Job Brief: SoSafe is seeking a results-oriented Total Rewards and Recognition Manager to join our HR team. 

As the Head of Total Rewards, you will be responsible for designing, implementing, and managing our total rewards programs. You will play a vital role in ensuring that our employees are fairly compensated and receive competitive benefits that align with our company goals and values. If you have a strong background in compensation and benefits management, excellent analytical skills, and a passion for creating a positive employee experience, we want to hear from you.  The primary objective of this role is to to attract, retain, and motivate top-tier talent while elevating our company's reputation as the best place to work and an employer of choice.

The role can be based from any of our office locations, including Germany, UK, France, Ireland or the Netherlands. It offers flexibility for either fully remote work from these countries or a hybrid model. Some travel may be required.

Total Rewards Strategy

  • Develop and execute a comprehensive total rewards philosophy and strategy that aligns with our business objectives and values.
  • Define and implement a competitive and equitable total compensation and benefits package that aligns with our company's strategic objectives.


  • Oversee the design of our global benefits program, including health and wellness programs, retirement plans, insurance, and other perks.
  • Ensure that SoSafe's benefits package aligns with our unique culture and enhances the employee experience.
  • Work in collaboration with our agile team to maximize leveraging our programs to drive holistic reward and recognition programs.
  • Manages renewal activities and related communications
  • Oversees the participation in benefits surveys and monitors competitiveness of our programs.
  • Manage relationships with different benefits vendors.


Compensation Management:

  • Utilize data-driven methods to make informed decisions regarding direct financial, indirect financial, and non-financial compensation.
  • Conduct employee surveys to understand motivational factors and engagement drivers.
  • Participate in salary and labor market surveys to determine prevailing pay rates and benefits trends.
  • Customize compensation systems to invest in workforce segments that contribute the most value.
  • Lead and manage our compensation programs, including bonus plans, and equity compensation, while ensuring competitive and equitable pay practices.
  • Evaluate and classify job positions/levelling within the organization to ensure fair and consistent compensation practices as well as ensuring compliance with pay equity regulations.
  • Continuously monitor and analyze industry compensation and benefits trends to maintain the company's competitive position in the job market. Utilize data and analytics to evaluate the effectiveness of total rewards programs and make data-driven decisions.
  • Support activities related to executive compensation programs 
  • Provides advice and support HR Business Partners on pay decisions, policy interpretations, and job evaluations.


  • Develop and implement effective communication strategies to educate employees about their compensation, benefits and recognition and how they align with the organization's goals.
  • Prepares and delivers training sessions on total rewards programs with the support of team members and in collaboration with HR Business Partners.

Performance Management: 

  • Collaborate with the wider HR team and management to link compensation and recognition to performance management to help drive a performance culture.



  • 8 -10 +  years of proven experience track record as a Compensation and Benefits Manager in a high growth SAAS organization in Europe.
  • Proficiency in job evaluation and job analysis systems.
  • Familiarity with organizational psychology and labor market surveys.
  • Experience with and best practice usage of compensation insights platforms such as Radford, Pave and Paylocity
  • Excellent quantitative and analytical abilities.
  • Ability to influence leaders and team members
  • In-depth knowledge of compensation and benefits best practices, regulations, and market trends.
  • Attention to detail, organization and time management; ability to multitask and manage competing priorities.
  • Collaborative and adaptable; effective communication skills

Why Us? 

At SoSafe, you'll be part of a cybersecurity team that thrives on innovation, safeguarding organizations against evolving threats and making the digital world a safer place. You will have the opportunity to make a real impact, surrounded by a dynamic and supportive team and environment committed to your professional growth.  

What we offer:  


Work-Life Balance: 

  • Flexible hours 
  • 33 vacation days 
  • Daycare Support  

Mobility Support: 

  • Public Transport Subsidy  
  • Swapfiets 
  • EuroRad  
  • Free Parking at HQ 

Work Environment: 

  • State-of-the-art tech 
  • Annual company off-site 
  • Networking events 


  • OpenUp 
  • Fitness First  

Other Perks:

  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Corporate Discounts
  • Referral Bonus
  • Learning & Development Allowance 

About Us 

We are one of the fastest-growing security awareness scale-ups worldwide. By putting people first and focusing on behavioral science, we are disrupting the status-quo of Cyber Security. 

Backed by strong VC funding by those such as Highland Europe and Global Founders Capital, we are looking for more motivated team players who will assist us with our ambitious mission and international expansion. At SoSafe, you will take ownership for your work and your growth, taking your career to the next level! If you want to have an impact and are looking to contribute in meaningful ways within an open-minded environment that values diversity and community, SoSafe might just be the right place to work for you! 

Are you our next Cyber Security Hero? 

Join us on our journey to make the digital world a safer place! 

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