Senior Compensation and Benefits Specialist

About Klarna

Klarna was founded in Stockholm, Sweden in 2005. Since then we've changed the banking industry forever. And now we're creating the world's smoothest shopping experience. We serve over 90 million consumers worldwide, and partner with 250,000 merchants – with a new merchant joining us every 8 minutes. Including some of the world's leading brands, such as H&M, ASOS, IKEA, Adidas, Samsung and Lufthansa. Our offices are spread over 17 different markets, hosted by 4000+ employees from 100+ nationalities.

Who you are 

We are looking for a senior compensation and benefits specialist located in Stockholm or Berlin. You would be responsible for setting Klarna's global reward policy and structure as well as executing it. You will be in charge of the yearly compensation processes, benefit programs and local customizations to account for cultural and market differences. Your responsibilities include key compensation initiatives such as compensation strategy re-design and implementation, market benchmarking, job architecture and salary surveys to name a few.

You see problems as opportunities and take the initiative to make changes and improvements. You are passionate about your job and enjoy a fast paced international working environment. You will play an important role in taking Klarna to the next level - thus, you should desire to go above and beyond to deliver and grow as an individual. Our working language is in English, so we welcome applicants from all over the world.

What we offer you

This position falls within our Org Development competence. Org development is all about enabling the organization’s people and leadership capabilities to drive productivity and performance. Using our expertise about people, organizational behavior and motivation, we analyze how people, teams, or whole parts of the organization can be optimized to achieve results. We have a deep understanding of how the organization operates and continually identify new challenges and design tools and solutions to meet them. We link the people with the numbers in order to drive performance and support a world-leading business to further success.

What we promise you is a fast pace, challenging problems, and collaboration with many brilliant colleagues. Be ready for change, be ready to learn and be ready to challenge an organization to excel. Read more about our Leadership Principles here.

As your career progresses, you’ll find yourself developing expertise in these areas:

  • An understanding of people, including their motivations, behaviors and what drives performance.
  • Design and implementation of relevant structures, processes and tech solutions to smoothen the employee experience.
  • A strong business mindset to always generate value for Klarna.
  • Analytical and data-driven decision-making and change management. 
  • Effective communication, tailoring content to the right audience, gaining influence and driving change.

You should have:

  • A degree from a university. We don’t require any specific subject but Business, Science, Legal or Technology is a plus.
  • Applicable work experience (at least 4+ years).
  • Working proficiency and communication skills in verbal and written English.
Please Note: We are unable to offer any relocation support for this position. However, we will gladly assist with work visa applications where required.

Klarna is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees and candidates. Please refrain from including your picture and age with your application.