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Global Mobility and Compensation Specialist

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Global Mobility and Compensation Specialist

Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience. We have 155,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work.


Position Purpose & Summary This position will provide compensation and mobility consulting to Cargill managers and employees, including support of compensation and mobility processes; day to day consulting and resolution of issue escalation. This position requires a desire to work with various levels of employees and management, along with various cultures. This individual will utilize general global mobility and compensation expertise to interpret and administer policy and programs for a portfolio of (mobile) employees (e.g. localizations, short/long term international assignments, domestic relocation, and/or commuters). This includes process delivery, data research and analysis, tools and compliance as well as client/vendor interaction. The position will primarly support managers and employees in the region, including mobile employees moving into the region. This position is expected to participate in research, analysis and compensation or mobility projects as required.

Key roles include the following:

+ Support managers and employees with compensation and mobility solutions

+ Manage solution escalations within the service delivery model for compensation and mobility

+ Provide education and insight for compensation programs to managers and employees

+ Ensure appropriate compliance with program policies and governance

+ Participate in projects affecting compensation and mobility _35% Development, implement & execute total rewards strategies, policies, programs and processes_ Under general supervision, advises and consults with Cargill HR, management and employees regarding the interpretation and delivery of Total rewards policies, programs and processes within the region. Assesses individual situations and provides guidance to the appropriate solution. Collaborate, lead and champion change with key internal and external stakeholders, peersn and leadership members to ensure acceptance of new solutions and related processes. Provide expertise and identification/execution of continuous improvement opportunities. Responsible for the service delivery of a portfolio of new and ongoing international assignments into the region and compensation processes for which may include:

+ Independently conducting assignee briefings to review compensation and benefit packages and to provide information on related policies.

+ Communicate assignment cost projections

+ Consult with managers to make appropriate total rewards decisions _15% Relationship Management_

+ Utilizes general total rewards knowledge to provide consult/advice to HR, managers and employees on Total Rewards issues/activities.

+ Maintains contact with mobile employees during assignment and oversees repatriation process. Monitors pay package changes and ensures effective communications with the employee.

+ Understands vendor role in Compensation and Mobility processes and continuously assess to ensure most effective partnership based on Compensation and mobility objectives. Holds vendor accountable to contracted SLAs and navigate through potential issues.

+ Partners with other compensation and mobility team members to ensure globally consistent services as well as knowledge sharing within the team.

+ Persuade stakeholders to accept new ideas, approaches, and concepts by leveraging in-depth and broad knowledge over several process areas _15% Total rewards Governance & compliance_

+ Under general supervision, consults HR and business leaders/managers in regards to variances exceptions to total rewards policies and programs and champions defined governance process for approvals.

+ Performs activities to ensure the consistent application of Total rewards philosophy and standards, as well as compliance with regulatory requirements for the region, working with legal counsel as appropriate.

+ Understands local laws and regulations to ensure that all legal aspects and taxes are understood and accurate. _20% Total rewards Data research, analysis & tools_

+ Under general supervision, conducts necessary research and analysis to provide Compensation & Mobility recommendations to customers.

+ Prepares Total rewards reports/materials for use by HR and managers.

+ Under general supervision, performs/executes the design, implementation and maintenance of Total rewards tools and resources. _15% Strategic projects_

+ Participate in projects affecting total rewards in the region, which can include Global mobility projects, MADJV projects, compensation analytics projects, incentive design and implementation projects.


Required Qualifications

+ 4 years of global mobility or relocation experience

+ A Bachelors degree

+ Understanding of total rewards principles and programs

+ Excellent customer service, collaboration and problem solving skills

+ Advanced analytical skills and detail orientation

+ Focus on continuous improvement

+ High level of tact and ability to handle sensitive compensation and financial information

+ Ability to communicate effectively and with empathy to a wide range of people across multiple regions and cultures

+ Ability to interface effectively within a virtual global team environment and partner with multiple HR and management business partners

+ Ability to be flexible in a changing and ambiguous environment

+ Demonstrated record of promoting an inclusive environment and seeking ways to integrate diverse populations

+ Excellent verbal and written communication skills required

+ Fluent in English

Preferred Qualifications

+ a Master’s Degree

+ Familiarity with Global Mobility and Compensation technology platforms (AssignmentPro/Success Factors preferred)

Our Offer

In return for your expertise and commitment, we will provide a fast paced stimulating international environment, which will stretch your abilities and channel your talents. We also offer competitive salary and benefits combined with outstanding career development opportunities in one of the largest and most solid private companies in the world. Interested? Then make sure to send us your CV and cover letter in English today. Follow us on LinkedIn:


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