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Performance & Total Rewards Senior Advisor EMEA

Date: Jun 26, 2022

Location: Dublin, D, IE, D24

Company: Glanbia

Glanbia plc

Performance & Total Rewards Senior Advisor EMEA


An opportunity has arisen in Glanbia for a Performance & Total Rewards Senior Advisor UK & Ireland to join our team on a permanent basis. This role will report directly to the Performance and Total Rewards Services Manager 


Glanbia - Our Business

Glanbia is a global nutrition company and the global leader in the performance nutrition industry with a portfolio of performance and lifestyle nutrition brands. As a nutritional solutions provider in the B2B arena, we commercialise specialty nutritional, functional ingredients and precision premixes to meet our customer needs. Glanbia’s growth has been achieved both organically and via targeted M&A to scale positions and build into adjacencies in attractive segments aligned with our purpose.

  • B2C: each of our own brands has its own consumer appeal. We are the #1 global sports nutrition brand with a growing presence in lifestyle nutrition.
  • B2B: our portfolio of both nutritional ingredients and cheese products gives us strong market reach and customer relevance. We work closely with our customers to develop products that exceed their expectations.
  • D2C: our digital platforms enhance engagement with our consumers at multiple touch points throughout their purchasing decision journey. We will continue to connect with consumers through creative excellence and new digital layers of services. 

Employing over 6,000 people across 32 countries, our products are sold or distributed in over 100 countries with total Group revenue of €4.2bn. We have three segments: Glanbia Performance Nutrition, Glanbia Nutritionals and Joint Ventures & Associates. Our shares are listed on the Irish and London Stock Exchanges (symbol: GLB).


The role

The Performance & Total Rewards Senior Advisor will drive process excellence across multiple compensation and benefits processes and will provide critical support to the OE, Performance and Reward COE to ensure employees are compensated in alignment with Glanbia’s talent strategy.

This role will utilize industry leading, cloud-based tools such as SuccessFactors and PayFactors to provide compensation related services such as job evaluations, compensation surveys, annual merit and incentives processing, etc. to the COE and the entire employee population.



The base location of the role will be in either of our offices in Dublin (Citywest) or Kilkenny, with hybrid working arrangements available through our Smart working model which allows you a greater choice in how you work and live, giving you a better work-life balance.


Key elements of the role:

  • Provide subject matter expert support in the People Success Organization (PSO) for performance and reward administration queries
  • Resolve queries from employees on all aspects of Performance and Reward including the interpretation of benefits plans, reward program eligibility, covered services and exclusions
  • Complete administrative activities to support our people leaders, HRBP community and the Performance & Reward COE in delivering the annual merit and incentive processes in SuccessFactors
  • Support the administration of our annual LTIP scheme collaborating closely with the Performance & Reward PSO Manager, Company Secretariat and the Performance & Reward COE
  • First point of contact in escalation process for all UK & Ireland performance, reward and benefits queries
  • Provide training and mentoring of advisor role(s) within the performance and reward PSO team
  • Provide ad hoc support and coverage for specialist role(s) within the performance and reward PSO team as required
  • Collate data and draft salary survey files for review by the COE
  • Complete recurring data uploads in PayFactors and utilize the tool to pull together baseline benchmarking recommendations for review & validation by the COE
  • Process invoices for compensation & benefits vendors
  • Work with third party vendors or local stakeholders to administer recognition programs


Experience/ Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant discipline
  • 4+ years of experience in a similar role
  • Knowledge of HRIS systems, preferably Success Factors
  • HR professional with previous experience administering total reward programs required
  • Strong understanding of Total Rewards administrative processes
  • Financial acumen
  • Strong communication skills and ability to interact with employees across different organisational levels and business functions
  • Spoken and written fluency in English required
  • Strong communication skills and listening skills
  • Strong execution, and timely and thorough follow-through and follow-up of tasks
  • Must be a team player and work well with others
  • Ability to work on multiple assignments simultaneously in a fast-paced environment
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently
  • Problem solving skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to identify and recommend opportunities for process improvement and efficiencies
  • Ability to maintain a strict level of confidentiality and exercise extreme discretion and sound judgement

At Glanbia, we celebrate diversity, because we know that our individual strengths make us stronger together. We welcome and encourage interest from a wide variety of candidates, and we will give your application consideration, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, or disability status. 


At Glanbia our culture will celebrate individuality, knowing that together we are more.