Compensation & Benefits Manager (m/f/d)






The Group Compensation & Benefits Manager participates in the design, implementation, calibration and follow-up of RTL Group’s compensation and incentive schemes operated throughout the Group and ensures HR Controlling and Reporting activities.


Your challenge:


  • You analyse and structure the compensation and benefits data and information related to the Group top executives and prepare relevant documentations and presentations.
  • You contribute to the design and implementation of new incentive schemes.
  • You provide advice to RTL Group’s top management in calibrating short-term and long-term bonus targets and you participate in the computation and validation of bonus pay-outs.
  • You ensure and coordinate quarterly/annual HR reporting activities at Group level (headcounts, demographics, etc).
  • You ensure HR Controlling activities (review and analysis of the Group’s personnel costs, computation of incentive schemes’ pay-out accruals for the quarterly closings).
  • You contribute to the preparation of the Group’s Nomination and Compensation Committee (NCC) meetings, and of the NCCs at Business Unit level.
  • You participate, in the context of M&A transactions to workstreams related to HR Compensation & Benefits aspects.



Your Profile:


  • At least 5 years of experience in Compensation & Benefits, ideally in an international corporate setting or a major consulting firm specialised in this field.
  • You have a relevant university degree (Business Administration, Finance and/or Human Resources). 
  • You have excellent analytical abilities and enjoy performing calculations and statistics.
  • You are proficient in financial analysis, and have basic notions of Accounting; notions in Corporate Finance are a plus.
  • You are accurate and meticulous, and you are result-oriented.
  • You are perfectly fluent in English (CEFR level, C2). Strong knowledge of German and/or French will be an advantage.
  • You are a good team player and enjoy working in a multicultural environment. 
  • You are proficient in MS Office, especially Excel, and have worked with database and reporting systems (such as SAP BOFC and SuccessFactors).




RTL Group is a leader across broadcast, content and digital, with interests in 67 television channels, eight video-on-demand platforms and 30 radio stations. RTL Group also produces content throughout the world and owns several rapidly growing digital video businesses. The television portfolio of Europe’s largest broadcaster in-cludes RTL Television in Germany, M6 in France, the RTL channels in the Netherlands, Bel-gium, Luxembourg, Croatia, Hungary and Antena 3 in Spain. RTL Group’s families of TV channels are either the number one or number two in eight European countries. The Group’s flagship radio station is RTL in France, and it also owns or has interests in oth-er stations in France, Germany, Belgium, Spain and Luxembourg. RTL Group’s con-tent business, Fremantle, is one of the world’s largest creators, producers and distribu-tors of scripted and unscripted content. Fremantle has an international network of production teams, companies and labels in over 30 countries, producing over 12,700 hours of original programming and distributing over 20,000 hours of content worldwide. Combining the stream-ing-services of its broadcasters (such as TV Now, 6play, Videoland), the digital video busi-nesses BroadbandTV, Divimove, United Screens and Fremantle’s more than 300 YouTube channels, RTL Group has become the leading European media company in online video. RTL Group also owns the ad-tech businesses Smartclip and SpotX. RTL AdConnect is RTL Group’s international sales house.  Bertelsmann is the majority shareholder of RTL Group with 75.1 per cent. RTL Group is listed on the Luxembourg and Frankfurt stock exchanges and in the MDax stock index. For more information, please visit 
RTL Group – Entertain. Inform. Engage. 



Company: RTL Group GmbH 

Country: Germany 

State/Region: Nordrhein-Westfalen 

City: Cologne 

Postal Code: 50679 

Job ID: 64302


Cologne, NW, DE, 50679

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