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Global Head of Rewards

Berlin, Germany · People

Global Head of Total Rewards

As Global Head of Total Rewards, you’ll play a key role in leading the strategy, design and development of our reward offering on a global basis. You’ll work with the existing Reward Teams in Europe and Brazil and report to our Chief People Officer. This function will ensure that our approach to rewards is best-in-class to help us attract and retain top talent.

This is an incredible opportunity to be part of SumUp’s journey as we continue to grow and scale the business internationally, investing in the people who are at the heart of what we do.  You’ll be able to make actionable decisions that have a genuine impact on our ability to reward our employees fairly, directly impacting their happiness and motivation.  You’ll also have the opportunity to travel and work with various parts of our business, both in Europe and Latin America (when it’s safe to travel, of course). 

What you’ll do

  • Develop an effective and agile team structure

  • Review existing compensation, benefit, mobility and other total rewards structures and policies

  • Align with leadership on global expansion plans, in order to develop an effective and competitive strategy for compensation in new geographies

  • Partner with other People disciplines such as Talent Acquisition and People Partner teams to ensure strategic alignment

  • Effectively scale our culture as our organisation continues to grow

  • Set OKRs and hold the team accountable 

  • Create, socialise and execute Sumup’s Total Reward strategy

  • Implement tools, processes and programmes that support a fast-growing global organization

  • Proactively understand market trends and provide guidance to the People Team and business leaders on all matters relating to compensation, benefits and wellness

  • Enable data-driven decision making possible through the right tools

You’ll be great for this role if

  • You have experience in leading the reward function in a fast-growing global organisation.

  • You have an expert level understanding of all aspects of compensation. 

  • You have knowledge of reward-related tools.

  • You have strong data orientation.

  • You’ve got experience of working on a global team.

  • You possess a blend of strategic and tactical styles of working.

  • You’re passionate about solving business problems.

  • You’re a strong communicator and get results through influence.

  • You’ve got experience in designing and implementing wellness programmes.

  • You understand that an organisation’s culture is a key part of rewards and employee engagement.

Why you should join SumUp

We’re open to base this position in Berlin, Warsaw, Sofia, Copenhagen, Dublin or London. If you’re currently residing in any of these locations—or you’re willing to relocate to Berlin— we can make it work!

About SumUp

We believe in the everyday hero.

Small business owners are at the heart of all we do, so we're creating tools that help them run their businesses. With a founder’s mentality and a 'team-first’ attitude, our diverse teams across Europe, South America and the United States work together to ensure that the small business owners we partner with can be successful doing what they love. 

SumUp is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer that proudly pursues and hires a diverse workforce. SumUp does not make hiring or employment decisions on the basis of race, colour, religion or religious belief, ethnic or national origin, nationality, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age or any other basis protected by applicable laws or prohibited by company policy. SumUp also strives for a healthy and safe workplace and strictly prohibits harassment of any kind.

SumUp will not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate.