Compensation & Benefit Manager (f/m/d)

at subsidary IONOS SE in Karlsruhe
Full-time | Permanent | Professionals
Reference ID: I-233


About us

IONOS is the leading European digitalization partner for small and medium-sized businesses (SMB). The company serves around six million customers and operates across 18 markets in Europe and North America, with its services being accessible worldwide. With its Web Presence & Productivity portfolio, IONOS acts as a 'one-stop shop' for all digitalization needs: from domains and web hosting to classic website builders and do-it-yourself solutions, from e-commerce to online marketing tools. In addition, the company offers Cloud Solutions to enterprises who are looking to move to the cloud as their businesses evolve.   


Our HR team is passionately dedicated to the foundation of our corporate success: our employees. To continue on this successful path, we are looking for a Compensation & Benefits Specialist who will work on central compensation topics together with relevant HR partners. Join our HR team and shape the future of HR with us!

  • Responsibility for all matters concerning Compensation & Benefits for the IONOS Group and advising executives and HR business partners.
  • Managing Compensation & Benefits projects, benchmark analyses, job gradings, and job catalogs for the various brands and companies within the IONOS Group.
  • Planning and implementing a modern Compensation & Benefits strategy in close coordination with the international HR colleagues from different countries.
  • Analyzing and evolving compensation and bonus systems for the IONOS Group.
  • Good knowledge of various providers for salary benchmarks and position evaluations.
  • Preparing analyses and reports on relevant Compensation & Benefits key figures and deriving improvement measures.
  • Managing collaboration with the IONOS board as well as all responsible HR functions, the group holding company, and external stakeholders (payroll service providers, auditors, etc.).


  • Successful completion of studies (Human Resources, Business Administration, Finance) or a comparable education in the field of Compensation & Benefits, Personnel, or Controlling.
  • Solid professional experience in Compensation & Benefits or Finance/Controlling, preferably in an international environment.
  • Good communication and presentation skills, as well as stakeholder management.
  • Knowledge of contemporary compensation models and systems, as well as current trends.
  • Proficiency in MS Office, Google Suite, SAP HCM is desirable.
  • Hands-on mentality and independent work ethic.
  • Fluency in English and German, both spoken and written.


  • Hybrid working model with home office option.
  • Flexible working hours through trust-based working hours.
  • At some locations a subsidized canteen and various free drinks.
  • Modern office space with very good transport connections.
  • Various employee discounts for activities and products.
  • Employee events such as summer and winter parties, as well as workshops.
  • Numerous training and development opportunities.
  • Various health offers, such as sports and health courses.

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Recruiting Team IONOS

Hinterm Hauptbahnhof 3-5
D-76137 Karlsruhe