Compensation and Benefits Specialist (M/F/D)

Full-time | 40 hours per week | Vienna Headquarters, Austria


FOUR PAWS is the global animal welfare organisation for animals under direct human influence, which reveals suffering, rescues animals in need and protects them. Find out more about our sustainable campaigns and projects on

Would you like to contribute to something meaningful and work with us along our mission? This is your chance. We are looking for dedicated people to enrich our team.

Your contribution will be

  • Participating in the establishment of the new Compensation and Benefits (C&B) framework
  • Contributing to FOUR PAWS on a global scale to benefits and reward strategies by supporting the development and implementation of new projects, processes and tools
  • Alerting on possible C&B policy and process issues and escalating them appropriately
  • Preparing for research and negotiations of new C&B contracts with vendors and monitoring delivery scopes
  • Creating and maintaining the C&B knowledge database by collecting, analyzing, checking and preparing data
  • Being responsible for coordinating market developments, best practices, innovative opportunities in C&B
  • Supporting the knowledge exchange within the community of HR practice by contributing to the global HR expertise, its communication concept and tools


Your profile ideally illustrates

  • Several years of experience in an HR role, ideally in the area of compensation and benefits/rewarding
  • Preferably Bachelor degree in relevant field, including courses in HR management
  • Excellent English skills
  • Professional experience working with Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and ideally also HR systems (HRIS)
  • People-oriented with exceptional communication skills, and a demonstrated ability to connect effectively with others all over the world
  • Willingness to travel occasionally
  • Great affinity to animal welfare and FOUR PAWS vision and mission


Our offer includes

  • The opportunity to truly contribute to global animal welfare
  • An eLearning onboarding platform
  • Wiener Linien annual ticket/partial contribution to Klima Ticket, and pension fund after probationary period
  • Flexible working times with the option of partial remote work
  • 25 days of annual leave (in addition to national holidays)
  • Extra family days at the end of the year
  • Celebration of small and big successes throughout your journey with your team
  • A minimum gross salary of EUR 42,000 per year (full-time base, consisting of 14 payments), negotiable depending on higher than required qualifications, skills and professional experience relevant for the position


FOUR PAWS works towards a world filled with respect, empathy and understanding for animals and believes in the same values for people: we strongly encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds and lived experiences to apply as we welcome everyone who wants to support our mission. Please contact if you require assistance applying to this position.

All interested individuals are invited to submit their applications for the position. Please note that in compliance with applicable laws and regulations, having a valid work permit for the respective country or being eligible to obtain one is a requirement for this position prior to commencing employment.

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Charles-Adrien Edouard Fourmi, Compensation and Benefits Specialist

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