Compensation & Benefits Manager

Sonova AG

Sonova AG


Key information

  • Publication date:

    06 September 2022
  • Workload:

  • Contract:

    Unlimited employment
  • Language:

    German, English
  • Place of work:


Who we are

In a life without sound, our work provides meaning. As a leading provider of innovative hearing care solutions, we are not just a company that makes products: we are a team on a mission to help people enjoy the delight of hearing. To enable a life without limitations, we - through our core business brands Phonak, Unitron, Sennheiser, Advanced Bionics and AudioNova - develop, manufacture and distribute solutions that push the limits of technology and redefine the future of our industry.

The Compensation & Benefits Manager is responsible for the local salary and bonus process in Switzerland and supports the preparation of the compensation report in close collaboration with Total Rewards. He/she is responsible for compensation packages for Top Executives in Switzerland and the maintenance of the salary bands. Furthermore, he/she manages the local employee benefits.

Your tasks

  • Successful preparation and execution of the salary and bonus review process 
  • Successful completion of the appraisal process in collaboration with HR Services 
  • Close cooperation with Payroll and SAP HCM Specialist for the reconciliation of processes and timelines
  • Support Total Rewards in the preparation of the Compensation Report and the subsequent proxy advisor analysis 
  • Support of Total Rewards in the annual general assembly invitations
  • Handle Top Executives contracts in Switzerland 
  • Consult HR BPs and Business on compensation topics
  • Support in the evaluation of new positions including compensation simulations
  • Support the implementation and maintenance of the salary bands 
  • Respond to requests for benchmarking 
  • Support the development, implementation and administration of our local compensation and benefit initiatives
  • Responsible for the Employee Benefits in Switzerland and its further development 

Your profile

  • University degree in Business Administration or comparable education and additionally further certification and/or certification related to Compensation and Benefits
  • 3-4 years of work experience in a compensation & benefits role in a complex and dynamic, corporate and international environment 
  • Excellent conceptual and analytical skills and the ability to define suitable action plans
  • Proactive team player with a precise working style
  • Result and client orientation
  • Ability to communicate across all levels of the organization with high integrity
  • Very good German and English skills, both written and spoken
  • Excellent MS-Office skills (especially in Excel) 
  • Experience in SuccessFactors and SAP are highly preferred 

Our offer

We can offer you a new challenge, with interesting tasks and much more - including an open corporate culture, flat hierarchies, support for further training and development, opportunities to take on responsibility, an excellent range of foods, sports and cultural facilities, attractive employment conditions, and flexible working time models in various roles. Employment level: 100%.

Daryl Alther, Manager Talent Acquisition, is looking forward to receiving your complete application (CV, references and certificates) via our online job application platform.

For this vacancy only direct applications will be considered. 

Sonova AG
Laubisrütistrasse 28
CH-8712 Stäfa
+41 58 928 01 01