Global Benefits Lead

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 Global Benefits Lead to help shape and build our Total Rewards agenda in close collaboration with our local Rewards Cluster Leads 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. You will communicate with the global organisation and local teams as well as senior leaders in order to build, explain, implement and continue to improve our Global Benefits approach. You will ensure that we are offering a competitive, fair and inspiring benefits package to all our employees globally. Further, you will strike the best balance between global principles to achieve consistencies across our clusters globally, and help review, guide and shape the local benefits/perks offering to enable countries deliver a locally competitive package.


You will be responsible for the design and ongoing evaluation of the Pandora’s benefits program for all levels, including expats, and all parts of the world. You will need to ensure that benefits programs support our business objectives and meet legal requirements (with support from the clusters). Further, you will work closely with your team, and the VP of P&R to support annual reporting obligations on Executive Benefits.


To aid in supporting the best possible employee experience, you will ensure that when it comes to benefits and value proposition, all our employees know what they need to know and understand their total rewards package. 


Your Key Responsibilities will be to:

  • Put together a plan and vision to understand our current global benefits offering in all Pandora locations. This will include appointing a global broker, ensuring availability and collation of data, oversee the renewals principles and calendar, and oversee the benchmarking and market prevalence analysis with the global broker
  • Build on our current positioning to define our benefits company philosophy taking into account the market view. Make a recommendation on the appropriate way to incorporate the employee view
  • Be the senior point of contact for our local clusters to understand the global guidance from Global Office
  • Develop our views on all key global benefits aspects: financial, physical, mental and social wellbeing
  • Act as a senior adviser to our Copenhagen HQ stakeholders to more specifically assist with best practices and local compliance with regards to our Copenhagen HQ benefits
  • Partner with the Employee Services team on using our HRIS system to best support the implementation and maintenance of our benefits eligibility on SuccessFactors
  • Making recommendations as appropriate based on market developments and trends
  • Collaborate with our Risk & Insurance colleagues to understand our insurable benefits spend and agree on best approach to optimise spend. Consider possible strategies, including pooling, and make recommendations.


Something about you
At Pandora, we recognize that it takes winning personalities to create winning cultures – and we believe it is of essence that you master conceptual thinking and that you bring your performance driven attitude as well as your stakeholder management skills to secure business results. 
In addition, we would like you to have/be;

  • 5-10 years’ of experience in a similar HQ based role in a global matrix organization (some experience might be in consulting)
  • Experience building a Global Benefits framework
  • Strong stakeholder management skills – especially working with senior stakeholders
  • Goal oriented - ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines.
  • Team player – work effectively with others to positively impact performance
  • Change adaptability - ability to recognize change and act upon it to achieve goals
  • An innovative and pragmatic mindset


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. 


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 do not hesitate to 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.