Rewards Lead – Africa at Reckitt Benckiser (RB) Group Plc

Reckitt Benckiser is the world’s leading consumer health and hygiene company. Every day, across 60 countries, we work with the best people to challenge conventional thinking and strive to find even better ways to give people innovative solutions for healthier lives and happier homes.

We trust people in what they do and we give full accountability and autonomy to make things happen. That’s how we generate the game-changing ideas that built 19 iconic Powerbrands around the world, such as Nurofen, Strepsils, Mucinex, Dettol, Lysol, Finish and Vanish.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Rewards Lead – Africa

Location: Lagos

Human Resources:

  • Our HR Team are the force for good that bring Reckitt’s ambition to life. We work together to ensure the delivery of sustained profitable growth by unleashing the power of our purpose, people and performance.
  • Now is an exciting time to be part of shaping the future of HR, influencing an exciting global organisation, while developing business and functional leadership skills, all at the same time.
  • Whatever your role in our HR community, you’ll take ownership of your projects and workstreams. We focus on developing our leaders to spearhead our culture and growth, so you’ll be supported and mentored to deliver the right plans to drive business performance – and we’ll celebrate the results with you along the way.

About The Role

  • Embark on a rewarding journey as the Regional Reward Manager with Reckitt. Craft the blueprint for comprehensive reward programmes across a vast market or a set of markets, nurturing an environment where excellence is recognised and rewarded.
  • You’ll ensure our policies not only reflect our dynamic culture but also support our people in achieving their best.
  • With your guidance, Reckitt will continue to be a place where everyone feels valued and motivated to excel.

Your Responsibilities

  • End to end Compensation and Benefits support for South Africa, Developing Markets Southern Africa, Nigeria and Kenya
  • Annual Salary benchmarking through Mercer and any other relevant providers
  • Annual Pay Range Setting and ad-hoc benchmarking.
  • Mid-Year review – gap analysis with recommendations
  • Monitor best practices across all aspects of Benefits and Remuneration Africa
  • Support the Local HR Teams on delivery of the reward strategy
  • Manage end to end Variable Pay (APP Bonus) processes annually guide and support HR teams.
  • Benefits Management changes
  • Manage LTiP for Africa in partnership with External Service Provider and CoE
  • Develop and maintain Country Matrixes
  • Review banding requests and perform job banding reviews.
  • Deliver ad hoc reports related to reward.
  • Facilitate exceptions with Regional Rewards
  • Project Manage Reward activities i.e Medical Aid changes
  • Approve offers within the reward framework.
  • Adhoc data audits with HR teams
  • Guide HR members on Reward Policies and monitor compliance to the policies.


  • HR Degree minimum requirement
  • Compensation qualification i.e World at Work/SARA GRP or Emergence Growth – advantage
  • Experience in Benefit Management
  • Good understanding of Drafting Policies
  • Good understanding of Legislation in relation to Compensation and Benefits
  • Global Compensation Policies and practices – advantage
  • 3 to 5 years’ experience within FMCG or similar Industry
  • Multinational experience – advantage.

The Skills For Success:

  • Compensation & Benefits
  • Execute plans
  • Data and Analytics
  • Courageous leadership
  • Change management
  • Reward management
  • Total Rewards
  • Commercial acumen
  • Storytelling
  • Data led storytelling
  • Strategic mindset
  • Data and Analytics.

What We Offer

  • With inclusion at the heart of everything we do, working alongside our four global Employee Resource Groups, we support our people at every step of their career journey, helping them to succeed in their own individual way.
  • We invest in the wellbeing of our people through parental benefits, an Employee Assistance Program to promote mental health, and life insurance for all employees globally. We have a range of other benefits in line with the local market.
  • Through our global share plans we offer the opportunity to save and share in Reckitt’s potential future successes.
  • For eligible roles, we also offer short-term incentives to recognise, appreciate and reward your work for delivering outstanding results. You will be rewarded in line with Reckitt’s pay for performance philosophy.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

Application Deadline  11th March, 2024.

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