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  • Experience Required
    1 - 2 Years
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    • Date Posted
      September 28,2020
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    Head of Compensation and Benefits, EMEA

    Company Description

    Our Mission

    At Palo Alto Networks® everything starts and ends with our mission:

    Being the cybersecurity partner of choice, protecting our digital way of life.

    We have the vision of a world where each day is safer and more secure than the one before. These aren’t easy goals to accomplish – but we’re not here for easy. We’re here for better. We are a company built on the foundation of challenging and disrupting the way things are done, and we’re looking for innovators who are as committed to shaping the future of cybersecurity as we are.

    Job Description

    Your Career

    Palo Alto Networks has an amazing opportunity for a Head of Compensation and Benefits in EMEA to help enable the company’s rapid growth and lead the next evolution of our total rewards programs in the region as we move towards FLEXWORK. In this role, you’re responsible for developing and managing our compensation and benefits programs and policies, in the context of our global frameworks and philosophy. You’ll also be a key member of the company's global compensation and people functions.

    Your Impact

    • Advising leadership on program effectiveness as the EMEA compensation and benefits expert

    • Collaborating with EMEA People team to assess local needs, benchmark local practices, respond to employee and management inquiries pertinent to talent acquisition and engagement, conduct analysis, and deliver communications to enhance program understanding

    • Partnering with the Headquarters Compensation team to adopt and deliver consistent methodologies for analyses and communication of compensation programs, and evolve global and local policies and practices

    • Developing and maintaining guidelines and policy pertinent to local labor laws

    • Ensuring the effectiveness and alignment of the regional job architecture to the growth strategy

    • Collaborating with the International benefits team to evaluate the total reward program effectiveness and competitiveness

    • Supporting the EMEA talent acquisition team to ensure effective recruiting practices and alignment with the compensation philosophy and guidelines

    • Customizing and delivering total rewards program communications for stakeholders, including business leaders, managers, and People and Talent partners

    • Partnering with HQ on new country or entity set up by identifying local practices to profile applicable job roles, and ensure competitiveness, and managing the implementation

    • Researching and resolving employee inquiries and escalated issues


    Your Experience

    • Minimum of 12 years’ experience in design, analyses, socialization, and support of programs using base salary, short-and-long-term cash incentives, and equity applicable to a high-growth, high-tech organization, across EMEA

    • Project planning and execution for cross-functional initiatives

    • Sales employee compensation structure and practices

    • Policy development and process optimization

    • Local regulatory/statutory requirements for compensation and benefits

    • Acquisitions and program harmonization

    • Experience in a high technology company with rapid growth highly beneficial

    • Fluent in English with extraordinary presentation, written and spoken communication skills in English required

    • Other European languages are a bonus; i.e.: French, Spanish, German, and Dutch

    Additional Information

    The Team

    Our People team at Palo Alto Networks works throughout the organization to guessed it, people. We’re one team – driven to one mission statement. Each piece matters, and within the people team, you are focused on enabling our teams to resolve the world’s most challenging cybersecurity threats. You will be part of a growing, passionate, and dynamic team with an opportunity to work on challenging and exciting projects – centered on what we believe is one of the most significant mission statements in the world.

    Our Commitment

    We’re trailblazers that dream big, take risks, and challenge cybersecurity’s status quo. It’s simple: we can’t accomplish our mission without diverse teams innovating, together.

    We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations for all qualified individuals with a disability. If you require assistance or accommodation due to a disability or special need, please contact us at

    Palo Alto Networks is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity in our workplace, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or other legally protected characteristics.

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