Director of Global Performance

City:  Copenhagen V
Country/Region:  DK
Application Deadline:  20 October 2023

Would you like to join one of the world’s largest jewellery brand and a globally successful company, with a strong sustainability agenda and dedicated colleagues? And are you motivated by developing and implementing benefits strategies together with HR colleagues who are committed to deliver amazing employee experience?


We are looking for a highly experienced Director of Global Performance to help shape and build our approach to Performance in close collaboration with our Pandora local clusters around the world. You will be part of a brand-new Performance & Reward team whose ethos is to foster collaboration and personal development. This is an ideal opportunity for someone to join at an exciting time.


The Role 
You will join a team that interacts with all parts of the organization, communicated with the global organisation and local teams as well as senior leaders in order to build, explain, implement and continue to improve our Performance Management approach. You will ensure that we give our employees an opportunity to excel, grow, learn, develop and be recognised for it through an engaging, fair and transparent performance approach for all our employees globally. Further, you will be part of a small Performance & Reward leadership team and will act as Reward Partner to the clusters to ensure effective deployment of all performance policies, and effective representation of local business needs in global policies. 


To aid in supporting the best possible employee experience, you will own and ensure that when it comes to Performance Management, all our employees know our approach, feel engaged and are treated fairly. 


Key responsibilities
Your work will be divided equally between policy work and partnering, as one of two director roles in the global Performance & Reward team. Depending on business priorities, your personal impact and development interests, key accountabilities will include:

  • Developing a performance approach that inspires our talent and all employees with careers, development, pay and incentives that deliver great reward for great performance
  • Being a senior adviser to HRBPs and leaders with regards to driving performance through the program
  • Supporting our Employee Services team in optimising SuccessFactors to support our Performance approach
  • Providing indirect leadership from a Performance & Reward expertise standpoint to the P&R team members in the supported geographies, and the analysts in our PMO Services team
  • There will be opportunities to develop and take on additional responsibilities 



Customer oriented team player with strong analytical skills 
As the Director of Global Performance, you are a team player who can work effectively with colleagues and partners at all organisational levels to positively impact performance. You are customer oriented and is able to establish and maintain effective relationships with stakeholders and gain their trust and respect. Added to that, you have the ability to influence increasingly complex situations and you recognize changes and act upon them to achieve goals. 


We also hope to see that you have and can demonstrate: 

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience within the field of performance management, including some exposure to people policy setting in a global context. Further, we expect you have an understanding of reward. 
  • Strong financial acumen and analytical skills
  • Strong communication skills, both in writing and verbally
  • Experience with people performance management global projects
  • Experience as a skilled people leader
  • Experience in global retail is a plus
  • Experience in Reward is a plus


Your new team
Pandora is a company with a big heart that takes great pride in treating our people well. You will be part of an exciting business area and work in an international hub of can-do spirited, passionate and performance-driven people. You will be part of the Performance & Reward team of 15 great colleagues in Global Office in Copenhagen but working closely with the wider global organisation. You will lead two skilled colleagues, and you will report to the VP Performance & Reward. 


Did we get your attention? 
We hope you got all your questions answered and feel confident applying for this position, however if you have more questions regarding the position, please contact: 
Christian Buch
Global Recruiter


If you see yourself in the position and would like to become a part of Pandora’s future please apply. We look forward to hearing from you!

We process applications on a continuous basis, which is why we encourage you to send your application as soon as possible. You can also read more about Pandora on our corporate site 


Icing on the cake 
You will be working out of our beautiful Head Office in Copenhagen V, established in 2016 and designed to unite and inspire our teams. Besides our beautiful interior design we are also proud of our LEED Gold Certification for Energy and Environmental Design. This means that we use as few natural resources as possible and that we use them with respect. The result is a professional and dynamic space that is unique, comfortable and inspirational – and delivers a true Pandora experience to anyone who works here or comes to visit.


About Pandora
Pandora is the world's largest jewellery brand. The company designs, manufactures and markets hand-finished jewellery made from high-quality materials at affordable prices. Pandora jewellery is sold in more than 100 countries through 6,500 points of sale, including more than 2,500 concept stores.


Headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark, Pandora employs 32,000 people worldwide and crafts its jewellery at two LEED-certified facilities in Thailand. Pandora is committed to leadership in sustainability and will purchase only recycled silver and gold for crafting its jewellery by 2025 and halve greenhouse gas emissions across its value chain by 2030. Pandora is listed on the Nasdaq Copenhagen stock exchange and generated sales of DKK 26.5 billion (EUR 3.6 billion) in 2022.


Pandora’s recruitment procedures are designed to be transparent and clear for all candidates. This helps us ensure that applicants are provided with a fair and equal opportunity to demonstrate their competencies and skills by removing blocking factors, possible biases, and risks of discrimination. We encourage everyone applying to our vacancies to refrain from adding identity-related elements such as a photo, marital status and age.