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Danaher Corporation Comp & Benefits Specialist (f/m/d) in Gießen, Germany

For over 170 years, Leica Microsystems has helped shape the future by developing groundbreaking optical and digital solutions. As a global leader, we’re driven by continuous improvement to excite our customers and to create the best work environment for our people. Customer focus, innovation, and teamwork are at the core of our culture and the foundation of our success.

Leica Microsystems is one of the market leaders in the fields of microscopy, imaging, and analysis. We reveal the invisible and empower our customers to create a better and healthier world. Together with our customers, we transform scientific discovery. We empower surgeons to take well-informed decisions in life-changing procedures. We enable users to gain insights which help answer key questions concerning development and engineering. All of this is achieved with the combination of cutting-edge microscopes and AI-based image analysis.

Want to be part of a company whose products are part of cutting-edge research around the world? Join Leica Microsystems in our commitment for brilliant solutions and insight.

Leica Microsystems is one of 10 Life Sciences companies of Danaher. Together, we accelerate the discovery, development and delivery of solutions that safeguard and improve human health.

We currently offer the following position at our HQ in Wetzlar (Germany) OR at our offices in Milano (Italy) with a hybrid setting.

Global Comp & Benefits Specialist (f/m/d)

Come join a fantastic team! We are driving together with our partners inside the global HR team at Leica Microsystems and Danaher the next Rewards and Benefits level within our company. We are a flexible and dynamic HR team with a strong background of Danaher’s toolkits for our core processes and interesting projects in the pipeline to allow you to grow within our team and leave a footprint for our organization.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Global Rewards and Benefits Projects: You support international projects in your area of responsibility and proactively participate in local and, where appropriate, global projects.

  • Optimization of Rewards and Benefits Processes: You own the development and implementation of analyses and simulations in the area of Rewards & Benefits, including the derivation of recommendations and their implementation & communication.

  • Annual Compensation Cycle: You contribute to the global annual compensation cycle including the management of the Incentive and Equity Schemes. You advise HR Business Partners and Managers throughout the processes and ensure high quality Workday excellence for compensation topics.

  • Global Rewards and Benefits Policies: You support the creation and implementation of global or local Compensation & Benefits policies and conduct Compensation & Benefits audits - including payroll alignment - to ensure the necessary compliance.

  • Job evaluations: You prepare documentation for position evaluations (global) assigned to the Global Rewards area.

    The essential requirements of the job include:

  • University's degree in Economics, Statistics/Actuarial Sciences, Business Phycology

  • Several years of professional experience in Compensation and Benefits or Payroll

  • Know-how in compensation topics, such as pay structures, incentive plans, equity, etc.

  • Excellent Excel level

  • Fluent Business English, in written and spoken

At Leica Microsystems we believe in designing a better, more sustainable workforce. We recognize the benefits of flexible, hybrid working arrangements for eligible roles and are committed to providing enriching careers, no matter the work arrangement. This position is eligible for a hybrid work arrangement in which you can work part of the time at the Company location identified above and part of the time remotely from your home. Additional information about this hybrid work arrangement will be provided by your interview team. Explore the flexibility and challenge that working for Leica Microsystems can provide.


Learn more about what we do and who we are by watching our company video “We Are Leica”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1zHmalqMXN4

Are you interested to discover new opportunities in an innovative, team-oriented environment?

Please apply online by sending us your CV in English - we are looking forward to your application!

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