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    Reward Director Tea Company

    Reward director- Tea Company

    Work Location: Netherlands, Rotterdam

    Job type: Full-time but open toward flexible Solutions

    About the Tea Business

    Unilever is proud of its Tea business, the biggest in the world, with world class purpose driven brands such as Lipton, PG tips and Pukka.

    Recently, Unilever decided to separate the Tea business to ensure it can best achieve its potential. Unilever is currently reviewing several options for separation, including a demerger, an initial public offering, a disposal or through partnership models. The process is expected to conclude by the end of 2021. The Tea businesses in India and Indonesia, and the partnership interests in the ready-to-drink Tea joint ventures will be retained.

    The balance of the Tea brands and geographies and all Tea estates, with generated revenues of €2 billion in 2019, is growing and profitable with proven potential both pre- and post-COVID-19. As a standalone entity, the Tea company remains number one in the world and is even better positioned to lead the industry and take full advantage of the opportunities in the category, with more focus and entrepreneurship driving greater growth and value.

    The current vision for the Tea company is to champion a tastier, healthier, more sustainable world of plant-based drinking. Purposeful thinking will be the core anchor of the business, its brands as well as its culture, and enables simple and agile decision making, supports an entrepreneurial mindset and is driven by passion for our consumers.

    As we move through this journey towards separation, we are seeking employees with a passion for exciting entrepreneurial experiences, who want to pursue unique career opportunities and have a desire to be an integral part in building the bright future of this plant-based company.

    Your Role:

    As Reward director, you will act as a leader of the HR Reward function within

    the HR leadership team. Through strong and professional thoughtful leadership, you will provide

    a strategic oversight to the development of overall Reward strategy to enable TeaCo strategy.

    Your Key Tasks:


    • You will be responsible of developing and implementing compensation and benefits plans that are competitive, flexible, and cost effective – living and underlining the TeaCo culture.

    • Conduct regular benchmarking and market related pay research when necessary to enable the TeaCo to remain fare, competitive, and attractive.

    • Lead analytic capabilities, including financial modelling tools, to provide the necessary information to Company leadership to facilitate policy decision-making relative to compensation and benefits.


    • You will work to determine policy and approaches the “People agenda” that align and define the way the business values its people and drives a culture of performance.


    • Oversee and direct the execution of compensation policies and practices related to job evaluation, salary increases and incentives, use of wage and salary surveys, and other elements of compensation program administration.

    Internal and External Relationships:

    • In this role you will work closely with third party vendors and brokers across a broad range of benefits in multiple countries.

    • The role is responsible for the executive remuneration scheme for the sr. Leadership positions and for the global mobility policies in line with the talent strategy.

    • Direct the global HR network to ensure local alignment (e.g. legal) with global compensation and benefits plans and execution of policies.

    • Leading a team of 3 direct reports (Reward manager, Benefits / pensions manager, Policy & support)

    Key Interfaces:

    • Global scope – full TeaCo

    • Part of the HR Leadership Team.

    • Report directly to the Chief HR officer

    • Working with other exec members, incl. CFO and CEO

    • Working with global partners on reward / benefit policies, benchmarks

    Required Knowledge and Experiences:

    • You have min. 10- 15 years plus of HR experience with a special focus on both employee compensation and benefits concepts.

    • Experience of working at a senior HR level in a global complex organization.

    • Track record of delivering innovative and effective approaches to compensation and benefit issues.

    • Experience of managing third party providers across a range of benefits including Pensions.

    • Demonstrable experience of leading the development and the implementing of successful global solutions on total rewards that drive business performance, flexibility and value.

    • Understanding and interpretation of Labour legislation (collective industrial agreements)

    • Knowledge of managing resources, both people and financial.

    • Good understanding of working in a multicultural environment and the ability to demonstrate a dedication to the promotion of fairness and equality.

    Required Skills:

    • Language requirement: English

    • Project management

    • Strong communication skills and

    • Driven, results oriented, resilient, resourceful

    • Adaptable, flexible, leadership skills

    • Collaborative, team player, and a relationship builder

    • High energy and positive, collaborative approach

    Excited about the Role?

    Please apply online and submit both your CV and your Cover letter. Your application will be reviewed against our requirements and we will be in touch to provide you with an update on the status of your application.

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