Performance & Rewards Manager (m/f/d) - Hamburg

City:  Hamburg
Country/Region:  DE
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Performance & Reward Manager (m/f/d) - Hamburg




As part of the Northern Europe HR team and local HR leadership team the role of the Performance & Reward Manager will provide strategic leadership and direction to the business in close alignment with the Global Performance & Reward team.

The role will be responsible for the design and execution of the NOEU P&R strategy and the plans for 10 markets including total reward, performance management, global mobility as well as oversight of HR controlling and payroll for NOEU. Driving excellence operationally and commercially as well as x-functional collaboration, project and stakeholder management, will be crucial in that role.


WE DELIVER - Let's deliver together:


Performance & Reward

  • Owning and driving the direction and priorities for Total Reward, Performance, Payroll and Mobility in the cluster, in line with Global strategy and Cluster needs
  • Having a clear P&R roadmap in place ensuring the delivery of cluster activities
  • Providing P&R expertise and guidance ensuring governance, compliance, transparency and fairness (e. g. Compensation recommendations based on internal and external benchmarking for new joiners, transfers, promotions etc.)
  • Ensuring Pandora’s competitiveness through the expertise of the markets in NOEU and management of external compensation and benefit benchmarking
  • Driving and managing the annual performance, ASR and bonus process creating a performance culture and embed our pay for performance approach
  • Attracting, identifying, retaining, and developing talent amongst P&R team and provide strong leadership and guidance to P&R team
  • Participating in Global P&R projects to ensure globally successful designs, alignment and local effectiveness


Payroll & Operations

  • Overseeing payroll activities and ensuring all actions are aligned to operational and regulatory requirements incl. management of external partners
  • Driving operational changes, process efficiencies, as well as taking accountability for Rewards’ successful operations and policies
  • Being responsible for managing, monitoring and controlling the HR budget and PEX for NOEU HQ employees in support of the HRD
  • Driving HR effectiveness and efficiency through best practice sharing and regular reporting of HR KPIs and insights including local attrition, retention and relevant performance/pay/regulatory or mobility data


WE DREAM - This is what we dream of:


  • You have 5+ years of experience in HR in an international organization, preferably in retail business within branded consumer goods
  • You used and shown sound regional P&R experience with operational accountability
  • You have the ability to collaborate across functions and regions, as well as leading a comparable size team
  • You have a track record of delivering strong results, e. g. has implemented successful reward transformations, projects, etc.
  • Your strong analytical and strategic mind-set combined with excellent communication skills ensure clear and transparent messaging
  • You are able to manage several projects and tasks simultaneously while staying professional and resilient
  • Your strong sense of urgency for reaching goals, meeting deadlines and responding to employee/management questions demonstrates strong attention to employee experience
  • You build partnerships and work collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives
  • You facilitate effective collaboration among coworkers across markets, functions, and external partners
  • You are solution oriented and a hands-on problem solver who is embedding new and better ways for the organization to be successful
  • Your strong leadership skills foster an environment that encourages and enables the team to build skills and develop their careers
  • You are fluent in English, speaking German is beneficiary
  • You have a high level of proficiency with Microsoft Office and relevant HR systems (e. g. SAP Success Factors and LOGA)


We CARE - what you can expect:


We truly care to offer you a great place to work! 


  • Internationally successful company with a flat hierarchy
  • A highly motivated team with a Can-Do-Attitude
  • A great discount on our jewellery
  • Personal and professional development through regular e-learning modules, trainings and workshops
  • Beautiful & modern office space in the Hamburg city center
  • Gym membership at Fitness First at a reduced Pandora-Corporate-Rate
  • Cooperation with corporate benefits & free access to a benefits portal for discounted tickets for sport, culture events and corporate deals
  • Monthly Sodexo vouchers
  • Company subsidised public transport ticket
  • Company pension scheme with an attractive employer contribution and insurance package
  • Flexible working time with opportunities for mobile working & Mobile Working Kits Allowance


We love to celebrate special moments together that matter to us like your birthday, where you are given a special leave day, or with corporate events in the summertime & at Christmas.


We DARE - you to apply.


We are looking forward to welcoming you!



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 6,800 points of sale, including more than 2,600 concept stores.  

Headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark, Pandora employs 30,000 people worldwide and crafts its jewellery at two LEED Gold-certified facilities in Thailand using mainly recycled silver and gold. Pandora is committed to leadership in sustainability and has set science-based targets to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 50% across its own operations and value chain by 2030. The company is listed on the Nasdaq Copenhagen stock exchange and generated sales of DKK 23.4 billion (EUR 3.1 billion) in 2021.  


At Pandora, we believe that creating an inclusive and diverse workplace and reflecting societal diversity in our customer engagement is essential to delivering on our company purpose: to give a voice to people’s loves. We dedicate ourselves to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of inclusion and diversity where everyone feels respected and valued.