benefits operations.

    • process documentation, improvement and automation as part of a global transformation initiative. 

    • ongoing oversight of third party suppliers

    • escalation point for internal and external inquiries relating to plans, policies and procedures.

  • 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.

  • Knowledge, Management and standardization of reward policies & programs (Leaves 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.

  • Co-ordinate the planning, organizing and directing the activities related to annual enrollments and changes to existing benefit plan design, changes in processes etc.

  • Develop and deliver effective communication material/training documentation for new and existing programs. (eg web based content, on site presentations, plan summary documents).

  • Work closely with HR Partners, Payroll, Talent Acquisition and HR Shared Service Teams in EMEA as well as corporate Compensation, Benefits and Finance in Canada.

  • Work with benefit suppliers, salary survey providers, third party administrators and consultants to provide quality service and timely delivery of actions (eg key projects renewals, issue resolution)



  • Good prior experience in Compensation & Benefits.  

  • Experience supporting a multinational is preferred, with specific focus on EMEA/Germany

  • Experience of German pension plan management or consolidation.

  • 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

  • Bachelor’s degree in HR, Business or related field, or relevant professional qualification.

  • Working knowledge of local regulations, filing and compliance requirements

  • Experience of German pension plan management or consolidation.

  • 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 manipulating data using Excel

  • Experience of SAP would be an advantage



At OpenText we understand and value diversity in our employees and are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We hire the best talent regardless of race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, sex, age, veteran status or sexual orientation. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process please email accommodationrequests@opentext.com. Applicants have rights under Federal Employment Laws including but not limited to: Family and Medical Leave Act (FLMA)Equal Employment Opportunity  and Employee Polygraph Protection Act


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.

Explore your career and your potential. Become an OpenText Voyager.

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