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Human Capital Compensation lead - PwC

Location: Amsterdam
Employment: Full-time
The Compensation Lead at PwC is responsible for all compensation policies, communications, processes and technologies.

Job Description & Summary

Are you an energetic and driven professional with in-depth knowledge and experience related to Compensation? Do you want to be part of an enthusiastic Human Capital team that brings the best people experience to all PwC staff? Do you want to really have a personal impact on our organisation?

Then quickly apply for the position of Human Capital Compensation Lead at the Human Capital department of PwC! 

This is what you will do

The Compensation Lead at PwC is responsible for all compensation policies, communications, processes and technologies. You will be taking the lead in budget processes, forecasting, benchmarking and optimising compensation processes for all relevant internal and external stakeholders, like our works council, audit entities, HR Advice, Workday Support and the Line of Service Boards. Also, you will drive continuous improvements for everybody at PwC who plays a role in our Compensation landscape.  

As the Compensation Lead you will work closely with the Benefits Lead to ensure PwC compensation and benefits programs are competitive and in line with business and HR strategies.  

This is a hands-on role that requires proactiveness, attention to detail, analytics, administration capabilities and an in-depth knowledge of all compensation related topics.  

Here are some more examples of what will part of your daily life at PwC as Compensation Lead:

  • Drive the Compensation agenda with your vision based on your experience in  the Compensation area;

  • Develop and maintain a fair and competitive total compensation package that is in line with PwC’s strategy, values and business goals;

  • Lead compensation processes and activities in case of acquisitions and mergers; 

  • Be a trusted advisor for the HC Leadership and Board;

  • Coordinate and manage the compensation cycles and processes including relevant technologies like Workday;

  • Drive optimisation of technologies together with local and Global teams;

  • Provide analysis including KPIs as input for discussions with stakeholders about the organisation's compensation models and outcomes;

  • Manage communications related to compensation; 

  • Prepare and report on internal and external benchmarking activities and relevant analysis; 

  • Ensure equal pay outcomes;

  • Work closely with the Talent Acquisition Team and the Benefits Lead to ensure attractive proposals can be offered to the candidates; 

  • Drive awareness of Compensation programs to offer transparency to our staff. 

Who are you?

You are able to communicate with ease in both Dutch and English and are able to adjust your communication style to the wide variety of internal & external stakeholders you work with. 

You are well versed in (People & Analytics) technology and you have experience with Excel, Power BI, Alteryx, Workday or comparable tools. You easily adopt new technology and are able to translate  business needs to functioning solutions. You have a pragmatic, structured approach to your work and have experience with leading & managing projects. 

You have at least 4 years of experience working in a complex compensation landscape in a large organisation.  

This is what we offer you

We believe in the power of an inclusive culture and we want everyone to feel free to be themselves. We offer access to a PwC global network, where you can exchange knowledge, ideas and questions with experienced Compensation professionals. It is an inspiring and challenging environment where we continuously aim high and work together to get there. 

A suitable salary, bonus scheme and expense allowance package are part of the total reward package and we will supply you with a laptop and iPhone. In addition we also offer you:

  • Hybrid working; flexibility in your work scheme, partially at the office and from home;

  • The tools you need to have a proper home office, for example an ergonomic chair, desk or second screen and internet/ working from home allowances;

  • A well-being budget (€ 1,000 annually to spend on your health, for example on mindfulness, sport, lifestyle coaching, wellness);

  • Numerous training sessions and courses that contribute to your personal and professional development;

  • Company car or mobility budget;

  • 32 holiday days per year; 

  • Additional pension scheme (as from 40 years);

  • The possibility, in addition to the regular activities, to contribute to Corporate Sustainability projects, various networks, diversity initiatives, innovation initiatives;

  • Regular informal social events. 

Getting started at PwC

Does this sound like the opportunity you are looking for? Then share your CV and a cover letter explaining why you’re applying and why you’re the right person for this position. Click on the red button and apply immediately!

After we’ve received your application: 

  • You’ll immediately receive confirmation in your inbox;

  • We’ll contact you within one week for a short introductory meeting;

  • If everyone is enthusiastic, we’ll schedule an online assessment. Depending on your score, you will receive an invitation for an initial interview. We will keep you updated on the process continuously.


Information and application:


Please send your application for Human Capital Compensation lead at PwC in Amsterdam including your CV and a cover letter via our website.

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Job posted
01 maart 2023
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More information:

If you would like more detailed information about the position Human Capital Compensation Lead at PwC, don't hesitate to contact us. Lizzy Vanlandeghem will be happy to help you by phone, e-mail or WhatsApp. 

Lizzy Vanlandeghem
m. +31 (0)6 39 87 30 95

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