KONE, Inc Performance and Reward Manager, Finland and Baltics in Espoo, Finland

Performance and Reward Manager, Finland and Baltics

Job ID: 33309

Country: Finland

Region: Finland

City: Espoo

Job Posting Category: Human Resources

Employment Type: Full-time

Contract Type: Permanent

Application Closing Date: 13-08-2017

About us

At KONE our vision is to deliver the best People Flow experience. KONE’s new strategy Winning with Customers is all about understanding our customers’ true needs and working in new and smarter ways to help our customers become more successful. HR plays a key role in supporting the implementation of this strategic direction through many of our key business and people processes.

In order to best support our business in executing the KONE strategy, we are renewing the way KONE HR works. We believe that through the renewal we are able to continue building our collaboration and culture across geographies, excel in talent acquisition and develop our people and their competences even better in the future. We believe that through simple and consistent people processes and Workday as a solution we can help our managers and employees focus on customer needs with ease and effectiveness.

As part of our renewal we are looking for an HR professional with a passion for performance and energy for renewal and who believes in fast and smart execution.

We are looking for

Performance and Reward Manager, Finland and Baltics to join our team of superb colleagues.

As Performance and Reward Manager you will implement and ensure the use of reward, recognition and performance management policies, guidelines, processes, systems and practices throughout Finland and the Baltics so that outcomes meet current and future business needs, engage and motivate employees and are consistent with KONE’s desired internal and external market position.


  • Work with business and HR leaders to embed global reward, recognition and performance management policies and processes in KONE's Finland and Baltic operations ensuring internal equity, external market competitiveness and a focus on employee engagement and productivity are achieved

  • Work with Unit HR Directors to manage the annual merit review, manager bonus scheme and performance management processes across the organization

  • Co-ordinates local communications on performance management to ensure that all employees are aware of when and how to hold meaningful performance conversations

  • Ensure that local sales and operative incentives, employee recognition, employee benefit, retirement and well-being approaches are aligned with KONE’s total reward and performance management philosophies and are adapted to ensure relevance in the Finnish and Baltic markets and are compliant with all relevant regulations, laws and employment standards

  • Support the business with job evaluation reviews; by setting appropriate guidelines for reward decisions and by responding to queries relating to reward, recognition and performance management

  • Manage employee benefit provisions, insurance renewals and retirement matters

  • Analyse and evaluate the progress of performance management in Finland and Baltics

  • Lead the Finnish payroll and occupational health teams

  • Work with the International Assignment team to ensure all International Assignees and other cross-border employees to and from Finland and the Baltics are supported appropriately

  • Analyze and evaluate external and internal market trends, analytics and data to develop employment cost budgets and forecasts, as well as reward and recognition approaches, that are aligned with the business requirements and enable business leaders to make strategic decisions

  • Manage ongoing relationships with external consultants and suppliers to ensure the organisation satisfactory standards of service are achieved

Skills, Education and Experience

  • 5 years of reward and Human Resources experience, of which most has been spent working across functional/business lines and cultures in a global organization

  • Experience with driving compensation, benefit, recognition and performance management policies and processes through an organization

  • Business experience and/or Business partner experience is an asset

  • Fluent in English

  • Good analytical skills

  • Strong influencing and collaboration skills towards all levels of an organization

  • A combination of strategic view with a hands-on approach

We offer

At KONE, we are focused on creating an innovative and collaborative working culture where we value the contribution of each individual. Employee engagement is a key focus area for us and we encourage participation and the sharing of information and ideas. Sustainability is an integral part of our culture and the daily practice. We follow ethical business practices and we seek to develop a culture of working together where co-workers trust and respect each other and good performance is recognized. In being a great place to work, we are proud to offer a range of experiences and opportunities that will help you to achieve your career and personal goals and enable you to live a healthy and balanced life.

Now you have a great opportunity to become part of global team and being part of our HR transformation journey to support the implementation and execution of our new strategy for the years to come!

Contact details

For further details and questions you can contact Katy Dickie, Global HR on between 15.00 and 16.30 on + 44 7780956438.