Senior Rewards Specialist

  • Category: HR & Communication
  • Location: Broendby, DK

Are you enthusiastic about how Global Rewards can support NKT’s goal to be a company where people can thrive and be inspired to perform at their best? Are you a Rewards professional interested in taking the next step in your career and providing Rewards globally in a front-line supplier to the energy sector with a clear purpose to connect a greener world? Then this could be the job for you.

NKT is on an ambitious journey to support the green energy transformation by providing cable solutions to create a safe and sustainable future in a world that increasingly depends on power. NKT has recently had commercial growth winning large orders, which will broaden NKT’s geographic scope and require an increasingly global view on rewards. All of this makes our new Senior Rewards Specialist a key player in implementing our processes, whilst supporting our digitalization and standardization journey.

Your key focus will be to facilitate lean process compliance & standardization
The purpose of the role is to support NKT in being competitive on our total rewards offering whilst ensuring process compliance & standardization within the rewards area. Standardization is important as it ensures lean and simple processes and is appreciated by our leaders and HR colleagues alike. It also supports NKT to grow in new areas and build upon established ways of working using valued tools.


Your key responsibilities will be:

  • Ensure the execution of annual processes including global salary review, global bonus payout, global salary benchmarking & supporting the long-term incentive program
  • Act as Rewards admin for our recently implemented SuccessFactors compensation module with a view on maintenance and potential future upgrades
  • Provide vendors with updated NKT global salary data as part of ongoing contractual commitments (primarily Mercer)
  • Support Head of Rewards with ongoing ad-hoc tasks/projects (e.g. benchmarking exercises, salary analysis for different teams etc.)
  • Evaluate new and existing positions in the NKT position structure and be able to answer related questions accordingly (links between titles, grades and benchmarks)
  • Prepare for the implementation of new regulations in the field of rewards including pay transparency
  • Contribute to Group HR agenda, suggest/drive changes and ideas to optimize ways of working

In this role, your key interfaces will be HR colleagues (Group HR, HRBPs, HR Directors & HR Coordinators), Business leaders across Business Lines/Locations, colleagues from Group functions (Finance, Corporate Affairs etc.) and Account Managers from our vendors (e.g. Mercer).

Experience in working with large data sets and supporting large global compensation processes
To be qualified as a Senior Rewards Specialist in NKT you have relevant Rewards experience from multinational companies where you have worked with annual rewards processes and large data sets. You are also able to work effectively with some ambiguity whilst acting as a rewards ambassador for all of our concepts. This can be pay for performance, short and long-term incentives, benchmarking etc.


We also think your CV includes:

  • 4-6 years’ experience from a similar role. Knowledge of Mercer methodologies & surveys is advantageous (TRS, Comptryx etc)
  • Solid experience in working daily with Excel, and you are able to easily run vlookups, create pivot tables, charts and possibly have some experience with advanced tools (vba, power BI)
  • Solid analytical skills with the ability to perform in-depth analysis that can enable drawing conclusions from large data sets
  • Experience with ERP systems and configuring/building reports as per business needs. We use SuccessFactors.
  • High attention to detail and a measured sense of urgency
  • Clear sense of confidentiality and sensitivity to ensure data is handled properly
  • Knowledge of and interest in motivational theories like intrinsic, extrinsic motivation, hygiene factors etc.
  • Knowledge of and a genuine interest in influencing processes from a global perspective, which involves overseeing trends and upholding our policies across locations

Join a skilled, diverse and informal HR team
As part of Group HR, you will join a team of 10 Group HR colleagues working with and responsible for HR processes and tools such as DE&I, Global Mobility, Analytics and Talent Management. Our work environment is informal and flexible with the possibility for a hybrid work pattern (3 office days, 2 days remote). This is combined with an attractive compensation package including a global bonus scheme, flexible benefits plan and above-average company-paid pension scheme.


Contact and application
NKT is committed to fostering a diverse organization and a culture where people from different backgrounds can thrive and are inspired to perform at their best. We believe that a diverse organization enables sustainable performance and that an inclusive and welcoming culture makes for a better place to work. 


Apply via the link below as soon as possible, as we will review applications on an ongoing basis. If you have any questions about the position, you are very welcome to contact Head of Rewards, Mobility & HRIS Alexis Gouffé,, tel. +45 2065 5221. If you have questions about the recruitment process, please reach out to HR Consultant & Recruiter Mette Frederiksen,, tel. + 45 5141 4009. Kindly note that due to GDPR regulations, we cannot accept any applications via e-mail. 

We welcome your application.


About NKT
At NKT, we are all Connectors. We connect to develop leading technologies that enable the world’s transition to renewable energy - and we stay connected to grow as people and professionals. As a company, NKT connects a greener world with high-quality power cable technology - designing, manufacturing and installing low-, medium- and high-voltage power cable solutions and accessories that support the green transition. NKT is headquartered in Denmark, employs 4,500 people in more than 15 countries, and realized revenue of EUR 2,1 billion in 2022. We connect a greener world.

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