Group Compensation Specialist

Job location:
Athens, Greece
Created moment:
January 1, 1970
Job reference:
REQ - 05860

The Company

The world leader in mineral-based specialty solutions for industry, with over 16,000 employees and over 200 sites worldwide, Imerys delivers high value-added, functional solutions to diversified set of industrial sectors, from processing industries to consumer goods. The Group draws on its knowledge of applications, technological expertise and its material science know-how to deliver solutions based on beneficiation of its mineral resources, synthetic minerals and formulations. These contribute essential properties to customers’ products and performance, including refractoriness, hardness, conductivity, opacity, durability, purity, lightness, filtration, absorption and repellency. Imerys is determined to develop responsibly, in particular by fostering the emergence of environmentally-friendly products and processes.

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The Position

Group Compensation Specialist

Job Summary

Role overview: A specialist responsible for implementing, analyzing and adapting Compensation programs to meet identified organization objectives and needs at Group, Business or Country level for specific topics. 

Reports To: Global Compensation Director - Group 
Direct reports: n/a

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Administer, direct, and review Imerys Long Term Incentive program, and interact with the corresponding providers (banking partner, legal/tax advisors),

  • Participate in the design, implementation, maintenance of the Group compensation Policy,

  • Participate in the development & maintenance of the Imerys Job Catalog,

  • Advise managers and HR partners on the salary treatment of employees,

  • Ensure efficient and effective implementation of HR processes within the Group HRIS system, as a Member of the Group Compensation & HRIS team

  • Coordinate and deploy annual salary and bonus reviews throughout the company, 

  • Analyze and monitor costs and competitive market trends in relation to Imerys Compensation programs,

  • Participate in the preparation, data collection and execution of compensation surveys, and interact with the corresponding providers,

  • Prepare employee communication and training materials.

Qualifications & Experience

  • 5+ years of experience in Compensation

  • Mastering Job evaluation/ grading – Long Term Incentive Schemes would be an asset

  • Proficient in English Language. Mastering another European language would be an asset

  • Proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint (both in Google and Microsoft suite) and in information systems

Skills & Person Specification

  • Analytical and synthesis skills, detail-oriented 

  • Excellent communication skills both orally and in writing among different cultures

  • Appetite for dealing with different topics and projects in parallel with planning and organization skills

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and to exercise discretion and professionalism with sensitive information

  • Ability to transfer knowledge to the HR community

  • Strong customer service orientation, ability to work collaboratively and interface with all levels within the organization

  • Continuous improvement mindset against the type and quality of services of the Compensation Team

  • Ability to efficiently work with HRs located in multiple time zones

  • Embrace Imerys Diversity & Inclusion ambition and commitments

Position Type

Full time



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