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Grading Program Specialist

Job Location: ​Luxembourg

Company description

Ferrero is a family-owned company with a truly progressive and global outlook and iconic brands such as Nutella®, Tic Tac®, Ferrero Rocher®, Raffaello®, Kinder Bueno® and Kinder Surprise®. As the love for our brands continues to grow, so too does our global reach. Represented in 55 countries, with products sold in more than 170, the Ferrero Group is loved by generations around the world. The secret to our global success? Nearly 35,000 dedicated employees who celebrate care and quality to craft a business, careers and brands we are proud of. Join us, and you could be one of them. 

Diversity Statement

Ferrero is committed to building a diverse and inclusive culture in which all employees feel welcomed and appreciated and have the same opportunities. We believe all of our people are equally talented in their own way. In nurturing the curiosity and natural abilities of our employees, we provide them, generation after generation, the means to succeed personally and professionally, enabling them to craft their journey at Ferrero. The diversity of our talents is what makes our work environment multicultural, innovative and highly rewarding.

About the Role:

For our Ferrero Headquarters in Luxembourg, we are currently looking for a Grading Program Specialist to coordinate Job Evaluation activities at Group level, develop Ferrero internal ad-hoc benchmark analyses and manage and improve Job Evaluation IT systems.

Main Responsibilities:


You will support Job Evaluation activities management at Group level in terms of process activation, internal / external stakeholders’ engagement, information collection & understanding, sessions preparation & evaluations finalization.
Guarantee consistency between information collected & rationales underlying the drafted evaluations, align with Group/ local HR functions to facilitate Group Job Evaluation guidelines understanding & implementation. 
As a Grading Program Specialist, you will also support external/ internal stakeholders to assess, develop & customize innovative Job Evaluation approaches/ tools to be applied in Ferrero according to the different solutions available on the market and promote improvement initiatives to increase Job Evaluation process effectiveness & minimize areas of complexity.


Identify, collect & structure the most relevant qualitative/ quantitative KPIs driving Job Evaluation results & rationales and oversee cross-geography/ function Job Evaluation calibration at Group level to ensure mutual harmonization & overall consistency from an internal benchmark point of view.
You will evaluate Job Evaluation proposal scenarios to identify arising misalignments/ inconsistencies, flagging out potential areas of attention or deep dives needed. 
Part of your activities will be also to consolidate ad-hoc dashboards & reports to be used for mapping, analysis & simulation purposes and to design & develop Job Evaluation reports to drive & facilitate sharing/ communication sessions.


As a Grading Program Specialist your responsibility is to ensure that Job Evaluation IT systems are correctly updated in terms of grading details, rationales & relevant KPIs and to monitor that data availability & systems are correctly functioning. You will communicate arising technical issues to the appointed escalation IT support referents (external/ internal). 
You will promote a continuous improvement mindset towards Ferrero IT streamlining initiatives linked to Job Evaluation and supervise transparency & accuracy levels for the Job Evaluation information stored in the IT systems in compliance with the required level of confidentiality.

Who we are looking for:


You have a Master’s degree in Business, Economics, Engineering or Data Analytics and at least 3-4 years of experience in HR, C&B, O&I, HRIS or Program Management in multinational companies with matrix organization.
You have experience in data analysis, data management and data visualization. If you are also familiar with process improvement and management, is a plus.
In addition, you have basic knowledge of rewards, knowledge of grading methodology (KFHG, Mercer, WTW) is an advantage.  
Teamwork, business acumen and project management skills are relevant for this role. 
Communication and presentation skills as well as emotional and social intelligence are required to build an effective business relationship and to properly manage relevant stakeholders.

IT skills

You have good knowledge in MS Office (Excel in particular) and have already gained knowledge in SAP HR


You are fluent in English. Any other language is an advantage.

How to be successful in the role and at Ferrero:

Consumers, quality and care are at the heart of everything we do. So, to be successful at Ferrero, you’ll need to be just as consumer and product centric as we are - dedicated to crafting brilliant results for consumers around the world. 

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