Compensation and Benefits Manager

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Amsterdam, Netherlands
sennder Amsterdam
sennder HQ Berlin
April 12, 2024

sennder is Europe’s leading digital freight forwarder. In a traditional industry, we are moving fast to digitize and automate all road logistics processes. We move trucks with courage and the power of data to unlock endless and sustainable capacity at exceptional quality. Get to know us better by reviewing our "About Us" presentation.

We are a growing team looking for a Compensation & Benefits Manager in the People department to help us on our journey to revolutionize road freight logistics. The role is located in our Berlin office.


As a Compensation & Benefits Manager you’ll work on interesting responsibilities on the broad rewards spectrum including job architecture design, benchmarking, support on our salary cycle and sales incentives for our eight sennder countries. You’ll collaborate closely with colleagues of the People team, both centrally as well as in the regions. You will also be working closely and directly with the business and for instance the finance team. This role reports into the Compensation & Benefits Manager.


  • 5+ years of experience in a compensation & benefits or rewards, preferably with a global or Germany focus
  • Someone that is highly analytical, loves to crunch numbers, and sees opportunities to automate processes
  • (Some) experience in job grading and benchmarking, preferably with KornFerryHay
  • Someone that is eager to learn, can prioritize and willing to adapt to the dynamic pace of sennder
  • Ability to work in a dynamic work environment and a desire to work on strategic projects and daily execution


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At sennder, we want to maximize the individual potential of all employees and reinforce an inclusive culture and environment of continuous learning that empowers people to succeed as a team. In addition to humility, we value commitment, team spirit and respect to build fruitful collaboration across teams. Learn more about who we are on our career site.

  • Fast growth scale-up with an international team of 1000+ people, 74+ nationalities spread across 11 European offices. With English as our common language, we are able to work together.
  • Learning and development on the job and with the support of a bi-annual review process, learning allowance, high potential programs, sennder onboarding academy, and internal trainings.
  • Various opportunities to connect with colleagues through regular team events and company get-togethers such as our highly anticipated sennder Summer Camp.
  • Prioritize employee engagement and mental well-being by fostering a supportive environment through the Likeminded platform and conducting regular employee satisfaction surveys.
  • Hybrid work model where you seamlessly merge virtual productivity and in-office collaboration with your colleagues.
  • Commuter allowance to assist employees with their daily travel expenses and a one-time home office benefit to ensure that you're properly equipped wherever you work.
  • Competitive compensation package including objective-based bonus, referral reward, and in some cases virtual option plan.

For the Berlin office we offer: newly designed office space, friends and family day, winter holiday party, weekly after work drinks, rooftop terrace, and moreVibrant offices complete with healthy snacks, focus zones, and social areas to connect with your colleagues. Click Inside sennder video for a virtual tour and better yet, hope to see you soon!

We value humility and we're as interested in your character as we are in your talent. Please apply, even if you feel you only meet part of our listed criteria. Diversity drives our innovation and we offer a collaborative, dynamic, and international work environment. Just be yourself. We are excited to meet you and for you to join us in shaping the future of the logistics industry in Europe.

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