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Reward Manager - Thailand

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Human Resources
Bangkok, Bangkok;
Bangkok, TH
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Position: Reward Manager - Thailand

Reports to: Head of Reward - SEA & Indonesia

Scope: The Reward Manager, Thailand plays a crucial role in designing, implementing, and managing the compensation and benefits programs for employees within Unilever Thailand. This role ensures that the company's reward strategies are competitive, aligned with business goals, and compliant with local regulations.

Location: Unilever House, Thailand


1) Business partnering on reward strategy and initiatives.

  • Provide primary interface for HRBP and key providers (People Experience HR, country HR, regional HR, and Leadership teams) on all compensation and benefits-related matters.

  • Provide necessary advisory expertise on reward principles for Collective Bargaining Agreement negotiations, balancing local specifics with global guidelines.

  • Design country reward roadmap and recommend country reward strategy and initiatives.

2) Benefit Policy formulation, review, and implementation (which includes Pension / Retirement plans)

  • Works closely with procurement and in-house medical consultant on all medical and insurance related benefits.

  • Manage execution and on-going policies benefit plans in Thailand (i.e., Flex Benefit, Provident Fund).

3) To conduct and lead market intelligence analysis through salary benchmarking.

  • Manage external provider, i.e., Mercer, Korn Ferry Hay Group, Willis Towers Watson, etc.

  • Understand organization structure and roles.

  • Conduct accurate job mapping / matching for input in survey data collection.

  • Update / review cost to company overheads.

  • Prepare salary projection template.

  • Prepare and propose new pay scales and salary increase budget ranges.

4) To advise HRBPs on job evaluation exercise while ensuring internal equity across BUs

  • Role expansion

  • Promotion

  • Organization structure

5) Complete reward management pay review cycle and reward differentiation.

  • Lead and implement Pay Review process.

  • Ensure data within Annual Pay Review is validated with each business.

  • Working closely with HRBPs and ensure completion of proposals for merit increase, VPA.

6) To lead and cascade Reward Communications sessions to the employees (periodical reward cascade sessions)

  • Reward & Benefits Week, People Week, etc.

  • Reward 101 for new employees (Reward induction).

  • Pay Review.

7) To provide the technical expertise in assisting as needed in Global Agile Squad.

8) Building capability within the team and among HR community through rolling out of Reward 101 programs

  • Reward philosophy

  • Job Evaluation


  • Support headcount of 2900+

  • Annual Turnover of business: EUR 1billion and Incremental TO: 5%/annum

  • Support multiple business lines that includes Sales, Marketing, Manufacturing, Corporate Functions, UniOps, etc. across multiple entities.


  • Relevant 7 – 9 years Total Rewards Experience.

  • Individual must be highly organized, have strong communication and relationship building skills, and a good analytical eye for detail.

  • Comfortable and competent working with multiple tools, have strong analytical and good project management skills.

  • High degree of Problem Solving. The Role is often faced with making decisions which must ensure fairness both to business and to individual. Partnering across different businesses under Unilever would require different understanding to provide consistent fair reward treatment, while at the same time be flexible in line with the business environment.

  • High degree of change. The role will drive changes through effective and constant communication to the main stakeholders including the local HR team, global and regional reward team. The incumbent will be required to build in an excellent external reward network and maintained market intelligence.

  • Negotiates and liaises with key external consultants, i.e., Mercer/ KF Hay Group / Aon, etc. on benchmarking engagement work.

  • Negotiates and liaises with Insurance benefit broker.

  • Negotiates and liaises with Pension Administrator.

  • Critical SOL (Standards of Leadership) Behaviors:

    • PERSONAL MASTERY: Sets high standards for themselves. Has emotional intelligence to take feedback, manage mood and motivations, and build empathy for others.

    • PASSION FOR HIGH PERFORMANCE: Generates intensity and focus to motivate people to deliver results at speed. Takes personal responsibility and accountability for execution and results.

    • TALENT CATALYST: Invests in people – coaches individuals and teams to realize their full potential. Creates an inclusive climate, empowering everyone to be at their best.

    • PURPOSE & SERVICE: Has humility, understanding that leadership is service to others, inside and outside Unilever.

    • CONSUMER LOVE: Invests time inside and outside to understand the needs of consumers.

    • BUSINESS ACUMEN: Creates sustainable growth with purpose, engaging different partners across the system for change.

Unilever is an organisation committed to equity, inclusion and diversity to drive our business results and create a better future, every day, for our diverse employees, global consumers, partners, and communities. We believe a diverse workforce allows us to match our growth ambitions and drive inclusion across the business. At Unilever we are interested in every individual bringing their ‘Whole Self’ to work and this includes you! Thus if you require any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of your application so that we can support you through your recruitment journey.

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