Director, Performance & Compensation

Created: 22-06-2020

Deadline: 20-07-2020

Category: HR

Location: Copenhagen, Denmark

As Director of Performance & Compensation you will develop and implement the strategic direction on Performance, Salary, STIP (and alternative) and Cash reward policies. You will also ensure an effective deployment of all reward policies and an effective representation of local business needs in global policies. 

Develop and implement strategic direction and ensure effective deployment of reward policies
As Director of Performance & Compensation, you will work with both policy and partnering:


  • Develop and deploy Salary benchmarking Policy (including job matching and job evaluation where relevant)
  • Own the relationship with the main survey providers
  • Develop and deploy Performance related policies and Incentives Policy (including STIP, Sales Incentives, Factory Bonus and Recognition) and provide guidance to People Technology on the maintaining an inventory of global compensation practices
  • Support Local HR (ultimately SSC with global policy delivery via HRIT) in delivering key compensation policies including Annual Salary Review and STIP



  • Designated total reward partner for the HR teams in your geographies supported (c. 33-50% global non production) population, including providing training and case management support as required
  • Annual C&B review for geographies supported – including salary budgeting recommendations
  • Represent needs of geographies supported to the other team members responsible for other global performance and reward policies (e.g. benefits)
  • Provide indirect leadership from a Performance & Reward expertise standpoint to the P&R team members in the supported geographies


Team player with the ability to define, drive and deliver projects
To succeed as Director of Performance & Compensation, we imagine that you have strong financial acumen and analytical skills. You are a team player with the ability to collaborate cross-functionally and -culturally. Your drive to create personal success in a global, corporate environment is high and you have the ability to define, drive and deliver projects, as both project manager or contributor.

Furthermore, we hope to see that you have:

  • A degree within Economics, Business, Finance, Statistics, Human Resources, Psychology or similar
  • Minimum 5 years within the field of performance management, compensation and benefits, including some exposure to people policy setting in a global context
  • Experience with performance management in global projects
  • Experience from global retail, design fashion or FMCG industry
  • Experience with stakeholder management to provide expertise leadership to a globally networked team


Your new team
Pandora is a company with a big heart that takes great pride in treating our people well. You will be part of an exciting business area and work in an international hub of can-do spirited, passionate and performance-driven people.


Did we get your attention?
We hope you got all your questions answered and feel confident applying for this position, however if you have more questions regarding the position, please contact:

Jenna Allen
Recruiter, Global Office HR

If you see yourself in the position and would like to become a part of Pandora’s future PLEASE CLICK HERE TO APPLY. We look forward to hearing from you!

We process applications on a continuous basis, which is why we encourage you to send your application as soon as possible. You can also read more about Pandora on our corporate site


Icing on the cake
You will be working out of our beautiful Head Office in Copenhagen V, established in 2016 and designed to unite and inspire our teams. Besides our beautiful interior design we are also proud of our LEED Gold Certification for Energy and Environmental Design. This means that we use as few natural resources as possible and that we use them with respect. The result is a professional and dynamic space that is unique, comfortable and inspirational – and delivers a true Pandora experience to anyone who works here or comes to visit.


About Pandora
Pandora designs, manufactures and markets hand-finished jewellery made from high-quality materials at affordable prices. Pandora jewellery is sold in more than 100 countries through 7,400 points of sale, including more than 2,700 concept stores.

Headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark, Pandora employs 28,000 people worldwide and crafts its jewellery at two LEED certified facilities in Thailand using mainly recycled silver and gold. The company plans to be carbon neutral by 2025 and has joined the Science Based Targets initiative to reduce emissions across its full value chain. Pandora is listed on the Nasdaq Copenhagen stock exchange and generated sales of DKK 21.9 billion (EUR 2.9 billion) in 2019.